SUNDAY SCHOOL UPDATE
Sunday School will meet this Sunday for both levels. The younger group is beginning a new unit: "Lamp Unto My Feet: Reading the Bible as Orthodox Christians."
SERVING THESE SUNDAYS
Just a reminder...Sunday luncheon is provided you, our parishioners. The food we enjoy every Sunday is cooked and donated by a different food team each Sunday. If you are not on a food team, PLEASE Talk to Corkey Balcom. Bon Appetit!
The teams on duty these coming Sundays are:
Welcoming: Anthony Zavitsanos
Parish Council Member: Christina Pressas
Fellowship: Team 3 (Orange) - always on 3rd Sunday of the month.
Welcoming: Corkey Balcom
Parish Council Member: Anne Zavitsanos
Fellowship: Team 4 (Green) - always on 4th Sunday of the month.
A special prayer for healing will be offered by Father Ion on behalf of our sister Tiffany Yant, who is battling cancer. Tiffany’s family will be visiting this weekend, help Philoptochos welcome Tiffany’s family, and in thanking our community and friends who have generously supported the Tiffany Fund. An extra special Fellowship hour, which is being prepared by Sandy and her team will be enjoyed by All.
The annual Philoptochos membership drive is now in progress. Thank you to the 42 members, which have already pledged their commitment to the chapter. If you are not yet a member of the chapter, we welcome and encourage you with open arms to join in on the good works and projects. It is with your support that the embrace of our chapter is felt far wide, as well as at home in our own church community.
Philoptochos board elections were slated for this Sunday but have been rescheduled for Sunday, June 4th.
Kids ‘n Cancer, please stand by for a fun beach cook out benefiting Kids ‘n Cancer/Camp Agape!!!
VACATION CHURCH SCHOOL THIS JUNE
Vacation Church School 2017
BEHOLD THE LIGHT
Saint John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church
Monday, June 26th – Friday, June 30th
8:30am – 12:30pm Grades K- 8th
Early Registration April 1 – May 14
Register online: stjohn-monterey.org/youth-ministries/vacation-church-school
For more information contact Joan Ioannou: email@example.com
BENEFIT DINNER FOR THE LGS MONASTERY
On Sunday, May 21 at 4:30 pm the parish of St. Lawrence will be hosting a fundraiser dinner for the Monastery of the Theotokos, The Life Giving Spring. Everyone is invited to come support Gerontissa Markella and the sisterhood in the beautiful and much needed building expansion project. Tickets are $70 for adults and $35 for children. The choice of a meal is Salmon or Chicken. Guest Speaker will be His Eminence Metropolitan Nikitas. If you are not able to attend, please consider making a donation and purchasing tickets for the raffle.
To purchase your ticket, please contact Presbytera Ana - firstname.lastname@example.org
SANTA CRUZ GREEK FOOD FAIRE
Prophet Elias hosts the 11th annual Santa Cruz Greek food Faire
May 19, 20, and 21, 2017
Located at Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church, 223 Church Street, Santa Cruz
Friday, May 19: 5 pm to 10 pm
Saturday, May 20: 11 am to 10 pm
Sunday, May 21: 12 pm to 7 pm
Free Admission. For information call 831-429-6500 or visit www.livelikeagreek.com