GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF THE HOLY RESURRECTION SUNDAY, APRIL 10, 2011 – Vol. 35 #29 Rev. Fr. John Vlahos Office: (516) 671-‐‑5200 Fax: (516) 671-‐‑5205 web: www.resurrectiongoc.org Epistle: Hebrews 9:11-14 p. 143
Gospel: Mark 10:32-45 p. 144
CHURCH ORDER: Nickie Demos, Anne Vandoros, Peter Koumoulis, Kathy Costas, Zefy Christopoulos, Costas Zachariadis. ALTAR SERVERS: James Denslow, Costas Fakatselis, Christopher Gabriel, Argirios Nickas, Nicholas Anderson, Alexander Cavanaugh, Nebiyou Getahun, Nicholas Tiglias, Philip Verveniotis, Christos Aniftos, Stavros Asprou, Constantine Hartofilis, Dean Mylonas, Jonathan Nikolaidis, Christopher Papantoniou, Louis Tiglias. COFFEE HOUR: Georgia Kontogiannis, Angie Sakellaridis, Sandi Seringer, Vicky Brakatselos, Alyette Schizas. TODAY WE COMMEMORATE ST. MARY OF EGYPT. WE ALSO COMMEMORATE St. Terence and his Companions beheaded at Carthage; St. Gregory V, the Holy Martyr, Patriarch of Constantinople; the Holy Father Theona, Archbishop of Thessalonica. THE SACRAMENT OF CHRISMATION will be celebrated at the Liturgy today to receive into the Orthodox Christian Church the servant of God, Cassandra White. Preceding the Communion of the Laity, Cassandra is presented at the Altar and following the Confession of Faith is anointed with the Holy Chrism. She is thus confirmed through her Chrismation, her personal participation in the Descent of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost, and thus empowered to witness to and participate in the Orthodox faith, life, and Sacraments. WE COMMEMORATE the forty day memorial for James Gabriel, beloved husband of Nancy, brother of Betty, Marjie, and Peter, and father of Lynn and Jim Angelus, and Jim and Sally Gabriel, and grandfather of Chris, Evan, and Nicholas. THE ALTAR KANDILI AND A PROSFORON are offered by the Gabriel family in loving memory of James. WE COMMEMORATE the forty day memorial for Beulah Parashes, beloved mother of Peter and Cheryl Parashes and Peter and Kay Maris, and grandmother of Peter Jr., Kathryn, and Teddy. Eternal be her memory! THE COMMUNION WINE AND A PROSFORON are offered by the Maris and Parashes families in loving memory of Beulah.
THE COFFEE HOUR is sponsored by Kay Maris in loving memory of Beulah. WE COMMEMORATE the three month memorial for Stavroula Metaxa, beloved mother of Mary and John Nathenas. Eternal be her memory! A TRISAGION is offered by Peter and Eugene Zaphiris in loving memory of their grandfather Zesimos Kurkamelis, their mother Athena Zaphiris, and wife and sister in law Phyllis Zaphiris. Eternal be their memory! UPCOMING SERVICES AND RELIGIOUS EDUCATION: Mon, April 11th Great Compline 7:00 pm Wed, April 13th Presanctified Liturgy 6:45 pm Fri, April 15th Presanctified Liturgy 10:00 am *** A GROUP OF PARISHIONERS is going to visit the sisters at All Saints Monastery in Calverton on April 14, 2011. We will be using our own transportation, car pooling as much as possible, for prayer services in the early- to mid-afternoon and a meal following the 3 p.m. service. There are opportunities to donate specific household items to the monastery. To sign up for this trip, please email Christine Zeiner at firstname.lastname@example.org. THE CHURCH BOOKSTORE WILL BE SELLING GIFT BASKETS for all ages -‐‑-‐‑ kids and adults alike -‐‑-‐‑ on Sunday, April 10th during coffee hour. All proceeds will go towards buying Easter flowers for the church. Please support this sale. Perfect Easter gifts for everyone in the family!
Little Girls needed as Myrophores for the Epitaphio On Holy Friday Evening, our young (under 12 years old) girls will be asked to participate in the service as Myrophores (Myrrh-‐‑bearing women). This is a blessed opportunity for our young ladies to enjoy the Holy Friday service by participating. Practice will be held after the Holy Unction service on Holy Wednesday afternoon around 5:00 p.m. If you have questions, please contact Fr. John. BASKETBALL FOR ALL CHILDREN ages 7 -12 years of age. We Are Happy To Announce that Jim Xanthos and Frank Albers will begin intramurals at the Church beginning April 15th at 6:30 pm. If your son/daughter is interested please get in touch with Jim Xanthos or Nickie Demos.
ST. CATHERINE’S PHILOPTOCHOS NEWS PALM MAKING-----FRIDAY, APRIL 15th ----Please join us for our annual Easter Palm Making, 7:00 pm in the Church Hall. Please see attached flyer. SAVE THE DATE----TSOUREKI BAKE SALE---Palm Sunday, April 17th, Church Hall ST. MICHAEL'S HOME VISIT----We are planning a visit to St. Michael's Home for the elderly in Yonkers on May 7th. If you would like to join us there will be a bus available. For reservations, please contact Maria at 516-677-9650. WE WILL BE HOLDING A TRAY THIS SUNDAY TO COLLECT DONATIONS FOR THE EASTER FLOWERS we use to decorate the Epitaphio and Church during Holy Week. BEST SUNDAY SCHOOL ATTENDANCE for the month of March goes to Mrs. Alexandrou'ʹs third grade, second place goes to Ms. Vlachos'ʹ tenth grade and third place is a tie and goes to Mrs. Hartofilis'ʹ and Mrs. Bellidoro'ʹs Nursery and Mrs. Tsontakis-‐‑Mally and Mrs. Vlavianos'ʹ first grade. INTER GOYA SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION -‐‑ Nassau Suffolk Inter GOYA and the Inter GOYA Volleyball League of 2011 will award two scholarships to a graduating senior girl and boy. One scholarship will be awarded to a GOYAN and one scholarship will be awarded to a participating member of the Volleyball League. Candidates for the scholarship will be judged on a combination of the following criteria: active participation in the life of the church, active participation in your GOYA, demonstrated leadership skills, participated in extra-‐‑curricular activities, and have strong academic credentials. Applications are available through the office. STEWARDSHIP – We hope you have received the new Stewardship card in the mail. Please prayerfully consider how you may be able to participate in our many ministries and also support the needs of our Church. For those of you who have submitted your ministry lists, we thank you for your enthusiasm and shall be contacting you soon to discuss your interests. Thank you. THE OLYMPICS held at Suffolk Community College will take place on May 27, 28, 29. Please pick up registration forms from a GOYA or JOY advisor. In order to participate, your child must be a GOYA/JOY member since the fall.
HELP WANTED/HELP NEEDED DO YOU KNOW ABOUT ORTHODOXJOBS.COM? It is the source for Orthodox Christians who are seeking employment in an Orthodox Christian or Christian environment. In its current version, it is a posting site of Job opportunities for any Archdiocese, Metropolis, Diocese, Parish, or Organization that falls under the jurisdiction of SCOBA, the Standing Conference of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas. To post a job on this site, simply send us a job ad/posting with contact information and duration of the posting. Future releases will include resources for employers and employees. OrthodoxJobs.com is a collaborative effort of the Information Technology Commission of SCOBA, the Department of Internet Ministries, and the Office of Vocation and Ministry at Hellenic College. For questions, email the webmaster. NY TLC LICENSED DRIVER AVAILABLE FOR HIRE. Available full or part time to help with general driving or errands. 7 years experience. 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. 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.
BASKETBALL FOR ALL CHILDREN ages 7 -12 years of age. We Are Happy To Announce that Jim Xanthos and Frank Albers will begin intramurals at th...