Monthly 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.

4. Your 2019 Parish Council:

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

President: The duties of the President will be split between the four members of the Council.

Yours in Christ, Fr. Eudokimos

Vice President: None

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

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

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

Member: Diane James; 318-537-4525

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. 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. 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.

10. 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.

11. 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 

Gus Antis 

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MAY CELEBRANTS:

05-Thomas Sunday 

            Thomas Varytimidis-Nameday

09-Martyr Christopher

            Chris Michaelides-Nameday

11-Pete & Mary Kovata-Anniversary

12-Mother’s Day

            Deanne Keltner-Birthday

13-John Thomas Varytimidis-Birthday

19-Briana Antis-Birthday

21-Sts. Constantine & Helen

            Helen Kolokouris-Nameday

            Andrianos Gus Antis-Nameday

22-Lynn & Andrian Antis-Anniversary

26-Sunday of the Samaritan Woman 

            Jimmie George-Nameday

27-Angie & Lester Tyra-Anniversary

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Sts. Constantine & Helen

Greek Orthodox Church

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