Children’s Nativity Play

Advent means “Get Ready” for Christ to be born.  The children of St. John will glorify Him with their traditional Nativity play.  This year’s Children’s Nativity Play will be Sunday December 21 after the liturgy.  Rehearsals will be during Coffee Hour Nov. 30, Dec. 7, and Dec. 14.  All children age 4 to Grade 6 are invited to participate.  Please contact Mindy Williams or Pamela Mashburn to let them know if your children will be here to be in the play or with any questions. All help is welcomed, particularly someone who can sing and anyone who wants to help […]

Nativity Alms Giving

Nativity of Christ

For several years, we have gathered items together for those ensnared in poverty as a “hands-on” alms-giving project.  In light of the great pain and affliction in the Middle East, both for Christians and others, we will again gather items, this time for those suffering there.  Reem Mansour, who has organized our past efforts, will do so again.  She has done good research and learned that IOCC (International Orthodox Christian Charities – an excellent charity) has an excellent program up and running into which we can plug our own efforts.  Items can be assembled for three types of “kits:” (1) Baby […]

Enthronement of His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph


The Enthronement of His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph and related events will take place during the weekend of December 5 through 7, 2014, at St. Nicholas Cathedral in Brooklyn, New York. The actual enthronement will take place in conjunction with Vespers on Saturday, December 6. We will be greatly blessed by the presence of His Beatitude John X, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, who will preside during this weekend. Click here for the full schedule of events, hotel information, and all other information regarding the enthronement weekend.  You may als0 refer to for news and updates.