Monthly Announcements

1st  Saturday

Lesser Blessing of the Waters  7:00am

2nd  Sunday  14th of Luke

Orthros:  9:30am

Divine Liturgy:  10:30am

Prosforo:  Natalia Odudu

Cleaning/Refreshments:  Dean & Linda

9th  Sunday  10th of Luke

Orthros:  9:30am

Divine Liturgy:  10:30am

Prosforo: Fr. Eudokimos

Cleaning/Refreshments: Svetlana & Family

12th  Wednesday Akathist

To St. Herman of Alaska  5:30pm

16th  Sunday   11th Sunday of Luke

Orthros:  9:30am

Divine Liturgy:  10:30am

Prosforo: Natalia Odudu

Cleaning/Refreshments:  Doug & Walt

20th Thursday

Bake Sale 9:00am to 4:00pm

23th  Sunday Before Nativity

Orthros:  9:30am

Divine Liturgy:  10:30am

Memorial:  11:30am

Prosforo:  Fr. Eudokimos

Koliva:  Natalia Odudu

Cleaning/Refreshments: Everyone with Bake Sale Leftovers?

DECEMBER MEMORIALS:

Charles Ballas

Diamantis “Dan” Cassis

Flora Crazovich

Nikolas Daskalosoglou

Caroline Follett

Ryan Johnson

Nikolas Kekeri

Koula Papakyriakou

Nicolae Pintilei

Iulian Prodan

Despina Rodakis

May their Memory be Eternal

Christmas

24th  Monday  Nativity Eve

6:00pm Great Vespers with the Liturgy of St Basil

Followed by the Parish Christmas party

25th  Tuesday  Holy Nativity

Orthros:  8:30am

Divine Liturgy:  9:30am

No fasting until January 5th

30th  Sunday After the Nativity

Orthros:  9:30am

Divine Liturgy:  10:30am

Prosforo: Fr. Eudokimos

Cleaning/Refreshments: Daniella & Violeta

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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.

  1. Communion: Only baptized/chrismated Orthodox Christianswho have prepared through Prayer, fasting, alms giving, and recent Confession may receive Communion. If you would like To become Orthodox, please see Fr.

  1. Holy Bread (Antidoron):After Communion, those who have received theBody & 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.

 

  1. 4Your 2018 Parish Council:

 

Fr. Eudokimos, Parish Priest  318-325-1764; e-mail: freudokimos@aol.com

President: Linda Macheras, 318-343-0603e-mail: lvmacheras@hotmail.com

Vice President: Caliope Poulos; 318-435-4475; e-mail: pouloscn@bellsouth.net

Treasurer: John Forsell, 318-737-9291; e-mail: forsellj@gmail.com

Secretary: Walt Garlington, 318-345-7685; e-mail: ruralroadla@gmail.com

Member: Diane James; 318-537-4525

From the Parish Council President

-Due to a lack of participation, Agapes are being discontinued for now.

-The Parish is still in need of: compartment plates, napkins, 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 anything else someone thinks we need.

 

-Lastly, members are cleaning on an assigned date.

If someone is unable to clean, please e-mail President, Linda Macheras at

lvmacheras@hotmail.com prior to our making the list.

 

  

  1. 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.

 

  1. 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.

                       

  1. 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.

 

  1. 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.

 

  1. Check out the Church’s activities on our website,www.constantine-helen.org; or, follow your monthly “paper bulletin”; or, your daily “e-mails”; or, “Like” us on our Facebook page.

  1. 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

StAntipas@aol.com or by mail: 107 Choctaw Drive, West Monroe LA 71291-7030.

  1. 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

Jimmie George

Mrs. Nellie Hall and Family

The Dean Macheras Family

Melanie McNease

Dorothy Pavlou

Parascovia Pintilei

Caliope Poulos and Family

Jordan Prinaris

Ghenadie Prodan

Stanislav Prodan
Svetlana Prodan

Steve Rodakis

Jackson Reeks

The Tennyson Family

Mrs. Carol Webster   

Audrey Antis 

Briana Antis  

 

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DECEMBER CELEBRANTS:

01-Chris Michaelides-Birthday

06-Nicolas the Wonderworker

            Nicolas Rodakis-Nameday

09-Conception of St. Anna

            Noula Rodakis-Nameday

            Anna George-Nameday

12-St. Spyridon

            Dee Deaton-Nameday

16-Ely Walker-Birthday

19-Carol Webster-Birthday

23-Sunday Before Nativity/Holy Fathers 

            Linda Macheras-Nameday

            Lynn Antis-Nameday

              Adam Antis-Nameday

Sarah George-Nameday

24-Martyr Eugenia

            Audrey Antis-Nameday

25-The Birth of Our Lord Jesus Christ

            Deanne Keltner-Nameday

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