Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
Sunday of The Fathers of The First Ecumenical Council
June 9, 2019
Councilors: Kevin Stavredes, Steve Ryan*, John Tsikerdanos, Maria Hicks
Altar Group: St. Gregory The Theologian
Ambassadors: Ashley Nelson, Sydney Nelson, Barbara Soysal
No Sunday School
New members or visitors, please stop by the Welcome Table across from the candlestand.
Orthros and The Divine Liturgy are broadcast live online each week
SCHOLARSHIP SUNDAY THIS SUNDAY
Congratulations to the students that were awarded the Scholarships
given by our parish families.
ALL MINISTRY MEETING THIS SUNDAY JUNE 9th
All Ministry meeting on Sunday, June 9th at 12pm in the Library. Each Ministry representative is requested to be in attendance. “Orthodox Family Night” is the theme of this meeting. More to follow.
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY ORTHODOX BUILD DEDICATION SERVICE
Sunday, June 9 at 5:30 PM
Please join us is seeing the fruits of our labor as we dedicate the home our Church built!
Fr. Paul will be blessing the Orthodox Habitat for Humanity home which was assisted by our OCF College Ministry as well as other Orthodox Stewards from our community as well as others in the Triangle area. Thank you for all your hard work!
Mark your calendars to help make the pastries for the 2019 Greek Festival!
The more hands the faster the work goes!
Wednesday, June 26 - 9:00 am - Baklava for the Baklava Sunday Booth
Tuesday and Wednesday July 16 and 17 – Koulourakia
Tuesday July 23 – Pasta flora
Tuesday August 27 – Kourambiethes
Festival Program Advertisement & Sponsorship Opportunities
We are holding our 38th Annual Greek Festival on September 6-8.
We will have a Festival Program for all guests.
This is a great opportunity to advertise your business or any businesses which may want to be featured; as our festival has up to 20,000 attendees each year.
Purchase space in our Program to honor a friend or family member, memorialize a departed loved one, or just wish us a successful festival.
Sponsorship forms are available at the candle stand; and a table will be set up in the fellowship hall with information on this great opportunity.
The deadline for sponsorships and ads is July 15th so act now!
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Preschool will be having 2 week long camps over the summer. All camps will feature a specific theme and will have arts & crafts, math, music, movement and Literacy.
June 17-21 - Dress Up Camp
August 5-9 - Farm
Class Hours: 9:00am - 1:00pm daily; Cost per Camp: $125.00 per child
Forms can be found on the candle stand or in front of Preschool office
Congratulations to all of our graduates! You all have bright futures ahead of you!
For those who missed our last meeting, we voted to send two children to Camp Royall, a camp for autistic children. They have invited us to visit on June 21st or July 26th for lunch and a talent show. If you are interested, you need to RSVP by June 17th or July 22nd: email@example.com.
The camp address is Camp Royall, 250 Bill Ash Road, Moncure, NC 27559.
We also voted to be a $1,000 sponsor for the Children’s Medical Fund luncheon, which takes place in Chicago, IL on November 16th.
And lastly, we voted to put an ad in the Commemorative Album at the Clergy-Laity conference in Jacksonville, FL this month.
Thank you to Mary Wehbie for designing the ad for us.
We will serve lunch at the Women’s Shelter on June 26th. Thank you to all the women who donated items to provide bag lunches for these women. For information on how you can be a part of this mission, contact Rhonda at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ST ANTHONY’S GROUP
THIS Sunday, June 2 at 12:30pm Annual St. Anthony's activity planning meeting in the Library. *** bring ideas
Saturday, June 15 at 1:30pm Multi-Purpose Room
Exercise Session: Low impact (chair exercises) concentrating on body core and balance
Saturday, June 22 at 3pm Multi-Purpose Room
Pop Corn and Movie: "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World"
All star cast!! Early pizza and salad dinner to follow.
Saturday, July 20th at 11am Multi-Purpose Room Annual BINGO!! Please bring re-gifts for prizes. Salad Bar lunch provided.
Sunday, August 11th at 3pm Cast Camp 9 to 5 (Musical Comedy Play)
NRACT off of Lead Mine Road more information forthcoming
Sunday, August 25th at 3pm Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder (Comical Play)
Raleigh Little Theater RSVP to Toula by August 4th
Transportation will be available
2019 STEWARDSHIP CAMPAIGN UPDATE
We are SO CLOSE! We are at 78% of our budget goal for the year. EVERY PLEDGE COUNTS AT THIS CRITICAL TIME! Thank you to those of you who have done your part by pledging this year. We will have the pleasure of enjoying some new summer stewardship presenters in the coming weeks – stay tuned!!!
Please don’t forget to submit your stewardship commitment for 2019. If you have not yet turned in your pledge, please do so via one of the methods listed below at your earliest convenience.
*Website / Online Giving:
*Place stewardship form in the Narthex Stewardship Form Drop Box
*Give stewardship form to a Parish Council Member
Take stewardship form to the Church Front Office
*Mail stewardship form to the Church:
5000 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh, NC 27612 (Attn: Church Office)
If you have any questions, please contact Stewardship Co-Chairs:
Angela Georgallis (email@example.com / 919-339-3169)
George Georgallis (firstname.lastname@example.org / 773-251-8127)
Greek School registration for 2019-2020 is underway! Registration forms and a schedule of classes can be found on the candle stand or on the website. Classes meet on Sundays from noon to 1pm and are for all age groups, beginner to advanced. Please email your completed form to:
Zoe Pusic at email@example.com by Sunday, September 1st.
Classes will begin on Sunday, September 15th. We are seeking teachers to help us this year. Please contact Zoe Pusic if you are interested in sharing your love of the beautiful Greek language.
This Week at Holy Trinity
SUN JUNE 9TH
SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE FIRST ECUMENICAL COUNCIL
11:30AM: COFFEE HOUR– ARSENIU FAMILY
12:00PM: ALL MINISTRIES MEETING (L)
12:30PM: AHEPA (MP)
12:30PM: YOUTH B (FH)
1:30PM: TEENS (FH)
1:30PM: YOUTH A (MP)
5:30PM: ORTHODOX HABITAT FOR HUMANITY BUILD DEDICATION SERVICE
(829 Grove Creek Lane Raleigh, NC)
TUES JUNE 11th
7:00PM: ADULT GREEK DANCE
WED JUNE 12th
5:15PM: AHEPA/ GOYA MEN’S SHELTER
7:00PM: HELLENIC DANCE
THURS JUNE 13TH
7:00AM: MEN’S GROUP
9:15AM: WOMEN’S GROUP
SAT JUNE 15TH
10:00AM: GOYA GIRLS VOLLEYBALL
1:30PM: ST. ANTHONY’S GROUP (MP)
SUN JUNE 16TH
HAPPY FATHER’S DAY
11:30AM: COFFEE HOUR– AVRAMIDIS FAMILY
12:30PM: MINISTRY FAMILY NIGHT PLANNING