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CHURCH HOURS 

FALL/WINTER OFFICE HOURS:
BEGINNING Sunday, September 9th
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 and 56(CW) or www.whdh.com - LOOK FOR St. George/LYNN
LIKE ST. GEORGE P.T.A. ON FACEBOOK
MEMORIALS
AGAMEMNON VOYIAGIS       40 DAYS
ANASTASIOS (STEVE) ARSENIS       5 YEARS
JOHN ARSENIS       20 YEARS
GREEK SCHOOL BEGINS
Tuesday & Thursday - 3:30p.m. - 5:30p.m.
Saturday - 9:00a.m. - 12:00 noon. Please register your child today.

"NEW PROGRAM" - We are accepting children ages 3 1/2. Please contact Lena Triantos, principal (etriant@comcast.net or 617-797-5132 for more details.

CHURCH SCHOOL BEGINS - Registration and classes begin on Sunday, October 6th
NO SUNDAY SCHOOL - FEBRUARY 16TH OR 23RD

NO GREEK SCHOOL - WINTER BREAK - FEBRUARY 17 - 22

AHEPA Chapter 50 LYNN - 1st Annual Cornhole Tournament
Date: Saturday, February 22, 2020 - St. George Gymnasium, 54 S Common Street, Lynn,MA

Sign Up: 12 NOON - Bags Fly: 1PM

Fee: $50 per team guarantee your partner
$20 per person luck of the draw for teams

Send pre-registration to ahepachapter50@gmail.com
Payments to be made the day of the Event

Food and Drinks available for purchase - 50/50 raffles
Cash Prizes! Based on # of players

MYLB 2019
Goya Boys & Girls Leagues - Grades 9-12
Joy Boys & Girls Leagues - Grades 6-8

Games begin the weekend of November 9th and 10th.

If you are interested in taking part, please contact John Meklis jmeklis@gmail.com or call the Church office (781)593-6162.

LETS PLAY SOCCER!!!
Are your kids interested in soccer??? With enough interest we would like to begin an intramural soccer program for ages 4 - 14. Please email theodoraroumeliotis@yahoo.com if you are interested!
Daily Readings Mobile Apps – Available for iPhone, Android and Nokia mobile devices.
http://www.goarch.org/archdiocese/departments/i nternet/mobileapps/mobileapps
PTA PRIZE-O-RAMA HO-DOWN
March 11, 2020 - 6:00 PM - ST. GEORGE COMMUNITY CENTER to benefit the Scholarship Fund.

100+ Raffles, Games, 50/50 & Door Prizes

GREEK SCHOOL INDEPENDENCE DAY PROGRAM
Wednesday, March 25th - 6:30PM - In The Community Center

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

ST. GEORGE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH FAMILY GLENDI
Saturday, February 29th - 7:00 PM - $20 for adults & $10 for children under 13

RSVP to Peter Katsos at pkatsos@thinntrim.com by February 23rd to reserve tables of 10

Mezethakia & Pastry - Raffles to beneft Scholarship Fund - CASH BAR - Live Band

LUCKY MARCH CALENDAR RAFFLE
Tickets are on sale now! Drawings will begin on Sunday, March 1st. Over $3500 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.

THE COUNCIL OF EASTERN ORTHODOX CHURCHES OF CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS INVITES YOU TO "TRIUMPH OF ORTHODOXY" VESPERS
Saint George Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral - 30 Anna Street, Worcester, MA
Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 6:00PM

Bishop John of Worcester preaching
Don't miss this lenten event!

The Feast of Orthodoxy (also known as the Triumph of Orthodoxy) is celebrated on the first Sunday of Great Lent (6 Sundays before Pascha) in the liturgical calendar of the Eastern Orthodox Church.

The Feast is kept in memory of the final defeat of iconoclasm and the restoration of the icons to the churches.

All Assembly Bishops & Clergy are invited to share

HARRY AGGANIS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT 2020 - NHIBT SINCE 1954
April 3rd - April 5th

Brought to you by the St. George Greek Orthodox Community of Lynn MA
St. George Greek Orthodox Church - 54 South Common Street - Lynn, MA 01902 - (781) 593-6162

agganistournament@yahoo.com
Find us on FACEBOOK: Harry Agganis Basketball Tournament

Youth Division - High School Division - Women's Division - Men's Division

ST. GEORGE LADIES SOCIETY MACARONATHA LUNCHEON
Saturday, February 29th - 2nd Saturday of Souls

Immediately following Church services, the St. George Ladies Society will host the annual Macaronatha Luncheon. Everyone is invited.

FIRST SATURDAY OF LENT
On Sunday, March 8th, the First Saturday 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 to see.
FAMILY COMMUNION SUNDAY
Sunday, March 8th - We ask that you receive communion as a family on this day!
CHOIR MEMBERS NEEDED!
Our St. George Choir is in need of new members. No music experience necessary and you do not have to be able to read Greek, all music is phonetics! Please come and help your Church to continue this beautiful tradition. WE NEED YOU! Contact Sophia Argeros 617-543-5762
The St. George Philoptochos Book Club
Wednesday, February 26th at 7:00PM in the foyer outside the office.

The book for this month is THE SEVEN HUSBANDS by Evelyn Hugo.

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!

AHEPA SCHOLARSHIPS NOW AVAILABLE
Local Lynn Chapter 50 Deadline APpil 15th
State District 8 Deadline March 31st
National Deadline March 31st
26TH ANNUAL GREEK INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE OF BOSTON
Sunday, April 26, 2020 - 1:00PM

Boylston Street to Charles Street

Celebrate with Greek Music, Dancing & Food a the Boston Common immediately following the parade!

Friday, April 24th - Greek Independence Celebration at the Mass State House - 12:00 NOON
Saturday, April 25th - Taxiarche Community Hall, 25 Beigelow Avenue, Watertown - 6:30 PM

Marshals: Grand Honorable Mayor of Boston Martin Walsh; His Eminence Archbishop Elpidoforos of America

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 Schedule
Saturday Games

2/15 - BREAK - MBC WINTER CAMP
2/22 - JOY/GOYA Playoff Week 1

Goya Basketball Schedule
Sunday Games

2/16 - BREAK - MBC WINTER CAMP
2/23 - GOYA Playoff Week 1

LOOKING FOR FUN & NEW FRIENDS?

H.O.P.E. - Ages 2-4

J.O.Y. - Ages 5-8

JR. G.O.Y.A. - Ages 9-12

G.O.Y.A. - Ages 13-18

Church involvement builds friendships that last a lifetime! Contact Theodora Roumeliotis for more info theodoraroumeliotis@yahoo.com

Paschal Reflection of Metropolitan Methodios
http://boston.goarch.org/news/metropolis_news/1304/1489.html
CARING & SHARING PROGRAM - "LITTLE THINGS MEAN A LOT" - "HAPPY FEET PROGRAM"

We will continue to collect donations of new socks and continue our "COAT DRIVE. Thank you for making the winter months a little warmer for those in need.

THE FOLLOW APOLLO SERIES

The follow Apollo series was created to teach children about Greek History, Traditions, and Language in a fun, engaging and impactful way.

UP FIRST, GREEK EASTER!
Are you ready to #followapollo Greek Easter plus toy and book available for pre-order now at www.thefollowapolloseries.com

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
Book Club - Wednesday, February 26th
Family Glendi - Saturday, February 29th
Lent Begins - Monday, March 2nd
Family Communion - Sunday, March 8th
PTA Prize-O-Rama Ho-Down - Wednesday, March 11th
Harry Agganis Basketball Tournament - April 3 thru April 5th
“Keep the Light of St. George Strong & Bright”
Stewardship 2020 – Pledges as of 2/13/2020 – 468 TOTALING - $231,240.00
Sunday, February 9th: Candles: $768. Tray: $288. Building Fund: $287.

Upcoming Services

CHURCH SERVICES:

SAT FEB 22
1st SATURDAY OF SOULS Orthros - 9:00AM
Divine Liturgy - 9:30AM
Memorials - 10:30AM