Announcements

Nativity Fast – November 15

The NATIVITY FAST begins November 15 – It is divided into two periods. The 1st period is November 15th through December 19th when the traditional fasting discipline (no meat, poultry, eggs, dairy, fish, wine and oil) is observed with katalysis for wine and oil on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and for fish, wine and oil on Saturdays and Sundays. The 2nd period is December 20th through 24th when the traditional fasting discipline (no meat, poultry, eggs, dairy, fish, wine and oil) is observed with katalysis for wine and oil only on Saturday and Sunday.

OCMC Presentation

Along with Taco Tuesday, on Tuesday November 12, Fr Christopher Rowe from the Orthodox Christian Mission Center will be making a brief presentation on Orthodox missionary work around the world.  This will be a great opportunity to learn about this organization!  Come and support our teens by eating tacos and learning more about the importance of mission work in the Orthodox Church!

Coffee Hour

The Teen Group will be offering pastries and cider during coffee hour in November & December as part of their fundraising for Project Mexico.  Be sure to bring your cash for their delicious treats!

Thanksgiving Baskets

Once again, we will be offering Thanksgiving baskets to 5 families in need this year. Tables will be set up and labeled in the teaching classroom for you to leave your items.  Please have all donations to the church by the morning of Sunday, November 24. Thanksgiving Basket Needs

Young Adult Schedule

Nov. 18 – Prosphora Baking, 6:00 p.m. – St. John

Project Mexico Fundraisers

Tues., Nov. 12 – TACO TUESDAY The teens will be making tacos for our parish meal, and the YA selling $3 Margaritas. Sat., Nov. 16 GARAGE SALE fundraiser for their trip to Project Mexico.  More information to come, including how/what/when you can donate goods to be sold. Pastries and Cider available no Sundays during Coffee Hour.  Donations suggested.   TO DONATE TO PROJECT MEXICO