|February 27||7:00pm||Cannon of St. Andrew|
|February 28||7:00pm||Cannon of St. Andrew|
|March 1||5:45pm||Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts|
|March 2||7:00pm||Canon of St. Andrew|
|10:00am||Divine Liturgy - Sunday of Orthodoxy - Icon Procession|
|6:00pm||Sunday of Orthodoxy Vespers followed by a reception (Annunciation Cathedral, Atlanta)|
|March 8||5:45pm||Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts|
|March 10||6:00pm||Akathist Hymn|
|Sunday School Akathist Hymn Night|
|7:00pm||Fellowship in the Hall|
|10:00am||Divine Liturgy - Sunday of St. Gregory Palamas|
|March 15||5:45pm||Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts|
|10:00am||Divine Liturgy - Sunday of the Holy Cross|
|March 22||5:45pm||Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts|
|March 25||10:00am||Liturgy for the feast of the Annunciation (Annunciation Cathedral, Atlanta)|
|10:00am||Divine Liturgy - Sunday of St. John Climacus|
|March 29||5:45pm||Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts|
|10:00am||Divine Liturgy - Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt|
|April 5||5:45pm||Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts|
All spaghetti suppers are from 6 pm - 7:30 pm. Dinner is $8.00 and includes spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, dessert and drink. We appreciate any assistance in helping serving this ministry even if it's once a month, twice a month, or once every two months. It's great fun and you get a chance to meet our outside community, some who are regulars. Only requirement is a great smile. If you like to assist, please speak to Barbara or Kurt.
Thursday, March 2nd - 9G Bluegrass Band
Thursday, March 16th - TBA
Sunday of Orthodoxy
Sunday of Orthodoxy, March 5th Vespers begins at 6:00pm followed by a reception with Guest Speaker Fr. John Touloumas
Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral located at 2500 Clairmont Rd, N.E.
Grief Support will meet Monday, March 13th at 6:30 pm. Grief is difficult, but with support and prayer there is help. If you find yourself or know someone who is having a difficult time dealing with a loss one, please invite them to come.
Adult Religious Education (ARE)
Tuesday, March 7th Women's Bible Study will take place at 6:30 pm at the home of Nina Lamson. Bring your Bible. Light snacks will be served and feel free to bring a snack to share.
Akathist Hymn to the Virgin Mary on Friday, March 10th at 7:00pm. Please bring flowers to honor our most Blessed Mother. Due to Fr. Anthony's travel schedule with OCF this will be the only Akathist Hymn so do not miss it.
Philoptochos Membership Drive
Sunday, March 12th following the Divine Liturgy
March 2 7:00pm Place TBA
March 14 7:00pm Place TBA
March 21 7:00pm Place TBA
Fr. Anthony is on campus every Thursday at the Tate center from 11:00-3:00 pm painting icons and talking with students. Come by and visit.
OCF Sign Up
Feeding our college Students! Thank you to all those who have signed up to host a meal for OCF. The meeting places will be announced closer to the date.
March 14 - Barbara Knisely and the Cooks
March 28 - Ken and Nina Lamson
The Parish Council will meet on Wednesday, March 15th at 7:30pm following the Pre-Sanctified Liturgy and meal. Please read Chapter 2 of When the Church was Young.
Covered dish luncheons are held on the 3rd Thursday of each month. Open to all senior citizens. Please bring a covered dish to share with your fellow Christians. Time is Noon - 1 pm.
|March 16||Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints||706-543-1123|
|1080 Julian Dr, Watkinsville|
Bigger Vision Shelter needed some help on March 17 and St Philothea would like to help out with a meal. They are located at 95 North Ave, Athens and we help from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm.
Please see Mike McClain to sign up for a side dish, fruit, dessert, or even to serve.
Sunday, March 19, following the Divine Liturgy
The Atlanta Cathedral will be hosting Dynamis with Metropolitan Alexious and his Metropolis co-workers will be available for discussion on how to face current parish challenges. The meeting will begin at 6:30 pm. It is a great opportunity for discussion and education. For further info please read section under Message From His Eminence.
AHEPA will meet on Monday, March 20th at 6:00 pm.
Mother's Day Out
Our next meeting will be March 21st, from 10:00 am-1:00 pm.
Mothers will be able to have time to talk to other mothers as well as enjoy a discussion led by Father Anthony and Pres. Christine.
There will be activities and baby sitters for the children.
This group is for all mothers with infants, homeschooled children, and children in school.
Please bring a covered dish to share with the group for lunch.
Contact Laura Stiles if you have questions or would like more information. firstname.lastname@example.org
Work Daze Retreat
March 24-26 for OCF students at the Diakonia Center. Presenter will be Fr. Micah Hershey. The theme is "The One Thing Needful, Faith in an Age of Distraction."
Feast of the Annunciation
Feast of the Annunciation at the Annunciation Cathedral in Atlanta
Friday, March 24 7:00PM Vespers
Saturday, March 25 9:00am Orthros
10:00am Divine Liturgy
Our next service day is Tuesday, April 4th at 9:00am.
Diakonia Center Chapel
Amazon Smile is a program that allows for 0.5% of your eligible Amazon purchase to be donated to the Diakonia Retreat Center. To find our Amazon Smile page, visit https://smile.amazon.com/ch/91-2187047
As presented on November 6, His Eminence Metropolitan Alexios is looking for donors for furniture for the beautiful new church at the DRC that is nearing completion. As a community it is suggested that we may be able to provide stasidia (ecclesiastical chairs) at $850 each. Pleas see Fr. Anthony if you would like to sponsor a whole one or a partial one in memory of a loved one.
Coffee Hour Hosting
Coffee Coffee Coffee -- We have a great fellowship after Liturgy on Sundays and always appreciate individuals or families to share in helping. Please prayfully consider signing up one or two times a year. You can split the work with someone or another family. Currently the following dates are listed!
March 5 Ken and Nina Lamson
March 12 Monica Bauman
March 19 Available
March 26 Tim and Christina White
If you would like to host coffee Hour please go so Sign up Genus http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e094ca9ae2da3fa7-coffee
The Bookstore features services books and inspirational readings for Lent. Stephen or Pres. Christine will also be taking orders for “The Holy Week Book” which follows the entire cycle of services from the 1st Bridegroom Service through Agape Vespers on Pascha. This makes a wonderful gift for someone in your family—every family should have a copy. Contact Stephen before March 20th to place your order. There are also available the full Orthodox Study Bible Old and New Testament for $35. Also the Journey of Marriage guide is also available; useful for married couples as well as those contemplating marriage.
Pre-Sanctified Liturgies will be held on Wednesdays of Lent (March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 and April 5) at 5:45pm.
A Lenten meal will be served afterwards followed by a discussion on the book Prayer in Unseen Warefare by Jack Sparks. You can get a book for $12 from Stevew in the bookstore, we have a few copies left.
The meal hosts are as follows:
March 1 Tammy Andros
March 8 Christina White
March 15 Ken and Nina Lamson
March 22 Mike Carter and Christine Salzman
March 29 Bill Mahoney
April 5 Kate McClain
If you would like to host a meal (Soup, salad, bread, dessert) or partner with someone to do so, please see Fr. Anthony or sign up at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e094ca9ae2da3fa7-wednesday
This is a proposed scheduled for March it is not final.
Nursery Room Schedule
We thank all our nursery room volunteers. Please see PR Christine if you like to be added. Our Nursery Room is constantly growing!
Available from 10:30 until the end of the Liturgy
|March 5, 2017||Charlotte Chromiak||Christina White|
|March 12, 2017||Ruth Fuzum||Michelle Hancock|
|March 19, 2017||Stephanie Knisely||Tracey O'Malley|
|March 26, 2017||Pam Demos||Stephanie Gavrielides|
|April 2, 2017||Charlotte Chromiak||Zachary Chromiak|
|April 9, 2017||Tracey O'Malley||Christina White|
|April 16, 2017||PASCHA|
|April 28, 2017||Ruth Fuzum||Tina Paninos|
|April 30, 2017||Stephanie Knisely||Christina White|
Council of Ministry Group Meetings
The following dates are schedule to meet with the Ministry Chair and committee along with Father Anthony and Nina Lamson.
Stewardship Ministry - Sunday March 5th after Divine Liturgy
Communications - Sunday March 19 12 pm
Education Sunday March 26 after Divine Liturgy
Out Reach and Evangelism - Monday,March 27 6:00 -7:30 pm
Marswood Ministry - Sunday, April 2nd after Divine Liturgy
This month we will have second collections on:
March 19th for the Holy Cross
March 26th for Stasidia (choir stalls) at the Diakonia Center
England, Scotland, Ireland Tour
The Tour will take place May 13 - 26, 2017 and is hosted by Nina Lamson and Presvytera Christine. For further information on this beautiful tour, please go to http://ninalamson.grouptoursite.com