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CHURCH HOURS 

FALL/WINTER OFFICE HOURS:
BEGINNING Sunday, September 10th
Monday - Friday from 9:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.

Orthros 9:00 a.m.
Divine Liturgy 10:00 a.m.

FOR ALL SNOW CANCELLATIONS PLEASE TUNE INTO CHANNEL 7/WHDH TV or www.whdh.com - LOOK FOR St. George/LYNN -
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MEMORIALS
PETER K HANTZOPOULOS       40 DAYS
GREGORY SOFRANOS       40 DAYS
TERRY G KOUTSOS       1 YEAR
ZINOVIA BALTOPOULOS       7 YEARS
OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY is extended to the family of Ethel Barry formerly of Lynn who recently passed away. May her memory be eternal.
Daily Readings Mobile Apps – Available for iPhone, Android and Nokia mobile devices.
http://www.goarch.org/archdiocese/departments/i nternet/mobileapps/mobileapps
BASKETBALL PROGRAM
SR. GOYA (GRADES 9/12) - Saturdays - 10AM

JOY - Wednesdays - 5PM

YOUTH RECREATION PROGRAM
NO BASKETBALL WEEK OF 2/19 PeeWee (GRADES PRE-K, K, 1) - Tuesdays - 5:00-5:45PM
Boys & Grils - (GRADES 2-8) - Tuesdays - 6:00-7:30PM

LUCKY MARCH CALENDAR RAFFLE
Lucky March Calendar Raffle tickets are on sale now! Drawings will begin on Sunday, March 4th. Over $3,500 in cash prizes will be given. $5 each or 5 tickets for $20. This is the only major fundraiser of the Philoptochos Society. We thank you for your support!!!
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25th - FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT - SUNDAY OF ORTHODOXY - FAMILY COMMUNION SUNDAY

On Sunday, February 25th, the First Sunday of Lent, also known as the Sunday of Orthodoxy, we celebrate the return of the Holy Icons in the Orthodox Church. The children of our Church School will take part in the Procession of the Holy Icons. All children are asked to bring an icon with them to Church on this day to hold during the procession. What a site to see, the children holding their icons with such pride for everyone else to see.

Sunday, February 25th is also FAMILY COMMUNION SUNDAY. We ask that you receive communion as a family on ths day.

The St. George P.T.A. invites you all to their annual Pancake Breakfast to be held on Sunday, February 25th, Sunday of Orthodoxy, immediately following Church services in the community center.

GREEK SCHOOL - Tuesday & Thursday - 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturday - 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
CHURCH SCHOOL – Sunday mornings.
METROPOLIS OF BOSTON YOUTH BASKETBALL PROGRAM
*All JOY games played at Weston gym unless otherwise stated.*
*All GOYA games played at the Hellenic College Gym unless otherwise stated.*

Joy Basketball
Saturday, February 24th @ 3:00PM
LYNN VS. ANDOVER

Saturday, March 3rd @ 6:30PM
LYNN VS. WESTON BLUE

Goya Basketball
Sunday, February 25th - BYE WEEK

Sunday, March 4th @ 1:00PM
LYNN VS. ROSLINDALE - @ ST. GEORGE CHURCH LYNN

Goya basketball games will be played at St. George on Sunday, March 4th. First game is a 1PM. Please come and support our youth!

GREEK INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION

The Celebration of Greek Independence will begin on Thursday, March 22nd at Lynn City Hall at 3:30pm. Mayor Thomas McGee will begin the celebration with a proclamation in honor of Greek Independence Day and the raising of the Greek Flag in City Hall Square followed by a small program of poems, songs and dances by our Greek School students. Everyone is invited!!!

GREEK SCHOOL INDEPENDENCE DAY PROGRAM
Sunday, March 25th
Feast of the Annunciation - "Doxology for the 25th of March"
IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING CHURCH SERVICES IN THE CHURCH

Please join us as our students present a program of poems and songs showing our ethnic pride celebrating Greek Independence Day!

GREEK INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE in Boston, Sunday, APril 22, 2018 @ 1:00pm
Please join us as we march to show our ethnic pride.
If you do not have an ethnic costume for your child and wish to purchase one please visit www.greekgiftshop.com.

THE ST. GEORGE LADIES SOCIETY ANNUAL FISH LUNCHEON

PALM SUNDAY, APRIL 1st
St. George Community Center immediately following Church services.

THE 2018 HARRY AGGANIS NATIONAL HELLENIC INVITATIONAL BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

APRIL 12th - 15th, 2018 - "WELCOME TO THE HARRY"

THE ST. GEORGE PHILOPTOCHOS BOOK CLUB will be on Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 at 7:00PM in the foyer outside the Church office.

The book for this month is JUST MERCY by BRYAN STEVENSON.

We hope you will join us for an evening of fun, refreshments and stimulating conversation. We ask that you try to read the entire book, if possible. Hope to see you there!

DON'T FORGET TO TURN YOUR CLOCKS AHEAD ONE HOUR

SATURDAY NIGHT, MARCH 10th

Church Music Institute
For all clergy, Choir Members, Psaltai, Youth Directors, Religious Educators
Saturday, March 10th 2018 - 8:30AM to 3:00PM

Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Boston Center - 162 Goddard Avenue, Brookline, MA 02445

"Vocal Health & Hygiene: Surviving the Lention and Paschal Seasons" - Nicolas E. Maragos, M.D.

"From the Springs of Israel: The Judaic Roots of Orthodox Worship" - Rev. Protopresbyter Demetrios E. Tonias, Ph. D Dean of Annuciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral of New England Adjunct Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Hellenic College.

Continental Breakfast & Lenten Luncheon is included for all CMI participants.

***CANCELLED***CHILDREN'S FASHION SHOW IS BACK!***CANCELLED***

Sunday, March 18th @ 4:00pm - Dinner & Dessert included in Admission!
WATCH OUR KIDS - GO FOR THE GOLD!!!

St. George Community Center

The children will walk the runway in their finest attire. The deadline to register your children is February 14th! We need 35 kids in order to make this event happen.

Please email theodoraroumeliotis@yahoo.com if your children are interested!

EASTER BASKETS FOR SHELTERS

Each year the Philoptochos Society delivers Easter Baskets to the children of area shelters. We do our very best to fill each basket with not only delicious treats but gifts of love. Donations of stuffed animals, socks, small toys, books, crafts, candy woud be greatly appreciated. We will be distributing these baskets the week of March 26th.

Paschal Reflection of Metropolitan Methodios
http://boston.goarch.org/news/metropolis_news/1304/1489.html
WOMENS FITNESS PROGRAM
Mondays & Thursdays - 5:30PM til 6:45PM
St. George Gym with Mary Anne Spartos

Join us at the St. George Gym for an hour of exercise designed for you. Accomodation for entry level of fitness will be made. We will use fitness bands, weights (or no weights) and body exercises such as pilates & yoga to firm, tone & regain balance.
Warm up and cool down are essential and will be included in the 75 minute program. If you have never exercised before or if you exercise regularly and want a change, JOIN US!
at the end of the class we will pass the hat and monies collected will go to the St. George Philoptochos Charities.
Please bring a water bottle or a bottle of water, a towel and an exercise mat.
Begins Monday, September 9th!

In collaboration with the Archdiocese's Center for Family Care, a Family Supplement has been created that will help parents raise faithful young Orthodox Christians in the most important youth ministry environment of all: THE HOME!

Y@AM PLAN is available as a download at www.y2am.org/ministryplan and it is all laid out in an easy to follow format. All laid out for you from 1st week September 2017 through the last week of May 2018.

If you ever have any questions. Please feel free to reach out at y2am@goarch.org

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese News - Click here!
HOSPITAL VISITATIONS - Please be advised that patient listings are NO LONGER AVAILABLE FOR THE CLERGY at our hospitals as was the practice in the past. New regulations regarding confidentiality of patient information have been implemented at both Union and Salem hospitals. A family member must call the Church office and request a pastoral visitation.
DATES TO REMEMBER
PROCESSION OF THE HOLY ICONS, Sunday, February 25th
PANCAKE BREAKFAST, Sunday, February 25th
BOOK CLUB, Wednesday, Wednesday 28th
GOYA BASKETBALL GAMES, Sunday, March 4th
GREEK INDEPENDENCE DAY PROGRAM, Sunday, March 25th
“Keep the Light of St. George Strong & Bright”
Stewardship 2018 – Pledges as of 2/23/18 – 507 TOTALING - $244,940.00
Sunday, February 18th: Candles: $469. Tray: $459.

Upcoming Services

CHURCH SERVICES:

SAT FEB 10
1st SATURDAY OF SOULS ORTHROS - 9:00 AM
DIVINE LITURGY - 9:30AM
MEMORIALS - 10:30AM
SAT FEB 17
2nd SATURDAY OF SOULS ORTHROS - 9:00 AM
DIVINE LITURGY - 9:30AM
MEMORIALS - 10:30AM
MON FEB 19
GREAT LENT BEGINS
FRI FEB 23
1st SALUTATIONS 6:00 PM
SAT FEB 24
3rd SATURDAY OF SOULS ORTHROS - 9:00 AM
DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00AM
MEMORIALS - 10:30AM
SUN FEB 25
SUNDAY OF ORTHODOXY ORTHROS - 9:00 AM
DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00AM
FRI MAR 2
2nd SALUTATIONS 6:00 PM
SUN MAR 4
2nd SUNDAY OF LENT ORTHROS - 9:00 AM
DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00AM
FRI MAR 9
3rd SALUTATIONS 6:00 PM
SUN MAR 11
VENERATION OF TE HOLY CROSS - "STAVROPROKINISEOS" ORTHROS - 9:00 AM
DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00AM
FRI MAR 16
4th SALUTATIONS 6:00 PM
SUN MAR 18
4th SUNDAY OF LENTS ORTHROS - 9:00 AM
DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00AM
FRI MAR 23
AKATHIST HYMN 6:00 PM
SUN MAR 25
5th SUNDAY OF LENT
FEAST OF TE ANNUNCIATION
ORTHROS - 9:00 AM
DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00AM
DOXOLOGY FOR "25th of MARCH"

GREEK SCHOOL INDEPENDENCE DAY PROGRAM

SAT MAR 31
SATURDAY OF LAZARUS ORTHROS - 9:00 AM
DIVINE LITURGY - 9:30AM
SUN APR 1
PALM SUNDAY ORTHROS - 9:00 AM
DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00AM