2018 PARISH CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Listed below are the events for February 2018.


LITURGICAL CALENDAR FOR FEBRUARY:

Friday, February 2, 2018 - Presentation of our Lord into the Temple: Orthros 9AM / Divine Liturgy 10AM

Sunday, February 4, 2018 - Sunday of the Prodigal Son: Orthros 9AM / Divine Liturgy 10AM

Monday, February 5 - Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - Clergy Retreat here in North Wildwood for Metropolis of New Jersey Clergy

Saturday, February 10, 2018 - Haralambos the Martyr: Orthros 9AM / Divine Liturgy 10AM / First Psychosavato - Saturday of Souls

Sunday, February 11, 2018 - Sunday of Judgement (Meatfare): Orthros 9AM / Divine Liturgy 10AM

Saturday, February 17, 2018 - Second Saturday of Souls: Orthros 9AM / Divine Liturgy 10AM / Psychosavato

Sunday, February 18, 2018 - Forgiveness Sunday (Cheesefare Sunday): Orthros 9AM / Divine Liturgy 10AM / PARISH MARDI GRAS (APOCRIATICO) 6PM

Monday, February 19, 2018 - CLEAN MONDAY: LENT BEGINS!

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - First Pre-Sanctified Liturgy at 6PM

Friday, February 23, 2018 - First Heretismoi (Salutations to the Theotokos) at 7PM

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - Third Saturday of Souls: Orthros 9AM / Divine Liturgy 10AM / Psychosavato

Sunday, February 25, 2018 - First Sunday of Lent: Sunday Orthodoxy: Orthros 9AM / Divine Liturgy 10AM

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - Second Pre-Sanctified Liturgy at 6PM


Sunday, April 1, 2018 - PALM SUNDAY

Sunday, April 8, 2018 - PASCHA (EASTER)



INFORMATION:

If you wish to have anything printed in the Newsletter, please e-mail it to Father Nick at frnickraf@comcast.net OR fax it to the church at 609.522.4596.


APROKRIATIKO GLENDI / DINNER DANCE:

You are cordially invited to join us for our annual Aprokriatiko Glendi / Dinner dance on Sunday, February 19th at the Community Center of St. Demetrios Church. The dance is hosted by The Ladies Philoptochos Society.
Adults: $25, Kids: $15


HOPE (AGES 3-7) & JOY(AGES 8-9):

Saturday, February 10 - Meeting: Meetings will be held one Saturday per month at 11AM (unless otherwise directed).


GOYA (AGES 10-18):

Sunday, February 11 - Meeting: Meetings will be held two Sundays per month (unless otherwise directed).
Also, planning of Ski Trip towards the end of February!


MARCH 25TH BUS TRIP TO PHILADELPHIA:

Please sign up for our bus trip to Philadelphia for Greek Independence Day Parade, there are only 56 seats available. If you are going we ask if you could kindly give an offering of $20 in the donation box to offset the cost to the parish. Thank You.


GREAT LENT BEGINS ON FEBRUARY 19TH:

Heretismoi / Salutations to the Theotokos: Fridays at 7PM beginning on February 23rd.
February 23rd, March 2nd, March 9th, March 16th, March 23rd: Akathist Hymn


PRE-SANCTIFIED LITURGIES:

Wednesdays at 6PM beginning on February 21st.
February 21st, February 28th, March 7th, March 14th, March 21st, March 28th


FAMILY INFORMATION FORMS:

Please fill out the Family Information Form that was sent out to you. All information will be kept confidential.


THANKS:

We gratefully thank Soterios Mallous for preparing, baking and donating the offering bread used in the weekly celebration of the Divine Liturgy.


WELCOME TO OUR CHURCH:

Our parish warmly welcomes everyone! We are honored to have you with us during our worship services. Everyone is invited next door to our Coffee Hour for continued love and fellowship.


CHURCH MEMBERSHIP ENROLLMENT:

On behalf of the parish council, we take this opportunity to remind you to please support our Greek Orthodox faith and beloved St. Demetrios Church by forwarding the 2018 minimum enrollment dues of $500.00 in the enclosed envelop sent to your home. Thank you for your support!


CHURCH CHOIR:

We truly thank and cherish our Chanters Andonios Kaskabas, Eleftheria Efthimiou, Cathy Wolfe, Fofo Andy, Bill Walgren and Beverly Bruno for their beautiful voices during our Liturgies!


PARISH COUNCIL:

1st Thursday of each month at 7pm.


PHILOPTOCHOS:

1st Monday of every month at 11am.


MEN'S BASKETBALL:

Every Wednesday night at 7pm.


ADULT RELIGION EDUCATION CLASS:

Every Tuesday night at 7pm.


ICONS STILL NEEDED FOR THE CHURCH:

The Ascension of Our Lord, The Transfiguration of Our Lord, Christ and the Children, Wedding at Cana, Christ the Teacher
11 x 14 size / $49.95 each / Please see Father Nick