Weekly Sunday Bulletin – Sunday before Theophany


“I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit.” John 15:16

We thank the 52 stewards who have renewed their commitment to

St. Demetrios Church for year 2014.


Please bring in your Basil plant 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.

Pan Orthodox Celebration of the Feast of Epiphany

Please join His Eminence Metropolitan Alexios and His Grace Bishop Antoun of the Diocese of Miami for the procession , blessing of the Waters and diving for the Cross on Saturday, January 11, 2014 beginning at 9am with Orthros followed by Archieratical Divine LIturgy at 10am. at Saint Catherine Greek Orthodox Church, 110 Southern Blvd, West Palm Beach

Festival Ad Book- Your Opportunity

Dear St. Demetrios Parishioner,

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 7, 8, and 9, 2014.

To support the event, you can purchase 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, please see the attached Sponsorship Form and return it to the Church office, or visit our website at 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 15, 2014. And if you know of 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 contact us directly. We look forward to hearing from you.

Thank you,

John Ioannou, Jr. Committee Chair

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 Brand New 2014 Lexus IS250.