Weekly Sunday Bulletin – November 2, 2014


We thank the 371 Stewards who have pledged for 2014.

Giving Opportunities at St Demetrios

The Clergy and Parish Council offer several giving opportunities to everyone contemplating involvement and donations to St Demetrios Church.

  1. Stewardship Commitment of Time, Talent and Treasure-If you are a member of our Church , reach out and bring in one new family or reactivate a family you know by asking them to join you at Church.
  2. Iconography Project-9 Medallions and 1 Standing Saint, 3 Murals of Miracles, 2 dome icons, Glass Railing on balcony, Glass doors to narthex are still available to be dedicated to a loved one.
  3. Land Purchase of property to the South of the Church-half of the funds have been raised for this long awaited accomplishment.
  4. Church Roof Renovation-Raising funds to complete the roof and then renovate the interior of the Church damaged by water over the years.Please speak to Fr. Chris or Fr. John , as well as any member of the Parish Council about these giving opportunities.  We are grateful to all for the assistance and support given to our blessed Church and call all to mind and prayer during our Feast Day Celebration.
  5. Endowment Program Individuals, families, businesses or corporations may give to the Endowment fund and designate these funds to be utilized within the church.. This giving can be done during your lifetime or designated in your will.

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 new 2014 Mercedes Benz CLA-250.

Visiting Angels

Fr. Chris, Fr. John and the Visiting Angels visit those who are in the hospital and those who are home bound. If you or a loved one would like a visit from Fr. Chris or Fr. John or companionship from the Visiting Angels, please call the office at (954) 467-1515.

Women’s Bible Study

“A Devoted Heart” is humbled and thrilled to announce that we will now be meeting every first and third Sunday of the month.

Brown Bag Food Drive

The Daughters of Penelope annual food drive is to benefit the Co-operative Food Bank of Broward County. In lieu of brown paper grocery bags , you may donate Publix gift cards or cash. Please give it to Dee Hopwood or the church office no later than Nov. 23rd. We will gladly do the shopping for you. Thank you for feeding a family in need and more so now.

HDF-Tijuana Flats Spirit Days

Tijuana Flats will donate a portion of their sales to the HDF dance group. Just mention that you are supporting the HDF dancers from St. Demetrios on 10/27, 11/10 and 12/8 at 1619 E. Sunrise Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale from 6pm to close.
Any proceeds will help the dancers to get to Charlotte NC to compete in Jan. 2015.

The Orthodox Christian Network

Cordially invites you to a reception in celebration of the 20th anniversary of our ministry

Sunday, November 16

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Wine and Light Hors d’oeuvres at

Thasos Greek Taverna

3330 E Oakland Park Blvd, Fort Lauderdale

For more information, call the OCN main office (954-522-5567).


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.


Save the Date

December 12 White Dream… a Holiday Celebration

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