Sunday of the Samaritan Woman

The fifth Sunday of Holy Pascha is observed by the Orthodox Church as the Sunday of the Samaritan Woman. The day commemorates the encounter of Christ with the Samaritan woman at Jacob’s well. The biblical story of this event and the dialog between Christ and the woman is found in the Gospel of Saint John 4:5-42.

Deacon Haralambos (Charles) Joiner

Fr Charles was ordained as a permanent deacon in 2007. He has a masters in Orthodox Theology from Balamand University in Lebanon and Ph.D. in Adult Learning and Change. He also has a masters in Engineering and served in various executive positions with major business organizations. He conducts the Adult Catechism classes and other Adult learning programs, publishes the Bulletin, and assists the Priest as needed.