Upcoming Church Events

(not related to church services)

For more information on each event, see the parish newsletter.

Anyone interested in attending Greek School is asked to contact the church by calling 920-921-4364 or by email, holytrinityfdl@gmail.com

 

Greek School for adults: Thursdays 6pm at the church; IF WE HAVE MORE THAN 5 NEW COMERS WE CAN START A BEGINNERS’ CLASS.  CALL FR. TED IF YOU ARE INTERESTED.

 

Greek School for children: TBA

SUNDAY SCHOOL:  Officially, the Sunday School will start on Sunday, September 10 with the Agiasmos service, and the lessons the following Sunday, September 17.  We would like to stress the importance of this Ministry and kindly ask the parents of children of all ages to bring them to church EVERY SUNDAY. If we have the children we can have programs and a future for our parish.

 

OFFICE HOURS:  Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10am to 2pm.  Please call Fr. Ted and come during this time to meet with him for any need you might have.  The other days will for visitations here or elsewhere.

 

BIBLE STUDY IN ENGLISH:  Mondays 10am.  We are studying the Holy Gospel according to St. Matthew.  We have discussions on matters of our faith, Study of the Bible and Questions and Answers on various topics.  Everybody is welcome!

 

GOLDEN AGERS: This newly established group met for the first time at Faros restaurant May 18, 2017. Nine participated and the next gathering will be in September.  We would like to encourage the relatives of these people (65 years of age and older) to participate in these meetings of love and fellowship over lunch or dinner.  Thanks!

 

100TH ANNIVERSARY: See page here for details.

 

PARISH COUNCIL MEETINGS: Saturday, December 9th at 9:00am.  After the Parish Council Meeting, a meeting for the Anniversary will follow.

 

GENERAL ASSEMBLY: TBA

 

GREEK FEST MEETINGS: TBA

 

PHILOPTOCHOS MEETINGS: TBA

 

CHOIR PRACTICES: The Choir will be practicing on the 2nd Sunday of every month in preparation for our anniversary and on introduction of more English into the Divine Liturgy.  We ask all Choir members to come faithfully to these practices and we welcome anyone interested in joining the choir.  Please talk to the Choir Director Dena Meyst.

 

LOOKING AHEAD:

 

ST. NICHOLAS DAY: Sunday, December 3, 2017. All the children of the Parish are kindly asked to be at church to honor the Great Holy Father St. Nicholas the Wonderworker and protector of all children. A luncheon will be prepared by our Ladies Philoptochos and stockings will be given to all children by Neal and Irene Gamsky. We’ll see you all there following the Divine Liturgy. A free will offering will be taken.

 

PARISH ELECTIONS: Sunday, December 10th, 2017. Please send your application form by Sunday, November 26th, if you would like to run for the Board, and come and vote on the Sunday of the elections along with the rest of our members. Everyone should come to vote for the new Parish Council.

 

FROM THE HOLY METROPOLIS:

***6-month Memorial service (with kollyva) for His Eminence Metropolitan Iakovos.

***Christmas Open House at the Metropolis of Chicago, as of this date (Oct. 13, 2017), will not be held this year in respect to the repose of His Eminence Metropolitan Iakovos.

***The 2018 Metropolis of Chicago Vasilopita Celebration is expected to be held as usual.

 

Sept/Oct 2017 Anniversary Update

In addition to the already announced services and banquet for our 100th Anniversary next year on the weekend of June 23-24, 2018 the Anniversary Committee has begun taking orders for the 100th ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATIVE ALBUM BOOK. Become part of our Holy Trinity 100th Anniversary Commemorative Book and support its publication by ordering space for your:

1. Personal or family history ( add your photos!)
2. Congratulatory message
3. Memorial
4. Business ad (logo, artwork, photo)
5. Church ad

ORDER FORMS are available from any Board Member, In the Church Office, on the PANGARI and downstairs in the fellowship hall. Follow the directions on the form, enclose any photos and your check and return it to the church.  For more  information, or help designing your page, please contact Dena Meyst at Demmy@charter.net or 920-921-8424