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Starting this Sunday, October 19, planning for the Christmas pageant will begin. The Sunday School teachers will be asking the children if they would like a special role in the pageant, or if they would like to be an angel or shepherd. Older students are encouraged to take on leadership roles. Please encourage your children to participate in this beautiful event.
Only a few days remain to make reservations to attend the Ladies Philoptochos Society's annual fashion show, which will take place on Thursday, October 23 at 6:30 p.m. in the Matthews Fellowship Hall of the Cathedral. Fashions will be provided by Stackpole, Moore and Tryon/Tuesdays of Hartford. Tickets are $35 and the event will benefit the society’s philanthropic projects and Lea’s Foundation for Leukemia Research. Contact Marie Klementon for further information. Flyer details here.
Pan Gregorian of CT is having its annual Dinner Dance on October 26, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. at the Amber Room Colonnade, 1 Stacey Rd, Danbury CT. For reservations please contact Hrysoula at Pan Gregorian of CT 203-389-6115 or email here.
WALL OF REMEMBRANCE Those interested in having their loved one's name(s) included on the Wall of Remembrance please contact Helen Limnios or mail the form (enclosed with this bulletin & copies also on the table at the office entrance) along with payment directly to the Church. Deadline for submitting names will be the end of December. Cost: $75.00 payable to St. George Cathedral.
THE GREEK DISH Philoptochos cookbook with many special family recipes on sale. A wonderful gift idea for showers, weddings, birthdays, housewarming and also great holiday gifts for teachers, family and friends.
HELP IS NEEDED:
- We have an urgent need for volunteers from area towns who would be willing to pick up seniors, students or others who do not have transportation to Liturgies and other occasions and events at church. We have had many calls over the years and would appreciate your help with accommodating these faithful. Please call the church office if you would be willing to assist. There is a current need for ride from Trinity College and also from Farmington to church.
- HOME HEALTH AIDS are being collected for those in need: walkers, wheelchairs, canes, etc., in any condition. For information, please call Maria Troullas and drop off at the church office please.
- FOOD BARREL donations of non-perishables are needed year round.
GREEK COSTUMES thank you to those who have donated costumes. We are still in need of more Greek Costumes for our Cathedral Folk Dance Troupe. If you have a costume you would like to donate, please contact the church office, Penny Makris or Rita Papageorge.
HOUSE BLESSING: If you wish to have your home blessed this month, please call the church office (860-956-7586) to make an appointment.
HOSPITAL VISITS: If you or a loved one is in a hospital, nursing home, or homebound, please contact the office if you wish a visit from Father. Hospitals no longer provide patient lists unless a family member requests a pastoral visit, arrangements cannot be made.
Come be active in the life of our church and community! Join us for a year filled with activities for all. We encourage the parents of young children to consider enrolling their youngsters in Religious Education classes, Greek Language School, our church dance troupes, the basketball teams, and we have tentative plans for a Jr. Choir. For young mothers and their little ones LITTLE ANGELS (ages birth to preschool) , HOPE (kindergarten thru 2nd/3rd), JOY (3rd thru 6th grade), GOYA (Jr. High and High School) and for young singles and marrieds "20's, 30's, 40's, 50's" look for more information on these ministries and activities on our church website and in future bulletins (or call the church office 860-956-7586). For adults bible study, lecture series, Ladies Philoptochos Society, Cathedral Choir, "20's, 30's 40's 50's" (a Social organization for singles and couples), Daughters of Penelope and the Order of Ahepa.