GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF THE HOLY RESURRECTION SUNDAY, NOV. 20, 2011 – Vol. 36 #12 Rev. Fr. John Vlahos Office: (516) 671-‐‑5200 Fax: (516) 671-‐‑5205 web: www.resurrectiongoc.org Epistle: Ephesians 2:4-10 pg. 102 Gospel: Luke 12:16-21 pg. 108 CHURCH ORDER: Paula Savvinidis, Kyriakos Demou, John Panagopoulos, Jim Gabriel, Costas Fakiris, Anne Alexandrou. ALTAR SERVERS: Nicholas Anderson, Alexander Cavanaugh, Nicholas Tiglias, Philip Verveniotis. COFFEE HOUR: St. Catherine’s Name Day. All Philoptochos. In anticipation of the Feast of St. Catherine (Nov. 25th), our Philoptochos today invites the parish to a reception in the Hall following Liturgy. Our chapter proudly bears the name of the Great Martyr, aiming to imitate her in her witness to Christ, the use of her intellect and talents to glorify God and manifest His faith in a pagan world. As we say Chronia Polla! to our Philoptochos, we pray for success in their mission. THE COFFEE HOUR is also sponsored by Nicholas Tricourous for the health, wellbeing, and progress in life and faith of his mother, Nina on the occasion of her nameday. TODAY WE COMMEMORATE The Forefeast of the Presentation of the Theotokos into the Temple; St. Gregory the Righteous of Decapolis; St. Proclus, Archbishop of Constantinople.
WE COMMEMORATE the forty day memorial for Maria Veronis beloved mother of Ted and Coula Theodoris, and Eleftheria and Theodore, and grandmother of George, Anthony, and Maria. Eternal be her memory! THE COMMUNION WINE AND THE ALTAR KANDILI are offered in loving memory of Maria by her family. NEXT WEEK: THE ALTAR KANDILI, THE COMMUNION WINE, AND A PROSFORON are offered by Irene Mason in loving memory of William Donnelly IV, beloved son of Vicki and William Donnelly, husband of Linsey, and brother of Rebecca and Melissa. Eternal be his memory! UPCOMING SERVICES AND RELIGIOUS EDUCATION: Mon., Nov. 21st Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple Divine Liturgy 9:30 am Wed., Nov. 23rd Paraklesis to the Virgin Mary 7:00 pm Fri., Nov. 25th Feast day of St. Catherine Divine Liturgy 9:30 am
Sat., Nov. 26th Feast day of St. Stylianos Divine Liturgy Wed., Nov. 30th Feast day of St. Andrew Divine Liturgy
9:30 am 9:30 am
WE ARE INVITED TO ATTEND THANKSGIVING LITURGY at Our Lady of Kazan Russian Orthodox Church in Sea Cliff. Divine Liturgy begins at 10:00 am. THERE WILL BE NO BULLETIN NEXT WEEK. HAPPY THANKSGIVING! GENERAL ASSEMBLY TODAY!! Nov. 20th, following coffee hour. Please join us to hear updates about our parish, vote on the 2012 budget and nominate candidates for the Parish Council! TODAY, SUNDAY, NOV. 20TH, JOY BAKE SALE. Please support our children! HOLIDAY FUNDRAISER: HELP SUPPORT OUR GOYA! Place your orders now for poinsettias, wreaths and Greek pastries for the holidays. Proceeds help support our charities e.g.: Midnight Run, Invisible Children, North Shore Shelter. Pre-orders delivered to church on 12/4, 12/11 or 12/18. A CPR & AED COURSE will be offered on Mon., Nov. 21st, at 7:30 pm. This certification course will be taught by Dr. Pappas, and is open to the first 25 people who respond. If you are interested, please contact Nickie Demos at 759-9338. NOVEMBER IS STEWARDSHIP MONTH How much time do we give to our church? Each day the typical American spends: • 2.8 hours watching TV • 74 minutes on Facebook • 81 minutes using mobile apps • 19 minutes engaged in sports • Consider offering your time spiritually, helping others, and serving the needs of your parish by participating in worship services, ministries, committees, classes, and gatherings. It does not matter whether you are a regular volunteer or occasional visitor. As we enter 2012, think about how much of your time you can offer. Help us put church in its right place on our “time chart”.
ST. CATHERINE’S PHILOPTOCHOS NEWS COME JOIN US for our National Philoptochos Bi Annual Event - The Children's Medical Luncheon. This year it will be held on Sat., December 3rd, at the Hyatt Regency in Greenwich, Ct. If you are interested in buying raffles, becoming a sponsor or attending, please contact Tina Conway at 628-9204. MARK YOUR CALENDARS! We will be holding our General Membership meeting on Mon., December 5th at 7:00 pm in our Church Hall. Come meet our board, enjoy fellowship and a light fare with an advent dinner. Please bring a gift for a child in the Cohen Children's Medical Center. THIS SUNDAY, please join us as we celebrate St. Catherine's Name Day. It's our way of honoring St. Catherine and thanking all of you for your constant support and help. Your generosity is truly appreciated. Thank you! THANK YOU to those of you who've made financial and food donations to the needy this Thanksgiving. We will be putting together our food baskets and delivering them to the families in need. Due to your kind heartedness, many families are blessed this Thanksgiving. Thank you! JOIN US FOR AN EVENING OF DINNER AND DANCING FEATURING DJ SPIROS! THE PAREA CLUB is having a dance party on Sat., Nov. 19th at 7:00. Dinner, DJ and Dancing! $15 per person. Please RSVP by Nov. 15th. Ann Billias (516) 935-0843 or email@example.com. WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO JANUARY FOR THE BEGINNING OF OUR NURSERY SCHOOL AT THE CHURCH. The next open house will be on Nov. 7th, 10:00 am to 11:00. Come meet the director, Mimi Grabavenko, a parishioner of ours and also the advisor to our Little Angels group. Please come and enroll your 2-4 year old in the program. Holy Resurrection members receive free registration. Mimi has been the director of "Mimi's Creative Kids" located in Lynbrook for seventeen years. This partnership with Mrs. Grabavenko will be helping our Church. PLEASE SUPPORT OUR FOOD PANTRY! THE WEATHER IS GETTING COLDER AND WE NEED YOUR HELP. WE NEED SUPPLIES AND WE NEED FOOD! It is 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! FOR COMPLETELY CONFIDENTIAL SUPPORT, IF YOU ARE IN NEED OF ASSISTANCE, PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CONTACT THE CHURCH OFFICE AT ANY TIME.
HELP WANTED/HELP NEEDED YOUNG ADULT BABYSITTER NEEDED for some weekend and intermittent daytime support of a 4 ½ year old boy. AN ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLES/PAYABLES/OPERATIONAL MANAGER is looking for work. Please contact the church office if you are able to help. NY TLC LICENSED DRIVER AVAILABLE FOR HIRE. Available for airport drop off and pickup and full or part time to help with general driving or errands. Seven 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, the Kouvouklion.