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Iconography Workshop

Join us on April 1-3 to learn how to write and icon.  No experience is necessary.  Chris Gosey will lead a small group and teach you how from A to Z.  The class will run Friday evening from 7 - 10 pm, all day Saturday and end on Sunday following Divine liturgy.  The cost is approx. $175 and includes all materials. Contact Fr. Costin to reserve your spot.

Attention Graduating Seniors - 2016 Scholarship Opportunities 

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church Parish Scholarship

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church recognizes the importance of helping graduating high school students and current college students in our parish, and once again is pleased to offer a 2016 scholarship for a deserving high school graduate.  Find the Guidelines and Application forms here.

Michael P. Klidaras Memorial Scholarship

The Michael P. Klidaras scholarship has been established by the loving family of Michael P. Klidaras to honor his memory.  Michael was a long time member of Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church until his untimely death in a tragic automobile accident.  He is remembered for his commitment to both faith and family; this scholarship is to preserve his memory and to promote Orthodox values in life.  Find the Application form here.

2016 Stewardship Thank You Presentation

The Stewardship Committee would like to thank everyone who has made a Stewardship Pledge for 2016, with a special ceremony and gift on Sunday, April 3rd following Divine Liturgy.  Father Costin will read the names of the 2016 Stewards and present them with a beautiful "ichthys" pin that can be worn as a symbol of your Orthodox faith and devotion to our Annunciation Church.

Reserve Your Tickets Today- Palm Sunday Luncheon

Join us on Sunday, April 23rd for a delicious baked haddock meal hosted by the Greek Ladies Aid Society in Nicholson Hall following Divine Liturgy.  The luncheon will include baked haddock with crumb topping, green beans with tomato sauce, rice pilaf and salad.  Homemade macaroni and cheese will also be offered.  All meals include coffee and dessert.  Reserve your tickets today, as no tickets will be sold at the door!

Contact Lisa Housianitis to purchase tickets or reserve a table: (603) 498-0132

Fish Dinner: $17.00       Macaroni & Cheese: $5.00

Good Friday Retreat - April 29th

The Good Friday Retreat for all Sunday School Children will take place from 10am - 3 pm.  The children will make prosfora for the Anastasi Service and participate in many blessed and appropriate activities.  A lenten luncheon will be served.  The retreat will end in time for all to participate in the Unnailing Service at 3 pm. See Fr. Costin for a letter of dismissal from school to take part in this event.

Memorial Day Cemetery Visits - May 30th

Father will visit the following cemeteries on Monday, May 30th: Highland Cemetery, Oakhill Cemetery, Belleville Cemetery.  Please notify Father of any other cemeteries in Newburyport, Salisbury or Amesbury that you would like him to visit.  A schedule will be published in the Sunday Bulletin a few weeks before Memorial Day.

Please Note

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

Greek Ladies Aid Society  

Membership cards for 2016 are now available.  Please see Diane Hansen to update your membership for 2016.  A donation of $15 goes a long way in helping us help others less fortunate than ourselves.

Holy Week 

Preparations for Holy Week

Holy Week/Easter Needs

Tsourekia Sale  by The Greek Ladies Aid Society

Easter Lily Sale by The Greek Ladies Aid Society

Palm Sunday Luncheon 

Luminary Bags lighting the way on Holy Friday

Holy Week Services

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