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Weekend Update

St. Nicholas, Bethlehem, PA

Week of Feb 16, 2020 

One Liturgy

7:45am - Orthros
9 am -Divine Liturgy
10:30am - Sunday School
11 am - General Assembly

JOY Bible Study
Click link below to jump to your group!

Weekly Highlights

Valentine's Day Bible Verse

“And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them." 
-1 John 4:16

We've begun the Triodion!
(What's that? Watch below!)


Forgiveness Vespers
Sunday March 1, 6pm
Youth Pizza Party, 5pm

Calling all crafters!
(Register your table today)



Feb 16: 1 Liturgy
Youth Choir

Feb 23: 2 Liturgies

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

With Costa Zalalas

"The Lord's Prayer"
Wednesdays at 7pm

Media of the Week

HOPE Learned about Prosforo & the priest's vestments.
JOY had a Bible Study and activity.
GOYA had their monthly meeting.
And one of our OCF students spoke at Orthodoxy on Tap!

Youth Groups

Next Events:

All Youth: 
Sunday of Forgiveness Pizza Party & Vespers, March 1, 5-7pm.

  • TOTS: Weekly on Sundays during Sunday School.
  • HOPE: Sunday March 1, 5-7pm at St. Nicholas
  • JOY:
    • Sunday March 1, 5-7pm at St. Nicholas
    • Oratorical Festival, March 28, 9-noon.
  • GOYA:
    • GOYA Blue Mt. Trip: Mon Feb 17
    • GOYA Basketball: Fri Feb 21st, 8-9pm.
    • GOYA GagaBall Tournament: Sat Feb 22, 2pm in Lancaster
    • Forgiveness Sunday Pizza Party & Vespers: Sunday March 1, 5-7pm
    • GOYA Spring Retreat: March 20-22
    • Oratorical Festival, March 28, 9-noon.
    • GOYA Beetreat: Sat Apr 25, in Lancaster
  • Young Women's Group:
    • Sunday, Feb 23 at 6pm

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.


  • 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.
  • Saturday, February 22, 3:00 - SOCIAL
  • Sunday, February 23 - Meatfare Sunday - P/U for our Spanikopita/Tiropita
    Sale (deadline for orders 2/16)
  • Saturday, March 28, 3:00 - SOCIAL
  • Sunday, April 12 - TSOUREKIA Sale (Greek Palm Sunday)


  • The next Parish Council Meeting will be March 9.

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

  • Next Luncheon is Monday March 9 at noon.

  • The next Byzantine Chant class will be Thursday March 12th, 6pm. 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.  

  • Last Men's Basketball is Friday Feb 21st, 9-11pm. 
  • If you're interested in being added to either the Pickup Basketball or Cycling email lists, email

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