Members of The Shepherd's Guild are called Guilders. There are two types of memberships; associate and
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
Alpha membership: after one year of service to the Guild, a male associate member may apply
for Alpha membership.
Application for Associate Membership
**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.