Weekly Sunday Bulletin – January 3 – Sunday before Theophany


  • Basil for Holy Theophany

Please bring in your Basil plant, Wednesday , January 6, for the present feast is called “Theophany,” that is, the divine manifestation, God’s appearance among men. On this venerable day the sacred mystery of Christian baptism was inaugurated; henceforth also began the saving preaching of the Kingdom of the Heavens.

  • Save the Date ~Feast of the Epiphany ~ Pan Orthodox Celebration ~Saturday, January 9, 2016

At Saint Catherine Greek Orthodox Church, 110 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach

Orthros 9:00am, Archieratical Divine Liturgy 10:00am, Procession, Blessing of the Waters and Diving for the Cross 12:00 Noon

Followed by a Luncheon:  Lamb Shank over Rice, Salad, Rolls, Dessert, Coffee

Adults $25, Children $10 (12 years and under)

  • Daughters of Penelope Wine Tasting & food pairing ~ Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 7:00pm

Annual Daughters of Penelope fundraising event to be held in the St. Demetrios Community Center

Enjoy a wine tasting seminar featuring four vintage wines from various regions of Greece and indulge in the flavors of a perfectly paired menu.  Tickets are $35 per person.

For reservations contact any of these ladies:

Katina Loukakis:  katina.loukakis@att.net or  (754) 581-2227

Effie Kirkiles:  egpo7@msn.com or (727) 534-7474

Nina McGuirk:  (954) 537-2710


Festival Announcements

  • Help Needed: are you social media savvy?

We are looking for three or four people who are actively involved with social media (especially Facebook and Instagram) to post selected items on our parish Facebook page weekly, etc. If you would like to volunteer, please call us at (954) 467-1515.

  • Festival Ad Book

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 11, 12, 13, and 14, 2016.

Help support this event by purchasing 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, refer to the Sponsorship Form and return it to the office, or visit 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 25, 2016. If you have 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 call (954) 467-1515. We look forward to hearing from you.

  • FESTIVAL Volunteers 2016…BEST FESTIVAL EVER!!!

Thursday, February 11th through Sunday, February 14th  Pick your spots now.     Join any of the many talented teams that make our festival ONE OF THE BEST FELLOWSHIP MINISTRIES & FUNDRAISERS OFFERED.

We have a spot for everyone:  Ad Book Sales, Admissions, Appetizers/Mezedes, Pre-Festival Baking, Bakery, Baklava Ice Cream, Bar Tenders, Cashiers, Church Narthex & Candles, Decorating, Food Line Servers, Greek Coffee, Gyro, Pre-Festival Food Prep, Loukoumades, Festival Set Up & Take down, Saganaki, Taverna,  Volunteer Processing and more!

Come see us in the narthex today!