Sunday, Feb 12 SUNDAY OF THE PRODIGAL SON
-Divine Liturgy, 9:30am
-Sunday School Bake Sale and Raffle
-Lazer Craze, after Liturgy
Monday, Feb 13
-Greek Dance, 6:30pm
Tuesday, Feb 14
-Tuesday Morning Ladies' Group, 9:30am
Wednesday, Feb 15
-Bible Study (Luke 9), 10:00am
Friday, Feb 17
-Drop-Off Family Night
Saturday, Feb 18 1ST SATURDAY OF SOULS
-Divine Liturgy, 9am
-Greek Family Dance, 6-11:30pm
Sunday, Feb 19 JUDGMENT SUNDAY (MEATFARE)
-Divine Liturgy, 9:30am
BAKE SALE – It’s here! The Sunday School bake sale and raffle is TODAY. Raffle tickets are still available! ($1/each or 6 for $5).
LAZER CRAZE – It’s time to get tactical! We’ll be heading over to Lazer Craze in North Andover after Liturgy TODAY! Only 17 spots available so sign up NOW! For the under 7 crowd there is unlimited space in the Adrenaline Zone (arcade and bouncy houses). Pizza and drinks are available. See Patty Vaporis for more information.
TIME FOR A DATE NIGHT!!! – Treat yourself to a late Valentine’s dinner and let us take care of the babysitting. This month’s Family Night is a drop off for your kids. We’ll have activities for all ages. Drop off is at 6pm.
CHANNEL YOUR INNER ZORBA – We’re having a Glendi! THIS SATURDAY evening, from 6-11:30pm we’re bringing Enosis to Lowell for live music and plenty of Greek dancing at our Greek Family Dance. Buffet available! Get ready to celebrate with your parish family! See Christian Zouzas or George Bertos for more information.
ORTHODOX CATECHESIS TRAINING – Our parish will be hosting training for a new National Sunday School program. Training will be offered over 4 three-day weekends (March 9-11, 16-18 and May 11-13, 18-20). Please see Fr. Stephen or Olivia Sintros for more information.
LENTEN LOCK-IN – Mark your Calendars! Our Youth will be kicking off Great and Holy Lent with a “Hunger Strike.” We’ll have a Lock-In retreat beginning 6pm on Friday, March 2nd and ending with dinner Saturday, March 3rd. We’ll fill our time with service activities, fun, and we’ll learn about fasting and world hunger. Don’t miss this experience. See Patty Vaporis for more information or if you’d like to help us with this incredible program.
PHILOPTOCHOS EASTER PASTRY TRAYS – Go on sale starting NEXT SUNDAY, Feb. 19th. Proceeds go to Philoxenia House. For more information stop by their table at Fellowship Hour.
TIME FOR A YARD SALE – Save your junk! Well, your gently used, well cared-for junk anyway. Philoptochos is dusting off our Transfiguration Family Yard Sale. Get ready to de-clutter! The sale will be May 19th but start thinking about it now…more details to follow.
20 Feb – SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS’ MEETING, 7pm
22 Feb – COUNCIL OF CHURCHES, 6:30pm
25 Feb – DIVINE LITURGY (2ndSaturday of Souls), 9am
25 Feb – VCC LENTEN CAMP, 9:00am – 2pm
26 Feb – FORGIVENESS VESPERS, 6pm
27 Feb – CLEAN MONDAY, GREAT AND HOLY LENT BEGINS
Mondays – GREAT COMPLINE, 6pm
Wednesdays – PRESANCTIFIED LITURGY AND SPEAKER SERIES, 6pm
Fridays – SALUTATIONS TO THE THEOTOKOS, 7pm
02 Mar – LENTEN LOCK-IN, 6pm Sign-In
03 Mar – DIVINE LITURGY (3rdSaturday of Souls), 9am
04 Mar – LENTEN VESPERS (at Transfiguration GOC), 6pm
09-11 Mar – CATECHESIS TRAINING, 9-5pm
11 Mar – LENTEN VESPERS (at St. George Antiochian), 6pm
16-18 Mar – CATECHESIS TRAINING, 9-5pm
18 Mar – LENTEN VESPERS (at Holy Trinity GOC), 6pm
STUMP THE PRIEST! Fr. Stephen will answer your questions on the last Sunday of each month (Feb 26th!). Please submit questions in the box in the Narthex.
COMMUNITY OUTREACH – Philoptochos is still collecting: 1) non-perishable food items for the Merrimack Valley Food Pantry, and 2) new children's shoes, socks and shoelaces for Shoes for Orphan Souls