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The Shepherd's Guild

Application for Associate Membership

Members of The Shepherd's Guild are called Guilders. There are two types of memberships; associate and Alpha.
 
Associate membership is open to laypersons 18 years of age or older who members of the Orthodox Christian Faith, an applicant must be a member in good standing of a canonical Orthodox church (in communion with the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople). Dues are 100 U.S. dollars per year. Associate members will receive the Guild's Chi-Rho lapel pin.
 
Alpha membership: after one year of service to the Guild, a male associate member may apply for Alpha membership.

Application for Associate Membership 

Name
Address
City
State
Zip Code
Primary Phone #
Email address
Parish
Parish Location
Jurisdiction (Greek Orthodox, OCA, Serbian, Antiochian, etc.)
Are you an Orthodox in good standing?
Date of Birth
Gender
Profession/Retired
List any Church activities (such as parish council, choir, Sunday school teacher, OCMC volunteer, reader, etc.)
Country of Citizenship
Are you aware of the membership requirements?
Date Application Submitted
  

 **Please mail or email photo of yourself.
 
The Chair of the Guild will review your application for associate membership.
 
**This information will NOT be shown to other members.

Alpha - Full Membership
 
Alpha membership in The Shepherd's Guild is confined to men of the Orthodox Christian Faith. A time of one year must be spent as an associate member before applying for Alpha membership, a time of reflection and prayer before making the commitment of service.