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Source: Orthodox Church in America WILLIAMSPORT, PA [OCA/GOF] The Ganister Orthodox Foundation is now accepting applications for grants for organizations and parishes with innovative approaches to advancing the mission of Orthodox Christianity in the US.  The deadline for submitting grant applications is July 31, 2015.  Recipients will be announced in the fall. Founded in 2001, the Ganister Orthodox Foundation is a component of the Williamsport, PA-based First Community Foundation of Pennsylvania.  The foundation takes its name from the village of Ganister in Central Pennsylvania, where immigrants drawn there by employment opportunities in the limestone quarry established Saint Mary’s Holy Assumption…