Schedule your HOUSE BLESSING:
Father Dean will begin the Blessing of the Homes, Starting, Wednesday, January 8th. Listed below are the dates that Father will be in your area, please make an appointment with the church office 216-861-0116 to have your home blessed.
Εάν θέλετε τον πατέρα Κωνσταντίνο Διαμαντάκη, να έρθει και να αγιάσει το σπίτι σας, σας παρακαλούμε επικοινωνήσετε με το γραφείο της Εκκλησίας 216-861-0116 για να ορίσετε την ημέρα σας.
LET US BE MINDFUL THAT FATHER IS BRINGING US THE "BLESSING OF THE JORDAN" AND THAT UNLESS GOD PROTECTS OUR HOMES, WE LABOR IN VAIN. PSALM 127.R
SCHEDULE FOR BLESSING OF HOMES 2020
Fri., Feb. 14th Mon., Feb. 17th LAKEWOOD
Tues., Feb. 18th FAIRVIEW PARK & ROCKY RIVER
Wed., Feb. 19th WESTLAKE & BAY VILLAGE
Thurs., Feb., 20th - CLEVELAND HTS., MAYFIELD HTS., EUCLID, & S. EUCLID
Mon., Feb. 24th WICKCLIFFE & MENTOR
Tues., Feb. 25th MEDINA & AKRON
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The Church is you, your family, and your relatives. The Church is each of us. The Church is people joined together in a common, spiritual, and religious bond. The bond is Jesus Christ; thus, the Church is the body of Christ! Our Church is the body of believing Orthodox Christians throughout the world; and at the same time, it is the local assembly of believing Orthodox Christians.
Memorials When scheduling a memorial please call the church office 216.861.0116
To order a Memorial Tray Please contact: Vivian Kyriazis 440.915.2070 or Angie Tsigas 440.716.9072
Coffee Social for Memorials: Memorial Coffee hour will be held in the lower level social hall. Use of the Banquet hall is subject to caters availability and Fees. Please contact Philoptochos Ellie Skoutas 440.570.7538 or Despina Sarantopoulou 216.269.7272
If you would like to host the coffee social in loving memory of your loved one.
GO RED FOR WOMEN ON PHILOPTOCHOS GO RED SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2020 Join the Philoptochos following the Divine Liturgy for a healthy bake sale located in the lower level Church Social Hall. Our Guest Speaker: Mrs. Agapi Tzagournis will talk to us about the importance of nutrition and good eating habits to staying healthy.
Go Red for Women is the American Heart Association's national movement to end heart disease and stroke in women. Wear red to raise awareness about cardiovascular disease and save lives. ... Join themovement and help raise awareness.
Your help is GREATLY needed for this Festival to be a great success, we would love to have as many of you as possible to come help in the preparations,We ask if you would come and help prepare for the festival from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Every Tuesday and Wednesday.
Προετοιμασίες για τα φαγητά του φεστιβάλ άρχισαν κάθε Τρίτη και Τετάρτη από τις 9πμ μέχρι τις 3:00 μμ. Σας παρακαλούμε ελάτε ναβοηθήσετε. Χρειαζόμαστε τη βοήθεια σας.
PARISH COUNCIL ELECTIONS
The following candidates have submitted their nomination for the Parish Council:
Tim Tsirambidis, Aphrodite Ganotis, John Vianos and Kosmas Petratos
February 16, 2020 ABSOLUTE DEADLINE for requesting an absentee Ballot
February 28, 2020 Must have absentee Ballot in Church office by 4:00p.m.
March 1, 2020 Parish Council Elections following Divine Liturgy
Election Committee: Eleni Karadaglis, Stanley Gromek, and Freda Vassilakis.
SATURDAY OF THE SOULS - Orthros 8:30 a.m. Divine Liturgy 9:30 a.m.
February 22nd, 29th and March 7th
“Following the Divine Liturgy, we will offer a memorial service for the repose of the souls of our brothers and sisters in Christ who have fallen asleep. You are encouraged to bring koliva and a list of names of those who have passed away to be memorialized on these days.
If you are unable to make koliva and would like Vivi Kyrazis 440-915-2070 or Angie Tsigas 440-716-9072 call to make you a plate.
Ψυχοσάββατα ~ 22, 29 Φεβρουαρίου και 7 Μαρτίου Παρακαλούμε να φέρετε τα ονόματα και ένα πιάτο κόλλυβο. Επικοινωνήσετε με την Παρασκευή Κυριαζή 440-915-2070 η την Ευαγγελία Τσίγκα 440-716-9072.
16 Φεβρουαρίου Είναι η προθεσμία για την υποβολή αίτησης για την Ψηφοφορία Απουσίας.
Salutations to the Theotokos March 6th, 13th, 20th 27th and the Akathist Hymn April 3rd at 7:00 PM
The floral decorations that adorned the Panagia’s icon during the Salutations to The Theotokos are generously donated. Please contact the church office if if you would like to make a donation.
Παρασκευή, 6, 13, 20, 27 Μαρτίου, και Ακάθιστος Ύμνος 3 Απριλίου στις 7:00 μμ. Όσοι επιθυμείτε να προσφέρετε τις δωρεές σας για τα λουλούδια για την εικόνα της Παναγίας παρακαλούμε καλέστε το γραφείο της εκκλησίας 216.861.0116
The Georgia Pappas Annunciation Greek School is offering a class in preparation for the Regents Exam. This class will be offered on alternating Thursdays from 5:30 to 7:30 starting on the 13th of February. There is no fee for the class. This is for anyone from 8th grade and above, even college students and other adults can take the test. The date of the Test will be in June. The class will be facilitated by Athanasios Sarantopoulos. Please express interest by calling the Church Office.
AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE Sat., Feb. 22nd 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Annunciation Banquet Hall Give blood Help save lives.
Emilia Metallinos Memorial Sun., Feb. 23rd at Sts. Constantine Cathedral . May her memory be eternal.
GIVING TOGETHER Checks for Charities Host Orthodox Women in Motion Thurs., March 12 at 6pm Independence Civic Center 6363 Selig Blvd. Independence Orthodox Women In Motion is a collaborative giving circle supported by the Orthodox women throughout the Greek Orthodox Community of Greater Cleveland. We seek to make a true impact to better our community through pooling our resources to support a local charity which is in need of our assistance. Three charities will present their needs and we will learn and decide who will receive our support at this event. Appetizers 6pm Charity Presentations at 6:30 pm
100 Year Old Birthday Celebration for John A. Karras Sun., March 29 at 12noon till 4pm at Corleone’s Ristorante 5569 Broadview Rd., Parma Please take a moment and send John a Birthday Card 5972 Middlebrook Blvd. Brookpark, OH 44142
SUNDAY OF ORTHODOXY VESPERS Sun., March 8th 5:00 p.m., at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church 22909 Center Ridge Rd. Rocky River Guest Homilist Fr. Martin Ritsi Executive Director of OCMC
Calling all Chiotes! We are excited to bring Chios to Ohio by hosting the 65th National Chian Convention in Cleveland, Ohio from October 9th –12th. If you are interested in helping, joining a committee, or to learn more please call: Kosta Almiroudis: 216.970.1413 Kelli Almiroudis: 216.798.6150, Despina Matheos: 440.309.6752 or Peggy Kachevas: 440.554.0425.
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