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Oratorical Festival

On Sunday. March 26th seven of our Sunday School students presented brief homilies on topics chosen from a pre-assigned list from the St. John Chrysostom Oratorial Festival.  Thank you to the following students for presenting their views on Christianity to our parish: Max George, Anastacia Hansen, Stephanie Patriakeas, Christopher Connor, Ana Popescu, Kylie and Mikayla Cuzak. 

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“Souper” Thank You 

The Stewardship Committee would like to thank everyone who attended the Souper Sunday Cook-off and to those who helped make it a success.  We collected $206 that will go directly to the scholarship fund.

Thanks to all of our soup cooks who prepared their delicious creations for our contest:  Andrea Jones (Clam Chowder), Susan George (Vegetarian Chowder), Ron Ramseur (Special Chicken Soup), Jim Sperelakis (Lentil Soup), John Patriakeas (Bean Soup), Ruth Riley (Cream of Carrot & Cheddar), Joanna Tsiantas (Chili), Genie Schaeffer (Onion Soup), Cathy Chadwick (Seafood Chowder), Daphne Tikellis (Corn Chowder).

Thanks to all of the dessert chefs who made our event complete.  Also a special thanks to Jennifer Cooper for donating the carefully chosen chef prizes! See photos from this event here.

Congratulations to our Winners:

1st Place: Special Chicken Soup, prepared by Ron Ramseur

2nd Place: Onion Soup, prepared by Genie Schaeffer

3rd Place: Corn Chowder, prepared by Daphne Tikellis    

Winter High Tea Delight

Image result for pictures of high tea                 Click on the teapot for photos of this event!

St. Basil's Committee would like to thank everyone who participated in the High Tea event during coffee hour on January 15th.  Thank you for your generous donations.  All were used for the purchase and installation of a new dishwashing sprayer unit for the sink.  See pictures from the day by clicking on the photo above!

The event would not have been possible without our generous table sponsors who decorated a table and provided a delicious cake centerpiece.  Special thanks to our sponsors: Maria Andriotakis Connor and Tina Klidaras, Jill and Don Argyrople, Melinda Patrick, Ruth Riley, Genie Schaefer and the 6th, 7th, and 8th grade Sunday School Class students and parents Irina Popescu and Joanna Hight. Thanks also to those who helped to shop, prepare the sandwiches and scones, and clean up.  

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, January 8th. 

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.

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, April 9th - Palm Sunday Luncheon 

The Greek Ladies Aid Society will host a Palm Sunday Luncheon immediately following Divine Liturgy in Nicholson Hall.  Please RSVP by April 1st to Irene Falite 978-270-6317 or Ireneff02@yahoo.com to purchase tickets or to reserve a table.  

Fish Dinner: $17.00

Homemade Macaroni & Cheese: $5.00

Friday, April 14th - Good Friday Retreat 

All Children of our parish are invited to attend a retreat on Friday, April 14th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm in St. Basil's Hall.  Come and learn about Jesus! We will make bread, do arts and crafts and attend the services.  Lunch will be served! Don't miss the fun!

New Church Directory Picture Session Postponed 

The GLAS has postponed the picture session for the New Church Directory until a later date.  Stay tuned for the new dates to be announced in the near future!!

 

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