Saint Demetrios Greek Festival
Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church
Stewardship
 

Office Hours:

Closed Monday
Tuseday - Friday 8AM - 12PM (Noon)

Our services are not all Greek! We use about 75% English and 25% Greek with a lot of Byzantine chanting during service. We are an English Speaking Parish and Invite you to join us.

LiturgySunday

9:00 AM Orthros

10:00 AM Divine Liturgy

Sunday School after Holy Communion

 

Paraklesis to the Theotokos (Mother of God)Most Tuesday's

6:00PM Paraklesis to the Theotokos (Mother of God)(Check Calendar)

 

 

Contact Father Gary:

When you are facing a serious problem: Priest have been trained to help people with their personal, family and other problems. The important judgment of a spiritual leader, together with his prayers for Divine guidance, will enable you to face your problems with confidence. Do not allow your problems to get too big for you.

When someone is interested in the church: You constantly meet young people and adults who are in your community, and others who have not united with the local church. Put in a good word for your church and tell your Priest about prospective members.

There there is illness: Your priest is near as your telephone. His presence, counsel and prayers will be helpful. Your Pastor will appreciate your phone call when you, your loved one or friend is sick or going to the hospital.

When there is death: Your priest should be notified when there is a death in the family. He can give comfort and counsel at this difficult time.

When there is a wedding: Your priest should be consulted before the wedding day is set, since you will need to have conferences with your Priest, it is necessary to contact him well in advance of the desired wedding date.

When someone desires to become an Orthodox Christian: Happy indeed is the Priest who is asked to talk with someone desiring to embrace Orthodoxy. Tell your Priest about friends who are interested knowing more about Orthodox Church.

Message from Fr Gary

Fr Gary

Sanctify Sundays


We need to sanctify Sunday mornings. We have allowed other entities to sneak in and snatch the sacredness of Sunday mornings from us. When Divine Liturgy is not the priority on Sunday morning, and we allow sporting events, science projects, and undone chores from earlier in the week keep us from worshipping, we are sending the wrong message to our youth.


The Church community and the weekly practice of liturgy is to strengthen and encourage us to face the challenges that lay ahead. It would be great if no one endured pain or suffering in life. If only we could wrap ourselves in bubble wrap to never scrap a knee, twist an ankle, or suffer other tragedies. Truth be told, none of us sit and wait for the storm to hit, it just comes. How prepared will we be?


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