Summer Church Visits
Traveling this summer? Please send in (email@example.com) photos of you/your family in front of/at the Orthodox Churches that you visit! Please include in your submission the name of the church and the city/state/country. Photos submitted by August 10 will be published in the Sept-October Glad Tidings.
Metropolis of Chicago 2021 Impact Report
The Metropolis of Chicago recently announced the publication of its 2021 Annual Impact Report, “Bearing Fruit for Generations to Come." The purpose of the report is to provide data and information related to the financial performance, ministry building, and community outreach of the Metropolis on an annual basis. View the full report: https://chicago.goarch.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/2021-Annual-Report.pdf
Blood Drive Results
The May 4 Red Cross Blood Drive hosted at St. George by the Lexington-Hamline Community Council was a success! The goal was to collect 30 units, and 40 were collected. Additional numbers: Donors Scheduled: 39; Deferred/QNS: 1/0; Walk-ins: 3; No Shows: 6; First time donors: 3; Over 120 lives will be impacted!
YAL Spring Retreat
The Twin Cities Y.A.L. invites young adults to the 2022 spring retreat May 20-22! Our theme is balance. Steve Wehr is our speaker and will lead us in some great discussions! Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. The link to registration is https://forms.gle/FHfhxMLoKcKyYcFx8. See attached flyer for further details. Connect with us! Facebook & Instagram If you have any questions, comments, or event ideas, please email us at email@example.comTwin Cities Young Adult League is for 18 to 35 year-olds, married or single.
Orthodox Daily Prayer App
Faithtree Resources, an Orthodox non-profit, is introducing a free daily Orthodox prayer app for your phone. Download it and give it a try…then share it with everyone you know. What could be better than praying for our world? Praying together with 1000’s of other Orthodox Christians! Download app for Androids: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.faithtree&mc_cid=4590ed1f4b&mc_eid=feb26ca396 Download app for Apple: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/the-encounter/id1596789782?mc_cid=4590ed1f4b&mc_eid=feb26ca396
Support for those in Need
Please contact Fr. Perry or our Ladies Philoptochos if you or someone you know is in need (food, clothing, shelter, etc.). Our Ladies Philoptochos, Missions & Benevolence, Discretionary support, FOCUS MN, etc. are here to help.
Ancient Faith Women’s Retreat - November 10-13
This retreat will take place in Bolivar, PA. For more information and to register: https://store.ancientfaith.com/2022-afwr/
Greek Night - June 3
Minneapolis AHEPA is selling tickets to their District Convention Greek Night on Friday, June 3, 2022 at the Hilton Hotel on 494 & France Avenue in Bloomington. Contact: Elaine Koutsoukos firstname.lastname@example.org.
Greek Festival Scheduled for July 29-30, 2022
Thank you to Phyllis Kapetanakis for serving as our 2022 festival chairperson! Sub-committee chairs include Dino Contolatis- Food; Jon Kennedy- Operations; George Mastrogiorgis- Communications; Anastasia Mastrogiorgis, Irene Loudas, & Nanette Gomez- Baking; Emilio Kapetanakis- Beverage; Angela Mortari- Entertainment; Stella Hofrenning- Bazaar; Steve Arsenault- Church tours; Yodahe Gamada & Tom Lampros- Staffing. Please contact Phyllis or one of our chairs to get involved.
Festival Lawn Signs
If you have lawn signs from previous festivals in your house or garage, please return them to the fellowship hall at church; thank you!
Save the Date – September 18
Please support the Lyn Olson Medical Crisis Program by attending their annual gala on September 18, 2022, from 3:30-6pm at the Korluka Equestrian Farm in Stillwater, MN. Enjoy great food, horses, yard games, silent auction, music and more.
Announcing 2022 Roselawn Program Prices
Advance planning can give you and your family peace of mind and is also cost-effective. Annual cost increases are typically at least 2% and have risen over 27% since 2013. The St. George Roselawn Cemetery Program continues to offer lots at Roselawn in Roseville for a 15% discount off list prices. All revenue from lots supports our church and its ministries. These lots are in the St. George section, adjacent to the “Greek” section, and easily identifiable by the monument/altar table. Contact the church office for more information.
2022 Discounted Prices for Parishioners:
$6,715 = Monument Lot (2 Graves)
$4,670 = Flat Lot (2 Graves)
$2,995 = Flat Lot (1 Grave, Limited Availability)
(These prices reflect a 15% off Roselawn Retail Price)
This continues to be one of those great opportunities where you can support the church, save some money and create a legacy for your family all at the same time. Lots for both monument and marker stones are still available. Please follow Roselawn regulations for the care and beautification of your lots.