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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 *


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Sacrament of Confession: Fr. George is available on request for Confession. 
To schedule a time, please contact Father at: 703-314-6421 or frgeorgeandrew@gmail.com.
 

Upcoming Weekday Services 

 Date    Description Time 
Service   
 August 10th
Monday
 Paraklesis to the Virgin Mary 7:00 PM Service
 August 12th
Wednesday
 Paraklesis to the Virgin Mary 7:00 PM Service
 August 14th
Friday
 Great Vespers for the Dormition 7:00 PM Vespers
 August 15th
Saturday
 Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos
 8:15 AM 
9:30 AM
 Orthros
Divine Liturgy
 August 29th
Saturday
 Beheading of St. John the Baptist 8:15 AM 
9:30 AM
 Orthros
Divine Liturgy

 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!

Parish Picnic
The 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! 

Taverna Night
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 goes Greek!
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 Album
In 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: gcherpes@yahoo.com.

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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)

Men's Bible Study
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.

Stewardship

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 liaecon@comcast.net


We can use some help in making Prosforo for our services. Please contact Father George at frgeorgeandrew@gmail.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:
Baptisms, 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 frgeorgeandrew@gmail.com. Thank you.