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From the 10-20-13 bulletin

posted Oct 19, 2013, 7:32 PM by St. John's Webmaster   [ updated Oct 19, 2013, 7:32 PM ]
This week at St. John 
  • Sunday, October 20 – Sixth Sunday of Luke 
    • 9:00 a.m. Orthros, 10:00 a.m. Divine Liturgy, with fellowship to follow 
    • Sunday school: 9:00 a.m. for Middle and High School, after Communion for K-5 
    • Christmas play rehearsal after fellowship 
    • Parish council meeting to follow 
  • Tuesday, October 22 
    • 9:30 a.m. Iowa Wesleyan class to visit 
    • 1:00 p.m. Bible study (Revelation) 
    • 6:00 p.m. Great Vespers for St. James (Iakovos) 
  • Wednesday, October 23 - Nameday of His Eminence Iakovos of Chicago 
    • 9:00 a.m. Orthros and Divine Liturgy for St. James (Iakovos) 
    • 5:00 p.m. Greek school 
    • 5:30 p.m. All Saints Fall Party at St. George 
    • 7:00 p.m. Bible study (Revelation) 
  • Thursday, October 24 
    • Metropolitan Nameday Dinner in Chicago 
  • Friday, October 25 
    • 6:00 p.m. Great Vespers for St. Demetrios 
    • 7:00 p.m. All Saints Party at St. John 
  • Saturday, October 26 - Nameday of His Eminence Demetrios of America and of His Grace Demetrios of Mokissos 
    • 9:00 a.m. Orthros and Divine Liturgy for St. Demetrios 
    • 3:30 p.m. Long-term Planning Committee meeting 
    • 5:30 p.m. Great Vespers 
  • Sunday, October 27 – Seventh Sunday of Luke 
    • 9:00 a.m. Orthros, 10:00 a.m. Divine Liturgy, with fellowship to follow 
    • Sunday school: 9:00 a.m. for Middle and High School, after Communion for K-5 
    • Christmas play rehearsal after fellowship
The prosfora this week were provided by Juliana Dancer and Mary Moscrip.

Thank you all for your participation in the Fall Greek Dinner! We were able to serve about 715 meals. Ticket sale income (and unsold tickets) should be returned as soon as possible to be put to the benefit of the parish.

Thursday, October 24 – METROPOLITAN IAKOVOS NAME DAY DINNER – This Clergy Syndesmos Fundraiser supports the St. Iakovos Retreat Center. Our parish has budgeted a full table of ten ($1,000) and we look forward to filling it. If you would like to represent our parish at the dinner, please let Fr. Peter know by NO LATER than today, Sunday, October 20. Your help in covering the cost of this dinner through a good-will donation is greatly appreciated.

St. John will host an “All Saints” party for our youth, after vespers on Friday, October 25, with games and treats. Come dressed as a saint for an extra prize (other costumes allowed). We will have a trivia contest about popular saints and have fun while learning about the champions of our faith. Please let Jessica White know if you plan to attend. Adults are welcome to stay for the fun as well. Activities will run approximately 7:00-8:30 p.m.

St. George invites our youth to participate in an All Saints Fall Party on Wednesday, October 23, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. The annual trick-or-treat–style program will feature the Twelve Apostles.

Loyola University of Chicago expo: “Greek Architects of Istanbul in the Era of Westernization” October 27 – November 10.