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Sunday , May 28,2023 weekly Bulletin

WE HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A BLESSED WEEK Weekly Bulletin   Sunday, May 28, 2023.pdf SUNDAY MAY 28, 2023 ~ HOLY FATHERS OF THE 1ST ECUMENICAL COUNCIL ST. EUTYCHES, BISHOP OF MELITENE NIKITAS, BISHOP OF CHALCEDON USHERS Team B: Teddy J. Tsiolkas, Mike Olympio, George Petropoulos, Kiki Gonzales Church Service Committee Team 3: Renee Kortesis, Chris Nichols, Mike Kangelaris, Zack Williams READER: John Washinsky MAIDENS FOR CHRIST Team 2: Roxanne Gianopoulos, Angelina Paparoupas, Maria Eleftheria Karagiorgis, Dionysia Chrysa Koutsoupias, Maria Anastasia Koutsoupias ALTAR BOYS MINISTRY Team 4: John Petropoulos – Leader, Elias Tsioutsias, Pete Petropoulos, Alexander Smith, Konstantinos Dupuy, Aristides Elefantis, Alexander Guthold, Tyler Goodin, Bobby Holmes, Luther Holmes, Luke Holton, Triantafilos Siokis, Robert Windham NURSERY ASSIGNMENTS: No Chaperones today, please stay with your children if using the nursery This Week at the Annunciation Sunday, May 28, 2023 8:45 AM Matins & Divine Litur

Greek Festival Message

May 22, 2023 Our beloved Parishioners, Stewards, and Friends of our Annunciation Church, Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! Χριστός Ανέστη! Αληθώς Ανέστη! As we continue our spiritual journey of the Great Dominical Feast of the Holy Resurrection of our Lord and Savior God, Jesus Christ, we hope and pray,  that each one of you, and your beloved families are doing well.   With the Grace of God, and of course with the well-organized and capable efforts of all our volunteers, we just experienced a very successful and momentous 2023 Greek Festival. On behalf of the entire Annunciation Parish, we would like to express our wholehearted thankfulness, and sincere appreciation, to the Chairman and all the members of our Greek Festival Board, along with all the volunteers who worked really hard to make our 2023 Greek Festival such an amazing and outstanding Church event. In addition, we would like to extend our profound gratitude to ALL of you, for your continuous, generous and unconditional lov

Sunday, May 21, 2023

WE HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A BLESSED WEEK Weekly Bulletin   Sunday, May 21, 2023.pdf Sunday Assignments SUNDAY May 21, 2023 ~ Sunday of the blind man SS. Constantine & Helen, Equal-to-the-apostles ~ Pachomios the new martyr USHERS:  FESTIVAL  VOLUNTEERS Festival   Committee Members:  Volunteers– Festival READER :  Ron Sheppard    MAIDENS FOR CHRIST Team 1: Kaitlyn Bryan, Marianna Vlachos, Nina Holton, Zoe Vasiliki Kazakos, Lilian Grace Kazakos ALTAR BOYS MINISTRY Team 3:  Gabriel Vgenopoulos – Leader, Jaxson Faughman, Demetrios Grasos, Andreas T. Kazakos, John Skoteiniadis, Pavlos P. Strates , Lucas P. Strates, Vasili Johnson, Dimitri Johnson, Demetri Ioannou, Panayioti Demopoulos NURSERY ASSIGNMENTS:  No Chaperones today, please stay with your children if using the nursery   This Week at the Annunciation Sunday, May 21, 2023 ·   7:45 AM  Matins & Divine Liturgy:  (note the time change) Sunday of the Blind Man ·   Artoclasia offered by Gus &am


Dear Parishioners, this is a message regarding VOLUNTEER PARKING during the GREEK FESTIVAL: FESTIVAL VAN SHUTTLE SCHEDULE   Friday & Saturday 9:00AM - 10:30PM Continuously Sunday 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Continuously   PARKING ·   ON FRIDAY - Our volunteers may ONLY park at the CHURCH OF CHRIST on Keating Drive,  AFTER 1:00 PM.  PLEASE DO NOT PARK THERE BEFORE 1:00 PM.  Church Volunteers may park at the back parking lot at the SOCCER FIELDS.    ·   FRIDAY AFTERNOON & EVENING -  ALL VOLUNTEERS WILL PARK AT THE PARK WEST OFFICE BLDG   next to Silas Creek & Country Club   Park away from the building during their office hours.      The  SHUTTLE VAN  will pick you up. ·   SATURDAY & SUNDAY - ALL DAY  -  PARK AT PARK WEST BLDG. It is the office building next to Silas Creek on Country Club.  The SHUTTLE VAN will pick you up. *** Please arrange to have your car on our church parking lot 1/2 hour before the end of the evening shifts. We thank

Sunday, May 14, 2023 Weekly Bulletin

WE HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A BLESSED WEEK Weekly Bulletin   Sunday, May 14, 2023.pdf Sunday Assignments SUNDAY May 14, 2023 ~ Sunday of the samaritan woman (St. Photini) St. Isidore the martyr of chios-hieromartyr therapon USHERS Team A:  Dino Cortesis, Kosta Hodges, Thomas Tsiaras, Chris Lohr   CHURCH SERVICES COMMITTEE Team 2:  Gus Kroustalis, Litsa Liontis, Tony Franzese, Jimmy Kalyvas READER :  Anthony Whitley                  MAIDENS FOR CHRIST Team 16:  Evie Soriano, Kinsley Ava Harris, Konstantina Kanellos, Penny Soriano, Sophia Mclain Windham 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, Jackson Faughnan NURSERY ASSIGNMENTS:  Corrie Ebert and Kelly Bobotsiares   This Week at the Annunciation Sunday,  May 14, 2023 (Mother's Day) 8:45 AM   Matins & Divin

The Falling Asleep of John Evangelos Pantazis

John Evangelos Pantazis December 8, 2023 - May 2, 2023 John Evangelos Pantazis entered into his heavenly life on Tuesday, May 2, 2023. He was born in Athens, Greece on December 8, 1938 to Evangelos and Georgia Pantazis. John graduated from Hymettus High School and as a young boy worked as a printer in the local newspaper office. He then served two years in the Air Force in Greece. John was also a great athlete and a talented soccer player who played for the Haravgiakos Soccer Team in Athens, Greece when he met the love of his life, Louisa Papadis Pantazis.  He came to America with his new bride in 1960 with only a suitcase in his hand determined to achieve the American Dream and found a job in a Greek restaurant in Atlanta, Georgia, making 25 dollars a week. John was persistent, dependable, hard-working and strong-willed. With these attributes, he quickly became the head chef of the restaurant.  In 1964, he had the opportunity to open up his own restaurant in Spartanburg,

Sunday, May 7, 2023

WE HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A BLESSED WEEK SUNDAY May 7, 2023 ~ Sunday of the paralytic St. Cyril of jerusalem   Weekly Bulletin   Sunday, May 7, 2023.pdf Sunday Assignments USHERS Team D:  Harry Plagianis, Paul Spanos, Steve Hodges, Mike Olympio CHURCH SERVICES COMMITTEE Team 1:  Tom Giannopoulos, Presvytera Stacy Shepherd, Allan Hild, Michael Six READER :  Paisios Dykes   MAIDENS FOR CHRIST Team 15:  Erin Hild, Ava Vlasis, Elena Katherine Spinosa, Julia Theodora Spinosa, Samantha Warren ALTAR BOYS MINISTRY Team 1:    Nektarios 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:  Emily Rogatsios and Tonya Blevins   This Week at the Annunciation Sunday, May 7, 2023 8:45 AM  Matins & Divine Liturgy: Sunday of the Paralytic ·   1 year Memorial for Fotini Ziogas ·   3

May 2023 Monthly Bulletin

WE HOPE YOU ALL HAVE A BLESSED WEEK Monthly Bulletin   May Bulletin 2023.pdf Other News and Updates Sunday, May 7, 2023, there will be two Memorials  ·   1 year Memorial for Fotini Ziogas ·   3 year Memorial for Olga Karahalios ·   Coffee hour offered in loving memory by the families of Fotini & Olga Annunciation News Last week at the Diakonia Retreat Center, our Metropolitan Alexios bestowed the Offikion of Protopresbyter to our Beloved Fr. Constantine Shepherd. On behalf of the entire community, we proclaim AXIOS to Father Costa!