From the 12-07-14 bulletin

Post date: Jan 2, 2015 7:18:25 PM

This week at St. John

  • Sunday, December 7 - 10th Sunday of Luke
    • 9:00 a.m. Orthros and Divine Liturgy (with fellowship to follow ?)
    • Stewardship Sunday, Election Sunday
    • Sunday school: 9:00 a.m. for middle and high school, after Communion for 1-5
    • Christmas tree decorating
  • Wednesday, December 10
    • 9:30 a.m. Paraklesis
    • 2:00 p.m. Senior outing - Old Creamery Theater
  • Thursday, December 11
    • 6:00 p.m. Great Vespers
  • Friday, December 12 - St. Spyridon
    • 9:00 a.m. Orthros and Divine Liturgy
    • 6:00 p.m. Great Vespers
    • following Vespers, family night at church
  • Saturday, December 13 - St. Lucy of Syracuse
    • 9:00 a.m. Orthros and Divine Liturgy
    • 11:00 a.m. Christmas play dress rehearsal
    • 5:30 p.m. Great Vespers
  • Sunday, December 14 - 11th Sunday of Luke
    • 9:00 a.m. Orthros and Divine Liturgy with fellowship to follow
    • Christmas play

The prosforo this week was provided by Mary Dalamaggas and Tula Margellos.

Please check the sign-up sheet in the hall for opportunities to sponsor the Sunday fellowship hour on December 21 and plan for 2015.

The angel tags that benefit the children at Tanager Place are here. They can be picked up and the gifts returned the following Sunday (Dec 14). Sandy Worley will deliver the gifts to Tanager. If anyone has questions please contact her at 533-2426.

The senior group will be attending the 1940s Radio Christmas Carol on Wednesday, 12/10/14 at 02:00 PM at the Old Creamery Theater. Tickets have been reserved and can be picked up at the theater box office. The cost is $28/ticket - please pay Edie.

The Christmas Play will be on Sunday, December 14, after the Divine Liturgy. Christmas Play The last regular rehearsal will be held today. The dress rehearsal will be on Saturday, December 13, after the Divine Liturgy (11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.). If you are not able to attend a scheduled rehearsal please notify Maria Katsiris ( or 319-373-0777).

Help is needed today to put up and decorate the Church Christmas Tree. We ask for some volunteers to put up the tree and prepare the ornaments so the children may decorate the tree after Christmas Play Rehearsals. If you would like help with the Christmas Tree this year contact Maria Katsiris. All our church family are invited to bring a family picture ornament to decorate the Christmas Tree.

The newsletter deadline of December 15 is fast approaching. Please contact Fr. Peter to check dates for events and have your submissions ready by then

If you are sponsoring one of our Sunday School Students in the Achievement Award Program please turn in you contribution so that we may place the order for the icons. They are made to order and the supplier needs time to prepare them. Thank you for your continued support of this program.