Monthly Announcements

1st – November Thursday

Lesser Blessing of the Waters 7:00am

 

4th – 5th Sunday of Luke

Orthros 9:30am

Divine Liturgy 10:30am

followed by Sunday School

Prosforo: Natalia Odudu

Cleaning/ Refreshments: Svetlana Gavrilov and Family

 

9th Friday – St Martin’s Day Festival, Church Hall,

10:00am to 6:00pm

 

11th – 8th Sunday of Luke

Orthros 9:30am

Divine Liturgy 10:30am

followed by Sunday School

12:30pm General Assembly

Prosforo: Fr. Eudokimos

Cleaning/Refreshments: Diane & Violetta

 

15th – Thursday Nativity Fast Begins

 

17th – Saturday – Pilgrimage to St Martin of Tours’s bone relic in

St Martinville, La.  Reading of the Akathist to All the Saints of the
Western Lands begins at 12:30 P.M. in St Martinville.

For departure time contact Walt Garlington (See below)

 

18th – 9th Sunday of Luke

Orthros 9:30am

Divine Liturgy 10:30am

followed by Sunday School

Prosforo: Natalia Odudu

Cleaning/Refreshments: Natalia & Daniella

 

21st – Wednesday Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple

Orthros 8:00am

Divine Liturgy 9:00am

 

22nd – Thanksgiving

 

25th – 13th Sunday of Luke

Orthros 9:30

Divine Liturgy 10:30

Memorial 11:35 (approximate)

followed by Sunday School,

Prosforo: Fr. Eudokimos

Koliva: Natalia Odudu

Cleaning/Refreshments: John & Mariana Forsell

 

NOVEMBER MEMORIALS:

Fr. Ted Bita

Urania Daskalosoglou

Gordon Mason

Diane Johnson

George Kolokouris

John Macheras **40-days**

Tom Mulhearn Jr.

Peggy Mulhearn

Marie Mulhearn

Andreas Papakyriakou

Katherine Poulos

Helen Rodakis

Walter Steiner

B.J. Thomas

Gus Terzolas

Lester Tyra Sr.

Rose Marie Tyra

 

May their Memory Be Eternal  

 

30th  – Friday  St. Andrew the First-Called Apostle

Orthros 8:00am

Divine Liturgy 9:00am

 

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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 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.

 

  1. 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.

 

  1. 4Your 2018 Parish Council:

 

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

President: Linda Macheras, 318-343-0603; e-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

Jackson Reeks

The Tennyson Family

Mrs. Carol Webster   

Audrey Antis 

Briana Antis  

 

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NOVEMBER CELEBRANTS:

04-Rastko Selmic-Birthday

06-Denice Antis-Birthday

08-Archangels Michael & Gabriel

Michael Walker-Nameday

Angel McLemore-Nameday

Angie Tyra-Nameday

13-St. John Chrysostom

Dean Macheras-Nameday

John Rodakis-Nameday

23-Adam Antis-Birthday

24-Lisa & Thomas Varytimidis-Anniversary

30-Saint Andrew

Adrianna Robbins-Nameday

 

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Sts. Constantine & Helen

Greek Orthodox Church

Internet Ministry

StSC&HGOCIM

2011 Forsythe Avenue

Monroe LA 71201

StSCHMonroeLA@aol.com

Also, we are going back to members 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. 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.

                       

  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

Victoria Pavlou Laird & Family

The Dean Macheras Family

Melanie McNease

Dorothy Pavlou

Parascovia Pintilei

Caliope Poulos and Family

Jordan Prinaris

Ghenadie Prodan

Stanislav Prodan
Svetlana Prodan

Jackson Reeks

The Tennyson Family

Mrs. Carol Webster   

Audrey Antis 

Briana Antis  

 

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OCTOBER CELEBRANTS:

03-St. Dionysios the Aeropagite

Denice Antis-Nameday

Fr. David Buss-Nameday

06-Apostle Thomas

Thomas Varytimidis-Nameday

07-Sue Ellen Selmic-Birthday

12-Michael Walker-Birthday

13-Fernando Telles-Birthday

14-Sarah George-Birthday

17-Fr. Terry Allen-Birthday

18-Evangelist Luke

Loukas Michaelides-Nameday

Luke (Trey) Robbins-Nameday

20-Saint Gerasimos of Cephalonia

Lester Tyra III-Nameday

26-Great Martyr Demetrios

Steve Rodakis-Nameday

Demetri Tyra-Nameday & Birthday

26-Levasseur Howard-Birthday

31-Frank Mulhern-Birthday

 

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Sts. Constantine & Helen

Greek Orthodox Church

Internet Ministry

StSC&HGOCIM

2011 Forsythe Avenue

Monroe LA 71201

StSCHMonroeLA@aol.com