Community News and Events

SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK

Sunday, May 3rd:
Sunday School: 10:00 AM
No GOYA Meeting after Divine Liturgy
Children’s Greek Dance Practice: Following Divine Liturgy
Loukoumades Bake Sale: Following Divine Liturgy
 

 

Wednesday, May 6th:
Fast Day
Mother’s Day Remembrance Forms Deadline
Choir Practice: 4:00 PM

Friday, May 8th:
Fast Day
Greek School: 5:00 PM

COMMUNITY NEWS AND EVENTS

A warm welcome: Thank you to Fr. Regis who is celebrating the Divine Liturgy today while Fr. Angelo is away.

Philoptochos Loukoumades Sale ~Today, May 3rd: Buy your Loukoumades today in the Coffee Room after Divine Liturgy. The prices are $3.00 for a half dozen and $5.00 for a dozen.

Mother’s Day Remembrances ~ Sunday, May 10th: The St. John’s Ladies Philoptochos will sponsor a “Prayer Remembrance” celebration honoring and/or memorializing the special women in your life: mothers, grandmothers, mothers-in-law, aunts, daughters, Godmothers, Goddaughters, 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 Liturgy. In addition, a card will be sent to each honoree - or to her family - informing them of your donation. If you would like to honor a special person in your life, please fill out a form from the April-May issue of “The Voice” and return it to the Church office – Put “Attn: Mother’s Day” with your donation (any amount) no later than Wednesday, May 6, 2015. Please make checks payable to “The Philoptochos Society.”

Health Kits to aid Nepal: If anyone would like to make a heatlh kit please place a wash cloth, hand towel, band aids, a toothbrush, bath size bar of soap in packaging, comb and nail clippers or a nail file in a gallon Ziplock bag. Please leave in Coffee Room on front table. The Deadline is Sunday, May 10th. For any questions please call the Office at (843)-448-3773.

Philoptochos Meeting ~ Tuesday, May 19th ~ 1:00 PM: This month’s meeting will be held in the Coffee Room. Please note the time change. This is the last meeting until September, and elections will be held at this meeting.

Greek School Program & Dinner ~ Sunday, June 7th ~ 5:00 PM: Please see Poppi Kesoglou for tickets.

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.

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 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.

Street Reach: 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!
 


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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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