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Clean-Up Day! Please come and help spruce up the grounds of our Cathedral for the Fall
When: Saturday, September 6, 2014, starting at 8 am (or as early as you can), ending early afternoon, depending on how many workers pitch in
Who: All men, women and children of our community able to push a broom, pull a weed, prune a bush or work a rake.
Why: To get our Cathedral grounds looking beautiful for the Fall.
What to Bring: Yourselves, your children, family and friends.
Also, if you have them, work gloves, rakes, pruning shears, clippers, and wheelbarrows.
What will be Provided: Mulch, Trash bags, and some garden tools.
Hamburgers and Hots for lunch when the work is finished.
Please RSVP to the Church Office at 860.956.7586.
Let's work together to beautify our Cathedral grounds! Please join us
St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral is reviving its annual golf tournament, under the direction of Nick Paindiris. This year's tournament, which will be organized as a shotgun tournament, is scheduled for Saturday, October 4, at 1 p.m. at the Goodwin Park Course near the Cathedral. Tickets cost $150 for the tournament and an authentic Greek dinner to follow. The attached flyer has instructions and contact information for Mr. Paindiris.
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS are available in the church office. Scholarships are also offered thru our Archdiocesesee website goarch.org.
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.