Get Your “OPA ON” With A Gyro Lunch!


Join us next Sunday, September 27th (The first day of Sunday School and Greek School) to support our award winning dance groups by purchasing a gyro lunch! A bargain at $7 gets you a delicious gyro, chips, and water bottle. Bring your friends and family and come hungry.

Thank you for your love and support!

Gyro

Dinner and A Movie Night!

 


Come join the Boy Scouts Wednesday, September 30th at 6pm upstairs in the Great Hall for a great time. Bring dinner & drinks for your family. Popcorn will be provided. The movie featured will be UP! Scouts, uniforms are optional. Call Lou at 805-479-8766 for more details.

The Boy Scouts are one of our many Ministries Groups. Check here for some other Groups you might be interested in joining or learning more about.

Boy Scouts of America

Religious Education

 

Sunday School Kick Off Party! A Sunday School Kick Off party will be held on Sunday, September 20th at 5pm in the Chapel. Our activity will be Dinner and watching Despicable Me 2. Contact Mandee via phone 805-484-7756 or email man- This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to RSVP. Kids are welcome to bring blankets, pillows or sleeping bags if they want to watch the movie from the floor. Please see the extra form located inside the bulletin for further details. Greek School Begins September 27: Know what it means to be Greek! Cost is $100 per student. Classes times are as follows: Kids 12-12:30 pm and Adults 12:30-1:30 pm in the upstairs Library. Contact Niki Rozou for more infor- mation by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 805-444- 2827.


Greek Heritage

Event THE GREEK HERITAGE SOCIETY OF SO CAL is cele- brating its 30th anniversary with two events: Saturday, Octo- ber 3rd at 10 am – 3 pm will be a Greek Historical Bus Tour beginning at St. Sophia Cathedral and ends at Elysian Park with a box lunch. Sunday, October 11th at 4:00 p.m. Re- betiko Retrospect Concert at the Barnsdall Gallery Thea- ter. For more information email greekheritagesocie- This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 310-528-8214. Bulletin Announcements: All bulletin announcements should be submitted by 12pm the prior Monday for the next Sunday Bulletin. Please contact Kim at 805-482-1273 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for assistance.

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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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