1) Online registration for all 2021-2022 youth ministry programs (HOPE/JOY, GOYA, young adults) is now live. Families interested in participating are encouraged to sign up to receive communications for the next ministry/school year. Contact Ted for the links or with any questions. Register by Sunday, September 5th.
2) New altar boys are being accepted this fall. Boys must
1) be 10 years old or older,
2) willing to commit to regular attendance and
3) attend an orientation on Saturday, Sept 18th from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Names should be given to Ted Cherpas (email@example.com) by September 15th.
3) St. Elias Church in Akron will be hosting a regional young adult event (ages 21 - 35ish) on Saturday, September 18th. Vespers will be followed by a potluck supper with a talk by Fr. Nicholas Halkias of Holy Trinity, Canton. See you then!
4) The Metropolis is launching a new HOPE/JOY (kindergarten - 6th grade) ministry: The Parable Program! "Starting September 1...parishes will receive a video containing a lesson on a parable and a step-by-step explanation and demonstration on a craft project that ties into the parable." Interested families may contact Ted to get involved.