Sunday, December 11, 2022 ELECTIONS & STEWARDSHIP LUNCHEON

WE HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A BLESSED WEEK
11TH SUNDAY OF LUKE
Weekly Bulletin

Sunday Assignments

USHERS Team B:  Dino Cortesis, Greg Karagiorgis, Ted Tsiolkas, Stan Carroll

CHURCH SERVICES COMMITTEE Team 1:  Tom Giannopoulos, Presv. Stacy Shepherd, Allan Hild, Michael Six

READER:  Chris Lohr

MAIDENS FOR CHRIST Team 14:  Despina Strates, Elisavet Strates, Zoe P. Strates, Despina Virginia Strates, Lily Thomas

ALTAR BOYS MINISTRY Team 2:   Evangelos Kortesis – Leader, John Spinosa, John Nolan, Mario Strates, Stavro Bobotsiares, Lucas Thomas, Conner Webb, Robert Blevins, Vincent Capparelli, Harrison Caparelli, Christian Burns, Michael Faughnan, Jaxson Faughnan

NURSERY ASSIGNMENTS:  Nicole Michael and Kelly Bobotsiares

 This Week at the Annunciation

Sunday, December 11, 2022

8:45 AM  Matins & Divine Liturgy:
11th Sunday of Luke

· Stewardship Sunday

· The students of the Byzantine Chant class, under the direction of Mr. Dimitris Petropoulos, will chant  4 Christmas Hymns at the end of the Divine Liturgy

· Stewardship Luncheon in the fellowship Hall & Parish Council Elections  -  The Greek School students will be singing Kalanta at the luncheon.

· Packaged Pastries from Bake Sale are available for purchase

Monday, December 12, 2022

8:45 AM    Matins & Divine Liturgy:
St. Spyridon the Wonderworker

Byzantine Church Chant

5:30-6:30 PM GOYA Group Chanting

6:30-8:00 PM Adults Group Chanting 

6:00 PM     Parish Council Board Meeting

Boys Basketball Practice  - Coach Gus will contact the team members about practice.

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

9:30 AM  Adult Discussion Group

11:00 AM  Mother's Discussion Group (in breezeway) - Vasilopita baking demonstration by Maria Paloumbas

4:30 PM   Greek School:  Conversation Classes Christmas Party

5:30 PM   Choir Practice

5:30-7:00 PM  Junior Competition Dance Practice

7:00 PM   Orthodoxy 101 Rm #117

8:00-9:30 PM Senior Competition Dance

Wednesday, December14, 2022

4:30  - 5:30 PM Greek School:  Level 1 and  up

5:30  - 6:30 PM Greek School Christmas Party for Wednesday class students.

5:30 PM   Choir Practice

6:00 PM   Parent's Discussion Group in the library

Thursday, December 15, 2022

8:45 AM   Matins & Divine Liturgy:
St. Eleutherios 

5:30 PM  Paraklisis

6:30 PM  Philoptochos Christmas Social/Meeting @ 2520 Tavern, Clemmons  (continued) Please bring an unwrapped jogging suit or sweatshirt without strings, that will be distributed to the Mental Health America Organization

· HDF 2023 DEADLINE to Register for Early Bird Pricing

Saturday, December 17, 2022

8:45 AM  Matins & Divine Liturgy:
St. Dionysios of Zakynthos

· 12:00 PM  KALANTA  -  GOYA

·   7:00 PM  GOYA Christmas Party at the home of Teddy & Frances Kazakos

Sunday, December 18, 2022

8:45 AM   Matins & Divine Liturgy:
Sunday before Nativity

· Coffee hour is hosted by Sunday School Parents 

 Other News and Updates

Our beloved parishioners always rejoice in the Lord!

                This is a friendly reminder that this coming Sunday our Annunciation Church will host the traditional, and well-known Stewardship Sunday.  Therefore, we encourage you ALL, as always, to take time, in order to first participate in our Annunciation Church's Worship.  After the completion of the Divine Liturgy, each one of you, along with your beloved families, are more than welcome to attend the Stewardship Luncheon in our Fellowship Hall. 

                During the Luncheon, you are also encouraged, to practice your voting rights, for the elections of the upcoming Parish Council.  You will also have the opportunity to enjoy the wonderful Christmas program of our distinguished Greek School.  As it is also customary, this coming Sunday, you will also find special trays in the Narthex of our Church, for you, to willingly and prayerfully return
your Stewardship cards. 

                We wholeheartedly thank you ALL in advance for the consideration and cooperation. 

May we ALL have a blessed remainder of the Nativity Season.    Amen!  

Parish Council Elections are today,  Sunday Dec. 11th.

 Elections will take place after Divine Liturgy
in the Fellowship Hall.

* You must be a Member in Good Standing to be able to vote in the elections. 

 The Candidates are:

Kiki Gonzales, Dr. Steve Hodges, Chris Lohr, Dr. Michael Olympio,
 George Petropoulos, Harry Plagianis, and Thomas Tsiaras.


· Stewardship Luncheon in the Fellowship Hall

The Greek School students will be singing Kalanta at the luncheon.

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In the past, our GOYAn's have visited the homes of our Church families on January 1st.  This year, instead, we will be offering the Kalanta on Saturday, December 17th, after Divine Liturgy.  The GOYAn's will visit homes between 12:30 and 4:30, before meeting together for their December Synaxis.  If you do NOT wish the GOYAn's to visit your home for the KALANTA on the 17th, please notify Minas, our Youth Director, at (336) 765-7145 Option 4 or minas@wsgoc.org by Monday, December 12th.  Likewise, if you have not been visited in the past and would like to be ADDED to the list, please send your name, address and phone number to Minas.

This is the main fundraising event for the GOYA.  Proceeds are used to assist with some of the expenses of Youth Activities and also to allow GOYA to make donations to charities.  Your generosity is appreciated!


 


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 You may send the POINSETTIA & CHRISTMAS CARD information by email at office@wsgoc.org and pay online at www.wsgoc.org/donate by December 11th.


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