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Orthodoxy touches many lands, in which many languages are spoken.
Whatever your background, we are glad of
your interest and bid you peace in our Lord Jesus Christ.
We invite you to work and pray with us in giving glory to
God the Holy Trinity: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. All are welcome!
Orthros - 8:15 am * Divine Liturgy - 9:30 am *
Sacrament of Confession: Fr. George is available on request for
Upcoming Weekday Services
| ||Date || ||Description|| ||Time ||Service |
| ||August 10th|
to the Virgin Mary|| ||7:00 PM|| ||Service|
| ||August 12th|
| ||Paraklesis to the Virgin Mary|| ||7:00 PM|| ||Service|
| ||August 14th|
| ||Great Vespers for the Dormition|| ||7:00 PM|| ||Vespers|
| ||August 15th|
of the Most Holy Theotokos|| ||8:15 AM |
| ||August 29th|
of St. John the Baptist|| ||8:15 AM |
Note on Partaking of Holy Communion at
evening Liturgy: Please keep in mind and practice the rule of abstaining from any drink or food
from noon until Communion is offered when participating in Holy Communion at evening Liturgy. Those who are
ill or on medications are not required to observe this rule strictly. However, even they should abstain at least an
hour or two before the beginning of Liturgy.
Sweet Frog Fundraiser
Monday, August 31st, Visit Sweet Frog Frozen Yogurt, 20955 Davenport Drive, Sterling, VA.
Mention our church so we can receive 25% of the sale proceeds!
Stewardship Committee invites you to our Parish Picnic on Sunday, August 30 from 2pm - 5:00pm at the Ashburn Farm Windmill
Pavilion located at 21400 Windmill Dr., Ashburn, VA 20147. The Pavilion is located next to the Windmill Recreation Center.
RSVP at www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0A48A5AE22AA8-parish1 and sign up to bring a side dish, dessert, and/or sports equipment.
There will be fun activities for the whole family! The Pavilion features a large covered eating area with picnic tables, a
playground, tennis courts, ball field, and large grass area. We look forward to celebrating the start of summer with you!
Join us as we
celebrate Greece with music, dancing, food, and fun! Saturday evening, September 19th 7:00pm - 10:00pm at Patton Hall - Sterling
Volunteer Rescue, 46700 Middlefield Dr, Sterling, VA 20165. Tickets are $20.00 ($25.00 at the door) and support our Ladies
Philoptochos. They may be purchased online or at the parish. Invite your friends and family as Loudoun County
We wish to encourage all Orthodox Christians to join our GOPLC Ladies Philoptochos
Society. Although only ladies can be active voting members, we welcome our brothers
in the Lord to be associate members as well. Our nominal fee of $40/each for the year helps with various philanthropic
outreach programs. Click HERE to join! Thank you for supporting our endeavors as we strive to fulfill
our Lord's Command to help those in need.
Orthodox Book Club
Join us this summer as we reed and discuss
the book, "The Scent of Holiness", Friday evenings 5:30PM at the Church.
2016 Commemorative AlbumIn conjunction with the 10th
year Anniversary of our beloved Parish next year, the Parish Council is putting together an updated Membership Directory/Album
for our Parish. The Album will contain photographs of our stewards and a short paragraph from each family or individual.
The summer is a great time to take your family photo as you go out on your vacations! We are also starting to solicit advertisers.
If your business is interested or you know of a business you think may be, please let us know. Questions/comments/photos/advertisement
inquires: Greg Joiner or Paul Orphanides.
Taste of Greece
Our Taste of Greece will be held October 9-11, 2015 at Patton
Hall - Sterling Volunteer Rescue, 46700 Middlefield Dr, Sterling, VA 20165. Contact Greg Cherpes for more information: email@example.com.
"Our Company of Friends" We pray that you are having a blessed summer! Our September PAREA gathering will take place on Tuesday,
September 1st, at Mimi's Cafe, 21015 Dulles Town Cir, Sterling, VA 20166. Tel: 571-434-0162 at 11:30am. Please let Marina
know if you will be joining us, tel: 703-349-1842. Looking forward to seeing you! Questions: Marina (703-349-1842)
The Men's Bible Study group completed its studies for the Spring semester on May 20th. An
announcement will appear in the Fall regarding the reorganization of the Bible Study program for our parish. Fr. George thanks
all those who participated in the class.
The Light - To Fos
New issue of our newsletter, July/August 2015 now available online.
The Stewardship Committee
is always looking for a few good men and women! There are a wide range of opportunities from welcoming
new parishioners to helping with mailings. Stewardship is the foundation of our Parish and that which
sustains us. If you are interested in getting involved and making a difference in our Parish please see
Lia Economou, the Stewardship chair firstname.lastname@example.org
We can use some help in making Prosforo for our services. Please contact Father George
at email@example.com if you can help.
The Greek Orthodox Parish of Loudoun County is under the dominion of His Eminence
Evangelos, Metropolitan of New Jersey, www.nj.goarch.org.
For more information about the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of
America, please visit www.goarch.org.
Please contact our Parish Priest, Fr. George, to schedule any of the following:
Weddings, Confessions, 40-Day Blessings, Memorial Services, Hospital Visits, as well as for all other Pastoral Needs/Concerns.
Fr. George can be reached at: 703-314-6421 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.