This Weeks Announcements
- We extend greetings and a warm welcome to all visitors worshipping with us today. Please fill out a“visitor information card” located in the narthex and hand to one of the greeters. Following the Liturgy, please join us in our social hall for the coffee social.
- Holy Communion in our Church is offered only to Orthodox Christians who have prepared themselves through the disciplines of our faith. Speak to Fr. Costas for further details.
Welcome! We’re glad you’re here! Please know that MASKS are NOT required in our sanctuary. We do, however, have a RESERVED section for those who wish to wear masks and maintain social distancing.
- Today ~ 11:15 a.m. Special Parish Assembly in Teen room; updating of the Parish Bylaws.
- Today ~ Festival Favorites for $5 (koulourakia, kourambiethe, and finikia) will be available during coffee hour. You will also be able to purchase frozen trays of pastitsio and tiropites. Cash, check, or credit cards accepted. You can also purchase on our website.
- Today ~ Coffee Social sponsored by St. Mary of Egypt. Proceeds to benefit their food bank.
- Today ~ 3:00 p.m. HOPE | JOY (children in Pre-school – 6th grade) hayride. We will meet at Hillside Farms. 2397 Center Rd. Hinkley, OH. RSVP necessary: https://tinyurl.com/8knn6z4e.
- Monday ~ 5:30 p.m. IN PERSON Greek School classes begin with Ayiasmo (blessing of Holy Water) followed by classes.
- Tuesday ~ 7:00 p.m. monthly Parish Council meeting.
- Wednesday ~ 7:00 p.m. Grief Share sessions to support those who have lost a loved one. Please RSVP if you’re planning to attend.
- Thursday ~ 2:00 p.m. Senior Fellowship Ice Cream Social Kafenio. Everyone welcome!
- Thursday ~ 5:30 p.m. Adult Greek School with Kathy Glaros in the Teen Room. $300.00 | members; $400.00 | non-members. Register here...
- Thursday ~ 7:00 p.m. Bible Study with Father Costas.
- Salute to Veteran’s ~ Philoptochos is accepting names and donations for those who are serving or have served our country to create a booklet. DEADLINE October 31st. See Georgia Gallaher.
- Please note the KIOSK in the outer Narthex ~ not everyone carries cash with them all the time. The kiosk is placed in the outer narthex for your convenience. Ask Parish Council for assistance if needed.
- New Digital Parish Directory is LIVE! Download the app on your mobile phone or laptop. See instructions in Messenger. Only parishioners will have access to information. Questions? Email email@example.com. When you access your account, you will be able to edit your information, include as much or as little as you wish, and add a picture. Andy will be available today to take your picture in the hall entrance area.
Upcoming Events in Our Parish and Beyond
- Next Sunday ~ Epistle Reading I John 4:12-19 | Gospel John 19:25-27; 21:24-25.
- Next Sunday ~ MNYMOSINO: 1 year for Maria Seeley.
- Next Sunday ~ Adult Catechism with Elaine Poulos begins following Holy Communion with the book “For They Shall See God”, which is available in our bookstore for $14. Open to everyone!
- September 28 ~ 10:00 a.m. Women’s Study Group with Elaine Poulos begins via ZOOM with the book “Flames of Wisdom”, which is available in our bookstore for $14. Contact the church office for ZOOM link.
Events in the Greater Cleveland Area and Beyond
- September 26 ~ 2:00 p.m. the Dr. John & Helen Collis Lecture VIRTUAL EVENT “Viewing Saint Catherine’s Monastery at Sinai. Registration required: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/viewing-saint-catherines-monastery-at-sinai-tickets-164359687249.
- October 2 ~ 10:00 a.m. St Vladimir’s Orthodox Seminary presents Educational Event and Book Launch Orthodoxy & Evangelism with book author, Dr. Bradley Nassif, at St Mary Romanian Orthodox Cathedral on Warren Rd. | Cleveland. RSVP for this FREE event at www.svots.edu/events.
- October 8 – 10 ~ YAL Conference in Pittsburgh. To obtain more information or to register, visit https://y2am.pittsburgh.goarch.org/ya/2021-yal-conference.
- October 14 ~ 6:00 p.m. Eastern Orthodox Women’s Guild Annual Pasta Dinner at Holy Trinity Orthodox Church on Broadview Road in Parma. See Evangeline Bozikis for tickets and details.