Events for the Orthodox Community
Assumption Philoptochos Society Trivia Night: A fun evening to benefit BJC’s Evelyn’s Hospice House. Saturday, October 21. Doors open at 6:00 pm and play begins at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $20 each, includes beer and soda. Tables of 8 are available. Attendance prizes, raffle, 50/50, mulligans and a silent auction also available. To make reservations, please call Helena Brown at 314-456-5602, Rose Harpole at 314-992-2559, or the Church office at 314-966-2255. 1755 Des Peres Road, Town & Country, MO.
Mylonas Lecture in Classical Art and Archaeology:”Lord of the Gold Rings: The Grave of the Griffin Warrior at Pylos” Prof. Sharon Stocker, University of Cincinnati. October 22 at 2:00 pm, Saint Louis Art Museum Auditorium. 1 Fine Arts Dr, St. Louis, MO 63110. (314) 721-0072.
Pan-Orthodox Church Choir Concert: Please join area St. Louis Orthodox Church Choirs for a concert to benefit FOCUS – Gateway City, Sunday, October 22, 5:00 pm at Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church, 1910 Serbian Drive, St. Louis. There is no charge, but free-will offerings to help FOCUS will be accepted. A dessert reception will follow. For more information, please contact 314-993-0990.
Taste of Egypt: St. Mary & St. Abraam Coptic Orthodox Church is having their annual Coptic Egyptian Festival Saturday, October 1, 11 am - 7 pm, and Sunday, October 22, 11 am - 6 pm. Enjoy Egyptian cuisine, gifts, music, and more. 1843 Ross Ave., St. Louis 63146.
OXI Day Dinner-Dance: Join the parishioners of Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in celebrating Oxi Day, Saturday, October 28, 6:00 pm in the Church Hall. Music by Kostas Kastanis. Sponsored by the Brotherhood of Alexander the Great, the Epirotiko Society of St. Louis, and Assumption Greek Orthodox Church. Tickets are $35 for adults and free for Students (age 25 and under). For more information, please contact Mr. Samaras or Mr. Deros.
Dr. Nicholas Matsakis Memorial Lecture: “The Impact of Thermopylae on our Modern World” Elias Matsakis. October 30. 7:00 pm reception, 7:30 pm lecture, Century Room A, Millennium Student Center, UMSL. To register to attend and receive a free parking pass, please go to the UMSL International Studies registration website at https://apps.umsl.edu/webapps/ITS/CIS_register/index.cfm.
Jr. GOYA (5 - 8th grades): Game night! All Jr. GOYans are invited to come to Church for a fun evening of games and fellowship on Saturday, November 4.
Grecian Kitchen Holiday Open House: The St. Nicholas Philoptochos Society invites everyone to the Family Life Center for Lunch, Greek Pastries & Boutique Shopping at their annual Holiday Open House. Saturday, November 4, 10:30 am - 3:00 pm. 12550 South Outer Forty Road.
Fall Parish Assembly: Sunday, November 5th after Divine Liturgy in the Philoptochos Room.
Archangel Michael Orthodox Church Feast Day: Join the parishioners of Archangel Michael Orthodox Church as they celebrate their feast day with Vesperal Divine Liturgy service on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. The service will begin at 6:30 pm. Everyone is cordially invited to attend. 1901 Ann Ave. St. Louis, MO 63104. For more information, please contact Fr. Christopher Philips at 314-479-4168.
IOCC 25th Anniversary Celebration Banquet: Sunday, November 12, 2017 at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church. 5:00 pm Vespers, followed by a 6:00 pm dinner. Tickets are $35 each and sponsorships are available. To register, mail a check payable to IOCC to Assumption Church at 1755 Des Peres Road, Town & Country, MO 63131, Attn: Diane Sieckmann or visit iocc.org.stlouis.
Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church 100th Anniversary Gala: Save the date - Saturday, December 9, 2017. More information to follow soon.
Professor Diane Touliatos Endowed Annual Lecture in Greek Studies: “Ancient Greek Poetry and Hymnography” Dr. Nick Giannoukakis. January 18, 2018. 7:00 pm Reception, 7:30 pm Lecture. Century Room A, Millennium Student Center, UMSL. To register to attend and receive a free parking pass, please go to the UMSL International Studies registration website at https://apps.umsl.edu/webapps/ITS/CIS_register/index.cfm.
Catherine Pelican Memorial Lecture in Greek Culture: “Peoples of the Sea, Philistines, and the Greeks of the Bronze Age: View from the recent excavations at Tell es-Safi/Gath, Israel” Professor Haskel Greenfield, University of Manitoba. February 17, 2018. 7:00 Reception, 7:00 pm Lecture, Century Room A, Millennium Student Center, UMSL. To register to attend and receive a free parking pass, please go to the UMSL International Studies registration website at https://apps.umsl.edu/webapps/ITS/CIS_register/index.cfm.
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