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In order to register for any of the youth or adult programs, you must be a pledging member of St. Demetrios Church.
Philoptochos Pita Sunday and Artoklasia
In honor of the Chapter’s and Metropolis’ Patron Saints St. Elpis and St. Euphemia, an artoklasia is offered for the health of the members of Philoptochos and the parish. A light Pita Sunday luncheon will follow in the community center.
Fr. Chris, Fr. John and the Visiting Angels visit those who are in the hospital and those who are homebound.
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
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.
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 in the younger classes of Sunday school please make sure to drop off and PICK UP your children upstairs in the classrooms. If your children are dancing at Art Serve, please chaperone your children to and from the building.
Ionian Village– on the go…GOYA district event on Saturday, October 18th. Call Sampson Kasapakis for more information at 954-467-1515.
Thank you GOYA
A big thank you to our GOYA and officers for their very generous donation of 8 dry erase boards, for the Sunday School classrooms. The GOYA officers for 2014-2015 will take their oath of office this Sunday.
DOP wine tasting event
An evening of Greek Wine tasting and pairing, 6 wines with 6 pairings on Saturday, September 27 at 7pm. Reservations $35. per person.Please contact Marion 305-632-1414 or Katina Loukakis 754-581-2227.
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 Plaka
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