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Weekend Update

St. Nicholas, Bethlehem, PA

Week of Jan 12, 2020 

Two Liturgies

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

Your clergy are out of the office...
because they're coming to your home! 

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Weekly Highlights

Bible Studies
in 2020:

With Fr. Michael Kon
"Acquiring the Holy Spirit"
Mondays at 5pm
With Fr. Palis
"The Book of Isaiah"
Mondays at 6pm

With Costa Zalalas

"The Lord's Prayer"
Wednesdays at 7pm

Orthodoxy On Tap

St. Nicholas Super Bowl Party
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Daughters of Penelope
 Coach Bag & Michael Kors Social

February 21, 2020 
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Jan 12: 2 Liturgy

Jan 19: 2 Liturgy

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Weekly Bible Studies

With Fr. Michael Kon

"Acquiring the Holy Spirit"
Mondays at 5pm

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

With Costa Zalalas

"The Lord's Prayer"
Wednesdays at 7pm

Media of the Week

Trisagion Films:
Short film on water and Jacob's Well

Philoptochos held their Christmas Dinner
The Sunday School, Greek School and Academy received Agiasmo!
We screened 'Epiphany' at St. Nicholas. 
If you missed it, it can be streamed on Amazon and elsewhere.
The GOYAns held a regional Christmas Dance!

Youth Groups

Next Events:

  • TOTS: Weekly on Sundays during Sunday School.
  • HOPE: Sunday Feb 9th, 5pm at St. Nicholas
  • JOY: Sunday Jan 12th, 4:30pm at St. Nicholas
  • GOYA:
    • GOYA Family Vasilopita dinner sponsored by AHEPA: Sat. Jan 11th, 5-6pm followed by GOYA night at 6pm (Topic TBA)
    • GOYA Basketball: Fri Jan 17th, 8-9pm.
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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Greek School

The Greek School would like to wish everyone a Happy and Blessed New Year 2020!
  • We would like to extend our warmest thanks to all those who helped and participated in our various December events: making of kourambiedes, donating items for the Tree of Warmth, caroling, and the annual Christmas program!  
  • Please join us for a short Vasilopita cutting on Monday, January 13th, at 6 pm. 
Απο το Ελληνικό μας Σχολείο, ευχόμαστε σε όλους Καλή Χρονιά και ευτυχισμένο και ευλογημένο το νέο έτος 2020!
  • Θα θέλαμε να ευχαριστήσουμε θερμά όλους που μας βοήθησαν και συμμετείχαν στις διάφορες εκδηλώσεις του Δεκεμβρίου: κάνοντας κουραμπιέδες, δωρίζοντας αντικείμενα για το Δέντρο της Ζεστασιάς, επισκέπτοντας τα γηροκομεία, και το ετήσιο πρόγραμμα των Χριστουγέννων!
  • Σας προσκαλούμε για μια μικρή περικοπή της Βασιλόπιτας που θα γίνει Δευτέρα, 13 Ιανουαρίου, στις 6 μμ.

Parish Ministries

Hear from our ministries directly! Click below to sign up and get involved.


  • 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 Jan 14.

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

  • Next Luncheon is Monday Jan 13 at noon.

  • The next Byzantine Chant class will be at Tuesday Jan 23, 6pm.
  • All with an interest in learning about our faith and participating in the services of our church are encouraged to learn the beautiful and timeless art of Byzantine Chant. Classes will feature a mixture of chanting practice, learning the theory and notation of Byzantine Chant, the structure of services and the history and theology of the hymns of our faith. Feel free to contact Dr. Niko Tatalias with any questions or concerns, and we look forward to seeing you there. 

  • 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.  

  • Next Men's Basketball is Friday Jan 17, 9-11pm. 
  • If you're interested in being added to either the Pickup Basketball or Cycling email lists, email
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