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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 *
Please donate towards our annual Christmas Card which
showcases the Sunday School children's works of art while sending blessed Christmas wishes to our parishioners. This
year theme is "Do Not Be Afraid.", which is the opening sentence of Gabriel when he visited the Theotokos,
announcing the good news to her.
A $25 dollar donation will include your name in the card which is mailed to all parishioners.
Sacrament of Confession: Fr. George is available on request for
Upcoming Weekday Services
| ||Date || ||Description|| ||Time ||Service |
| ||November 13th|
| ||St. John Chrysostom|| ||8:15
| ||November 15th|
| ||Nativity Fast Begins|| ||8:15 AM |
| ||November 21st|
into the Temple - Theotokos|| ||8:15 AM |
| ||St. Katherine the Great Martyr|| ||8:15 AM |
| ||November 30th|
| ||St. Andrew the First-called|| ||8:15
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.
Annual bake sale of Vasilopita and this year offering Christopsomo to benefit
our GOPLC Philoptochos and Agia Skepi Monastery. Order Online or at Church by Dec. 6th and
pickup at the church Sunday Dec. 20th. For more information, contact Maria Zangos - firstname.lastname@example.org.
2016 Commemorative Album
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. Please use the attached form for submission to the commemorative album.
Advent Bible Study
A bible study course will be presented in conjunction with Christmas Lent by Fr. George, examining the Prophecies
regarding the birth of the Messiah. The course will be offered on Wednesday evenings (Nov. 11, Nov. 18, Dec. 2, Dec. 9, Dec. 16) from 7:00
to 8:30 PM at the church. Please read the article, "How to Read the Bible," by Bishop Kallistos (Ware). Available
in the Orthodox Study Bible and on line. A complete course outline will be provided at our first meeting. The purpose of this
course is to examine the biblical prophecies regarding the Birth of Christ.
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.
"Our Company of Friends" Thank you to all who
joined our PAREA during our November Luncheon! Please come and join us in celebration of our 4th year PAREA anniversary on
Tuesday, December 1st, at Amphora's Diner Deluxe, 1151 Elden St., Herndon, VA 20170 (Tel: 703-925-0900) for a fasting luncheon
at 11:30am. Please let Marina know if you will be joining us. Tel: 703-349-1842. (H). Thank you! Looking forward to seeing
The Light - To Fos
New issue of our newsletter, September/October 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 email@example.com
We can use some help in making Prosforo for our services. Please contact Father George
at firstname.lastname@example.org 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.