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The Weekend Update
St. Nicholas, Bethlehem, PA

Week of Sept 29, 2019

Two Liturgies

7:15am - Orthros
8:30am - 1st Divine Liturgy
9:45am - Sunday School
10:15am - 2nd Divine Liturgy

Your clergy returned home today from the Metropolis Clergy Laity!
Holy Trinity, Camp Hill
Click link below to jump to your group!

Weekly Highlights

St. Constantine School Inaugural  Event

Talks from leaders of St. Constantine School of Lehigh Valley's Development Team.

Tickets for the Academy's 20th Anniversary Zoolebration are going fast!

Romaic School Information
Click here to RSVP.

We are having a meet the teacher night on Wednesday, October 2nd, at 5:30 PM in the church’s library.  Our new teacher, Ms. Dimitra Salavasili, a teacher at our Greek School and at our St. Nicholas Academy, is eager to start the new year.  She can’t wait to meet all of you.  For those of you can’t make it, please contact Ms. Dimitra Salavasili directly at:  

Philoptochos Announcements 

Know an Oxi Day survivor?

In honor of this year's Oxi Day celebration we would love for anyone that has grandparents, parents, uncles, aunts or friends who lived during World War II or anyone that has stories from relatives to share their experiences of Oxi Day. We have a parishioner creating a short remembrance video that will include a testimonies from those who were apart of this significant moment in our history. Please reach out to either Father Palis or Father Alexandros for more information. 



September 29: 2 Liturgies

October 4: 2 Liturgies

Schedule coming soon! Sign up at if you're not on an altar group.

Weekly Bible Studies

With Fr. Michael Kon

"Acquiring the Holy Spirit"
Mondays at 5pm
(Off this week)

With Fr. Palis
"The Book of Isaiah"
Mondays at 6pm

Media of the Week

Axios Fr Theodosios!
St Constantine School Inaugural Event
Young Women’s Group
JOY Kickoff Event
Thanks again to all our festival volunteers!

Youth Groups

Next Events:

  • TOTS: This Sunday during Sunday School!
  • HOPE: Sunday Oct 6th, 5:30pm at St. Nicholas
  • JOY: Sunday Oct 18th, 5:30pm at St. Nicholas
  • GOYA:
    • GOYA Basketball: Friday Oct 4th, 8-9pm.
    • GOYA Meeting: Sunday Oct 6th after Sunday School
    • GOYA Fall Retreat: Fri-Sun Nov 22-24

GREEK DANCE Fundraiser:

What group is your child in?
TOTS (age 0-3)
HOPE (age 4-2nd Grade)
JOY (3-6 Grade)
GOYA (7-12 Grade)

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Parish Ministries

Hear from our ministries directly! Click below to sign up and get involved.
  • Have you made your 2019 Stewardship offering?
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  • The Philoptochos ladies, as a service to our Community, provide Makarias (Luncheon Meals) for bereaving families in the Church hall.
  • Philoptochos also makes the traditional memorial Koliva trays.


  • The next Parish Council Meeting will be Tuesday Oct , 7pm.

  • We are always seeking Coffee Hour Hosts for upcoming months! Please contact the church office, 610.867.1327.

  • Senior Citizens are on break. Next Luncheon is Monday Oct 14 at noon.

  • THE WELCOME COMMITTEE would like to ask all parishioners, when you have guests come with you to church, or if you see there are visitors coming for a certain event, to let us know by inviting them to sign our guestbook. Please introduce them to the greeter or council member, so that we can properly greet them and welcome them. Thank you!  
  • Our welcome committee is always looking for new members to greet parishioners on Sunday mornings.  Please contact to get involved!

  • If you are interested in making visitations to local nursing homes, contact Eleni Sitaras at 610-570-9404.  

  • First Men's Basketball is Friday Oct 4, 9pm. 
  • If you're interested in being added to either the Pickup Basketball or Cycling email lists, email

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