Saturday of Souls & Meatfare Potluck

We will celebrate Divine Liturgy for Saturday of Souls on Saturday, February 18th, at 9:00 a.m.

Our Meatfare Potluck will be follow Divine Liturgy on SUNDAY, February, 19th.  Please bring a dish(es) to share as we prepare to begin the Fast.

Dinner & a Show 2017

Thank you to everyone who made this year’s Dinner and a Show such a success!  We raised $4300 in support of our National Antiochian Women’s project.  Donations are still being accepted!

Groundbreaking February 12

Join us for the groundbreaking of the St. Raphael Parish Hall on February 12 following Divine Liturgy!

Dinner & a Show

Return to the 60s and enjoy dinner, cocktails, & music!

(60’s Dress Encouraged!)

Friday, February 10th, 6:00 p.m.

St. John Parish Hall

Tickets:  $15 adults, $7 kids ages 3-10

All proceeds benefit the 2017 NAB Project:  Strengthening the Ministries of our Church

Volunteers Needed:

Talent Show:  Bill Stanek

Meal/Drinks:  Claire van Drimmelen

Decorations:  Karen Wells

Dessert Auction/Bake Sale:  Melissa White

Progress Continues

The demolition and clearing next door continues this week as we move closer to beginning the construction of our St. Raphael parish hall.  Check out the Renovation page for new pictures!

Theophany House Blessings

The sign up sheet for house blessings is downstairs in the parish hall for those who would like for one of the priests to come bless your home.

Wednesday Night Teachings and Inquirers Class

Catechumen/Inquirers  Class will resume on Tuesday, January 10th.  Beginning in 2017, class will meet every other week.

Wednesday Teachings will resume January 18th.  Beginning in 2017, there will be no teachings on the Wednesday of the parish council meeting.  Check the bulletin for those dates.

Opportunities to Serve Your Parish!

With the busy Nativity season, comes many opportunities to serve!  Volunteering around the parish is not only a way to “do” alms, but a wonderful way to get to know others outside of services and coffee hour.

  • Nave clean up – December 17th, 9:00 a.m. – Help prepare the nave for Christmas!  There will be jobs for all ages.
  • Nativity Feast volunteers – click here
  • Nativity Feast clean up – there are Men of St. John who are already on the list to clean up, but the more the merrier!
  • Coffee Hour hosts – click here

Wednesday Night Teaching

Fr. John will begin a series on the Orthodox approach to Scripture on Wednesday, November 30th.

Calendar

December is a very busy month in the life of our parish!  Please check the calendar and bulletin for services and events!