SAVE THE DATE!
Sunday, May 7, 5:00-10:00 pm at the Capitol Center for the Arts--85th Anniversary Celebration
Put it on your calendars now!
Fellowship Hour today is offered by George Skafidas. Thank you!
There are still plenty of Sundays to sign up for Fellowship Hour! This is an important ministry; our Fellowship Hour is the continuation of the ancient Christian practice of the Agape Meal or Love Feast celebrated in conjunction with the Liturgy. The Fellowship Hour offering should be simple; you can also team up with friends or family so that the burden is not so great for one person. Please take a look at the list and choose a Sunday!.
The Ladies of the Philoptochos Society will be meeting after Liturgy today. All the ladies of the parish are invited to attend. If you would like to pay your Philoptochos dues of $20 for the year, please see Barbara or Katerina.
Flowers for Lent
Would you like to donate flowers for our Lenten Services? We need flowers for the icon for three Salutation Services and for the Akathist Hymn. We also need flowers for the Annunciation for the Feastday. We are asking $40 for each icon. Please see Father or Barbara Kalioras to donate the flowers. Thanks!
Mondays, 6:00 pm--Great Compline
Wednesdays, 6:00 pm--Presanctified Liturgy (be fasting from after lunch for Communion)
Fridays, 6:00 pm--Salutations (except for Friday, March 24, Vespers at Annunciation Church, Newburyport)
Schedule some of these services on the calendar of your choice! We obey our calendars--schedule a few services now!
Our Laity Award recipient for 2017 is Chris Pappas! Many thanks, Chris, for your service to our Parish Family! Information about the Laity Awards Dinner will be coming in a few months!
After Liturgy today, we will be honoring two of our scouts, Nate and Irene Dienes. Irene is receiving the St. George Eastern Orthodox Scouting Medal and Nate is receiving the Chi Rho Eastern Orthodox Scouting Medal. They had a number of activities to complete to achieve this award, and we are very proud of their accomplishments!
Spring General Assembly
The Spring General Assembly will take place after Liturgy on Sunday, March 19. Please be present to exercise your stewardship of our Parish Family!
Kali Parea Outing
We are happy to announce the revival of Kali Parea (Good Company)! Our first event will be a St. Patrick's Day Outing to the Intervale Pancake House, 931 Flanders Rd., Henniker NH (at the foot of Pat's Peak). We will have a personal tour and demonstration of their maple syrup process. The tour will start at 11:00 am and will be followed by brunch. If you don't drive, there will be plenty of car pooling opportunity. Participation is limited to 20; first come, first serve. Please call Maria Bryant at 224-7311 to sign up. Come for good company, good food, and interesting presentation!
Community Pot Luck Fellowship Hours
The Philoptochos Ladies are spearheading an wonderful community building event. On the third Sunday of the month (barring scheduled Memorial Services and other events), we are asking our Parish Family members to bring a dish for Fellowship Hour. That way many people can contribute toward this important ministry who may not otherwise be able to host a Fellowship Hour. The dish does not even need to be homemade--a plate of cheese and crackers or veggies and dip would also be great. As a Pot Luck there is no restriction on what to bring; so each Community Fellowship Hour will be a surprise. Also, everyone does not need to contribute to each one; just make something when you like.
There will also be a basket out for the Community Pot Lucks. The Philoptochos will use these generous donations towards purchasing something needed for the renovations of the Church.
Our next Community Pot Luck will be Sunday, March 19.
Calling All Photos
We would like to collect all the old photographs of the parish and the church in order to put together a Memory CD for the dance. If you have any old pictures, please bring them to church marked with your name. You will get them back! Thank you for your help!
Are you in need of devotional items, like censers, incense, oil lamps, prayer ropes (koumboskinia)? Check out our new Holy Trinity Store. With time we will be expanding the available items and will even be including books to purchase. We are also establishing a lending library. Check out the store in the corner of the Hall by the Bulletin Board! Please put the money in the basket; we are using the honor method. Make checks payable to Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church.