Community News and Events

SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK

Sunday, August 17th:
•7-Year Memorial Service: Harry Kouis ~ May his memory be eternal.
•3-Year Memorial Service: Theodore Asimakopoulos ~ May his memory be eternal.

Departed Family Members of Lee and Alexis Polydor
•30-Year Memorial Service: Panayiotis Polydoropoulos ~ May his memory be eternal.
•30-Year Memorial Service: Panayiota Polydoropoulos ~ May her memory be eternal.
•10-Year Memorial Service: Andreas Polydoropoulos ~ May his memory be eternal.
•36-Year Memorial Service: Aspasia P. Spiliadis ~ May her memory be eternal.
•30-Year Memorial Service: Harry Pulos ~ May his memory be eternal.
•19-Year Memorial Service: Diane Pulos ~ May her memory be eternal.
•40-Year Memorial Service: Alexandra Pulos ~ May her memory be eternal.
•60-Year Memorial Service: John Pulos ~ May his memory be eternal.
•59-Year Memorial Service: Christ Gust ~ May his memory be eternal.
•31-Year Memorial Service: Magdaline Gust ~ May her memory be eternal.
•9-Month Memorial Service: George Gust ~ May his memory be eternal.
•8-Year Memorial Service: Peter Paulus ~ May his memory be eternal.
•9-Year Memorial Service: Sarah Paulus ~ May her memory be eternal.

 

 

Monday, August 18th:
•Parish Council Meeting: 6:00 PM

Tuesday, August 19th:
•Young at Heart Club Luncheon: 1:00 PM (Olympic Flame Pancake House)

Wednesday, August 20th:
•Fast Day
•OCF Club Recruitment Day at CCU Clubs & Orgs Fair: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM (Prince Lawn at CCU Campus)

Friday, August 22nd:
•Fast Day

Saturday, August 23rd:
•Panagia Prousiotissa: Divine Liturgy ~ 10:00 AM

 

COMMUNITY NEWS AND EVENTS

Greek Gourmet Products For Sale ~ During Coffee Hour Today!: We have specialty Greek items for sale during the Coffee Hour today. Please see David Santimaw at the table located in the Hall.

Young at Heart Club Luncheon ~ Tuesday, August 19th ~ 1:00 PM: If you are 55 years old or older and would like to socialize, please come join us at Olympic Flame on Tuesday, August 19th. Please RSVP to Joe Reagan (843) 796-9657 or (843) 236-5915 or Eva Elliot (843) 424-2950. We hope to see you there and help expand this great club!

Festival Making of Dolmathes ~ Wednesday, August 27th ~ 5:00 PM: Please come join us in the rolling and stuffing dolmathes for the festival. Volunteers needed…please come meet us in the Fellowship Hall Kitchen. We need your help!

Orthodox Christian Fellowship Pot Luck Dinner ~ Wednesday, August 27th ~ 8:30 PM: Do you know of an Orthodox student on Coastal’s campus? Please have him or her call the Church Office (843) 448-3773 so he or she can attend OCF’s first social of the semester at the Monarch Apartments in Conway, SC.

"Backpack Sunday" ~ Sunday, September 7th: Parents, please have your children bring their backpacks to church on Sunday, September 7th so that Father Angelo may bless the children and their backpacks for a healthy and happy new school year.

2014-2015 Sunday School Year ~ Begins Sunday, September 7th: Are you interested in learning about the Orthodox Faith and helping children? Come teach Sunday School! Our youth is expanding in great numbers and we need teachers to help educate the importance of our church. Youth registration forms for the upcoming year can be found at the Pangari or in the August/September issue of "The Voice." For more information please contact the Church Office (843) 448-3773.

2014-2015 Greek School Year ~ Begins Wednesday, September 10th ~ 5:30 PM: We will be gearing up our Greek School program in the beginning of September. Parents who wish to have their child enrolled, please fill out a registration form located at the Pangari or in the August/September issue of "The Voice." For more information, contact Dena Platingos (585) 773-0788. We look forward to seeing your children grow in our Greek School program!

2014 St. John the Baptist Greek Festival ~ September 25th-28th: Our annual Greek Festival is fast approaching and we need your help! Please contact the Church Office (843) 448-3773 if you are interested in volunteering at one of our many booths or helping get new business sponsors. Let’s all work together for a great festival for the glory of God!

Festival Children’s Greek Dancing: If you are interested in your child (ages 9 and older) dancing in this year’s festival, please contact Katherine Wright (843) 467-8930. Children must attend practices to learn the new dances. For children 3-8 years old, please contact Dena Platingos (585) 773-0788. We look forward seeing your children involved for this event!

Sunday Greeters: Are you interested in being a Sunday Greeter? Please contact Loretta Siotka at (843) 399-8955.

Church Email Listserv: Do you currently receive our emails? If not please contact the Church Office (843) 448-3773 or send an email to office@stjohn-mb.org and never miss out on weekly bulletins, announcements and more.

Orthodox Observer: If you are a steward in good standing and are not receiving the Orthodox Observer from the Archdiocese please contact the Church Office (843) 448-3773 and your name will be submitted to the Archdiocese to get on the mailing list.

"The Voice" Business Sponsors: Sponsors offset the costs of producing our bi-monthly newsletter. The cost for a business-card sized ad is only $150 per year. Ads will appear in "The Voice" as well as our parish website. To advertise or for more information, contact the Church Office at (843) 448-3773. Thanks to the businesses who are currently advertising with us!

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 Anna Kouis at (843) 347-2868. 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 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 2014 Stewardship Pledge forms are available today at the Pangari or from the Church Office. Please see or call Stewardship Chairman, Dr. Jimmy Kontos at (843) 213-1627, if you have any questions about stewardship. Please fulfill your commitment of your 2014 pledge today. Thank You!

 


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St John the Baptist Greek Church

2009-2013 St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church

3301 33rd Avenue Ext. North, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Phone - 843-448-3773

 

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