St. John The Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, Myrtle Beach, SC PUBLISH DATE: October 14, 2012

 

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A NOTE TO OUR VISITORS We are glad to have you worshipping with us today. Please join us for fellowship immediately following the Liturgy in the Fellowship Hall coffee room.
Please understand … Communion is a sign of unity of our faith. Only Orthodox Christians that have prepared themselves through prayer, fasting, and periodic confession are permitted to participate in the Sacrament of Holy Communion. We welcome all present, however, to partake of the blessed bread, which is distributed at the end of the service.

THANK YOU TO THE FOLLOWING STEWARDS OF ST. JOHN'S PARISH PARISH COUNCIL MEMBER ON DUTY: Jack Demtrak
TODAY’S PROSFORON BROUGHT BY: Jane Radomsky
TODAY'S GREETERS: John and Nora Radu
TODAY'S COFFEE HOUR HOSTED BY: Anastasia Spirakis Haar and Angelica Spirakis Keaton

TODAY'S SECOND TRAY will benefit St. John's Fellowship Building Fund

UPCOMING EVENTS
Sunday, October 14th:
• First Day of Sunday School: 10:00 AM
• Agiasmos Service: Blessing of students and teachers for the beginning of Sunday School and Greek School.
• Philoptochos General Meeting: 12-Noon

Monday, October 15st:
• Parish Council Meeting: 6:00 PM

Wednesday, October 17th:
• Fast Day
• Choir Practice: 4:00 PM
• First Day of Greek School: 5:30 PM
• Paraklesis Service: 6:00 PM

Thursday, October 18th:
• St. Luke: Orthros at 8:45 AM ~ Divine Liturgy at 10:00 AM

Friday, October 19th:
• Fast Day

Sunday, October 21st:
• Church Services: Orthros 8:45 AM ~ Divine Liturgy 10:00 AM
• Sunday School: 10:00 AM
• General Assembly Meeting Following Divine Liturgy


COMMUNITY NEWS AND EVENTS FALL 2012 PARISH ASSEMBLY MEETING ~ SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21ST FOLLOWING DIVINE LITURGY:
Please make every effort to attend this very important meeting! Only stewards in good standing may vote. If you have not signed a 2012 Stewardship Pledge Card, you are asked to do so at this meeting. Copy of Agenda is in the current issue of the Voice.

15TH ANNUAL ARCHANGEL MICHAEL FEAST AND HONORS ~ SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10TH AT 6:00 PM ~ METROPOLIS CATHEDRAL, ATLANTA, GA:
Our parish congratulates Vonnie Karetas and Nicolaos Spirakis as this year's honorees from our St. John's Parish. If you would like to attend the Honors Banquet to honor Vonnie and Nicolaos, please call the Church office at (843)448-3773 before October 21st. Great Vespers will begin at 5:00 PM before the banquet at the Metropolis Cathedral of the Annunciation. The cost is $55 per person. Again, congratulations to Vonnie and Nicolaos!

CONSECRATION OF OUR CHURCH, ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST ~ FEBRUARY 15, 16, AND 17, 2013 ~ VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!:
If you would like to help, please see or call Adrianne or Jim Finn at 843-855-0304. There is a meeting Monday, November 12th at 5:00 PM. The committee is looking for the church's history and photos from its inception. Please bring anything you have to the church office or see a committee member.

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST RUMMAGE SALE ~ NOVEMBER 30TH - DECEMBER 1ST:
Save your stuff! This is a fundraiser sponsored by all the parish organizations to benefit our Church. Call Loretta 399-8955 or Alexis 449-9684 or Kathy 357-9117.

ST. JOHN'S RELIGIOUS BOOK STORE AND GIFT SHOP ~ NEW LOOK AND NEW LOCATION! NOW OPEN!:
Our parish bookstore and gift shop has a variety of books, icons, instructional guides, Orthodox literature, worship items, greeting cards, bracelets, olive oil soap, "A Voyage in Greek Cooking," St. John's parish cook-book and much more. The store is located in the former kitchen in the Narthex. Please stop by following Divine Liturgy, or you may contact Anna Kouis at 843-347-2868. If there is a book or item that we don't carry, let us know and we will try to get it for you.

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH 2012 STEWARDSHIP:
Our St. John's Parish Family depends on regular stewardship offerings in order to continue the work of our Lord through our services and activities year round. Please fulfill your 2012 Stewardship Pledge today! Thank you for your generous support! If you have not received a pledge card, call the Church office at (843)448-3773. Pledge forms are also available at the pangari.


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