We thank the 386 stewards who have pledged for 2013.
Do you know that it takes $1422 (*our annual operating budget of $590,000 divided by 415 pledging families) per household to meet the yearly operational expenses of St. Demetrios?)
*For more details on our annual budget please contact the church office.
Parish Council Elections
On Sunday, December 8,2013 the members of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church are
invited to participate in the election of Parish Council members who will serve for the 3-year term 2014, 2015, 2016.
Voting will begin immediately following Church services and will end at 1pm.
According to the Uniform Parish Regulations and by-laws, in order to participate in voting amember must be in good standing. Members in good standing are those who have paid their Stewardship Pledge, through November, for 2013. A member who is in arrears in his Stewardship Pledge may take part in the election by paying such arrears. New members may exercise the right to vote if they have been members for at least 3 months.
Your participation in this election will be appreciated.
The following have accepted the nomination for Parish Council
Demetri Rapanos, Anna Merkel, Peter Synoyannis, Michael Haralambis, Michael Fossler, Marion Koliniatis, Juanita Antley
Saturday, December 7th at the Coral Ridge Country Club call Eleni 954-895-5076 or Helen at 954-254-0014 for more information.
The St. Demetrios GOYA Carolers will be in your neighborhood to bring in the Christmas Cheer.
Dec. 4 – South Broward 6:00pm-8:30pm
Dec. 11 – North Broward 6:00pm-8:30pm
Dec. 19 – East Broward 6:00pm-8:30pm
If you would like them to sing for you and your family, please sign up at our GOYA table in the community center this Sunday.
Sunday School Christmas Pageant and Family Night
Friday, December 20, 2013 at 6:30pm
In the Community Center
Cancer Fighting Sunday
On Dec. 8, 2013 the Cancer Chapter is holding a bake sale, raffle drawing and a Christmas Boutique. All proceeds support cancer research at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Please join us after church services in the community center for this annual event.
Brown bag food drive
Thank you to all who contributed to your annual food drive.
Philoptochos Bake Sale
Thank you to the bakers, the helpers and the shoppers that supported the Philoptochos Bake Sale.
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.
Save the Date: December 31, 2013.
Ring in the New Year with your St. Demetrios Family.
New Year’s Eve celebration in our Community Center.
More information to follow!!
The Family Life Ministry of the Greek Orthodox
Metropolis of Atlanta presents:
Preparing for The Journey of Marriage in the Orthodox Church,
Saturday, January 4th, 2014 from 10am to 4pm.
A one-day workshop for couples getting married in the Orthodox Church
$40.00 per couple.
Hosted by Saint Sophia Cathedral
Please RSVP to the Cathedral office
Looking for volunteers to assist the parish council to ensure an orderly process during communion , the passing of the tray and the feast days of the church . Please contact the church office
A Historic Quest of Faith
Holy Land Pilgrimage on March 5-14, 2014 . Join Fr. Chris and Fr. Steven Zorzos form Saint Sophia in Washington, DC for this once in a lifetime opportunity. Come to the places where miracles occurred, where the Apostles walked , where the Theotokos was laid to rest. See where Christ prayed, suffered, died… and rose again.
Please see flier in south narthex or call Fr. Chris for more information. We are almost sold out, please act today!
Order of Saint Andrew, Archons of the Ecumenical Patriachate
On December 4 and 5, 2013, the Archons will be sponsoring a Second International Religious Freedom Conference in Berlin, Germany titled Tearing Down Walls: Achieving Religious Equality in Turkey and will bring together politicians, diplomats, etc to discuss religious freedom. If you wish to demonstrate support for the Mother Church please visit the Archons Website for more information
Coffee Reception is co-sponsored by the Bakatselos family in loving memory of Dimitrios Giannopoulos and by the Daughters of Penelope in loving memory of Dr. Helene Tzitsikas