Monthly Announcements

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Schedule of Services for January 2018
 
1st Monday   St Basil the Great
Orthros 9:30am
Divine Liturgy 10:30am
 
 
3rd Wednesday
Bible Study 6:00pm
 
 
5th Friday   Forefeast of Theophany
Vespers with the liturgy of St Basil for Theophany
and the Great Blessing of the waters  6:00pm
 
 
7th Sunday   Synaxis of St John the Baptist
Orthros 9:30am
Divine Liturgy 10:30am
followed by Blessing of the Vasilopita
Prosforo: Natalia Odudu
Refreshments: Svetlana Gavrilov and Family
 
 
9th Tuesday through 12th Friday
Fr. Eudokimos will be away at Clergy meetings.
In the event of an “emergency”,
Please contact any Parish Council Member.
(See Below)
  
 
14th Sunday after Theophany
Orthros 9:30am
Divine Liturgy 10:30am
followed by Sunday School
Prosforo: Fr. Eudokimos
Refreshments: Daniella Crawford & Natalia Odudu
  
 
17th Wednesday   St Anthony the Great
Orthros 8:00am
Divine Liturgy 9:00am
Study 6:00pm
 
 
21st   15th Sunday of Luke
Orthros 9:30am
Divine Liturgy 10:30am
followed by Sunday School
Prosforo: Natalia Odudu
Refreshments: Walt Garlington and Michael Lofton
 
 
24th  Wednesday
Bible Study 6:00pm
 
 
28th   Sunday of the Publican & the Pharisee / Memorial / Agape
The Beginning of the Triodion
Fast Free Week
Orthros 9:30am
Divine Liturgy 10:30am
Memorial 11:30am
 
JANUARY MEMORIALS:
Vasilios Antipas                    George Naumov                      
Linda Hernandez                   Elena Naumova         
Johnny T. Johnson                John Poulos
Velma Keck                            I.W. Dick Vail 
Andonis Limneou                  Steve Villianouva
Pat Mulhern                          Virgil Walters    
Homer Mullins                     
 
        May their Memory be Eternal
 
followed by Sunday School and
Agape
Prosforo: Fr. Eudokimos
Koliva: Natalia Odudu
Refreshments: Ricky Harper & Doug Duffey
 
 
31st Wednesday
Bible Study 6:00pm
 
 
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Announcements:   
 
1. A.) Anyone wishing to come to church and is not able to drive,
Please call to make arrangements to have someone pick you up.
 
B.) If you, or someone from the parish, is in the hospital, for any reason, Please call Fr.
 
C.) Anyone wishing to come to church, at any time, to light a candle or for prayer,
Call with the time and day to open the doors. The church is available to everyone.
 
2. Communion: Only baptized/chrismated Orthodox Christians who have prepared through Prayer, fasting, alms giving, and recent Confession may receive Communion. If you would like To become Orthodox, please see Fr.
 
3. Holy Bread (Antidoron): After Communion, those who have received the Body & Blood Of Christ should consume a piece of bread to cleanse the mouth of the holy gifts. As the Bread is blessed, it should be handled with great care and not be broken or passed around by, Or among the laity. Everyone is welcome to come forward at the end of Liturgy to reverence the Cross, and receive a piece of the holy bread. Most importantly, NO part of the bread, or crumbs, should fall on the ground.
 
4Your 2018 Parish Council:
 
Fr. Eudokimos, Parish Priest  318-325-1764, or 423-956-8704: e-mail:freudokimos@aol.com
Linda Macheras, 318-343-0603; e-mail: lvmacheras@hotmail.com
Walt Garlington, 318-343-0529; e-mail: ruralroadla@gmail.com
John Forsell, 318-737-9291; e-mail: forsellj@gmail.com
Caliope Poulos; 318-435-4475; e-mail: pouloscn@bellsouth.net
Diane James; 318-537-4525
 
The Parish is in need of: compartment plates, napkins, small coffee cups, paper towels, bowls, big and small drinking cups, plastic utensils, toilet tissue, coffee, creamer, sugar, salt, pepper, bathroom cleaning supplies, liquid soap for bathrooms, windex. Lysol spray and wipes, Cascade for dishwasher and Murphy’s oil for cleaning pews and anything else someone thinks we need. Also, If anyone has a large coffee pot they would like donate, the parish could use one. Thanks for your generosity. 
  
5. Tithing, giving 10% of one’s income is God-pleasing,
As are all gifts offered by pious and cheerful givers with humble hearts.
Also, a new card must be on file each year for members to be in “good standing”.
Stewardship Cards are available in the Narthex.
 
6. On Agape Sundays, Everyone is asked to bring their favorite dish to share, as well as; “tidy up” after the Luncheon.
 
For those who are assigned, “Refreshments” on Sundays, we ask to “tidy up” after coffee.  
PLEASE remember to:
Throw away any remaining coffee grinds in the coffee maker;
Throw away any remaining coffee in the pots;
Un-plug the coffee maker.
Throw away any lingering trash.
Wipe down any dirty surfaces on counters and tables.
Wash all utensils/pots/pans used and return them to their proper place.
Take any remaining trash out.
Turn off all lights, A/C or heating units.
And finally, make sure the building is locked.
THIS MEANS YOU SHOULD BE THE LAST ONES TO LEAVE THE HALL.
THANK YOU for your understanding.
                       
7. Please remember Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church
when making or changing your will. You have supported the Church all these years,
you can also support it in perpetuity.
 
8. In event you would like to make a donation in “Memory of” (Memorial); or
the “Health of” (Celebrants); please make your check payable to Sts. Constantine & Helen; and memo accordingly. Thank you.
 
9. Our 2018 Calendars are inDonations are being accepted.
Please see any Parish Council member to donate.
 
10. Check out the Church’s activities on our websitewww.constantine-helen.org;or, follow your monthly “paper bulletin”; or, your daily “e-mails”; or, “Like” us on our Facebook page.
 
11. If anyone would like to add; correct; or even remove a name(s) for the
Memorial; Prayer; or Celebrant List(s), PLEASE contact Andrianos Antis at
 
12. If anyone would like to be added, or removed, from the church’s
e-bulletin mailing list, please send your request to stschmonrela@aol.com.
 
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Please continue to pray for:
Crissie Bains and Family
Father David Buss
Frances Counce
Avery Davis and Family
Jimmie George
Kay Guirlando
Mrs. Nellie Hall and Family
Victoria Pavlou Laird & Family
Lanya Leussis
Dean Macheras
Helen Macheras
Melanie McNease
Dorothy Pavlou
Justin Perkins and Family
Parascovia Pintilei
Caliope Poulos and Family
Janice Poulos
Jordan Prinaris
Ghenadie Prodan
Stanislav Prodan
Svetlana Prodan
Edwin Purvis
Jackson Reeks
The Tennyson Family
Mrs. Carol Webster
Stella Antis
Audrey Antis                  
  
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JANUARY CELEBRANTS:
06-The Baptism of Our Lord Jesus Christ
                Frank Mulhern-Nameday
07-Forerunner John the Baptist
                John Thomas Varytimidis-Nameday
14-Saint Sabbas (Sava) Arch. of Serbia
                Rastko Selmic-Nameday
19-St. Makarios the Great
                Dan George-Nameday
21-Dan George-Birthday
22-Doug Duffey-Birthday
      Lleyton Walker-Birthday
30-Victoria Pavlou Laird-Birthday
 
 
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