The 40 day memorial will be chanted today for Kiriagau "Shelly" Tsesmelis, loving niece of Helen Foundas.
The Agape Foundation Metropolis Tea will be held today from 2pm to 4pm at St. Theodore in Lanham, MD. The AGAPE Children's Foundation main objective is to assist sick, underprivileged children in the payment of medical and other medical-related expenses not covered by insurance or public or private programs.
Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Membership Event: The Ladies Philoptochos membership event will be held on Thursday, February 6th at 6:30 pm. We look forward to having you join us (both ladies and gentlemen) for a wonderful evening, and becoming a Philoptochos Member or an Associate Member and be part of this most important philanthropic mission. Please see flyer for more details and to RSVP.
If you wish to have your home blessed please return the House Blessing request form to Fr. George or April as soon as possible.
HOPE/JOY ministry will meet on Saturday, February 8th at 4:00 pm, if your child(ren) have not attended in the past, but you would like more information on this ministry, please contact Christina Summers at email@example.com .
GOYA ministry will also be meeting on Saturday, February 8th at 4:00 pm, if you would like to join GOYA please come to the gathering or email Jenifer Zelgin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Go Red Sunday: On Sunday, February 9th the Ladies Philoptochos will be passing out red carnations in support of the American Heart Association Go Red for Women Campaign in support of women's heart health. Please wear red to Church that day in support of women's heart health.
Three Hierarchs Book Club: the next book club gathering will be held Sat., Feb. 1st if you are interested in joining this club please contact Fr. George, the book that will be discussed at the Feb. 1st meeting is A Book of Hours by Patricia Colling Egan
Philoptochos and AHEPA are planning their Annual Glendi, which will be held on Saturday, February 22nd. We kindly ask for your generous donation to make this Glendi a success. Reminding you that ALL proceeds will be going to charitable organizations and to scholarships for the AHEPA chapter to award to our children; as they continue their education. Continue to look for updates to this upcoming event, for items you may like to donate. Your monetary donation is very much appreciated. To purchase tickets, please visit https://squareup.com/store/sts-peter-and-paul-ladies-philoptochos-society
Human Trafficking Awareness Month – January 2020. The National Philoptochos Human Trafficking Awareness and the Action Committee is working extensively to educate and develop awareness of the multi-faceted problem of human trafficking and to encourage action by assisting and forming partnerships with national and local agencies that assist victims of human trafficking.
The National Philotochos Department of Social Services if sponsoring a confidentail telephone Caregiver Support Group. Please see the attached flyer for details on how to register.
Being in the depth of the winter season, the chance of snow affecting Church services is more likely. Should the forecast call for snow accumulation, please call the Church office and listen to the message regarding Church service cancellation. An email blast will also be sent to notify parishioners of Church services cancellation.
Having worshiped and prayed together, our Sunday Coffee Hour is a wonderful time for fellowship. We are asking all parishioners to sign up and host a coffee hour. Just one Sunday per family will fill all available slots for the year. As a blessing for you and your family, consider sponsoring a Coffee Hour to coincide with your patron Saint's Feast day or any other momentous occasion you happen to be celebrating. Call the church office for assistance.