COFFEE HOUR TEAM
This Sunday's coffee hour team: Nicki Poulos, Vasiliki Zervogiannis, Zaharoula Stouras and Stephanie Angle
If you wish to be on the coffee teams that are forming, please contact Marcella Fotis at 408-723- 4124.
GREEK HERITAGE NIGHT AT AVAYA STADIUM
Come out to Avaya Stadium for the 3rd Annual Greek Heritage Night on June 24th as the Quakes take on Real Salt Lake! Tickets are on sale NOW and are available for purchase using the link below:
Promo Code: greek17
Tickets will be $35 with $8 from every ticket purchase being donated back to St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church. Contact Taylor Amarante at (408) 556-7708 or at email@example.com for more details.
ST. ANNA PHILOPTOCHOS NEWS
This year in lieu of the traditional Panagia Luncheon, St. Anna Philoptochos is organizing a parish family fellowship gathering to celebrate the Dormition of the Panagia on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 in the Small Hall immediately following the Liturgy. The Philoptochos is asking that parishioners, who would like to, bring an appetizer or finger foods to share in this festive event.
GREEK PASTRIES, KOLLYVA & ARTOKLASIA
If you wish to order kollyva, paximadia, koulourakia or other Greek pastries, or artoklasia, please see below. Payment is arranged with the makers and not the church. If there is anyone who wants to be added to the makers list, please call the church office.
Marcella Fotis 408-723-4124
Maria Anagnostou 408-316-6609
For paximadia, koulourakia, and other Greek pastries:
Maria Tsaboukos 408-723-5175
Marcella Fotis 408-723-4124
Antonia Komianos 408-472-3888
Marcella Fotis 408-723-4124
Despina Anagnostou 408-316-6609
SAINT NIKITAS LUNCHEON
Save the Date:Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 12:30pm.
You are all invited to attend a luncheon for His Eminence
Metropolitan Nikitas to celebrate the feast day of Saint Nikitas.
Details to follow. Chairperson: Roula Demertzis
FATHER JOHN BERRIS GOLF TOURNAMENT
Father Berris Golf Classic, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization benefiting seminarians from our Diocese enrolled in the Masters of Divinity Program at Holy Cross Seminary and the St. Nicholas Building Fund, in memory of Fr. John Berris, of blessed memory. Over the last 28 years $191,000 has been awarded in scholarships to seminarians and over $120,000 to St. Nicholas Building Fund, all thanks to our sponsors, donors, golfers and volunteers. The 29th annual Fr. Berris Golf Classic will be held Monday, September 18th at Silver Creek Valley Country Club in San Jose. Please join us for a fun day of golf and fellowship and/or consider being a sponsor, gift donor or volunteer at the tournament. For more information visit www.FrBerisGolf.org or call Jim Chiochios at 408.741.5534 OR email Joanne Pagonis at firstname.lastname@example.org for player/sponsor/gift information; or Alexis Geranios at email@example.com for volunteers.
MONASTERY OF THE HOLY THEOTOKOS, THE LIFE GIVING SPRING FUNDRAISER: SAVE THE DATE!
Once again, we will be hosting the annual Monastery fundraiser in our Community Center. All proceeds of the event will go directly to helping the different causes of the monastery.
Sunday, October 22, 2017
More details to follow. Please save the date.
Single burial plot available at Mission City Memorial Park, 420 N. Winchester Blvd, Santa Clara, in the Greek Section. If interested, please call George Spilios 408-806-1699 for more information.
Confessions with Father Demosthenes are available by appointment. Please call the church office at 408-246-2770 or Father Demosthenes at 408-784-9364.
FOR THE NEEDS OF THE ALTAR
Sacramental wine has been acquired from St. Anthony’s Monastery in Arizona. This wine is dedicated only to be used for sacraments such as the Proskomide or Artoklasia at St. Nicholas or other Orthodox churches. It is available for purchase at the bookstore for a $20 donation. All proceeds go towards the needs of the Altar and will also help support St. Anthony’s Monastery. Thank you for your support.
Thank you for a great fundraising campaign. The dinner with His Eminence Metropolitan Nikitas is scheduled for those that either fundraised or donated $500. We at Sts Peter and Paul Missions Ministry, wish you all a wonderful summer.
NEW CHURCH FACILITY FEES
Commencing Wednesday, February 1, 2017, Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church will institute a Church facility fee to offset the costs for the general maintenance and usage of the Church. The facility fees are listed below:
Non- Steward: $500.00
Steward: $ 200.00
Non- Steward: $400.00
We thank you for your consideration!
DONOR BRICK FUNDRAISER
Help us pave the way to success by purchasing a donor brick, customized with your message and to be laid in the existing area near the office/community center. With the purchase of a brick, you may pay tribute to someone special, honor the memory of a loved one, or have your family name or ministry group forever recognized on one or more bricks.
All profits of this fundraiser go towards the Building Fund at St. Nicholas, supporting the future growth of our parish.
Bricks are being offered for a donation of $1,000 each. Don’t miss out on this beautiful opportunity.
Please contact the office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 408-246-2770 for more information.
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CANON OF FAITH
The monthly Canon is issued electronically. If you would like to receive a hard copy, please contact the office at 408-246-2770 or email@example.com and one will be mailed to you.
Please note that the July and August issues will be issued electronically only.
SUNDAY BULLETIN NOTICE
To avoid any confusion on our part as we compose and print the Sunday bulletin, we ask that anyone who wishes to include a notice in the Sunday bulletin submit the notice in writing to the office BY THURSDAY NOON! Please don't wait until the last minute or send a note into the altar on a Sunday morning while the liturgy is in progress.
SMALL HALL BULLETIN BOARD
Please check with Father Demosthenes in the office before posting anything on the bulletin board in the Small Hall. Notices, announcements, advertisements, etc. that have not been approved will be removed. Thank you for your kind cooperation.