Events for the Orthodox Community

January

  

Professor Diane Touliatos Endowed Annual Lecture in Greek Studies: “Ancient Greek Poetry and Hymnography” Dr. Nick Giannoukakis. Thursday, January 18th. 7:00 pm Reception, 7:30 pm Lecture. Century Room A, Millennium Student Center, UMSL. To register to attend and receive a free parking pass, please go to the UMSL International Studies registration website at https://apps.umsl.edu/webapps/ITS/CIS_register/index.cfm.

 

GOYA (9-12th grades): Saturday, January 20th. 

  

Sunday School Teaching Liturgy: Sunday, January 21st at 9:45 am. Fr. Anastasios will serve a teaching Liturgy for children in grades 3 through High School. Please come to the Philoptochos by 9:45 am in order to experience the entire Divine Liturgy and receive explanations for the different elements that make up this holiest of services.

 

AOC (Adult Orthodox Christians): Join us for a potluck dinner and discussion on Saturday, January 27th at 6:00 pm at the home of Tonis and Laurie Zafiropoulos. Please call Laurie at 314-496-5861 to coordinate a dish to share.

 

Annual Appreciation Luncheon: Following Divine Liturgy on Sunday, January 28th. You are   invited to join us for a wonderful complimentary luncheon in appreciation for your hard work, time,  talents and treasures you share throughout the year as members of our Parish. Please join us as we say thank you!

February

Sunday of Orthodoxy: Join the parishioners of St. Nicholas Church on Sunday, February 25th, 5:00 pm for Great Vespers on the Sunday of Orthodoxy. 4967 Forest Park Blvd, St. Louis, MO, 63108.

  

Evening in Athens Greek Dinners:  Saturday February 3rd, join Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek   Orthodox Church for their series of Dinners featuring tasty home baked Greek entrees, and pastries served in the casual and friendly atmosphere of their church hall. Lenten dishes are available. 405    Huntwood Rd., Swansea, Il 62226.  For more information, please call 618-277-0330. 4 - 8 pm.

Super Bowl Party: The annual Super Bowl pot-luck will be hosted this year by Rich and Eleni Murphy. Please join us on Sunday, February 4th, 4:00 pm. Please call Eleni (636-236-5346) to coordinate a dish to bring.

Assumption Church Spiritual Retreat: Join the parishioners of Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in welcoming Fr. Theodore Dorrance and the Byzantine singers of Eikona for a spiritual retreat Friday, February 9th – Sunday, February 11th.  For more information, click here.

Tea with the Bishop: Join His Grace, Bishop Neofitos of Nyeri and Mount Kenya at St. Thomas the Apostle Church on Saturday, February 17th for a Mission retreat from 3:00-5:00 pm followed by Great Vespers at 5:00 pm.

Annual Apokeatiko Glendi: Save the date for this fun, traditional family night at Assumption Church. Saturday, February 17th at 6:00 pm. More details forthcoming.

Hierarchical Divine Liturgy: Please join the parishioners of Saints Constantine and Helen Church and His Grace Bishop Neofitos of Nyeri and Mount Kenya on Sunday, February 18th for Hierarchical Divine Liturgy. 8:45 am Matins and 10:00 am, Hierarchical Divine Liturgy.

Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts: The first Presanctified Liturgy of the Lenten season will be served at the Assumption Church on Wednesday, February 21st presided over by His Grace Bishop Neofitos of Nyeri and Mount Kenya. Join them at 5:30 pm for 9th Hour and 6:00 pm for Presanctified Liturgy.

March

 

Soup Sunday Luncheon: The Assumption Ladies Philoptochos presents a soup luncheon on Sunday, March 11th after Divine Liturgy. $10 per person. Proceeds to benefit Philoptochos charities.

Catherine Pelican Memorial Lecture in Greek Culture: “Peoples of the Sea, Philistines, and the Greeks of the Bronze Age: View from the recent excavations at Tell es-Safi/Gath, Israel” Professor Haskel Greenfield, University of Manitoba. Thursday, March 15th. 7:00 Reception, 7:30 pm Lecture, Century Room A, Millennium Student Center, UMSL. To register to attend and receive a free parking pass, please go to the UMSL International Studies registration website at https://apps.umsl.edu/webapps/ITS/CIS_register/index.cfm.

April

Sam Nakis Annual Memorial Lecture in Greek Studies: “Byzantine Monuments of Greece,” a lecture by Dr. Evangelia Militsi from the Greek Ministry of Culture. Wednesday, April 11th in Century Room A, Millennium Student Center. 7:00 pm reception followed by 7:30 pm lecture. To register to attend and receive a free parking pass, please go to the UMSL International Studies registration website at https://apps.umsl.edu/webapps/ITS/CIS_register/index.cfm.

 

 

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