TEMPTED BY ACCUMULATION
We live in an era and a culture where materialism, both the goods and the orientation towards the physical world, are held as the supreme ideal. This leads to a Temptation of Accumulation that diminishes other vital aspects to living a life in Christ. Prayer, budgeting, time management and home organization coupled with discipline and healthy routines will help us become less fixated on materialism and more on a healthy relationship with God and the world He created for our benefit and salvation.
Presvytera Stacey Dorrance has been happily married for 36 years and has four children and eight grandchildren. She and her husband, Fr. Theodore, have been serving the Church for over three decades. Presvytera has two passions besides taking care of her family: singing and homemaking. As head chanter, assistant choir director, and private chant teacher, she enjoys helping beautify the services, musically, and leading the congregation in worship and prayer. She and her sisters founded the “Eikona” ministry almost 30 years ago, and together they have made eleven recordings of church services and Contemporary Christian music.
Stacey is also a certified Professional Organizer and has helped many families organize and beautify their homes. She believes, with all her heart, that to view and make our homes a true sanctuary and reflection of the Church will aid us in our path to salvation. As Christian Stewards, we are called to live simply, generously, orderly and within our means. Presvytera believes prayer, budgeting, time management, exercise, proper nutrition and home organization are all vital to a life well-lived in Christ.