Easy to give to St. Demetrios We are excited to announce an important update to giving at St. Demetrios. Your generosity and financial partnership with St. Demetrios is immensely appreciated. We now have automatic/recurring giving setup in Through our website, www.saintdem.org We are now in the process of transitioning givers to a giving experience called ‘Pushpay’ that allows for simple giving from a variety of locations. It is easy to set up a new recurring gift using Push pay: Visit https://pushpay.com/pay/saintdem/ and setup your automatic gift using Pushpay. After you setup your recurring gift, you will be prompted to complete the setup of your new Pushpay account! As always, if you have any questions, please contact Fr. Gary. Please visit the following site and create your giving profile today! https://pushpay.com/pay/saintdem/ For a quick tutorial, check this out . . . just make sure your speakers are turned up: https://vimeo.com/98096366

Thyranoixia Celebration Opening

His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos Presiding Hierarch of the Metropolis of San Francisco Rev. Father Gary Kyriacou and the Parish Family of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church of Camarillo, California.Wish to invite you to participate in the Thyranoixia Celebration Opening of the Doors of our New Agape Building 5575 Santa Rosa Rd., Camarillo, California 9301.

Please join us for a weekend of fellowship Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 5:00 P.M. Great Vespers To be followed immediately by a Gala Dinner with His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos. At the Serra Center of the Blessed Junipero Serra Catholic Church 5205 Upland Rd., Camarillo, CA 93012 Sunday, May 31, 2015.

Pentecost The First Divine Liturgy Hierarchical Divine Liturgy with Metropolitan Gerasimos Orthros 9:00 A.M • Liturgy 10:00 A.M. To be followed immediately by a Luncheon with His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos

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Christos Mallakis PASSING OF CHRISTOS MALLAKIS

It is with a heavy heart that I share the sad news of the passing of Christos Mallakis. Christos Mallakis left this life for the next last night (March 13) May his memory be eternal. Services will all take place at our Temporary facility on Ponderosa in Camarillo

Viewing 5:30-7:30 Tuesday, March 17 Trisagion - 7:30 pm Tuesday March 17 Funeral 11:00 am Wednesday, March 18

Burial to follow at Conejo Mountain Memorial Park Then the Makaria (meal of blessedness) at our temporary facility.

Message from Fr Gary

Fr Gary

Hurricane Harvey


With all the tragic events happening in our world today: hurricanes earthquakes and shootings, it is comforting to know that our Orthodox Christian Church plays an active role in the recovery efforts. As a frontliner for the IOCC (International Orthodox Christian Charities) I can be deployed for any number of catastrophes to offer emotional and spiritual care (ESC). Following our deployment we are to submit a report to identify some of the work we encountered. The following is part of my incident report. The names have been changed to protect identities.

Some of the most touching visits I had with those that had lost everything were:

● Wheelchair bound woman, approximately 55 years old. Lives in 9 story building across the street. As soon as she realized that the Brown Convention Center was opened to those displaced she came over to lend a hand. Working off very little sleep. Was very emotional and shared many, many stories and encounters. The most telling was:

She took guardianship of a (total) stranger’s children (3 kids ages 7 and younger), while this stranger went into labor to deliver her fourth child.

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