FDF Faith Dance Fellowship

FDF • Faith • Dance • Fellowship • 2016



We would like to wish our youth the best of luck at FDF, 2016 as they partake in folk dance and choral competitions in Anaheim. We are all very proud of you and honored to have you represent St. Demetrios!

Fr. Gary Kyriacou and the entire Parish Council


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World Famous Agape Dancers

The Saint Demetrios Agape group earned a 4th place at 2016 FDF. Congratulations to the group and the directors Stella Kalivas, Christina Jay Ioannou and Kerri Legg Brode!

Themio Harmantzis


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Blessings to all those who participated in FDF this month.


May God bless you all abundantly!
For more information please visit the FDF website and give em a like on Facebook!

FDF Website

27:Mar

Independence Day Celebration


St Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church
Independence Day Celebration
Sunday, 27 March 2016
After Divine Liturgy (around 11:30)
5575 Santa Rosa Road, Camarillo, CA 93012
Fish Luncheon $15 a person
Children 5 and under are free but still need to RSVP
Featuring Performances by the St Demetrios Greek School Students and Agape Dancers

For Tickets Call
Niki David 805-444-2827 or
Olivia Pandelides 805-377-896?
For Credit Card Reservations Call
Kim at the church office 805-482-1273
PushPay Please use the comment box to list attendees
Seating will be assigned on a first come first paid basis
Seating is limited

All Proceeds benefit the St Demetrios Building Fund

St Demetrios Building Fund

Come join for the fellowship and to learn about our Orthodox faith.

We hope you can make it!


Objective:
To study the book of Revelation by St. John

Purpose:
To gain a better grasp of the Word of God by shared conversation and thought on a weekly basis.

STUDY NOTES

Tuesday Night Schedule:
01/12/2016 Revelation 1 & 2
01/19/2016 Revelation 3 & 4
01/26/2016 Revelation 5 & 6
02/02/2016 Revelation 7 & 8
02/09/2016 NO BIBLE STUDY
02/16/2016 Revelation 9 & 10
02/23/2016 Revelation 11 & 12
03/01/2016 NO BIBLE STUDY
03/08/2016 Revelation 13 & 14

During Great Lent: Wednesday Nights
Pre-Sanctified Liturgy 6:30 - 7:30pm
Bible Study 7:45 - 9:00pm
03/16/2016 Revelation 15 & 16
03/23/2016 Revelation 17 & 18
03/30/2016 Revelation 19 & 20
04/06/2016 Revelation 21 & 22
04/13/2016 Holy Week Intro
04/20/2016 NO BIBLE STUDY

Holy Week Begins Saturday April 23rd
04/27/2016 NO BIBLE STUDY
05/03/2016 NO BIBLE STUDY

Back to Tuesday Nights:
05/10/2016 Open Discussion, "What it Means to Be Orthodox"
05/17/2016 Open Discussion, "What it Means to Be Orthodox"





10:Jan

Epiphany Celebration

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ST DEMETRIOS GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH
ANNUAL EPIPHANY CELEBRATION
SUNDAY, 10 JANUARY 2016
Rain or Shine
Divine Liturgy 10:00 am @ Agape Center
5575 Santa Rosa Road, Camarillo, CA 93012
Then proceed to the Ventura Harbor
for
Blessing of Harbor waters & dive for the Cross
12 NOON


Youth Divers needed (male and female) 12 to 18 yrs old
(must be 12 as of January 1, 2016)

Youth Consent Form


Buffet Luncheon immediately follows event celebration at the
THE GREEK Mediterranean Steak & Seafood
1583 Spinnaker Drive, Suite 101
Ventura Harbor, California 93001

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Message from Fr Gary

Fr Gary

Encounter Christ


Many Evangelical Christians can name the date in which they were “Born Again.” The day in which they made Christ a priority in their life. Many of us, as Orthodox Christians, make that commitment on the day of our Baptism and Christmation, as infants. Are we transformed by the love of Christ? Do we allow ourselves to be transformed by Christ? There is a common theme in the Sunday Gospel readings following Pascha (Easter). Each of these five Sunday Gospels after Pascha distinguish a person (or persons) transformed by Christ.

The Sunday following Pascha we hear of “Doubting” Thomas. Thomas is skeptical about the encounter his brother disciples have with the risen Lord and make a bold proclamation, “Unless I see and touch!” The Lord reveals himself to Thomas and Thomas is immediately transformed. Without having to touch, he exclaims, “My Lord and my God!” Thomas encounter’s Christ and his faith is renewed.

The second Sunday after Pascha, we learn of the Myrrh-Bearing Women. These brave women approach the tomb of Christ and find it empty. Having encountered Christ, they return and share the good news with the disciples. Then on the third Sunday after our Lord’s Resurrection the Church shares the story of the paralytic. Although this happens before the Lord’s crucifixion, it holds fast to the theme of “Encountering Christ.” The man has suffered with an infirmity for 38 years...

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