All are welcomed and invited to join us for Stewardship Sunday Lunch following the Divine Liturgy.
Blessing of the 2020 Stewardship Commitment Cards: if you have brought your 2020 Stewardship Card, please place it in the special collection basket passed by the Parish Council, or you may complete one before the basket is passed.
The Salvation Army Christmas Stockings are due back today, if you have forgotten your gift please bring to the Church office early Monday morning. Thank you for your Christmas blessing to children in need this Christmas.
The Ladies Philoptochos Society is collecting oral hygiene kits to accompany our Mission of Mercy deliveries on December 15. Philoptochos will provide the toothbrushes. We're asking our parishioners to help us complete the oral hygiene kits with your donations of Travel Size toothpaste, mouthwash & floss into the basket located in the fellowship hall.
The next Three Hierarchs Bookclub Gathering will be on Saturday, December 7th beginning at 6pm, to discuss the book, On the Incarnation by St. Athanasios, if you would like to be apart of the Bookclub, please email Fr. George.
Bible Study: Our Bible study session has begun and meets every Tuesday at 7pm. We are studying the Epistles of the New Testament. Please contact Fr. George if you're interested in participating.
The Saint Eugenia Philoptochos
has launched a website! You can find us at https://www.sainteugeniaphiloptochos.net
. Our calendar of events and online links for Agora items, membership and more are available through the website. We hope you use it often!
November Gyro Days: will be continuing through November 24th, if you would like to volunteer as a cashier, please contact April at the Church office.
The Ladies Philoptochos Society is preparing for the upcoming Gyro Days & Bake Sale on November 14-24. Please share your baking talents with us. Your generous donations of Greek and American specialties are greatly appreciated. 100% of the proceeds of this event go directly to the worthy charities of our Philoptochos chapter. We can use karithopita, paximathia, finikia, koulourakia, kourembiethes, glaktoboureko, brownies, cookies, cupcakes or anything else your blessed hands can offer!
We'll be packaging pastries on Tuesday, November 12 at 5pm.
Three Hierarchs Bookstore: We are planning on opening the Three Hierarchs Bookstore in the Dr. Peter Tsaknis Social Hall in the near future. The bookstore will offer books, icons, prayer ropes, incense, censers and other spiritually edifying material. We are in need of volunteers to staff it on Sunday's. If you're interested in participating in this new parish ministry, please contact Fr. George.
The Laconian Society of Washington DC will have having their 84th Laconian Dance on Friday, November 29th, 2019 at the Hilton Rockville, located at 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852. Time is 8:00 PM til 1:00 AM. Call John Goranitis at 571-238-3015 for information and tickets.
ST. PHOTIOS GREEK ORTHODOX SHRINE ~ 2019 ANNUAL ESSAY CONTEST: The Essay Contest Program is generously supported through the estate of Mrs. Katie D'Anna and AHEPA Socrate Chapter #6, located in Jacksonville, Florida. The St. Photios Foundation, Inc. invites all teenagers 13-19 years of age to submit a 1,000-word essay to the St. Photios Essay Committee to participate in the annual Essay Contest. Prices are awarded to the top three essays: 1st place wins $500; 2nd place wins $250 and 3rd place wins $100. The Committee accepts submissions through January 6, 2020. The essays are judged by an independent panel. Call the Church office for details.