On Friday, January 30th, we will celebrate the Feast of the Three Hierarchs. The Divine Liturgy will start at 10 AM.
On Sunday, February 1st, our first Greek Orthodox Folk Dance Festival (FDF) group, Nea Parea, is hosting a Fundraising Luncheon to help fund their trip to Anaheim. Come join us in the Tsakopoulos Hall after the Divine Liturgy for a delicious luncheon of makaronia with mizithra, salad, and dessert. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. The Nea Parea will perform a preview of their dances including those from the island of Chios and the northern Greek region of Thrace during the luncheon. For more information, please contact Daphne Constantinou.
The Archdiocese wants to share with everyone a recent spotlight that the BBC did on Saint Nicholas Church at Ground Zero. The video features an interview with architect Santiago Calatrava, who talks about the inspiration and influences for the design from Hagia Sophia and Chora. The video is available on the St. Nicholas web site.
The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America's summer travel program to Greece, Ionian Village, announces the continuation of the FAITH: An Endowment for Orthodoxy and Hellenism sponsored scholarships. Now in its ninth consecutive year these full and partial financial aid grants will be awarded to those participants in the summer camps program in Greece who qualify for need-based financial aid. Ionian Village Travel Grant applications are now available for participants of Session One and Session Two, ages 14-18 and can be downloaded here. Completed applications must be received by January 30, 2015.
Please don't forget to send in your 2015 Stewardship Pledge Cards!