Community News and Events
SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK
•Sunday School: 10:00 AM
Monday, February 24th:
•Philoptochos Fashion Show Planning Meeting: 10:00 AM
Tuesday, February 25th:
•Religious Discussion with Father Angelo: 2:30 PM
Wednesday, February 26th:
•Choir Practice: 4:00 PM
Friday, February 28th:
•Greek School: 6:00 PM
Saturday, March 1st:
•Saturday of the Souls: Divine Liturgy 10:00 AM (No Orthros)
•40-Day Memorial Service: Michael Arakas ~ May his memory be eternal.
•Adult Greek Class: 12:30 PM
Philoptchos Fashion Show Luncheon Planning Meeting ~ Monday,
February 24th ~ 10:00 AM: The Ladies of Philoptochos is having a
planning meeting in the Coffee Room for their upcoming fashion show
luncheon on May 10th. Anyone who is interested in helping is welcome
to attend! Please contact Adrianne Finn (843) 855-0304 for more
Festival Children’s Greek Dancing ~ Has Begun: If you are interested
in your child (ages 11 & older) dancing in this year’s festival,
please contact Katherine Wright (843) 467-9435. Children must attend
practices to learn the new dances.
Young Children’s Greek Dance Practice ~ Begins Sunday, March 2nd:
Parents who wish for their child (ages 10 & under) to participate in
the Greek Festival dancing this September, come join us for this
first practice. Contact Katherine Wright (843) 467-9435.
Flowers for Salutation Services: If anyone would like to adorn the
icon of the Theotokos for the Salutation Services, please call the
church office (843) 448-3773 and specify which Friday. You may
decorate the icon yourself or can make a $50.00 donation and we will
have the icon decorated for you. Make checks payable “St. John the
Baptist Greek Orthodox Church”.
Sunday of Orthodoxy ~ Sunday, March 9th: Parents please have your
children bring an icon to church so that they can participate in the
procession of the icons to honor this special day. Adults are also
welcome to bring icons.
Spring 2014 General Assembly Meeting ~ Sunday, March 9th ~ Following
Divine Liturgy: We hope that you will all make every effort to
attend this very important meeting. Only Stewards in good standing
may vote. Please note: If you have not signed a 2014 Stewardship
pledge card, you are asked to do so before the meeting. Thank you to
all those who have already pledged.
HOPE & JOY St. Patrick’s Day Party ~ Sunday, March 16th ~ Following
Divine Liturgy: Parents of children ages 10 and under are welcome to
drop off their children in the Fellowship Hall following Divine
Liturgy for a St. Patrick’s Day celebration while parents can enjoy
Coffee Hour. To RSVP, please contact Mallory Morris (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 13th. Make all checks
payable to “The Philoptochos Society” and mail to 3301 33rd Ave.
Ext. North, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 and put “Attention Pascha
Greek Independence Day ~ Tuesday, March 25th ~ 12-Noon: Please come
join us at City Hall in Myrtle Beach at 937 Broadway Street for the
raising of the Greek Flag and to sing Greece’s National Anthem.
Greek Bazaar ~ Friday, June 6th & Saturday, June 7th: St. John’s
will be hosting its first ever Greek Bazaar in June. We will feature
Greek specialty items that you can buy as well as have over 40
vendors selling jewelry, crafts and more. If you would like to
volunteer for the bazaar, please contact David Santimaw (843)
2014 Philoptochos Scholarship: Forms will be available on February
2nd to qualified high school seniors planning to enter college in
the Fall of 2014. They can be picked up in the office during the
week or at the Pangari. Deadline submission is Tuesday, April 15th.
2014 AHEPA Scholarship: Our local AHEPA Chapter is pleased to
announce their annual scholarship. Please contact the AHEPA
scholarship committee or the Church Office (843) 448-3773 for an
application to apply for their scholarship for the academic year of
2014-2015. Deadline for the application is Thursday, May 1st. For
questions please contact scholarship chairperson Tim Groza
2014 Daughters of Penelope Scholarship: The Daughters of Penelope
are pleased to announce a $500.00 scholarship to a graduating high
school senior. For more details, please see Alexis Polydor (843)
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 have been
mailed and are also 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 questions about stewardship.
Please fulfill your commitment of your 2014 pledge today.
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