Sunday School: Children are to go to classes after Holy Communion. Elementary students will meet in the upper room while junior and senior high students will meet in the meeting room. If you would like to teach, please see Fr. Stephen.
Adult Ministry: Come all to a new adult ministry, A Spiritual Enrichment Evening, Wednesdays at 7pm in our church. Join together for one hour of prayer, reflection, Bible study, and discussion led be Fr. Stephen. See the flyer on the handout table.
New Fundraising Committee: The parish council would like to announce the formation of a new fundraising committee. This informal group will develop and help implement new fundraising activities for the church. If you are potentially interested in participating, please contact Paulette Manos (607) 279-6641, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Choir: We welcome people to join our choir. Practices are Saturdays at 11:00am. See our Director, Steve Hoskins, if you are interested.
Greek School: Our Greek School has resumed. Classes will be on Thursdays at 3:00pm. See Kleo Stavropoulos for information.
Livestream: Watch our Sunday services livestreamed on our YouTube channel "Saint Catherine GOC Ithaca" if you cannot make it in person. Past services are also available to watch. We encourage you to subscribe to our channel. Our direct link is https://youtube.com/channel/UC5ZR00FiDn92tsdQlipJ5zA.
Calendar: The October parish calendar is included in the bulletin. Keep one and stay informed of parish services and events.
Card Machine: A credit/debit card machine is available in the narthex for making donations if you don't have cash or prefer a card method. Easy instructions on the screen allow you to conduct your transaction on your own, however you can seek help from a Parish Council member if needed.
Incense: Donations of incense for the altar are welcomed. Monetary donations of $40 - 50 would cover the cost of ordering. Please see Fr. Stephen if you wish to donate.
Philoptochos:Philoptochos welcomes all ladies and gentlemen to our next General meeting, September 25th, following Coffee Hour in our church hall.
We are looking for a Chairperson or Chairpersons to head our Philoptochos Fundraiser Christmas Bake Sale this December. Our Philoptochos donates the proceeds, to the various charities, for poor and needy of Tompkins County.
*Please contact Sophia Georgiou King at 607-3396107 if you are interested, and if you are willing to bake your favorite pastry for our Bake Sale.
Coffee Hour: All are welcomed to have refreshments and fellowship in the hall following services. Please help by signing up on the board in the hall to host a coffee hour. We thank Philoptochos for organizing our fellowships.
COVID Precautions: We strongly recommend wearing a mask while in the church facilities out of caution for the coronavirus. Masks and hand sanitizer are available at the entranceways.
Prayer Lists: Please let us know if there is anyone you would like us to pray for as a community and also update us about those that our currently on our lists. Please submit any names to Fr. Stephen.