Today we welcome members from the Maryland Greek Independence Day Parade Committee. The Maryland Greek Independence Day parade commemorates the sacrifices of the Greek people and Philhellenes who fought for freedom, democracy and the preservation of our Christian faith. We appreciate your parish’s continued participation in the parade and honored to be visiting Sts. Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church.
The Agape Foundation Metropolis Tea will be held on Sunday, January 26th 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.
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.
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.
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.