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Greek Ladies Aid Society (GLAS) Thank You!

GLAS would like to thank everyone who donated to St. Basil's Academy and participated in the cutting of the Vasilopita on Sunday, December 8th.   The celebratory brunch has been rescheduled for January 29th, weather permitting!

Greek Ladies Aid Society  

Membership cards for 2017 are now available.  Please see Irene Falite or Dorothy Davis to update your membership for 2017.  A donation of $15 goes a long way in helping us help others less fortunate than ourselves.

Parish Elections

Congratulations to the newly elected members of the 2017 Parish Council of Annunciation Church: Eric Hansen, Arthur Housianitis, Charlie Neos, Joanne Perrault, Jim Sperelakis. 

2016 Christmas Pageant

On Sunday, December 18th our traditional Christmas Pageant took place following Divine Liturgy. Once again our Sunday School children did an outstanding job of telling the story of Christmas through readings and by reinacting the trip to the manger by Mary and Joseph, shepherds and kings.  Christmas spirit filled the air as parishioners joined the choir and children in songs of the season.

A "Spectacular" Evening

On Sunday evening, December 11th, the 4th Annual  Christmas Extravaganza took place at Annunciation Church with over 100 parish family and friends in attendance, making it an event to remember and one to look forward to again next year!

Together, the parish enjoyed a beautiful and festive service of Lessons & Carols with our talented choir singing traditional carols from America, Lebanon and Russia along with traditional hymns in the Greek Orthodox tradition, with readings done by the children.  Then it was off to Nicholson Hall, where the tables were covered in red & green tablecloths with centerpieces made from fresh cut greens.  Everyone enjoyed the bountiful and delicious pot-luck dinner and we wish to thank everyone who helped setup, cleanup and brought something to share and make our dinner so special.   

Christmas was in the air, the stage was set and waiting for our talented parish children and adults to entertain us, and they did just that!  Our Master of Ceremonies, Sam Cooper did an outstanding job of introducing eight spectacular acts including voice, piano, saxophone, and clarinet.  We are so thankful for all of our talented performers who made the evening so memorable: Audrey Cooper, Fr. Costin and Ana Popescu, Jack, Lucy and Genie Schaeffer, William and Jonathan Hight and Our Choir Sextet – Don Argyrople, Fontaine Dubus, Amy Gentile, Jen Jansen, Stacey Kevorkian and Fr. Costin Popescu. A good time was had by all.    

Plants for Sale

Peter Davis has kindly grown and potted Jade Plants which are found in the entryway and the narthex. For a small offering in the plate, you are welcome to take one home.

Please Note

If you have recently moved or changed your email address, please contact Stacey Kevorkian at staceykevorkian@gmail.com so that we can keep both our mailing list and the listserv for email current.  Thank you!

Save the Date 

Sunday, Feb. 5th - Souper Sunday Cook Off  

On Sunday, February 5th following Divine Liturgy, the Stewardship Committee invites you to participate in our annual Souper Sunday Cook Off. Enter a crock pot full of your favorite soup recipe for a chance to win! Bring your friends and family to vote for your creation, and enjoy tasting a variety of soups from other members of the parish. This social event will be fun for all and a coffee hour like no other! See the attached flyer for more details and how to enter.

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