-- Αγιος Δημητριος -- Saint Demetrios
Ελληνική, Ορθόδοξος Εκκλησία στο Μέρικ της Νέας Υόρκης.
A Greek, Orthodox Church in Merrick, NY.
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Upcoming Activities

 
 
 

 


Sunday, October 20, 9 a.m. 6th Sunday of Luke - Saint Gerasimos of Kefalinia. Orthros and Divine Liturgy.

Coffee Fellowship after the service.


Memorial for Sofronia Kyriakou (3 months). May her memory be eternal.


GOYA Car Wash after the service.


Golden Years, every Wednesday at 10 am.


GOYA Food Drive Collection every Sunday. Volleyball, Wednesdays 6-8 pm.


Greek School OXI Day celebration, Sunday, October 27th after the service.


Parish Council, Meeting, Wednesday, October 24 at 8:15 pm.


HOPE and JOY, Friday, October 18 at 7 pm.


Little Angels, is cancelled this week.


Saint Demetrios the Great Martyr. Vespers on Friday, October 25th at 7 pm, HIS EMINENCE ARCHBISHOP ELPIDOPHOROS presiding. Dinner after the service. Orthros and Divine Liturgy on Saturday, October 26th at 9 am. Reception will follow.


Please, do not forget to commit your annual stewardship offering to the Church. As we approach the demolition of the houses for the new Center, we need all your help and support to maintain and expand the ministries of the Parish.

Ζητούμε από όλους να συνδράμετε στην ενίσχυση της Κοινότητος, ιδίως τώρα που γίνεται η κατεδάφιση των κτιρίων για την ανέγερση του Κοινοτικού Κέντρου. Η ετήσια συνδρομή είναι ευκαιρία να είμαστε όλοι ενωμένοι συμπαραστάτες στο τεράστιο έργο της ενορίας και στην διατήρηση και επέκταση των προγραμμάτων της.


Call our office to become a steward of the Church: (516) 379-1368

 

Name Days

 

GOYA (Michelle Hatzizacharias and Silvenna Karantenislis, Advisors):Young Parishioners (ages 13-18) are invited to participate in the spiritual, social, athletic and philanthropic events of this organization. They meet the first Thursday of every month and they have their President, Executive Board and members comprised exclusively by the youth. Parents (the Advisor, the coaches, the members of the youth committee) monitor the growth of the organization together with the Parish Priest and they provide the necessary resources for all their events. Highlights of the group include visits to Ronald McDonald House, hospitals, elderly homes and assisting charities, as well as the following social and athletic events: Fridays at Friday's, dances, fundraising events, Ski trips, helping at the Festival, talents shows, Olympics, Volleyball and Basketball, retreats, Lenten dinner, attending the Pre-sanctified evening services and a pioneering program of tutoring younger students (in School subjects, Greek or music) to increase participation in the organization events and to help worthy causes. The Volleyball teams start practices on October and they meet every Wednesday at Charerton School (coaches are Nikos Poulikidis, Vassilis Zarboutis and Georgia Golding).

GOYA ELECTIONS

The GOYA are scheduled for the end of the year pool party; an amazing evening of fun and fellowship always follows. We wish every blessing to the new GOYA board, which will be officially inaugurated and announced in Church as they assume their responsibilities for the New Ecclesiastical Year. Many fun events and spiritually edifying programs will be offered to the Youth and please, stay connected to receive all news and updates from our Church GOYA.

October Food Drive

Breakfast October 11

Game Night October 16 at 7 pm

Harvest Dance @ Archangel Michael Church (October 23)

November 11 Meeting

November 15 Turkey raffle

Advent Retreat TBA

Christmas Party December 11

Plant Sale December 20

Game Night January 8

Sandwitches for Homeless Run January 16

Homeless Run January 17

Meeting February 1

Ice Skating February 5

Chocolate Lolipop February 14 after the service

R. McDonald House TBA

Bounce March 18

Parade April 10

Lenten Retreat TBA

Pins for Pauly May 7

Mother's Day Plant and Bake Sale May 8

End of the Year event June 4

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The Youth of Saint Demetrios Church are outstanding volunteers and gifted members of the Parish.

There is no doubt in our mind that the only way forward is through the concerted effort of our younger generations. ... ultimately, it is you that will oblige us to assume responsibility for the way we treat the earth and its resources.


Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

 

 

 

The Church

The Greek Orthodox Community of Saint Demetrios in Merrick, New York was founded in 1961. On December 1959, under the guidance of the late James (Demetrios) Boulukos a meeting took place with the intention to establish a parish in the South Shore of Long Island.

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