Community News and Events
|SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK
Sunday, September 14th:
•Strict Fast Day
•Sunday School: 10:00 AM
•Older Children’s Greek Dance Practice: Following Divine Liturgy
Monday, September 15th:
•Deadline: October/November Issue of “The Voice”
Tuesday, September 16th:
•Philoptochos General Meeting: 7:00 PM (All Ladies are welcome to join
Wednesday, September 17th:
•Young at Heart Club Meeting: 1:00 PM (Conference Room)
•Religious Discussion w/Fr. Angelo: 2:00 PM (Conference Room)
•Choir Practice:4:00 PM
•Greek School:5:30 PM
Friday, September 19th:
Young at Heart Club Meeting ~ Wednesday, September 17th ~ 1:00 PM:
If you are 55 years old or older and would like to socialize, we
have begun a new organization in our community to bring our seniors
(singles and married couples) closer together. Anyone interested see
or call Joe Reagan (843) 796-9657 or (843) 236-591 or Eva Elliot.
Look forward to seeing you at the meeting!
Festival Pastry Cutting & Cupping ~ September 22nd-24th ~ 10:00 AM:
Do you love all things involving Greek pastries? Come help us
prepare the festival’s most popular booth! We are looking for
volunteers to help cut and cup our delicious pastries
Monday-Wednesday the week of our festival. For more information
please contact the Church Office (843) 448-3773.
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
firstname.lastname@example.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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