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2020 Stewardship Info
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Weekend Update

St. Nicholas, Bethlehem, PA

Week of Feb 2, 2020 

Two Liturgies

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

Click link below to jump to your group!

Weekly Highlights

2020 House Blessings Signup:
www.stnicholas.org/houseblessings 

Three Hierarchs Program

Axios!

St. Nicholas Super Bowl Party

Come watch the Super Bowl with Fr. Alexey and Fr. Nicholas!
RSVP Your Group Here

Orthodoxy On Tap

Important!
All current Youth Workers 
need to register.

Calendar

CHANT SCHEDULE:  

Feb 2: 2 Liturgy
Choir/Liturgy

Feb 9: 2 Liturgy
Chanters/Choir
ALTAR BOY:

Sign up at www.stnicholas.org/ministry if you're not on an altar group.

Weekly Bible Studies

Weekly:
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

A new film out by Trisagion Films
Lehigh Students went dorm to dorm, having their rooms blessed!

Youth Groups

Next Events:

  • TOTS: Weekly on Sundays during Sunday School.
     
  • HOPE: Sunday Feb 9th, 4:30pm at St. Nicholas
     
  • JOY: Sunday Feb 9th, 4:30pm at St. Nicholas
     
  • GOYA:
     
    • GOYA Blue Mt. Trip: Mon Feb 17
    • GOYA Basketball: Fri Jan 31st, 8-9pm.
    • GOYA GagaBall Tournament: Sat Feb 22, 2pm in Lancaster
    • GOYA Beetreat Lockin: Fri-Sat Apr 24-25, in Lancaster
  • MOMs:
    • Saturday, Feb 8 at 7pm


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

More at www.stnicholas.org/calendar

Greek School

Three Hierarchs & Greek Letters Day & Program: Feb 1st @ 5 pm 
Γιορτή των Τριών Ιεραρχών και των Ελληνικών Γραμμάτων: 1 Φεβ., 5 μμ

Philoptochos

Parish Ministries

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

PHILOPTOCHOS:

  • 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)

PARISH COUNCIL:

  • The next Parish Council Meeting will be Feb 10.


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


SENIOR CITIZENS:
  • Next Luncheon is Monday Feb 10 at noon.

BYZANTINE CHANT CLASS:
  • 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. 


WELCOME COMMITTEE:
  • 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 eugeniavasilia@hotmail.com to get involved!


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

PICKUP ATHLETICS:
  • Next Men's Basketball is Friday Jan 31st, 9-11pm. 
  • If you're interested in being added to either the Pickup Basketball or Cycling email lists, email fralexandros@stnicholas.org

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