Weekly Sunday Bulletin – Exaltation of the Holy Cross


We thank the 355 stewards who have pledged for 2014.

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Thank You for Your Support

In order to register for any of the youth or adult programs, you must be a pledging member of St. Demetrios Church.

Flowers for the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

Donated by Katherine Ziegler in loving memory of her husband Dr. John Ziegler.

Women’s Bible Study

Our first class will be on Sunday, October5th upstairs in the church, and from then on the first Sunday of every month. The study will begin promptly at 1pm and you are asked to arrive early. Please bring your Bible, notebook, pen and open heart for God.

Visiting Angels

The Visiting Angels is a group of loving people who visit those who are shut in or in the hospital. They meet with Fr. John on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 10:30am to plan their visits . If you want to be part of this wonderful ministry, please call the office.

Agape Club

Ready to kick off another year, our young 50 years and over crowd is meeting next Tuesday, Sept. 16 , 11am at the Coral Ridge Complex at 3333 34th St., Blvd C in Fort Lauderdale.

If you wish to become a member of the Agape Club join us every 3rd Tuesday of the month for fellowship and fun. Please contact Maria Jordan for more information at  954-927-5109.

DOP wine tasting event

Saturday, September 27th is the Daughters of Penelope Wine Tasting Event. Get your tickets today!

Saint Sophia— September 16

Celebrate the feast day of Saint Sophia and her three daughters, Faith, Hope and Love, at Saint Sophia Cathedral in Miami.

Vespers will begin at 7pm on Tuesday evening followed by refreshments in the community center. Wednesday morning services will begin with Matins at 8:30am and the Divine Liturgy celebrated at 9:30am.

Education Youth Culture Committee

DAC election is coming up on Sept 21st. ALL NOMINATION FORMS DUE SEPT 16th. There are forms printed and set on the South Narthex Table. 

If your children are in the younger classes of Sunday school please make sure to drop off and PICK UP your children upstairs in the classrooms.

Our Youth Ministries Registration is still open. If you have not registered your children for our Youth Programs please sign them up! There will be computers available to register your children upstairs in the hall where Sunday School is held. – If your children are dancing at Art Serve, please chaperon your children to and from the building.

Family Ministry

The Metropolis Family Life Ministry has a wealth of online articles, which we pray will be informative for your parish families. These offerings include:  

  • A delightful weekly series on parenting by Jocelyn Mathewes, entitled “Joyful Noise” including her photography.
  • An insightful discussion with our twenty and thirty year-olds, exploring the future of this generation and the Church.
  • New Social Faith sessions encouraging our twenty and thirty year-olds in the faith through “world-café” structured gatherings.
  • “Small Steps to enrich your marriage” A series from Dr. Roxanne Louh – weekly articles on healthy relational awareness.
  • Articles on the importance of connecting with college students.
  • An article by Julie Moricz, the Metropolis Coordinator for Youth, Education, and Hellenic Culture, on the importance of reinforcing St. Stephen’s Camp year-round.
  • Links to family friendly resources from Orthodox Christian Network and the Archdiocese.
  • please see attached flyer

St. Demetrios New Years Cruise!

Book your cabin today with Stephen Solos 954-290-0549 for a one week cruise aboard the MSC Divina. Set to sail Dec. 27 with stops in St. Maarten, San Juan and Gr. Stirrup Key and back Jan. 3. A fully refundable deposit of $100. per person is due upon booking with final payment due Oct. 3. Please watch for more details.

The St. Demetrios Endowment Program

This program has been established in order to secure the future of our church. Individuals, families, businesses or corporations may give to the Endowment fund and designate these funds to be utilized within the following areas, Educational Programs, Land Acquisition, Building Maintenance, New Building Construction and Social Ministries. Your gift would have an immediate impact with 50% being held in the endowment fund thereby securing growth for the future and the other 50% going immediately for use in the area you have chosen. This giving can be done during your lifetime or designated in your will. We are available to discuss these options and others with you at your convenience. Please contact Fr. Chris for additional information.

Save the Date

October 25     St. Demetrios Dinner Dance … A Night at the Plak

December 12   White Dream… a Holiday Celebrat

December 27 New Year’s Eve Cruise aboard the MSC Divina

February 6-8 Fort Lauderdale Greek Festival

2015Grand Raffle 1st Prize 2015   Mercedez Benz CLA250

March 2015   Anchors Away.. Gala Event