Today's Fellowship is being sponsored by the Eliopoulos Family in loving memory of George Eliopoulos. May his memory be eternal. Everyone is welcome to join us for Fellowship following Liturgy.
PARISH COUNCIL NOMINATIONS WELCOME
Nominations for the 2024-2025 term of Parish Council are welcome. Any parishioner in good standing interested in being nominated must contact the Parish office to request an official nomination form and return the completed form to the office by 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 9, 2023. Elections will be held on December 10, 2023.
Parish Assembly will be held on November 12th following Divine Liturgy.Please mark your calendar and plan on attending.
*APPLE PIE ORDERS – Our Transfiguration GOYA will be selling homemade Apple Pies for $20 each as their fall fundraiser! Place your order with a GOYAn during coffee hour on Sundays through November 12th or by clicking the link or QR code. Pies will be available for pick-up during coffee hour on November 19th. Thank you for your support!
*LOCK-IN - Attention GOYAns grades 7-12! Join us for our annual GOYA Lock-in on November 17th! Metropolis of Boston Camp staff members will lead us in a fun night which will include food, a session about our faith, and some fun games after dark! Parents, please fill out the QR consent form by November 15th to reserve a spot. Any questions, please reach out to GOYA advisors Presbytera Cassandra Floor (978) 761-8366 or Susan Mitchell (978) 835-8318.
*Kalo Mina and Xronia Polla on the Feast Day of our Patron Saints, Sanits Cosmas & Damianos – wonder workers and healers of the sick, clearly emulating the mission of Philoptochos! On Sunday, November 5 Philoptochos will be collecting donations to benefit the philanthropic programs and charities of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. All Members are encouraged to sit together in front pews. Thank you for your donation.
*Our next General Meeting takes place on Saturday morning November 11 at 9:30 am. All members are encouraged to attend. We will make a small Christmas craft for our home-bound and nursing home members.
*Mark your Calendar! Reserve your seat to our fabulous 70th Anniversary Benefit Tea on Sunday, December 3 Indian Ridge Country Club. Tickets may be purchased by mailing the reservation form from the attached flyer, using the QR code or by using the following link 70th Annual Transfiguration Philoptochos Benefit Tea (ticketspice.com) Everyone is invited!
Gift Card Drive We are again partnering with The Lowell Wish Project to help those in need. They are requesting $25 gift cards to Walmart, Amazon, or Market Basket. Please bring in your contributions by Friday, December 8th. Any questions contact Sandra Gulezian 978-808-9687 or Deb Sevigny 603-860-0743 or see attached flyer.
The stewardship theme for 2024 will be “Well Done, Good and Faithful Servant (Matthew 25:23)”.As faithful servants let us work to complete our 2023 stewardship pledge to the church. If you have not pledged for 2023 it is never too late. Thank you!
We will be hosting a pancake breakfast during fellowship on November 19th. Turkey dinner fixings for 70 families will be available to bag and distribute to our neighbors door to door. Many hands make light work.
CHRISTMAS GIFT CARD DRIVE
We are again partnering with The Lowell Wish Project to help those in need. They are requesting $25 gift cards to Walmart, Amazon, or Market Basket. Please bring in your contributions by Sunday, November 26th. Any questionsContact Sandra Gulezian (978) 808-9687 or Deb Sevigny (603) 860-0743. Thank you!!
Tina will be away November 1 – 12. The office will be closed during that time All voice messages and emails will be checked regularly. For emergencies, please contact Fr. Gregory at 801-455-7155.
Sunday School children in grades 3 and 4 decorated and filled Love Bags that were distributed to the needy. We will continue to collect items such as socks, travel-size toiletries, granola bars, snack bags, wipes, etc. Please join in the mission of making a difference in the lives of the less fortunate.
PHILOPTOCHOS LITERACY PROJECT
We will continue to need books for grades 1 & 2, but a greater need of books for grades 3, 4 & 5. Please place new or gently used books in the bin in the upstairs lobby. We so appreciate your commitment to literacy for our children.
Trinity votive candles (To Sponsor a Candle please call the Church Office.)
†Vigil Light at the Side Altar (Icon of the Theotokos): In Loving Memory of Brendon Malone. Father of Dr. Kevin Malone
†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: In Loving Memory of John N. Tavoularis from his family
†Vigil Light at the Foot of the Holy Cross: In Loving Memory of George Tsoukalas from his family