St. John Chrysostom Greek Orthodox Church of Martin County

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"Welcome one another, therefore, just as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God." - Romans 15:7

Through this web site, we are pleased to be able to introduce you to that same worship and fellowship as it is expressed in the life of our Parish. If you are a new member of our parish, or are considering membership, these web pages will acquaint you with what our parish offers to those who give it support and sustenance; to those who already belong to the church, we hope they will provide you with the assurance that your sacrificial offerings are received with profound respect, and are utilized to maximum effectiveness. They will, in any case, enable you to make the informed decisions that are necessary for a meaningful relationship with your church!

GOYA NEWS

Congratulations to our GOYANs, who through their hard work and outstanding participation, placed 1st overall in the 2015 SE District GOYA Olympics held last weekend at St. Demetrios in Ft. Lauderdale!

 

 

YOUTH RECOGNITION SUNDAY

Following Liturgy this Sunday(5/24), we will offer a luncheon in honor of the youth of St. John Chrysostom, including our GOYA, our Acolytes, our Greek and Sunday School students, and our Dancers. While we are not charging for this luncheon, we will accept free-will offerings and donations. Please plan on staying and honoring our young people!

 

 

AHEPA - Bowling for the Youth 

AHEPA of Hobe Sound Chapter #379 will host a bowling night that will include 2 games of bowling/person and dinner for all our youth of ages between 8-18 years old.

The place: Stuart Bowling Alley - 1638 SE Federal Highway, Stuart, FL  34994 (772) 286-9700

Date: Sunday, May 31

Time: 4:00 pm

Please send an email to adeslis@gmail.com and let me know the names of the young persons that will be participating.

 

STEWARDSHIP OFFERINGS

Thank you to those who have offered their pledge cards for this year! If you have not, we humbly ask you to offer your 2015 stewardship.

As of May 21st, we have a total of 68 Stewards who have committed for a total of:

$75,175! 

 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS

UPCOMING MEETINGS! 

Philoptochos - Saturday, May 30 at 11:30 am (after Liturgy)

 

YOUR PARISH COUNCIL OFFICERS

We are pleased to announce the Officers of our 2015 Parish Council:

President - Steve Pappas

Vice President - Perry Bakas

Treasurer - Mary Parasco(John Laskaris assisting)

Secretary - Mike Menexis

Financial Secretary - George Jimokas

 
 

 Bible Study

Please check with Fr. Gregory for scheduling of Bible Studies.

 

Enhancing our Liturgical Life:

St. John's offers Saturday Evening Vespers at 5:00 pm. Last Great Vespers for the Summer, Saturday, 5/30

This beautiful worship service marks the beginning of the 'Lord's Day' with the setting of the sun, and sets our hearts on a path of prayer and preparation for the coming of the Divine Liturgy which follows after the 'Son' rises!

 

Services Schedule

We encourage you to attend services with us each Sunday:

Orthros - 9 AM - 10 AM
Divine Liturgy - 10 AM - 11:30 AM

Youth Sunday School dismisses after Holy Communion.

Join us after services for our Agape Hour where we would love to meet you!

With fear of God, faith and love, draw near!

Announcements

 

SATURDAY VESPERS - As we enter the summer months, St. John's will not be celebrating Saturday Vespers. Our last Vespers service prior to this break will be held Saturday, May 30 ast 5:00 pm. 

House Blessings   Fr. Gregory will be visiting parishioners' home and business to bless them.                                                                                                         To schedule, please contact Fr. Gregory at 772-475-4639, fr.gregory.tsikerdanos@                                                                                                              gmail.com or Connie Monsma at 772-263-6764, connie monsma@                                                                                                                                   hotmail.com

COFEE, CONVERSATIO & SPIRITUAL BOOKS - Join Fr. Gregory for coffee on Tuesdays at 2:30 pm. We will gather for fellowship, with the goal of choosing a spiritual book to read and discuss.

PHILOPTOCHOS MEETING   Philoptochos will meet Saturday, May30 at 11:30 am mornings. We welcome all Ladies, Young and Seasoned, to come and help us continue our Philanthropic work for the good of our Community and St. John's. Please check for date and time.

OFFICE HOURS FOR FR. GREGORY: Tuesday thru Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM and by appointment

GREEK SCHOOL has resumed!  Classes for our 8th grade and older class will be on Mondays from  6:00 PM TO 7:30 PM  Thursday evening class 6:00 to 7:30 PM will be for the younger children.   Please contact Evi Deslis for registration and any  questions you may have. Evi's  cell phone number is 720-840-1368   and email address is edeslis@gmail.com