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ORTHROS & DIVINE LITURGY FOR THE SUNDAY OF ALL SAINTS, JUNE 27worshipping with you at Saint Gregory, whether in person or remotely. Orthros, 8:30 am; Divine Liturgy, 9:30 am. While Youth Religious Education classes have concluded until fall, we hope as many of our beloved children as possible will keep attending services or worshipping online. Worship and community never "break" at Saint Gregory!
FELLOWSHIP HOUR, JUNE 27--AND SPONSORSHIPS THIS SUMMER
If you feel comfortable doing so, please join us in the hall for Fellowship Hour following Divine Liturgy. We are grateful for the opportunity to once again enjoy friendship and refreshments in our hall. In addition, all parishioners are invited to pick a special Sunday to sponsor Fellowship Hour this summer. Please contact the Church Office.
ANTIDORON SERVERS MINISTRY, JUNE 27
In addition to Divine Liturgy this Sunday, there will be a need each Sunday this summer. Please contact Fr. Alex to join this wonderful ministry and confirm service dates.
PHILOPTOCHOS VIRTUAL COOKING CLASS, JUNE 29
Join us for this fun event hosted by Connie Spiros on the 29th, beggining at 6:30 pm. All Philiptochos members are warmly invited to participate. RSVP to Stephanie LaFond at your earliest convenience, so we can send out the link and ingredients list ahead of the event: email@example.com.
METROPOLIS OF BOSTON SUMMER CAMPING MINISTRY, STARTS JULY 5
MBC is gearing up for five faith and fun-filled sessions this summer, beginning July 5. Visit the MBC site at your earliest convenience (space is limited) for all the details and registration information: REGISTER - METROPOLIS OF BOSTON CAMP.
MANSFIELD FAMILY FUN NIGHT, JULY 13
We are looking for volunteers on Tuesday, July 13 to help with the preparation, cooking, serving and general support for this yearly Saint Gregory fundraiser in downtown Mansfield. It is a great opportunity to get our name out into the local community and a wonderful evening of fellowship for all involved. We are looking for support for 1-2 hour shifts between 4:30 pm – 9:30 pm on the 13th. Please contact Steve Christo if you would like to help: firstname.lastname@example.org
FOOD & FRIENDS, JULY 20
For July, we may be preparing "to go" meals or returning to a sit down meal approach. Interested in helping us prepare/serve or making a donation in support of this ministry? All are welcome to get involved. Please contact Cathy Cooper: email@example.com. Each meal we prepare and package feeds about 40-50 people and the total cost per event is about $150. We meet at St. Gregory's at 12 pm. Everything usually wraps up by 5 pm, but you are welcome to plug in whenever you are able. This is such a rewarding and much appreciated ministry for Saint Gregory's! If you can make the time to take part you'll be happy you did.
STEWARDSHIP IN 2021
Many thanks to all of our Saint Gregory parishioners who have already committed for 2021. 2021 Commitment Cards have been mailed to all our Stewards and are available via the Church Office. You can also fill out yours, and give online, via our website Stewardship Page: www.saintgregorythetheologian.org/stewardship/. GivePlus is another great option for parish giving: Home | St Gregory The Theologian Church (myvanco.com)
MEMORIAL GARDEN EFFORT
If you would like to add a memorial brick to our outdoor walkway this spring/summer, please fill out the form in our Narthex and Church Office. With the funds we raise, we would like to refurbish and install the iron fencing from our previous iconostation to frame the walkway, as well as add some outdoor icons and landscape features to update this wonderful area. Contact Cathy Cooper for further details and with questions: firstname.lastname@example.org.
CONGREGATIONAL SINGING LEADERS
Singing leaders are needed to help our parish get familiar with our new hymnal, as well as lead congregational singing of the Divine Liturgy this summer and fall. Please contact Fr. Alex to learn more about coming practices and how you can be a part of this vital ministry of Saint Gregory.
SAINT GREGORY PARISH BOOKSTORE
Parishioners are invited to visit our bookstore by appointment or otherwise receive assistance by contacting the Church Office. Cathy or Fr. Alex would be happy to help you find that encouraging book or meaningful gift for a loved one during these unique times.
WHAT'S NEW ON OUR WEBSITE?
Within our Youth Ministry pages, you'll now see two new resources under "Youth and Family Resources": "Saintly Lives" and "For Your Home." Both can be a resources for parents as they strive to bring the life of the Church into their homes. New entries for May will soon be available.
CHURCH OFFICE HOURS
Fr. Alex: Tue. (9 am – 1 pm), Wed. (11 am – 3 pm) & Thur (9 am – 1 pm); or by appointment when convenient for our faithful. Please note that on occasion, Fr. Alex may be seeing to a pastoral situation, visitingn with another parishioner, attending a Metropolis event or otherwise engaged in Church life during office hours. Cathy Cooper: by Appointment.