Holy Saturday Family Branch

Join us in the Community Hall following the 9AM Vespers and Liturgy of St. Basil

Some of the Lenten and non-Lenten foods items to be served:

Fresh Fruit Salad, Yogurt Parfaits, Spinach & Feta Fritatta, Baked French Toast, Scrambled eggs, Breakfast Potatoes, Bagels, Pastries … and more

$15 — Adults ~ $8— Children

There will be a Special Egg hunt and face painting!

Also available will be the Traditional Easter Soup (Magiritsa) on sale for $5 a pint.

Tickets available in the Community Hall on Sundays following the Divine Liturgy or by calling

the Church Office to purchase tickets by credit card at (954) 467-1515

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Epiphany Celebration 2014

You are invited to the Pan Orthodox Celebration of the Feast of the Epiphany


Who: Hosted by the Orthodox Christian Parishes of all Jurisdictions From Miami to Fort Pierce and Florida’s South West Coast
What: Hierarchical Divine Liturgy, Blessing of the Waters, and Diving for the Cross
Where: St. Catherine Greek Orthodox Church, West Palm Beach, FL
When: 9:00 a.m. Saturday, January 12, 2013

Procession, Blessing of the Waters and Diving for the Cross will Take place at 12:00 Noon Followed by a Luncheon

Adults: $25.00
Children (12 and under): $10.00

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New Year’s Eve 2013

Celebrate New Year’s

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Festivities begin at 9:00pm


Entertainment services provided by DJ Jimmy!

Delicious menu catered by The Culinary Republic

aka Nikol Maroulis


Adults:   $60.00

Teens(13-18):  $30.00



Tickets on sale in the community center on Sundays or

Phone reservations only by credit card call 954-467-1515

Christmas Wonderland Gala 2013

You’re invited to join us for our Christmas Wonderland Gala.

Who: Hosted by St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
What: Christmas Wonderland Gala 2013
Where: Coral Ridge Country Club, 3801 Bayview Drive Fort Lauderdale
When: 7:00 p.m. Saturday, December 7, 2012

Tickets prior to December 4, 2013
$75.00/ person

Tickets after December 4, 2013
$85.00/ person

The Evening event includes:

Live Musical performance of Ellada

Choose from two main dishes:

  • Roasted Garlic and Rosemary Breast of Chicken Lemon Butter Sauce
    Served with Baby Vegetables, Sautéed Spinach, Herb Mashed Potatoes

  • Grilled Atlantic Salmon Over Mashed Potatoes and Wilted Spinach
    In a White Wine Butter Sauce with Artichokes, Sundried Tomatoes,Basil and Kalamata Olives

Here are some highlighted Silent Auction items including two fabulous vacation excursions:


Join us to see the many more items that will be auctioned

2 bedroom home on the beach, A one-week stay at a villa on the most popular and beautiful Ionian Island of Kefalonia, Greece

3 Night Stay at the Radisson Blu Resort, Marina & Spa St. Martin

 VIP Club Red Seats Hockey tickets Panthers vs. Tampa Bay – December 23rd, 2013 includes: VIP Parking, superior cuisine, drinks…

 HILTON Ft. Lauderdale Beach Resort: Host an unforgettable private dinner for 8 prepared by the Executive Chef with picturesque Penthouse views of the ocean and city. One night stay included in penthouse for host and a guest

 Full day at In Sync Hair & Body Works –oh my! 90 min Signature Facial + Precision Cut & Blow Dry Signature Mani & Pedi + Makeup Application

 Crystal Bay Caterers: Celebrate your special occasion with a private dinner party for 10 prepared by exclusive chef Sam LoPiccolo and his team

 Experience Greece in your own Private Villa in Kefalonia- Enjoy breathtaking views while having your morning coffee… 2 night stay

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St. Demetrios Christmas Wonderland Gala- Auction letter


October 28th, 2013

Dear Friends:
We are excited to announce that St. Demetrios will host a Christmas Wonderland Gala on Saturday, December 7th at the Coral Ridge Country Club.  Our guests will enjoy a wonderful reception, live band, and a fun-filled silent auction, at this wonderful Florida Christmas Wonderland.

We would like you to consider donating auction items or monetary gifts to sponsor the event as an end of the year gift. The Christmas Gala will be advertised throughout the Greek Orthodox Parishes in South Florida – and we are expecting to host over 200 guests from the community and beyond that evening. Your business or family will be recognized for its contribution in our event program. All proceeds from the event will benefit the parish ministries.

For more details, please contact the church office or one of the event committee members listed below. We ask that you please print the attached donation form and return it with your donation. St. Demetrios church will return a copy for your records. All donations are tax deductible. Receipts will be provided All donations must be submitted by Sunday, November 24th to be included in the program.

Eleni Cartier – Co-Chair 954.254.0014

Efie Hamilton – Co-Chair 954.292.3395

Eleni Varvoutis – Co-Chair 954.895.5076

Thank you in advance for your support. We look forward to adding you to our list of donors, and hope that you will be able to join us for this wonderful event!

In His Service,

Rev. Christopher T. Metropulos
St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church
Christmas Auction 2013 – Saturday, December 7th

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The following is a wish list for auction donations. If you are able to donate any of the following, please fill out this form, and turn it in to the committee. The items can be dropped off to the church office or you can call 954-467-1515 for someone to pick them up. (No need to wrap anything.)  If you wish to put together a basket with a friend let us know if you need suggestions! Deadline is November 24th.
Sports (hockey, basketball, baseball) | Concerts | Plays | Lectures/Seminars
Restaurants | Spa & Beauty Services | Golf or Tennis | Retail Stores | Movie Tickets
Airline tickets | Hotel Stays | Theme Parks | Cruises | Limousine Rides
Toys | Birthday parties |  Furniture | Dress Up Outfits | Summer Camps | Piano Lessons
Television | DVD player | Portable stereo/iPod | iPad | Cell Phone
Fishing Trip | Condo rental for a long weekend or week | Catering a Small Dinner Party | Wine Tastings
Autographed Jerseys | Balls | Hats
Paintings | Sculptures | Mirrors | Vases
Feel free to be creative. Try to think of something that would make a great Christmas gift! All donations are tax deductible. Receipts will be provided.

Thank you for supporting our parish!


Gourmet Food/Kitchen, Crafts or Scrapbooking, Coffee or Tea, Dentist – Whitening teeth, Orthodontist Services, Tennis Lessons, Movies or Books, Music or Games, Favorite Food – Greek, Italian, BBQ, Asian, Mexican, Beach or Picnic, Barbie Toy Basket, Thomas the Train Basket, Birthday Party, Baby Boy or Girl, Sports – Fitness, Tennis, Golf, Soccer,Baseball, Football, Treats – Chocolate, Candy,Snacks (A-Z), Christmas

A Night at the Parthenon

In honor of the feast day for St. Demetrios, come celebrate, Saturday, October 26, 2013

A Night at the Parthenon

A night reserved for Dining, Dancing and Music

6:30pm- cocktail reception

7:30pm- dinner

a choice of entree– roast lamb, salmon or vegetarian delight

live entertainment by Demetri and the Islanders

fabulous raffle prizes


ticket pre-sale until October 20 / after October 20

adults $45.00/ $50.00

children 12 & up/ college students $30.00/ $35.00

PJ & Pizza Party

children 11 and under (reservations required)

first child $10.00/second child + $5.00 / per family

tickets sold after Sunday Services in the community center.

for reservations contact

Marion Koliniatis at 305-632-1415 or email marionk2@bellsouth.net

Katherine Ziegler at 954-564-3379 or email katherineziegler@msn.com

GOYA Survivor Retreat


Survival Lock-In Retreat

WHAT: District GOYA Survival Retreat

WHEN: Saturday, September 28th

HOST: St. Andrew & St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Churches

WHERE: St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church, 7901 North Kendall Drive, Miami, FL 33176 (305) 595-1343

FEES: $20.00 per Person



Saturday, September 28, 2013

St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church

7901 North Kendall Dr.

Miami, FL 33156

8:30 Am – 9:30 Am – Arrival

9:30 Am – 10:00 Am – Orthros Service

10: 00 Am – 10:30 Am – Breakfast

10:30 Am – 11:00 Ice Breakers

11:00 Am – 12:00 Pm – Section I

12: 00 Am – 1:00 Pm – Team Building Activities

1: 00 Pm – 1:40 Pm -Lunch Break

1: 40 Pm – 2: 40 Pm – Section II

2: 40 Pm – 3: 40 Pm Survivor Challenges

3: 40 Pm – 4: 00 Pm – Refreshments

4: 00 Pm – 4: 30 Vespers Service W Closing Prayer



Meet at St. Demetrios to carpool with Advisor

Sep. 28: Drop Off at St. Demetrios at 8:00 am (we will call if there is a change in meeting time)

Sep. 28: Pick Up at St. Demetrios at 5:30 pm (we will call if there is a change in pick up time)


Meet at Advisor’s Home to carpool – (George Stratoudakis) Vicinity of I-75 & Stirling Rd

Sep. 28: Drop Off at 8:00 am (we will call if there is a change in meeting time)

Sep. 28: Pick Up at 5:15 pm (we will call if there is a change in pick up time)


Parents have the option to provide transportation to and from the event for their own child. If this option is

selected please be prompt for both drop-off and pick-up times. Directions provided upon request.

Sep. 28: Drop Off at 9:00 am at St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church

Sep. 28: Pick Up at 4:30 pm at St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church

IOCC Charity Benefit

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral will be hosting a Charity Benefit for International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC)

Who:  All those who wish to attend

What:  Charity Benefit

Where:  St. George Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral, 320 Palermo Ave. Coral Gables, Florida

When:  Friday, August 30, 2013 at 7:00 pm

Enjoy an evening of

Classical Melodic Delight


Cocktails, Dinner and Acution


Classical Arabic Melodies by

Richard Corey

Fadi Hardan ~ Elias Kilri ~ Walid Abu Saad ~ John Sassine


Classical American Melodies by

Jose Montoto ~ Joe Donato ~ Jackson King


Please make the following reservation(s):

LOVE Table of 8 – $1000 (minimum)

HOPE Table of 8 – $600

FAITH Table of 8 – $400

Individual Ticket – $50

R.S.V.P on or before August 23, 2013.  For questions, please call Tony Zammar at 786-325-7034.  Kindly list all names of guest.

Marlins with PAREA

Join PAREA for a great American pastime

Who:  Marlins vs. Washington Nationals

What:  A Baseball Game!

When:  September 6th, Game begins at 7:00 pm.

Where:  Meet at St. Demetrios by 4:00pm. We leave @ 4:30pm.

Tickets cost $20.00 per person before August 18th.

RSVP to parea@stdemetrios.org by August 18th and purchase a ticket.  NOTE: The cost of the tickets will go up to $30 per person thereafter.