Community News and Events


Sunday, March 29th:
• Sunday School: 10:00 AM
• Hope/JOY Lenten Get-Together (Ages5-11): During Coffee Hour
• Greek Dance Practice and Meeting: Following Divine Liturgy

Wednesday, April 1st:
• Presanctified Liturgy: 10:00 AM
• Choir Practice: 4:00 PM


Friday, April 3rd:
• GOYA Church Cleanup/Movie Night: 4:30 PM

Saturday, April 4th:
• Divine Liturgy: 10:00 AM (Saturday of Lazarus)
• Pancake Breakfast: Following Divine Liturgy
• Making Palm Crosses: Following Pancake Breakfast


HOPE/JOY LENTEN GET-Together ~ Today: Parents, if you have children ages 5-11, please bring them to the Fellowship Hall for a Lenten Get-Together following Divine Liturgy. We will be learning about Lent, making crafts and playing games.

REQUEST FOR PICTURES: If anyone has any picture from the Sunday of Orthodoxy, or the Greek Independence Day Flag Raising and Dinner, please email the Church office at

GOYA CHURCH CLEANUP AND MOVIE NIGHT ~ FRIDAY, APRIL 3RD: All kids ages 12 and older are welcome to attend the Church Cleanup which will be followed by Movie Night in the Fellowship Hall. For more information please contact any GOYA’N.

FOLDING PALM CROSSES/PANCAKE BREAKFAST ~ SATURDAY. APRIL 4TH: Please join us in the Fellowship Hall following Divine Liturgy for our Pancake Breakfast. After the Breakfast we will fold Palm Crosses for Palm Sunday.

PALM SUNDAY LUNCHEON ~ SUNDAY, APRIL 5TH: Please join us in the Fellowship Hall after Divine Liturgy next Sunday for our annual Palm Sunday Luncheon. The Luncheon costs $10 for adults and $5 for children.

PHILOPTOCHOS CHURCH CLEANUP ~ THURSDAY, APRIL 9TH: Philoptochos will be cleaning the church in honor of Pascha on April 9th.

EASTER EGG HUNT ~ SUNDAY, APRIL 12TH: If anyone would like to donate small candy for the Easter Eggs please see Michele Michalos, or contact the Office (843-448-3773).

FLOWERS FOR PASCHA: The Philoptochos is accepting donations for Pascha flowers. Forms are available in “The Voice” and at the Pangari. DEADLINE for submission is April 5th. Make all checks payable to “The Philoptochos Society” and mail to 3301 33rd Ave. Ext. N, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 and put “Attention Pascha Flowers.”

ANNUAL PHILOPTOCHOS SCHOLARSHIP ~ DEADLINE APRIL 15TH: The Ladies of Philoptochos are pleased to announce their annual scholarship given to a graduating high school senior. Applications are located in the Narthex and also in the Church Office. Please contact Loretta Siotka (843) 399-8955 or if you have any questions regarding the scholarship. All applications must be received by Wednesday April 15, 2015.

AHEPA AND DAUGHTERS OF PENELOPE SCHOLARSHIPS ~ DEADLINE MAY 1ST: Our local AHEPA and Daughters of Penelope Chapters are pleased to announce their annual scholarships. Please contact the AHEPA and/or Daughters of Penelope scholarship committees or the Church Office (843) 448-3773 for an application to apply for their scholarships for the academic year of 2015/2016.

STREET REACH REQUEST: Street Reach needs your help to continue its service to the community. The funds for Street Reach have dwindled, so donations would be appreciated. Please see Bruce Bigart if you can help. Thank 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 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!

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’S RELIGIOUS BOOK STORE AND GIFT SHOP: Our parish bookstore and gift shop has a variety of books, icons, instructional guides, Orthodox literature, worship items, greeting cards, bracelets, olive oil soap, “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.

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St John the Baptist Greek Church

2009-2015 St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church

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


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