GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF THE HOLY RESURRECTION SUNDAY, JANUARY 23, 2010 – Vol. 35 #18
HELP WANTED/HELP NEEDED FULL TIME HOME CARE needed. Live in. Ability to drive is appreciated. PART TIME HOME CARE needed. Live in. Ability to drive is appreciated. FULL TIME HOUSEKEEPING needed. Ability to drive is appreciated. NY TLC LICENSED DRIVER AVAILABLE FOR HIRE. Available full or part time to help with general driving or errands. 7 years experience. BABYSITTER/HOME CARE NEEDED: Flexible schedule, one child during the day, older child in the afternoons. Light home care, ironing, etc.. Ability to drive is appreciated.
Rev. Fr. John Vlahos Office: (516) 671‑5200 Fax: (516) 671‑5205 Email: email@example.com web: www.resurrectiongoc.org ***
Epistle: Galatians 5:22-26; 6:1-2 Gospel: Matthew 25:14-30 p. 90 CHURCH ORDER: Jim Gabriel, Stella Hetzer, Anne Vandoros, Jimmy Xanthos, Peter Pappas, Lewis Bazakos. ALTAR SERVERS: James Denslow, Costas Fakatselis, Christopher Gabriel, Argirios Nickas, Joshua Kovacevic, George Pappous, George Toskos, Matthew Chakery, Nicholas Demetri, Billy Gatzonis, Tommy Markou, James Pappous, Adelmo Petrakis, Yianni Petrakis. COFFEE HOUR: Sponsored by Greek School. TODAY WE COMMEMORATE St. Xenia, Deaconess of Rome; St. Vavylas the Holy Martyr; St. Xenia of St. Petersburg, Fool-for-Christ. WE OFFER A MEMORIAL TODAY on the five year memorial of Theodora Legatos, beloved wife of Nicholas Legatos, and mother of Maria and Michael Phillips, Demetra and Paul Kiriakosian, Despina and Michael Gaeta, and Katherine Legatos, and grandmother of Sophia, Nicholas, Andrew, Michael, Theodore, and Theodora. May her memory be eternal! NEXT WEEK’S COFFEE HOUR is offered by Nicholas Legatos and family in loving memory of Theodora. UPCOMING SERVICES AND RELIGIOUS EDUCATION: Tues., Jan. 25th Feastday of St. Gregory the Theologian Divine Liturgy 10:00 am Wed., Jan. 26th Vigil at Holy Cross at Whitestone 8:00 pm *** SUNDAY SCHOOL STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN THE ST. JOHN CHRYSOSTOM ORATORICAL FESTIVAL will receive their research material on Sunday, January 23rd. Please stop by Mrs. Vivian Casilʹs Pre‑ Kindergarten classroom AFTER liturgy (after 11:45 am) for this material. Any questions, speak to Vivian Casil at 759‑1148.
PRO JECT GENERATIO N – FEBRUARY 5 TH – 11:00 AM WE SHALL BE HOSTING THE FIRST ANNUAL PROJECT GENERATION YOUTH SYMPOSIUM ON FEBRUARY 5TH. Teens from across the Archdiocesan District will be presenting projects on the environment, engaging in debate on environmental topics and participating in a moderated discussion on Orthodoxy and the Environment. Project Generation is intended to respond to the call of His All Holiness by initiating an effort for our youth to: • Engage Orthodox youth in a project showcasing the link between our religion and the environment • Increase environmental awareness • Launch grassroots level promotion of the message of Patriarch Bartholomew Please support all of the youth who will be participating across the Archdiocesan District by joining us. Details in the attached flyer and at http://wwwprojectgeneration.net For more information, contact Chris Gabriel or Val Sakellaridis. We are seeking sponsors to help us underwrite this very important event. Most notably, we estimate expenses of $500 for promotional items; $1000 for lunch; and $250 for the publishing (both bound and electronic) of the proceedings of the conference. If you are interested in helping to support this event with a donation, please contact the church Chris Gabriel or Val Sakellaridis in person or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ST. CATHERINE’S PHILOPTOCHOS NEWS HOMELESS SHELTER---We will be providing dinner for the North Shore Homeless Shelter on the following dates: 2/11, 3/25, 4/1. If you would like to volunteer to help, please contact Irene at email@example.com. Sign-up also available during Coffee Hour. JANUARY IS MEMBERSHIP DRIVE month. You should be receiving your membership letter in the mail any day now. Please consider joining St. Catherine's Philoptochos and helping support our many important causes. For more info, call Maria at 917-541-4444. NEXT GENERAL MEMBERSHIP GATHERING----Tuesday, January 25, 2010. A crowd favorite, Our annual Q & A with Father John, at the Church. Please see attached flyer. WE HAVE CHOSEN OUR NEXT BOOK for our Orthodox book club. It is titled Dear and Glorious Physician, A novel about St. Luke, by Taylor Caldwell. Books may be ordered through the Church Book Store during coffee hour. HELP FOR OUR VETERANS. Nicholas Brigis’ Eagle Scout project, running a clothing drive for The United Veterans Beacon House, continues through the end of the month.
PARISH WISH LIST: Please consider making a donation towards all or part of an item listed below for the health and wellbeing or in memory of a family member. Your gift will continually provide our Parish the opportunity to serve in our Lord’s ministry. A Chalice, Altar Cloths, a Censer. HELLENIC PROFESSIONAL WOMEN, INC. (HPW) is a not-forprofit organization dedicated to creating and enhancing professional opportunities for Greek-American women and students through networking, mentoring and education. The group helps members advance their professional goals, build personal relationships, and promote their businesses while developing vibrant employment and mentorship programs. The Annual Career and Employment Forum will be held on Saturday, January 22nd, and will offer attendees the opportunity to hear presentations from successful professionals, network with professionals from a wide range of fields, and participate in workshops on employment related topics. For more information visit: www.hellenicprofessionalwomen.org or firstname.lastname@example.org.
OUR FOOD PANTRY IS NOW OPEN AND HELPING OUR COMMUNITY! THANKS TO YOU AND TO THE SUPPORT OF LONG ISLAND HARVEST, WE ARE ABLE TO OFFER SUPPORT TO ALL IN NEED! We are open each first Monday of the month, beginning at 10:00 am, and also on an as needed basis throughout the week. FOR COMPLETELY CONFIDENTIAL SUPPORT, IF YOU ARE IN NEED OF ASSISTANCE, PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CONTACT THE CHURCH OFFICE.