SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2022 ~ 10TH SUNDAY OF LUKE

WE HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A BLESSED WEEK

Weekly Bulletin

Sunday Assignments

USHERS Team A:  Johnny Kortesis, Stephen Karagiorgis, Zena Gallins, Ted Kazakos

CHURCH SERVICES COMMITTEE Team 4:  Helen Uhl, George Kortesis, Tony Vlasis, John Nikas

READER:   Will Moye

MAIDENS FOR CHRIST Team 13:  Stella Grace Hodges, Abigail Marie Hodges, Rose Catherine Hodges, Nayia Balourdos, Sophia Plagiannis

ALTAR BOYS MINISTRY  Team 1Nektarios Vgenopoulos – Leader, Evangelos Paparoupas, Panagiotis Lambis, Konstantinos Lambis, Anastasios Kazakos, Pavlos S. Strates, Nathaniel Burdette, Alexander Burns, Alexander Kroustalis, Lucas Casper, Nicholas Casper

NURSERY ASSIGNMENTS: Corie Ebert & Penelope Kontos

 

This Week at the Annunciation

Sunday, December 4, 2022

8:45 AM   Matins & Divine Liturgy:
10th Sunday of Luke:
St. Barbara the Great Martyr

· 1 year memorial for Harry Elefantis

· 7 year memorial for Irene Elefantis

· 1 year memorial for Kathy Paloumbas

· 12 year memorial for Dennis Paloumbas

· Coffee hour offered in loving memory of Harry and Irene Elefantis, & Kathy and Dennis Paloumbas by their families.

Monday, December 5, 2022

10:00 AM  Warm Up America
Presvytera Betsy will be joining

5:30-6:30 PM GOYA Group Byzantine Chanting

6:30-8:00 PM Adults Group Byzantine Chanting

Boys Basketball Practice-Coach Gus will be contacting the team members about practice

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

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

*Senior Citizens Luncheon following after the Divine Liturgy in the breezeway; hosted by Philoptochos

4:30 PM   Greek School:  Conversation Classes

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, December 7, 2022

4:30 PM   Greek School:  Conversation Classes

5:30 PM   Choir Practice

Thursday, December 8, 2022

8:00 AM   Men's Discussion Group

10:30 AM  Grandparent's Discussion Group

4:00-5:30 PM  Hope & Joy Meeting

6:00 PM   Paraklisis to the Theotokos

Friday, December 9, 2022

8:45 AM  Matins & Divine Liturgy:
St. Anna (Conception of the Theotokos)

Saturday, December 10, 2022

· 9:00 AM to NOON Drive-by Bake Sale (Philoptochos)

 

Sunday, December 11, 2022

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

· Stewardship Sunday

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

 


Other News and Updates

Parish Council Elections will be on Sunday Dec. 11th

Absentee Ballots are available for those who will not be able to be at church on  Dec. 11th, in the church office, starting on Sunday, Dec. 4th during Coffee Hour and through
Mon, Dec. 5th - Friday, Dec. 9th
from 9:30 am - 3:00pm.

 

The Candidates are:

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

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

 


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!

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

 



Sign-Up for Your Free Church
Directory and a Free 8x10 Photo!!!

To receive your FREE 8x10 photo and a FREE church directory, schedule your 10-minute appointment online.   To schedule your appointments online, go to ucdir.com, and click on "Photography Appointment Scheduling Login. Use code NC403 with the password photos. 

 

NOTE: For families of 5 or more, please
use 2 of the 10-minute consecutive slots available when signing up.

If you have a personal photo you would like to submit, please email it to  directory@wsgoc.org and pay the $15.00 fee on or before 12/10/2022.  Please contact Kiki Gonzales for more info, gonzaleskiki@gmail.com.


 Philoptochos

We have some remaining pastries and are continuing to sell them online and we will also have a DRIVE-BY SALE on December 10th from 9:00AM  -  NOON.   We also have a few cases of Phyllo Dough that you may purchase…$33.00 for 1/2 case and $65.00 for a Full Case.

Philoptochos will once again host the Senior Citizen's Luncheon in the breezeway, on December 6th at 11:30 AM after Divine Liturgy. Please R.S.V.P. Ann-Marie Speas by Dec. 3th-call or text at (336) 345-8606.

Every year we bring an unwrapped gift to be distributed to the organization,  Mental Health America.   As we did last year, we ask that you please donate, by December 11th, an unwrapped sweat shirt OR jogging suit with the string removed from the waistband. There will be a designated box in the breezeway, where you may leave the items.
Sizes needed are Adult Sizes, Medium through 3X.  

Our Christmas Party/General Meeting will be on December 15th at 6:30PM at 2520 Tavern in Clemmons.

Please R.S.V.P. to myself, Litsa, by Dec 12th  -  call or text at (336) 817-6090 if you plan to attend

* Because Philoptochos is a philanthropic organization and funds must be used for philanthropic causes, we ask that, like last year,  the ladies kindly pay for their own meal. We thank you for your understanding and are looking forward to seeing you at the Christmas Social!

 

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