His Eminence Metropolitan Alexios has asked Metropolis of Atlanta clergy to speak on this important matter, after which each of our parish families might offer a Memorial Service after Divine Liturgy on Sunday July 19th, to honor those who lost their lives as a result of the invasion. In support, Fr. George will feature this historical event in our Adult Religious Education Class this Sunday at 4:00 p.m.
Today, July 10th, the Turkish President signed a decree that converts Hagia Sophia, the foremost Christian Cathedral in the entire world for nearly 1,000 years, into a mosque. So many emotions are being felt and expressed, including rage and sorrow, from around the world.
St. Christopher Outreach Ministry announced its second annual golf fundraising event will take place at Flat Creek Country Club in Peachtree City, Georgia, on Monday, August 24th. All proceeds will benefit St. Christopher Outreach Ministry, The Bedford School and The Joseph Sams School.
To maintain social distancing, Fr. George will announce the various commemorations and only the parishioners celebrating special events will be invited to come to the Solea to share and have their picture taken. Fr. George will be by the Chantor's Stand (Analogion). Please drop off your donation in the collection basket as you enter the church.
Our June commemorations will be on Sunday, June 7, 2020. Fr. George will share your special commemoration(s) (Birthday, Name Day, or Wedding Anniversary) with our live videostreaming viewers and those present this Sunday. Due to social distancing precautions, families will not be able to come to the Solea. Instead, Fr. George is asking for you to write your special event in advance so he can share after the Blessing of the Five Loaves. Please submit your thanksgiving commemoration using the oneline form below before Friday, June 5, at 3:00 p.m. Chronia Polla and congratulations! You can offer your donation to Stewardship or Building Fund either online or by mailing check to the Church Office. Thank you!
On Saturday, June 6, Fr. George will offer the final Saturday of the Souls Memorial Service in anticipation of Pentecost this Sunday. Use the form below to submit your names. Please note: due to safety guidelines, please do not bring Kolyva to service... only one plate will be offered on behalf of community.
New York - The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announces the creation of the “Greek Orthodox Archdiocese COVID-19 Relief Fund” as an important part of its efforts to support those around the country who have been impacted by the current pandemic. One-time grants of up to $2,500 will be made available to those who are facing extreme financial hardship as a result of COVID-19.
Please continue to "stay at home" with your family until our parish leadership receives confirmation from our religious, civil, and CDC leaders that it is safe and proper precautions are in place to ensure your safety. Read more...
Fr. George and 12 parishioners offered the "Good News" of the Resurrection Gospel at the Agape Vespers Service on April 19th, 10 of which had been prerecorded to ensure compliance with CDC, civil, and religious guidelines.
Thanks to our families who joined us for our first virtual town hall. From the safety of our homes, we shared news. While optional, the last participants left 2.5 hours later! We agreed this platform would enable our parishioners to stay in touch with weekly "Virtual Coffee Fellowships" every Sunday at 3:00 p.m. We brainstormed ideas on how to honor our mothers, both living and deceased on Mother's Day (May 10). See you next Sunday!
So thankful for those who participated in our Holy Week Projects, including the Patricks for their family project to construct a home Kouvouklion (tomb of Christ), the Kletos for dying the Paschal Eggs as a family for Fr. George to bless, and the Wilsons for showing us how to make candles for sharing the Paschal light with our family.
Join us with your family safely from your home on Pascha (Easter) at 3:00 p.m. As we social distance, we invite you to share conversation while we enjoy our lamb, potatoes, and our special Pascha foods. Update us on what you’ve been doing. Register now...