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CHURCH HOURS 

FALL HOURS BEGIN – SUNDAY, JUNE 19th – SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2016
ORTHROS 9:00 A.M.
DIVINE LITURGY 10:00 A.M.

LIKE ST. GEORGE P.T.A. ON FACEBOOK
OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY is extended to the families of Mary Loomas of Lynn and Peter Carvel of Peabody who recently passed away. May their memory be eternal.
FOR ALL SCHOOL & CHRUCH CANCELLATIONS - Please tune into WHDH/Channel & 56(CW) or www.whdh.com
LOOK FOR: St.George/Lynn

Messages will read as follows:

For Saturday Greek School - NO MORNING CLASSES
For Weekday Greek School - NO AFTERNOON CLASSES
For Chuch School - NO MORNING PROGRAM
For Weekday Basketball - NO EVENING PROGRAM
For Saturday Basketball - NO AFTERNOON PROGRAM
For any evening meetings - Evening Meeting Cancelled
For any afternoon meetings - No Afternoon Program
For any evening organization events - No Evening Activities
For any afternoon organization events - No Afternoon Program

FOR CHURCH SERVICES - CLOSED/NO MORNING PROGRAM

The above cancellation announcements are for ST. GEORGE PROGRAMS ONLY!!!

FOR CANCELLATION OF METROPOLIS OF BOSTON BASKETBALL GAMES YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED BY THE COACHES!!!

Daily Readings Mobile Apps – Available for iPhone, Android and Nokia mobile devices.
http://www.goarch.org/archdiocese/departments/i nternet/mobileapps/mobileapps
P.T.A. PRIZE - O - RAMA – FIESTA NIGHT!!!!
*** DATE CHANGE!!!! DATE CHANGE!!!! - Wednesday, April 26, 2017!!!! ***
OVER 100 PRIZES - DOOR PRIZES - 50/50 RAFFLE - REFRESHMENTS
Please contact a member of the St. George P.T.A. to donate a gift!!!
LUCKY MARCH CALENDAR RAFFLE
Lucky March Calendar Raffles are on sale now! ! ! Drawings will begin on Sunday, March 5th. Over $3,500 in cash prizes will be given. This is the only major fundraiser of the Philoptochos Society. We thank you for your support.

WINNERS
3/1 - Karen Ralphs $250
3/2 - Marcia D'Entremong $25
3/3 - Panos Condakes $25
3/4 - Constance Sakellson $25
3/5 - Tim Roach $25
3/6 - Thuy Phung $50
3/7 - Lydia Nichols $50
3/8 - Rena Kozakis $50
3/9 - Nicholas Fursey $50
3/10 - Leah Evangellinellis $50
3/11 - Miriam Pappas $50
3/12 - Theodora Roumeliotis $75
3/13 - D. Vocino $75
3/14 - Josephine Sheehan $75
3/15 - Debbie Politis $75
3/16 - J. Sullivan $75
3/17 - Jimmy Meimetes $500
3/18 - Connie Soteropoulos $75
3/19 - Stacy Arambages $100
3/20 - Ella Alexander $100
3/21 - Debbie Connell $100
3/22 - Stacy Arambages $100
3/23 - Thomas L. Demakes $100
3/24 - Rena Kozakis $100
3/25 - Art Hood $500
3/26 - Karen Ralph $150

ST. GEORGE LADIES SOCIETY ANNUAL FISH LUNCHEON

The St. George Ladies Society is busy preparing for upcoming events. They hope they can count on your support. Always there to help our St. George Church, the St. George Ladies Society work tirelessly to offer delicious ways to spend our afternoons while supporting their cause - St. George.

PALM SUNDAY - APRIL 9th
St. George Community Center - Immediately following Church services.

Tickets - $25.00 per person and will available for purchase beginning March 12th!

DEADLINE for ALL orders April 2nd - ALL ORDERS MUST BE PRE ORDERED AND PRE PAID!!!!

Checks made payable to St. George Ladies Society

ST. GEORGE PHILOPTOCHOS PASCHA BAKE SALE - This year we will again be selling tsourekia(sweet bread) and koulourakis on a PREPAID order basis. Extra forms will be available from the Church office. Please make note of the deadline for orders. (March 28th) Orders will be ready for pickup on PALM SUNDAY, APRIL 9th!

Koulourakia $6.00 (bag of 12)
Tsourekia: Traditional sweet breads studded with red eggs $15.00 each
Philoptochos Cookbook (A Taste of Heaven) $12.00 each

2017 HARRY AGGANIS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

"Welcome to the Harry"
Thursday, March 30th - Sunday, April 2nd

Celebrating Harry's Ideals Since 1956 - LEADERSHIP - SPORTSMANSHIP - SCHOLARSHIP

High School Division - Games begin on Thursday Night - March 30th
College Division - Games begin on Friday Night - March 31st

Tournament Committee and Contact Information:
Spiritual Advisor and Honorary Chairman: Rev. Fr. George D. Tsoukalas
St. George Greek Orthodox Church Office: (781)593-6162 - 54 South Common Street, Lynn, MA 01902
email:agganisbasketballtournament@yahoo.com

Tournament Director: Bill Booras (781)334-4480 & (781)598-3501
John Meklis (781)526-9200
Stephen Mallios (617)719-8267
Dino Mallios (617)921-8255
Michael Condakes (617)285-7484
Panos Condakes (617)852-3608
George Markos (978)703-3385

GREEK INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION

On Saturday, March 25th - Feast of the Annunciation - Church services begin with Orthros at 9 a.m. and Divine Liturgy at 9:30 a.m. followed by "Doxology for the 25th of March" at 10:30 a.m.

GREEK SCHOOL INDEPENDENCE DAY PROGRAM
Sunday, March 26th 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 30, 2017 - 1:00 p.m.
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 HELLENIC WOMEN'S CLUB, INC., EOK
The Hellenic Women's Club, Inc., EOK, is offering scholarships to young women pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees. Each scholarship in the amount of $5,000 will be awarded based on academic achievement, leadership and community service. The application deadline is June 15, 2017.

More information and all application materials can be found on our website: www.hellenicwomensclub.org. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or for further information.

In Christ,
Bobi Koukounaris-Lelon
Hellenic Women's Club Scholarship Committee
Email:scholarship@hellenicwomensclub.org

ST. GEORGE COMMUNITY CENTER KITCHEN RENOVATION
Thankfully with recent donations the renovation has begun. We are overwhelmed with the outpouring of support we have received thus far for this project. We are close to meeting our goal. If you have not already done so, please send in your donation today. Please contact our committee co-chairs with any questions.
Peter Katsos – pkatsos@thinntrim.com or Anita Rassias – alanita19@comcast.net
NEW BATHROOM PROJECT BEGINS!!!
The long awaited BATHROOM PROJECT HAS BEGUN! Hopefully it will be completed by the end of March. Your support and patience during this project will be greatly appreciated.

A fundraising campaign will be forthcoming. If you have any questions please contact Costas Speliakos or call the Church office.

Paschal Reflection of Metropolitan Methodios
http://boston.goarch.org/news/metropolis_news/1304/1489.html
Please visit the website www.holycouncil.org for information on this historic event.
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
Greek Independence Day Program - Sunday, 3/26
Book Club - Wednesday, 3/29
Harry Agganis Basketball Tournament - 3/30 - 4/2
“Keep the Light of St. George Strong & Bright”
Stewardship 2017 – Pledges as of 3/20/17 – 529 TOTALING - $237,680.00 March 19, 2017: Candles - $565. Tray - $222. Building - $200.

Upcoming Services

CHURCH SERVICES:

FRI MAR 24
FOURTH SALUTATIONS 6:00 p.m.
SAT MAR 25
FEAST OF THE ANNUNCIATION Orthros - 9:00 a.m.
Divine Liturgy - 9:30 a.m.
Doxology for "25th of March" - 10:30 a.m.
SUN MAR 26
FOURTH SUNDAY OF LENT
GREEK INDEPENDENCE DAY PROGRAM
Orthros - 9:00 a.m.
Divine Liturgy - 10:00 a.m.
FRI MAR 31
AKATHIST HYMN 6:00 p.m.
SUN APR 2
FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT
Orthros - 9:00 a.m.
Divine Liturgy - 10:00 a.m.
SAT APR 8
SATURDAY OF LAZARUS Orthros - 9:00 a.m.
Divine Liturgy - 9:30 a.m.
SUN APR 9
PALM SUNDAY Orthros - 9:00 a.m.
Divine Liturgy - 10:00 a.m.