Community News and Events
|SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK
Sunday, June 14th:
Last day of Sunday School: 10:00 AM
Sunday School Commencement
General Assembly Meeting: Following Divine Liturgy
GOYA Elections: Following Divine Liturgy
Bingo Fundraiser/Luncheon has been canceled
Wednesday, June 17th:
Fathers’ Day Remembrances Deadline
Children’s Festival Dance Practice (Ages 4-8): 5:00 PM
Thursday, June 18th:
St. John’s Golf Tournament ~ Arrowhead Country Club: 7:30-8:30 AM
Registration, Shotgun Start: 8:00 AM.
General Assembly Meeting ~ Today ~ Following Liturgy: We hope that
you will all make every effort to attend. Only Stewards in good
standing may vote. If you have not signed a 2015 Stewardship Pledge
Card, you are asked to please do so before the meeting.
Congratulations: to all our Sunday School and Greek School students!
Thank you to all of their dedicated teachers: Sunday School
Director, Michele Michalos and her Teaching Staff: Mallory Morris,
Christiana Papanastasiou, Irene Karras and Eliot Johnson! Thanks
also to Dena Platingos, our Greek School Teacher! A special thank
you to the parents and grandparents for bringing your children and
grandchildren to Sunday School and Greek School! Have a wonderful
and safe summer, and we hope to see you in church this summer!
2015 Greek Open Golf Tournament Fundraiser ~ Thursday, June 18th ~
8:00 AM: If you are interested in being a volunteer, sponsor and/or
golfer please contact Jimmy Arakas (843) 450-3665 or George
Moustakis (843) 995-3953.
Recognition of Graduates/Scholarship Awards ~ Sunday, June 21st:If
you or if you know of someone that is having a graduation, please
contact the Church Office (843)-448-3773.
Father’s Day Remembrances ~ Sunday, June 21st: The St. John’s Ladies
Philoptochos will sponsor a “Prayer Remembrance” celebration
honoring and/or memorializing the special men in your life: fathers,
grandfathers, fathers-in-law, uncles, sons, Godfathers, Godsons, and
friends. The names of those honored on this special day will be read
aloud during a “Prayer Remembrance,” a Trisagion Service for those
who have fallen asleep in the Lord and an Artoclasia Service in
honor of the living which will occur following the Divine Liturgy.
In addition, a card will be sent to each honoree -or to his family-
informing them of your donation. If you would like to honor a
special person in your life, please fill out the form in “The Voice”
and return it to the Church office – Put “Attn: Father’s Day” with
your donation (any amount) no later than Wednesday, June 17, 2015.
Make checks payable to “The Philoptochos Society.”
2015 Ionian Village: If your child is interested in going to Ionian
Village, please visit
www.ionianvillge.org for more information. Scholarships are
available, please see Fr. Angelo.
St. Stephen’s Summer Camp: Registration for the camp is $375.00.The
weeks for St. Stephen’s are June 28th - July 4th ~ Senior Week: July
5th - 11th ~ Week 1; July 12th - 18th ~ Week 2; July 19th - 25th ~
Week 3; July 26th - August 1st ~ Week 4. If your child is interested
in participating in this year’s St. Stephen’s Camp, please see a
GOYA Advisor. Scholarships are available, please see Fr. Angelo.
Spots for this very popular Metropolis event fill up quickly.
Building Fund: The Parish of St. John’s needs your help in the costs
of maintenance and upgrades to both the Hall and the Church. If you
have not filled out a Building Fund Pledge Card you are encouraged
to do so at this time. Please see or call Jimmy Lambrinos (843)
626-1572, or Sam Stathos (843) 238-5618 or any member of the Hall
Committee with any questions.
St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church Stewardship: Our St.
John's Parish Family depends on regular stewardship offerings in
order to continue the work of our Lord through our services and
activities year round. The 2015 Pledge forms are available today at
the Pangari or from the Church Office. See or call Stewardship
Chairman, Dr. Jimmy Kontos at (843) 213-1627, if you have any
questions about stewardship. Fulfill your commitment of your 2015
pledge today. Thank You!
Volunteers needed for St. John’s Religious Book Store and Gift Shop:
If anyone is interested in temporarily volunteering for the store
please call the Church office at (843)-448-3773.
St. John's Religious Book Store and Holy Nook Gift Shop: Our parish
bookstore and Holy Nook gift shop has a variety of books, icons,
instructional guides, Orthodox literature, worship items, greeting
cards, bracelets, pure traditional olive oil soaps from Greece (a
variety of scents )"A Voyage in Greek Cooking," St. John's parish
cook-book and much more. The store is located in the former kitchen
in the Narthex. Please stop by following Divine Liturgy, or you may
contact the Church Office (843)-448-3773. If there is a book or item
that we don't carry, let us know and we will try to get it for you.
St. John the Baptist 2015 Greek Festival: The dates for this year’s
festival are September 24th-27th. If you would like to help, please
see Festival Chairs, George Spirakis or Anastasia Spirakis-Haar.
Let’s all work together for a great festival for the glory of God.
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