Events for the Orthodox Community
Young Adult League Summer Float Trip: Saturday, August 4th. Carpooling from Assumption at 9:00 am to Riverview Ranch Riverfront Resort, 7945 Highway N, Bourbon, MO 65441. Floating will commence at 11:30 am. RSVP to Deena Rishmawi at 314-496-7681 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Evening in Athens Greek Dinners: Saturday August 4th, join Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church for their series of Dinners featuring tasty home baked Greek entrees, and pastries served in the casual and friendly atmosphere of their church hall. Lenten dishes are available. These dinners are open to the public. 405 Huntwood Rd., Swansea, Il 62226. 4 - 8 pm. For more information, please call 618-277-0330.
Christ the Good Shepherd Orthodox Church Feast Day: Join the parishioners of Christ the Good Shepherd for their feast day celebration on the Transfiguration of our Lord: Sunday, August 5th, 6:30 pm Great Vespers and reception; Monday, August 6th, 9:00 am Orthros, 10:00 am Divine Liturgy. The address is: 3615 McCausland Ave., St. Louis, MO 63109-1126.
Assumption Church Feast Day: Tuesday, August 14th, Great Vespers at 6:30 pm followed by a reception; on Wednesday, August 15th Orthros will be at 9:00 am, Divine Liturgy at 10:00 am, followed by a luncheon.
Panagia’s Panegyri - Save the date: Sunday, August 19th, 8:30 am Orthros, 9:45 am Divine Liturgy with a celebratory meal following at 12:00 pm in the Church Hall. $15 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under.
Summer Women’s Book Study, Pool Party & Potluck: Saturday, August 18th, from 10:30 am – 1:30 pm at the home of Keve Gialouris. Join the ladies for a great discussion about the book, Tears of Repentance by Athanasios Katigas, take a dip in the pool, and share a potluck meal. Please call Keve to coordinate a dish to share (314-952-9062).
St. Nicholas Greek Festival: Labor Day Weekend August 31st - Sept 3rd; Friday 11am -9pm; Saturday 11:am -9:00 pm; Sunday 11am-8pm; Monday 11:00 am-6:00pm. 4967 Forest Park Avenue. Kick-Off Event on Friday, August 31st starting at 11:00 a.m. at “Athens On the Street,” on Forest Park Ave. Music by Christos Sarantakis and folk dancing by the St. Nicholas Greek Dancers. Enjoy delicious food & drink, a tour of the beautiful church, and the gift shop.
Evening in Athens Greek Dinners: Saturday September 1st, join Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church for their series of Dinners featuring tasty home baked Greek entrees, and pastries served in the casual and friendly atmosphere of their church hall. Lenten dishes are available. These dinners are open to the public. 405 Huntwood Rd., Swansea, Il 62226. 4 - 8 pm. For more information, please call 618-277-0330.
Grief Share: A weekly seminar and support group designed to help people rebuild their lives after losing a loved one. Meetings will be held on the first and third Wednesday of the month at Assumption beginning Wednesday, September 5th at 11:00 am. Please contact Fr. Anastasios for more information, 314-966-2255.
Metropolis of Chicago’s Annual Family Synaxis: Labor Day weekend, Aug 31st - Sept 2nd at the St. Iakovos Retreat Center in Wisconsin. The guest speaker this year is Dr. Philip Mamalakis, Professor, author, and father of seven. For more information, visit the website:
Connect - Orthodox Young Adult Conference 2018: October 5th - 7th in Atlanta, Georgia at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel. The conference is for Orthodox young adults ages 21 - 39. The theme this year is “Understanding Our Purpose.” Cost is $210 until August 31, and $230 after that. For more information and to register, go to https://connectorthodoxy.org.
Translation of the Image of Our Lord and God and Savior, Jesus Christ; Diomedes the Physician & Martyr of Tarsus; Timothy of Euripus, founder of the Monastery of Pentele; Nicodemus the New Martyr of Meteora; Gerasimus of Cephalonia; Holy Monk Penteles; Afterfeast of the Dormition of our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever Virgin Mary; The Six Martyrs Dorotheos, Sarantis, Jacob, Seraphim, Demetrios and Basil who contested in Megara; Manuel and John the New Martyrs; Stamatios the Martyr; Apostolos the New-Martyr
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