Weekly Sunday Bulletin – Sunday before the Exhaltation of the Holy Cross


We thank the 348 stewards who have pledged for 2014.

Giving our gifts with faith in Christ

You can now easily pledge electronically.

Visit http://stdemetrios.org/our-parish/stewardship/

Join our 348stewards who have already pledged!

Be a constant part of your family of faith

Pledge Today

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 on the altar donated by Cynthia Kalesia in loving memory of her husband Walter and granddaughter Holly Eve Roth.

Please bring you basil next Sunday, September 14 for the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.

First Day of Classes is Today!

Children must be registered to participate in our youth programs You may register your children online or see Sampson Kasapakis in the community center, today. Sunday School and Dance on Sundays and Greek school will be offered for children on Monday afternoons from 4pm-5pm. Also adults can register for the Greek class on Monday nights.

Philoptochos– Fanouropita

On behalf of all the Youth programs offered throughout the Metropolis, His Eminence Metropolitan Alexios has called upon us to dedicate the blessings of Fanouropita. In response, our Philoptochos is hosting this Sunday’s coffee hour in honor of all our Youth. All donations collected during the coffee hour will go toward the Youth programs and cultural education offered by Metropolis.

Feast Day of 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

EYCC is now accepting nominations for the 2014 – 2015 Dance Advisory Committee (DAC). This rewarding team of volunteers is responsible for the St. Demetrios dance program. Nominees must be current stewards in good standing and must submit an EYCC Volunteer Form and a DAC Nomination Form to the church office no later than Tuesday, September 16th, 2014.
These forms are available in the church office, and Narthex. Please consider joining this significant group or recommend someone to serve in this capacity. We thank you in advance for your consideration and support.

Women’s Bible Study

St. Demetrios is pleased to launch a special Bible Study for women in our parish.

Beloved ladies of the St. Demetrios community,

Do you know you are deeply loved and treasured by God?

Do you know that your Father in Heaven seeks to have a more personal relationship with you?

Do you know that God stands eager to make you whole in mind, body and spirit?

Will you ladies receive His free gift?

If you hunger for more of God’s Word in your life, then I invite you to feast with me in the Bible as we open up and dig into God’s Word to hear His voice as He desires to speak to you, His precious daughter.

If you are interested, please contact me at   Helena@marinafoods.com   subject line: HUNGRY

or call 954-593-2628

We will meet once a month on Sunday from 1-2pm

In His service for His Glory,

Helena Ioannou

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.