Community News and Events


Sunday, June 14th:
Last day of Sunday School: 10:00 AM
Sunday School Commencement
General Assembly Meeting: Following Divine Liturgy
GOYA Elections: Following Divine Liturgy
Bingo Fundraiser/Luncheon has been canceled



Wednesday, June 17th:
Fathers’ Day Remembrances Deadline
Children’s Festival Dance Practice (Ages 4-8): 5:00 PM

Thursday, June 18th:
St. John’s Golf Tournament ~ Arrowhead Country Club: 7:30-8:30 AM Registration, Shotgun Start: 8:00 AM.


General Assembly Meeting ~ Today ~ Following Liturgy: We hope that you will all make every effort to attend. Only Stewards in good standing may vote. If you have not signed a 2015 Stewardship Pledge Card, you are asked to please do so before the meeting.

Congratulations: to all our Sunday School and Greek School students! Thank you to all of their dedicated teachers: Sunday School Director, Michele Michalos and her Teaching Staff: Mallory Morris, Christiana Papanastasiou, Irene Karras and Eliot Johnson! Thanks also to Dena Platingos, our Greek School Teacher! A special thank you to the parents and grandparents for bringing your children and grandchildren to Sunday School and Greek School! Have a wonderful and safe summer, and we hope to see you in church this summer!

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.

Recognition of Graduates/Scholarship Awards ~ Sunday, June 21st:If you or if you know of someone that is having a graduation, please contact the Church Office (843)-448-3773.

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 for more information. Scholarships are available, please see Fr. Angelo.

St. Stephen’s Summer Camp: Registration for the camp 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.

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 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!

Volunteers needed for St. John’s Religious Book Store and Gift Shop: If anyone is interested in temporarily volunteering for the store please call the Church office at (843)-448-3773.

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 the Church Office (843)-448-3773. 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 2015 Greek Festival: The dates for this year’s festival are September 24th-27th. If you would like to help, please see Festival Chairs, George Spirakis or Anastasia Spirakis-Haar. Let’s all work together for a great festival for the glory of God.

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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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