Χριστός Ανέστη! - Christos Anesti! - Christ is Risen!
Aληθώς Ανέστη! - Alithos Anesti! - Truly He is Risen!
JOIN US FOR COFFEE FELLOWSHIP
All are welcome to Coffee Fellowship this morning. We will have coffee and treats in the hall. Please plan on staying for the Parish Assembly.
Today, following services, we will hold the spring Parish Assembly. Please join us for this meeting. We will be serving lunch so we can meet and eat.
METROPOLIS AWARD RECIPIENTS SELECTED
We extend our congratulations to Deacon John and Deaconissa Patty Vaporis, this year’s designees of our parish. The Parish Council unanimously selected them to honor their dedication and love for our parish and their family's tireless dedication to our community. With love and gratitude we congratulate them both and say: “Well done good and faithful servants!"
MEMORIAL DAY GRAVESIDE SERVICES
Sunday, May 29, at 12:30PM, the priests from the Orthodox Churches in Lowell will meet at West Lawn cemetery to offer a unified Trisagion (Memorial) service for all our departed loved ones. Please submit the names of your loved ones by Friday, May 27 if you wish them to be included. Additionally, Graveside Trisagia (Memorial) services will be offered at Westlawn Cemetery the next day, on Monday, May 30, starting at 9am on a first come first served basis. If you wish Fr. Gregory to visit another cemetery, please contact him to set an appointment.
The GOYA will be participating in Lowell General Hospital’s TeamWalk for CancerCare on Sunday, May 22nd. They will be collecting donations during coffee hour. Donations are tax deductible. You can make a cash donation or a check payable to TeamWalk for CancerCare. Families may register to walk and/or make a donation at www.teamwalk.org. Click on donate, then team. The team name is Transfiguration Church.
FESTIVAL VOLUNTEERS NEEDED…..MANY HANDS MAKE LIGHT WORK
It’s that time again……. come one, come all………If you haven’t already volunteered, please sign up on the Festival Volunteer board in the church hall or contact Olivia @ 978-902-6152 or email@example.com. She will be waiting to hear from you. Thanks in advance for your help!
GRECIAN FESTIVAL RAFFLE TICKETS
Raffle tickets will be available for purchase during fellowship beginning today, May 8.
GRECIAN FESTIVAL SECOND CHANCE BOUTIQUE
Please consider donating gently used purses, evening bags, pocketbooks, lightweight scarves and costume jewelry for our boutique which will be up and running during the festival from June 2-4. Kindly place the items in the marked baskets in the church hall. All proceeds to benefit the parish. Contact Daphne Easton at daphneeaston1@yahoo with questions or comments.
PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY
We are looking to start a Prayer Shawl Ministry at the church and are welcoming any interested participants to contact Stephanie Gulezian at firstname.lastname@example.org. This ministry aims to provide hand knit or crocheted prayer shawls to parishioners who are sick or are needing care. We will also happily accept gift card donations to craft stores (such as Michael's) to purchase yarn and supplies.
SAVE THE DATE! - GRECIAN FESTIVAL - JUNE 2 - 4
Trinity votive candles (To Sponsor a Candle please call the Church Office.)
†Vigil Light at the Side Altar (Icon of the Theotokos): Available
†Vigil Light at the Icon of Christ: In Loving Memory of Deborah Victoria Skrekas and George Skrekas
†Vigil Light at the Theotokos: In Loving Memory of Ioannis "John" Zaralidis - From his family
†Vigil Light at the Icon of the Forerunner: Available
†Vigil Light at the Foot of the Holy Cross: Available