Weekly Sunday Bulletin – 12th Sunday of Luke


“I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit.” John 15:16

We thank the 108 stewards who have renewed their commitment to

St. Demetrios Church for year 2014.

Home Blessings

Fr. Chris and Fr. John are blessing homes for the new year. If you would like them to come to your home, please fill out a form (in the south narthex) or call the church office

HDF– Orlando

Fr. Chris is traveling this weekend to Orlando for the Hellenic Dance Conference, an annual event where dance groups from different parishes participate. Fr. Chris is not alone… he is accompanied by parents, chaperones and children; a group of around 50 . We wish them well and God Bless their safe return.

Festival Ad Book- Your Opportunity

Dear St. Demetrios Parishioner,

As you are aware, St. Demetrios Church offers a number of ministries, programs and events to its parish and local community. To support these ministries and share our Orthodox faith and Hellenic culture, we hold our annual Festival.

This year, the Fort Lauderdale Greek Festival will be held on February 7, 8, and 9, 2014.

To support the event, you can purchase a quarter, half or full page ad in our Festival Ad Book to wish the Church well on its upcoming festival, congratulate a loved one on a special occasion, or celebrate an anniversary.

For pricing, please pick up a Sponsorship Form from the south narthex, and return it to the Church office, or visit our website at www.stdemetrios.org where you can purchase your ad and upload any photos. All donations are tax deductible. Forms and artwork must be submitted by January 24, 2014. And if you know of friends or family members who would also be interested in this opportunity, please forward this information to them.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact us directly. We look forward to hearing from you.

Thank you,

John Ioannou, Jr. Committee Chair

Grand Raffle

Tickets have been mailed to our parishioners. If you need more tickets, a table is set up every Sunday from now until the festival. You may turn in your tickets stubs and pick up more tickets to sell. Ticket price is $25.00 and our goal is to sell 5000 to win a Brand New 2014 Lexus IS250.

Festival Volunteers 2014

Please stop by and volunteer for next month. Sign up sheets are in the Narthex every Sunday . Welcome to one of the grandest fund raisers and fellowship events of the year…our annual Greek Festival! Pick your spots now and join any one of the many talented teams working the festival. We have a spot for everyone: Parking Managers, Loukoumades, Grocery Store, Cashiers, Entrance Ticket Sales, Greeters, Kitchen Prep/Serve, Food Line Servers, Greek Coffee Booth, Gyro Booth, Taverna, Food Runners, Servers, Waiters, Car Raffle Sales, Bar tenders, Saganaki Booth, Volunteer-Information Booth, Dining Room Managers and more! Don’t Miss Out! Come see us today or call the office to sign up!

Bakers Kneaded!

Baking for the festival is taking pl;ace on Thursday, Jan. 23 and Sat. Jan. 25 at 10am.With the kitchen still under construction we will meet at East Coast Eatery 6600 NW 14th St, in Plantation. Please see the Philoptochos for more information. Or call 954-900-4505

Save the Date: March 1, 2014

The Lighthouse Point Yacht Club .Please come and support our fashion show.

Call Toni Hyland 954-427-5453 or Kallie Xenakis at 954-421-6161 for tickets. Tickets are $50.00

All proceeds go to benefit the PACE center for girls in Broward County.

Don’t miss the festivals at our sister parishes!!

St. Mark in Boca Raton from January 23– January 26

St. George in Hollywood on January 25 and January 26