1 THE SOURCE October 2014 Issue # HOLY TRINITY GREEK ORTHODOX CATHEDRAL CAMP HILL, PA Church growth and funding missionary work Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ: Toward the end of the sacrament of Baptism we read from the Gospel of Matthew a passage wherein Christ tells us that we need to carry the Gospel to the whole world: Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit (Matt. 28:19) This is more than a polite suggestion, rather it is a command addressed to every Christian by the Lord Himself. Following this command starts at home: Be a good Christian yourself, do your best to raise your children to follow the commandments of Christ and the teachings of the church. Take care of the local needy, sick and imprisoned and by your example you will win many to Christ without ever needing to apply for a passport. By the way, surveys indicate that many more people would come to church if people would just take the small risk of rejection and ask them to come. I think this is because most people fear going into situations where they aren t sure they will be welcome, especially if they don t know the customs (when to sit or stand, etc.), so knowing someone will be there to show them around helps a lot. You could take church growth to the next level by participating in short term mission trips within the U.S. (FOCCUS and YOCAMA) or abroad (OCMC). Each of us has a calling to fulfill when it comes to church growth and probably only a few of us are called to be long-term, foreign missionaries. However, long-term foreign missions work is an integral part of being a Christian and we need to help the people called to doing this work. Recently, I read an excellent proposal for how to do this written by Nathan Hoppe. I met Nathan back in when we were students together at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. Since then, Nathan and his family have been serving continuously in Albania as missionaries. Albania s Orthodox church suffered tremendously under the communists in the 20 th Century and had to be re-built from almost nothing under the leadership of Archbishop Anastasios. The resurrection of the Church in Albania has become a textbook case of how amazing things can happen in the Mission field. (continued on next page)
2 THE SOURCE OCTOBER 2014 Page 2 Perhaps it is best if I just quote Nathan Hoppe: A challenge to substantial partnership The work of missions is a partnership between local sending parishes and missionaries who are sent, in order to be faithful to our Lord's command to make disciples of all nations. During these months in the US we have been challenging churches and individuals to think more strategically about this partnership. Churches tend to have a somewhat haphazard approach to the support of missionaries. They give generously to those who visit and occasionally send support between visits, but they make no substantial, ongoing commitment. Though well-intentioned, this results in two undesirable outcomes. First, missionaries are required to spend a great deal more of their time and energy on support team development. They also do not have a stable support base freeing them up to focus on ministry. Second, churches do not have a strong sense of connection to the mission work that they support. Often parishioners are not even aware of what they have or are supporting. This means that they are not praying fervently or giving sacrificially towards missions. I believe that it would be ideal if each missionary had about 10 churches that partner with them in a substantial way. This would allow the missionary to focus their support team development time on ministering to these 10 churches and would allow the church to have a vital sense of connection with the missionaries that they are sending. For this to be possible, churches need to choose to make a substantial investment in the ministry of a limited number of missionaries. The level of investment will vary with the size and resources of each parish, but a basic rule of thumb is that it costs approximately the same to send a missionary family as it does to support a clergy family in the US. Therefore a church should consider an investment equivalent to 10% of the total cost for supporting their priest each month in a monthly donation to the support of a missionary. In this way 10 churches could support one missionary. Some larger churches may be able to support several missionaries on this level while smaller churches may not be able to reach this level yet. If parishes would begin to follow this model for the support of missionaries it would have a dramatic impact on the number of missionaries that are deployed around the world, and it would allow us to be much more effective in fulfilling our Lord's command to make disciples of all nations. Obviously, this is a big change in thinking. It would require changes at the budget level of the parish as well as our personal giving rates. However, the benefits to the parish as well as the missionaries would be substantial. I hope you will think and pray to discern your calling in the realm of church growth. God bless! +Fr. Mark
3 THE SOURCE OCTOBER 2014 Page 3 (A Parish under the jurisdiction of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, and the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Pittsburgh) The Source is a monthly publication issued 11 times annually (June/July is a combined issue) SUNDAY MORNING LITURGIES ORTHROS 8:45 a.m. DIVINE LITURGY 10:00 a.m. WEEKDAY MORNING SERVICES WHEN SCHEDULED ORTHROS 8:30 a.m. DIVINE LITURGY 9:30 a.m. Church Office Main Office: :30 a.m. 4:30 p.m. Monday Friday Dana Fleisher-Silen, Church Secretary Fax: (717) Priests Fr. Kosta Petrogeorge, Cathedral Dean Cell: Fr. Mark Lichtenstein, Assistant Priest Cell: A priest is generally present at the church for unscheduled appointments Monday-Friday from 9:00am-12:00pm. For scheduled appointments you may contact the priests at the Church office or by calling them directly on their cell phones. The priests offer frequent studies and community-gatherings. This includes a weekly Pan- Orthodox bible study that meets in Harrisburg, each Wednesday morning 12:00 Noon - 1:00 p.m. Current place of meeting is: 33 N 2 nd St, Harrisburg, PA (Harbilas & Association, Accounting Office). Please see monthly Source for additional community opportunities.
4 THE SOURCE OCTOBER 2014 Page 4 OTHER STAFF Mary Wallenmeyer Financial Assistant to the Treasurer (717) Tom Paparoidamis Protopsalti (Cantor) (717) Tim Leland Maintenance (717) Meade Buff Buffington, Jr. Custodian (717) PARISH MINISTRIES & OTHER ORGANIZATIONS Parish Council John Harbilas, President Home (717) Cell (717) Philoptochos Constance Dina Keriazes (717) Sunday School Thana Ward (717) Despina Aftosmes (717) Sunday School PTO Michael Ward (717) YAL George Peslis (717) GOYA Co-Presidents Dean Pandelaras (717) Nicholas Pandelaras (717) HOPE & JOY Thana Ward (717) Greek School PTO Mantha Hershey (717) Olympic Flame Dancers Anne Parke, Co-Director (717) Olympic Flame Dancers Mantha Demopoulos, Co-Director (717) Greek School Dimitra Curley, Director (717) Choir Director Kathy Doulgeris (717) Choir Assistant Robert Moeller (717) Sts. Joachim & Anna Christ Zervanos (717) Ahepa Dimitri Zozos (717) Blood Bank Christ Megoulas (717) Dean Kokos (717) Neohoriton Society William Kotsalos (717) Hellenic Heritage Assoc. Alexander Vgontzas (717) Evrytanian Assoc. Velouchi, Jim Lloyd Chapter 18- Agios Taxiarhis (717) Basketball Director George Spanos
5 THE SOURCE OCTOBER 2014 Page 5 PARISH COUNCIL Dear Parishioners, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral was honored to have hosted the Metropolis Clergy- Laity Philoptochos Assembly on Sept This is the first time that I know that this convention was held in the eastern part of the Metropolis. I hope that we proved to be excellent hosts. We are fortunate to have volunteers that made this convention possible. Our Camp Hill Cathedral ranks as one of the five largest contributors in the metropolis to the metropolis financial budget. We should be proud of our Cathedral. On Sunday, October 19, 2014 we will have a Parish Assembly meeting to approve candidates for election to the Parish Council. I cannot emphasize enough the importance of these elections which will take place in November. I hope that many of you volunteer and sign up to run for Parish Council. Take an interest in your Church and participate in the decision process. This is your church so please step up and participate. We need the church even when we may not be conscious of this need. Many thanks to the Building and Grounds committee for their recent work. The classrooms downstairs have been given a new coat of paint and the floors were buffed and waxed. Many hours of volunteer work was dedicated to the supervision and scheduling of these efforts. More work needs to be done, like improving the social hall, parking lot, and roof floor covering. We must be responsible about continuing to maintain our church facilities. Sunday school is in full swing. The teachers have their lessons planned and are ready to teach your children about our faith. Please provide them that opportunity by bringing your children. It is not too late to sign your children up for the various programs, Sunday school being the most important. I want to thank all the volunteers that work hard to make the church programs a success. Best Wishes, John Harbilas Parish Council President
6 THE SOURCE OCTOBER 2014 Page 6 VOTER ELIGIBILITY FOR PARISH COUNCIL ELECTIONS In order to be eligible to vote in the Parish Council Elections, an individual must be a member in good standing of the Parish, as defined in the Uniform Parish Regulations of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. In Chapter One, Article 18, Section 1, of these regulations, a parishioner in good standing is defined as: "Any person, eighteen years of age or over, who was baptized and chrismated according to the rites of the Orthodox Church and lives according to the tenets of the Orthodox faith." The Uniform Parish Regulations also provide that a member in good standing is one who has met his or her stewardship obligation to the Parish. Under Article VI, Section 1, of our Parish Bylaws, this stewardship obligation is defined as follows: "For purposes of voting in the annual election of Parish Council members, a parishioner in good standing is defined as any member of the Parish who submits a completed stewardship pledge card on or before the end of the Ecclesiastical Year, August 31, prior to the elections on the third Sunday in November of each calendar year." In addition, Article VI, Section 6, of the Parish Bylaws provides that "Absentee ballots shall be made available to parishioners who for physical or health reasons are unable to personally cast a ballot on the day of elections and who are otherwise able, competent, and eligible to vote." Requests for absentee ballots will be available in the church office. Please remember that if you did not turn in a pledge card, you will NOT eligible to vote in the Fall elections for Parish Council, NOR are you will you be able to run as a candidate. August 31, 2014 was the deadline to submit your stewardship pledge card. NOMINATION FORM FOR THE 2014 PARISH COUNCIL ELECTION January 1, 2015-December 31, 2017 As a parishioner in good standing of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral for at least one year immediately preceding the 2014 Parish Council Election, I hereby submit my name as a candidate for election to the Parish Council for the three-year term of offfice from January 1, 2015 to December 31, This form must be submitted to the church office on or before the date of the Parish Assembly at which the 2014 Parish Council nominations are to be made. Please print: NAME: TELEPHONE: DATE: SIGNATURE:
7 THE SOURCE OCTOBER 2014 Page 7 OCTOBER COFFEE HOUR Vasiliki Kalathas, Christina Stamos, Koula Kokos OCTOBER EARLY USHERS 5 Georgia Lucas & George Keriazes 12 Paul Kokos & Kostas Pappas 19 George Mallios & Nick C. Mallios 26 Bill Kotsalos & Gus Giannaris OCTOBER EPISTLE READERS 5 2 nd Sunday of Luke 2 Corinthians 6:16-18; 7:1 Reader: James Lloyd 12 7 th Ecumenical Council Titus 3:8-15 Reader: Peter A. Aftosmes 19 3 rd Sunday of Luke 2 Cor 11:31-33; 12:1-9 Reader: Ed Ward 26 6 th Sunday of Luke 2 Tim 2:1-10 Reader: Dean Kokos NOVEMBER EPISTLE READERS 2 5 th Sunday of Luke Galatians 2:16-20 Reader: Ann Ariano 9 7 th Sunday of Luke Galatians 6:11-18 Reader: Robert Moeller 16 Apostle Matthew Romans 10:11-21; 11:1-2 Reader: Peter E. Aftosmes 23 9 th Sunday of Luke Ephesians 2:14-22 Reader: George Spanos 30 Apostle Andrew 1 Corinthians 4:9-16 Reader: Dimitri Zozos MEMORIALS/TRISAGIA ALTAR FLOWERS COFFEE HOUR Loucas T. Ntzanis October 5 10-yr Memorial Alexandra Scoropanos-Ellis October day memorial, Coffee Hour, Altar Flowers BAPTISMS On Sunday, September 7 the daughter of Benjamin and Katia Hager was baptized and given the name Alexis Virginia by her godparent Tina Ntonados. On Sunday, September 21, the son of George and Tiffany Katsaros was baptized and given the name Alexander George by his godparent George Masgalas. All who have been baptized into Christ, have put on Christ. Galatians 5:27 YOUTH MINISTRIES SUNDAY SCHOOL Sunday school is off to a GREAT START - Let s keep it up! Each month we will be recognizing students with perfect attendance. If you visit another church, please bring their Sunday bulletin and your child will be given attendance credit for that Sunday. Have a beautiful Fall and God Bless, Thana Ward HOPE & JOY HOPE & JOY FALL GATHERING FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2014 at 5:45 PM for pizza, crafts, and games Followed by an Organizational Meeting by/for the Parents - PARENTS PLEASE PLAN TO ATTEND as we need to organize the events and schedule for the Hope & Joy upcoming events
8 THE SOURCE OCTOBER 2014 Page 8 PLEASE SIGN UP (we need counts for preparation) by phone or 1. Use sign-up sheet on Children s Bulletin Board OR 2. Contact Thana Ward or Thank you and God Bless, Thana Ward ALTAR SERVERS Any boys, ages 9 through 19, who are interested in serving in the altar this year should contact Peter Aftosmes at or (717) to register. Teams are being formed and a schedule will be established for weekly altar service. Thank you! Peter Aftosmes GOYA The teen group/goya of our parish will have a general meeting in the GOYA room the first Sunday of each month after church for the season. Please plan to attend. GREEK SCHOOL Please note that on October 29th we will be celebrating OXI day as the first celebration of our school calendar. Everyone is welcome. Dimitra Curley OLYMPIC FLAME DANCE TROUPE Below is a list of important dates. We look forward to seeing all of you. If you have any questions please feel free to our co-presidents Mantha Demopoulos and Ann Ariano. Tentative Calendar: Olympic Flames Wednesday October 8 Registration forms & fees due (24th Annual Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Pittsburgh Folk Dance Festival) Saturday November 1 Folk Dance Festival Sunday November 23 Bake Sale Thank you to all of our wonderful dancers and instructors for a great performance at Elizabethtown's Masonic Village. We would also like to thank parents for their support, for transporting students to this event and baking for E-town and our bake sale at church. Great Job Everyone! PTO PARISH MINISTRIES ST. CATHERINE PHILOPTOCHOS SOCIETY We d like to thank everyone who participated in the Metropolis Clergy Laity Conference held here in our parish. We thank John Harbilas, Nick Theofanis and Thana Ward, who worked with the Metropolis Chancellor s committee to make sure we provided what was needed to make this Conference a success. We especially thank Nick Mallios and his crew for the outstanding presentation of meals, our parish council members who made sure everyone was welcomed, and of course, all our ladies who participated in the Philoptochos meetings and helped in hosting wherever we were needed. The conference was good to get together and share our common goals, concerns and successes as members of the Metropolis of Pittsburgh. We would also like to express our appreciation to Maria Peslis for the work she did as treasurer of our chapter. We welcome our new treasurer Ginny Schmitt. Our next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 6:30 pm. The board meeting will be at 5:45pm. Please plan to join us. Also mark your calendars for Philoptochos Sunday, which will be held on, Sunday, November 2, We will honor our living and deceased members with a artoclasia and memorial. Dues are payable now for the 2015 year Sept 2014 to Sept We look forward to seeing you at our upcoming meetings and events. Constance Dina Keriazes
9 THE SOURCE OCTOBER 2014 Page 9 STS. JOACHIM AND ANNA SOCIETY The Saints Joachim and Anna Society held its first meeting of the ecclesiastical year at 11:00 am on Tuesday, September 2, in the Philoptochos Room, with about 40 people in attendance. The Society's plans for the coming year were discussed, followed by a luncheon hosted by Mary Touloumes and Ricky Zervanos. A meeting of the Society is scheduled to take place at 11:00 am on Tuesday, October 7, in the Philoptochos Room. The guest speaker will be Patti Gustin-Yanich, of Yanich & Associates, who will make a presentation on the topic of Medical Insurance Options. The Society will hold a meeting in the Philoptochos Room at 11:00 am on Tuesday, November 4, and the guest speaker will be Arlene Donnelly, Project Manager of the Dollar Energy Fund/PPL Epower Team. She will speak on the subject of achieving savings on the use of energy in the home. Membership in the Saints Joachim and Anna Society is open to all parishioners age 55 and over. For more information about membership, contact Mary Touloumes at or Christ Zervanos at ST. ELIZABETH S WOMAN S STUDY GROUP The St. Elizabeth Women s Study Group meets on the 2 nd and 4 th Wed. of every month at 5:30pm in the Church Library. New members are always welcome, please contact Ann Ariano at or for more information. CHURCH LENDING LIBRARY The church library contains information about Orthodoxy and Greece for you and your children. If you would like to borrow a book, sign the blue notebook, fill in name, date and name of book and when you return it, be sure to list the date you are returning it by your original sign in. Also, some of the books haven't been returned to our library; please check your books and return Holy Trinity's books for the use of your fellow parishioners. Thank you. PARISH NEWS KOLIVA Please note that Koliva can be prepared for a cost of $ by either: Sofia Kaldes (717) Peggy Orosz (717) Both ladies are always ready to assist. Please don t hesitate to call them or the church office to request koliva for a memorial service. WALKWAY OF THE FAITHFUL If you want to include your family and loved ones in our unique WALKWAY of the FAITHFUL, you may purchase a brick in memory or in honor of a loved one. Simply obtain and complete a form in the office. Please contact Dimitri Zozos with any questions. (717) REMEMBER THE SICK, THE SUFFERING, THE AFFLICTED The prayer of the righteous is powerful and effective (James 5.16) If you know of someone in a hospital who would like a visit, please call the clergy, or Georgia Lucas. Also, we hope to post names in the future of persons who have been particularly sick or who struggle with something or another so that the community can keep them in prayer. If you know of persons you are certain would like to have their names posted, then please forward their names to the Church secretary.
10 THE SOURCE OCTOBER 2014 Page 10 BLOOD DRIVE AHEPA CHAPTER #64 Thanks to the following individuals who donated the Gift of Life on Sunday, September 7. John Batzer Jr Anastasia Bowersox David Graham John Harbilas Christ Kambesis Nichole Kambesis Sam Kolokithas Tim Leland Jennifer Nichols Christos Pandelaras Bill Paterekas George Spanos Nicholas Spanos Michael Vovakes Mary Wallenmeyer Otto Wallenmeyer Bill Wallenmeyer Malcolm Ward
11 THE SOURCE OCTOBER 2014 Page 11 PARISH ETIQUETTE Additional Pious Customs *Bowing Orthodox Christians bow when the Theotokos and Christ are petitioned. They also bow to the priest at his blessing, and when he asks forgiveness before the Great Entrance and again before Holy Communion. It is traditional for the Orthodox faithful to bow and cross themselves when they enter and leave the church and when they pray before the icons. Orthodox College Students: For More Information: College Conference: Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/ / Thanksgiving Bake Sale!!! Fundraiser for the Olympic flame dancers Assorted pies & Assorted Greek pastries Sunday, November 23 rd
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13 THE SOURCE OCTOBER 2014 Page 13 EARLY DAYS OF OUR COMMUNITY Was this the birth of Our Philoptochos? Saturday, December 4, 1943, this picture and article appeared in the Harrisburg Evening News. And thus a precedent was established. The ladies of our community gathered together, worked, gossiped, and enjoyed each other s company while doing good deeds and to this day they haven t stopped aiding our church and our community. Unfortunately all the individuals pictured here have passed on but they have left the legacy of what is now our present day Philoptochos, of helping those in need while still enjoying each other s company. I hope this picture brings back pleasant memories of the Good Ole Days. Submitted by A.P.W.
14 THE SOURCE OCTOBER 2014 Page 14 OCTOBER LITURGICAL LIFE & REFLECTIONS SUNDAY MORNINGS Orthros 8:45am; Divine Liturgy 10:00am Sunday 5 th Divine Liturgy (2 nd Sunday of Luke) 8:45am Orthros, 10:00am Divine Liturgy Monday 6 th 5:30PM Men s Fellowship with Fr. Kosta Tuesday 7 th *10:00AM-11:00 Abundant Life Bible Study with Fr. Kosta *7:00pm Young Professionals meet with Fr. Kosta Saturday 11 th Chambersburg Divine Liturgy 9:00am Sunday 12 th Divine Liturgy (Sunday of the 7 th Ecumenical Council) 8:45am Orthros, 10:00am Divine Liturgy Monday 13 th 5:30PM Men s Fellowship with Fr. Kosta Tuesday 14 th Abundant Life Bible Study with Fr. Kosta 10:00AM-11:00. Sunday 19 th Divine Liturgy (3 rd Sunday of Luke) 8:45am Orthros, 10:00am Divine Liturgy Monday 20 th *St. Gerasimus of Cephalonia 8:30am Orthros, 9:30am Divine Liturgy *5:30PM Men s Fellowship with Fr. Kosta Tuesday 21 st Abundant Life Bible Study with Fr. Kosta 10:00AM-11:00. Sunday 26 th Divine Liturgy (6 th Sunday of Luke, & St. Demetrius the Myrrh-streamer) 8:45am Orthros, 10:00am Divine Liturgy Monday 27 th *5:30PM Men s Fellowship with Fr. Kosta *6:45 PM Vesperal Liturgy of Holy Protection of the Theotokos
15 THE SOURCE OCTOBER 2014 Page 15 This is a service in which the faithful are provided a way to celebrate Liturgy in the evening. The service begins with Great Vespers and at a certain point merges with our familiar Divine Liturgy, and is thus known as Vesperal Liturgy. Holy Communion is offered, and just as with Sunday morning, the chalice is reserved only for practicing Orthodox Christians in good standing with the Church. It is also essential that the faithful prepare themselves for this service by means of fasting. The same guideline is given here as with the Lenten evening Presanctified Liturgy : The service.. presupposes the faithful arrive at church having fasted for the day. If one needs to eat something: try to keep your meal simple, and if possible, abstain from food and drink at least 6 hours before the service. Note also: in a larger parish such as ours where a second priest celebrates liturgy the next morning, the faithful attend one or the other service (but do NOT receive Holy Communion in both services). Tuesday 28 th *Holy Protection of the Theotokos (& OXI Day) 8:30am Orthros, 9:30am Divine Liturgy *Abundant Life Bible Study with Fr. Kosta 10:00AM-11:00. Looking Ahead for October: A gathering for the newly married, engaged, and pre-engaged Foundational Insights for Marriage Musings from Wealthy & Thriving Couples Interested participants please contact Fr. Kosta with date and time preference
16 THE SOURCE OCTOBER 2014 Page 16 The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly, Luke October Abundant Life Bible Study Each Tuesday Morning 10:00-11:00AM With Fr. Kosta Petrogeorge, Dean of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral 1000 Yverdon Drive; Camp Hill, PA With Holy Scripture as our anchor, we will often employ a variety of supplementary resources to discuss serious real-life themes such as anxiety, depression, suffering, death, grief, addictions, guilt, & denial. Thus, this forum is suitable only for adults who understand this.
17 THE SOURCE OCTOBER 2014 Page 17 HOLY TRINITY BOOKS & GIFTS Hours: Sunday, immediately following the Divine Liturgy Tuesday, 11:00 am 1:00 pm Wednesday, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Note: The bookstore will be open all day on September 25 th to September 27 th during the Metropolis Clergy-Laity Conference. The bookstore has a large collection of books, icons, religious items and gifts. Come in and browse around. It doesn t cost anything to look around. You might find something you like for yourself or as a gift for family or friends. We can also meet your wedding and baptismal needs through a partnership with Occasions. If you don t find something you need, we will order it. For more information, contact Jim and Angeliki Lloyd ( or call We accept VISA, MasterCard and Discover Card. In September, we are offering the Orthodox Bible Study Companion Series by Lawrence R. Farley at a 20% discount. With the start of the new Ecclesiastical year, it is a great time to share our Orthodox faith with your children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. We are focusing on the following children s books for the next two months. The Littlest Altar Boy - $18.00 The Jesus Prayer and Me - $13.00 It s the littlest altar boy s first day to service, and he s a little nervous. What if he trips on his robe? What if his candle catches somebody s hair on fire? Young boys looking forward to serving as acolytes will identify with this boy s anxieties and breathe easier when all goes well. Introduce children to one of Orthodox Christianity s shortest prayers. Illustrated with beautiful watercolors, this book takes a child through the actions of a typical day by emphasizing the opportunities for repeating the Jesus Prayer.
18 THE SOURCE OCTOBER 2014 Page 18 HOLY TRINITY BOOKS & GIFTS continued The Man and the Vine - $16.00 There once was a man who planted a vine So begins the rhythmic tale of a farmer and his young daughter joyfully tending their vineyard and offering the fruit of the vine back to their Creator in Eucharistic celebration. Meyer invites children to follow the journey of the grapes from field to wine press and from wine cellar to church, where they become the wine of Holy Communion. The Hidden Garden, a story of the heart - $18.00 Within every heart is a hidden garden. We can neglect it until the weeds take over and the flowers wither and die. Or, with the help of Christ, we can care for it and make it a place of beauty, grace, and joy. This charming parable will encourage children (and adults) to open the gate to Christ and tend the garden of their heart with loving care. And Then Nicholas Sang, the story of the Trisagion Hymn - $15.00 Nicholas the Chatterer was an ordinary young boy who loved his home in Constantinople almost as much as he loved to talk. That is, until the day the angels caught him up out of an earthquake and taught him to sing. Then he became Nicholas the Singer. His song saved the city from the earthquakes and entered into the Church s liturgy for all ages, as the Trisagion Hymn.
19 THE SOURCE OCTOBER 2014 Page 19 H ΠΗΓΗ ΟΚΤΩΒΡΙΟΥ η 12η 19η 26η ΚΑΦΕΣ ΕΠΙΤΡΟΠΟΙ ΟΚΤΩΒΡΙΟΥ Γεωργια Λουκα & Γιωργος Κυριαζης Αποστολος Κοκος & Κωστας Παππας Γιωργος Μαλλιος & Νικος Μαλλιος Βασιλειος Κοτσαλος & Κωστας Γιανναρης ΑΝΑΓΝΩΣΤΕΣ ΕΠΙΣΤΟΛΩΝ ΟΚΤΩΒΡΙΟΥ 4 2η Κυριακη του Λουκα Δημητρης Λλοιντ 12 7η Οικουμενικη Συνοδος Πητερ Α. Αφτοσμη 19 3η Κυριακη του Λουκα Εντ Γουντ 26 6 η Κυριακη του Λουκα Ντην Κοκος ΑΝΑΓΝΩΣΤΕΣ ΕΠΙΣΤΟΛΩΝ ΝΟΕΜΒΡΙΟΥ 2 5 η Κυριακη του Λουκα Αννα Αριανο 9 η 7 η Κυριακη του Λουκα Ρομπερτ Μολλερ 16 η Αποστολου Ματθαιου Πητερ Ε. Αφτοσμης 23 η 9η Κυριακη του Λουκα 30η Του Αποστολου Ανδρεα Δημητρης Ζοζος ΜΝΗΜΟΣΥΝΑ/ ΤΡΙΣΑΓΙΑ ΛΟΥΛΟΥΔΙΑ ΙΕΡΟΥ/ΚΑΦΕΣ 5 Οκτωβριου- Μνημοσυνο 10 ετων εις μνημην Ιατρου Λουκα Τζανη. 12 Οκτωβριου-Μνημοσυνο 40 ημερων λουλουδια Ιερου και καφε εις μνημην Αλεξανδρας Σκοροπανου Ελλις. ΒΑΠΤΙΣΕΙΣ Την κυριακη 7 Σεπτεμβριου βαπτιστηκε στην εκκλησια μας η κορη του Μπετζαρμιν και Κατιας Χαγκερ και ονομαστηκε Αλεξια -Βιργινια απο την νονα της Τινα Ντονατου. Την Κυριακη 21 Σεπτεμβριου βαπτιστηκε στην εκκλησια μας ο υιος του Γιωργου και Τιφφανυς Κατσαρου και ονομαστηκε Αλεξανδρος -Γεωργιος απο τον νονο του Γιωργο Μασγαλα. ΠΡΟΓΡΑΜΜΑΤΑ ΝΕΟΛΑΙΑΣ ΚΑΤΗΧΗΤΙΚΟ ΣΧΟΛΕΙΟ Τα μαθηματα του Κατηχητικου Σχολειου εχουν αρχισει κανονικα.καθε μηνα θα αναγνωριζουμε τους μαθητες που δεν εχουν απουσιες, εαν επισκεφτειτε καποια αλλη εκκλησια μπορειτε να φερετε το Κυριακατικο μπουλετιν να να μην παρουν απουσια τα παιδια σας. Θενα Γουορντ ΧΟΠ & ΤΖΟΙ Η πρωτη συγκεντρωση θα γινει την Παρασκευη 3 Οκτωβριου στις 5:45 μ.μ. με δειπνο,πιτσα, μαθημα, χειροτεχνιες για τα παιδια. Συγκεντρωση για τους γονεις. Σας παρακαλουμε να γραψετε το ονομα σας στο πινακα ανακοινωσεων του κατηχητικου σχολειου η επικοινωνειστε με την Θενα Γουορντ ΙΕΟΠΑΙΔΑ Αγορια ηλικιας 9 ετων μεχρι 19 ετων που επιθυμουν να βοηθησουν στο Ιερο μπορουν να επικοινωνησουν με τον Πητερ Αφτοσμη για να εγγραφουν. Θα βγει προγραμμα για την εβδομαδιαια τους υπηρεσια.
20 THE SOURCE OCTOBER 2014 Page 20 ΓΚΟΓΙΑ Οι συγκεντρωσεις θα γινονται την πρωτη Κυριακη του μηνα μετα την εκκλησια Τo πικ νικ για την αρχη του χρονου θα γινει στο σπιτι του Σανου. ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟ ΣΧΟΛΕΙΟ Το Ελληνικο Σχολειο θα γιορτασει τη Επετειο της 28 ης Οκτωβριου 1940.Ολοι ειστε προσκαλεσμενοι. ΧΟΡΕΥΤΙΚΟΣ ΟΜΙΛΟΣ ΟΛΥΜΠΙΑΚΗ ΦΛΟΓΑ Παρακατω υπαρχουν οι σπουδαιες ημερομηνιες του χορευτικου ομιλου. Αν εχετε ερωτησεις απεθυνθειτε στην Μανθα Δημοπουλου και Αννα Αριανο. Τεταρτη 8 Οκτωβριου εγγραφες για την συμμετοχη στο χορευτικο φεστιβαλ της Μητροπολης Σαββατο 1 Νοεμβριου- Χορευτικο Φεστιβαλ Κυριακη 23 Νοεμβριου- Πωληση γλυκισματων. ΚΟΙΝΟΤΙΚΗ ΖΩΗ ΦΙΛΟΠΤΩΧΟΣ Ευχαριστουμε ολους που συμμετειχαν στην Κληρολαικη συγκεντρωση της Μητροπολης που εγινε στην κοινοτητα μας. Ευχαριστουμε τον Ιωαννη Χαρμπιλα, Νικο Θεοφανη και Θενα Γουορντ που συνεργαστηκαν με τον αντιπροσωπο της Μητροπολης για την διοργανωση της συγκεντρωσης.επισης ευχαριστουμε τον Νικο Μαλλιο και την ομαδα του για την ετοιμασια των δειπνων και ολες τις γυναικες της Φιλοπτωχου που προσφεραν την βοηθεια τους οπου χρειαζοταν.ευχαριστουμε την Μαρια Πεσλη για τις υπηρεσιες της σαν ταμιας του Συλλογου και καλωσοριζουμε την νεα ταμια Τζινυ Σμιττ. Η επομενη συγκεντρωση θα γινει την Τριτη 21 Οκτωβριου στις 6:30μ.μ. με την συγκεντρωση του συμβουλιου της Φιλοπτωχου στις 5:30μ.μ.Την Κυριακη 2 Νοεμβριου θα τιμησουμε τα μελη της Φιλοπτωχου με αρτοκαλσια και τα θανοντα μελη με μνημοσυνο. Μπορειτε να πληρωσετε τη συνδρομη σας για το 2014 και Ευχομαι να σας δουμε στις επομενες συγκεντρωσεις. Κωνσταντινα Κυριαζη ΣΥΛΛΟΓΟΣ ΙΩΑΚΕΙΜ ΚΑΙ ΑΝΝΑ Η πρωτη συγκεντρωση του συλλογου για το νεο εκκλησιαστιο ετος εγινε την Τριτη 2 Σεπτεμβριου στις 11:00 π.μ. παραβρεθηκαν 40 μελη.το γευμα προσφεραν η Μαιρη Τουλουμη και η Χαρικλεια Ζερβανου. Η επομενη συγκεντρωση εχει προγραμματιστει για την Τριτη 7 Οκτωβριου στις 11:00 π.μ.ομιλητρια θα ειναι η Παττι Γκαστιν- Γιανιτς με θεμα επιλογες για ασφαλειες Υγειας. Η συγκεντρωση του Νοεμβριου θα γινει την Τριτη 4 Νοεμβριου στις 11:00 π.μ. με ομιλητρια την Αρλην Νταννελυ με θεμα την οικονομια χρησιμοποιησης ηλεκτρισμου στο σπιτι. ΣΥΛΛΟΓΟΣ ΝΕΑΡΩΝ ΓΥΝΑΙΚΩΝ ΑΓΙΑ ΕΛΙΣΑΒΕΤ Ο συλλογος εχει συναντησεις την 2 η και 4 η Τεταρτη του μηνα στις 5:30 μ.μ. στην βιβλιοθηκη.για περισσοτερες πληροφοριες για το συλλογο και να γινετε μελη τηλεφωνειστε στην Αννα Αριανο ΒΙΒΒΛΙΟΘΗΚΗ ΤΗΣ ΕΚΚΛΗΣΙΑΣ Η βιβλιοθηκη της εκκλησιας μας περιεχει πολλα βιβλια σχετικα με την Ορθοδοξια και την Ελλαδα.Εαν θελετε να δανειστειτε βιβλια απο την βιβλιοθηκη μπορειτε να υπογραψετε το ονομα σας στο μπλε βιβλιο