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News & Events

Sunday, October 13, 2019

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 Welcome Newcomers & Visitors!

Please stop by the Welcome Table at Coffee Hour!

We would love to meet you!

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Today's Coffee Hour is lovingly sponsored by the Family of

Theodore Constantinou

May his memory be eternal

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Today's flowers are lovingly sponsored by the Family of

Theodore Constantinou

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Memorial

Theodore Constantinou ~ 3 months

May his memory be eternal

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Sunday, November 3, 2019

'Decades of Faith'

Saint George GALA

Celebrating 90 Years

Sheraton, Eatontown, NJ

Stop by the GALA table at Coffee Hour

Contact Colleen Pardenek for more info ~ 732-245-8218

See flyers below or visit our website: www.stgeorgeap.org

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Sunday, October 13, 2019

Philoptochos Society Table at Coffee Hour

Annual Luncheon & An Afternoon of Love & Laughter & Comedy

Reservations or Return of Raffle Books & Purchase Tickets

Luncheon will feature Comedienne Helen Angley, Gift Auction, Raffles, Homemade Sweet Shoppe, 50/50 raffle and more!

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Sunday School 2019 - 2020

  Reminders and info via text messages, text @familiesst to 81010

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Sunday, October 13, 2019

AHEPA Charities Souvlaki Luncheon

Cultural Center ~ following Divine Liturgy

see flyer below for menu

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Sunday, October 13, 2019

Spiritual Enrichment

Ask Father Andrew Sermon Series

Church in the Home ~ Orthodox Practice in the Home

Personal Prayer vs. Liturgical Prayer 

30 minute question & answer session

Following Divine Liturgy

Church Library

See flyer below

email your questions to: AskFather@stgeorgeap.org

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Thursday, October 17, 2019 ~ 7 - 9 pm

Sharing Our Faith Book Corner ~ St. George Library

Thirty Steps to Heaven by Vassilios Papavasilliou

Available at the Mustard Seed Book Store ~ $12.00

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Saturday, October 19, 2019 ~ 11:30 am

St. George Philoptochos Annual Luncheon

An afternoon of Love and Laughter & Comedy!

Featuring Comedienne Helene Angley, Gift Raffles, Homemade Sweet Shoppe, 50/50 and more!

Navesink Country Club, Middletown, NJ

See flyer below

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Sunday, October 20, 2019

Wine and Cheese Gathering ~ Coming Together in the Lord

 6 pm ~ St. George Library

Opportunity for our newlyweds & engaged couples to integrate into the spiritual family life of St. George

See flyer below 

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Sunday, November 10, 2019

St. George Philoptochos Society & the Heritage Committee

honor our Veterans

Trisagion will be offered for departed Veterans

Pamphet will honor our Veterans

To include your loved ones names if not in previous pamphlet, please email

Elayna Pappas elayna.a.pappas@gmail.com

Please stop by bulletin board dedicated to all our Veterans

in our administration building hallway

We thank our Veterans for their brave service to our great country.

May God bless them and their families.

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MUSTARD SEED BOOKSTORE and ST. BASIL'S LENDING LIBRARY

*Greek Orthodox Vigil Lamps are available to purchase to honor your loved ones. Come see our window display.

*Paraklesis Service Books, Children's Prayer Books, Young Adult Prayer Books (great college resource) and Adult Prayer Books.

*Daily Advent Reflections Book (begins Nov. 15) - "Let All Creation Rejoice" by Fr. Stavros N. Acrotirianakis available for $20.

*For assistance, see Teri Lalli or Faye Deet following Divine Liturgy

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THE  SPIRIT  OF  STEWARDSHIP

2019 Stewardship forms are available at the church office or in the narthex. The Stewardship Committee is waiting to assist you!

"As the Father has sent me, so I send you!" (John 20:21)

Be a part of the St. George Family!!!

“Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men….” (Colossians 3:23)

Thank you to all our faithful Stewards for their support of our St. George Stewardship Program! 

If not you – who? If not now – when?

Time + Talent + Treasure = Stewardship!

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PLEASE NOTE: Recurring Stewardship payments for 2018 do not automatically renew for 2019. Please set up your payments for 2019.

ENJOY THE CONVENIENCE OF ELECTRONIC GIVING!!! 

Did you know that St. George Church offers you the convenience of electronic giving? You can now make all donations to your parish life online! Pledge & donate your Stewardship for 2019 online! Give your weekly candle and tray offerings, Easter offerings, Epitaphios offerings, as well as donations towards the Epitaphio flowers, coffee hour, cemetery grave purchases and more! You can pledge & donate online to our Iconography Project. Be a part of our Community Icon, or donate an icon of your own.

You can make a one-time payment, or schedule weekly/monthly/quarterly payments automatically! For additional information contact the church office or log onto www.stgeorgeap.org/vanco and start today! 

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STEWARDSHIP TABLE

For questions regarding Stewardship, please visit our Stewardship Table during any Sunday Coffee Hour or contact the Church Office 

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ICONOGRAPHY PROJECT UPDATE

In July, 2019, an updated Iconography brochure and list of available icons was mailed to our community which include Prophets, Pendentives, two Solea Arch icons (Pentecost and Birth of Christ), Crucifixion, Hierarchs, Diokonikon, Deacons, Saints behind the Chanter Stand, Scenes of the Life of St George under the Choir Loft, Saints to the right and left of the Choir Loft and Crosses in Dome Windows. Now is the time to pledge your participation for a Fall 2019 installation of Phase 2 Iconography.  No donation is too small; please consider a donation to the Gold Leaf Program or Community Icon. If you have already pledged, please make a progress payment toward your pledge as we are incurring additional Phase 2 expenses. Please contact Father Andrew Eugenis; Anne Papageorge, Iconography Chair; or John Michals, Iconography Fundraising Sub-Committee Chair to discuss your options. Thank you for your support and generosity as we move toward our ultimate goal of Consecration in the fall of 2020.

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Faithful Hands Crochet & Knitting Ministry

Faithful Hands ministry is making baby blankets for a local group to send all throughout the world to families with babies recovering from airway surgery. These tiny babies need our extra hugs and prayers! 

If you have any leftover baby yarn you can donate to our project, please drop it into our YARN DONATION box near our Mustard Seed bookstore. Any color yarn would be a blessing! 

Please visit copingwithlm.org for more information on this caring group. Of course EVERYONE is welcome to join our Faithful Hands group - see our notice below for dates and times!

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Join us for fun and fellowship: create beautiful lap blankets and baby blankets for 40 day blessings. Beginners and experienced crocheters and knitters welcome! Help us in our current project making lap blankets for St. Michael's residents. Yarn, Needles and Hooks provided. Afternoon group - Tuesdays 4:00pm - 6:00pm in the Library. Please contact Bea Paparsenos at: 732-922-9463 or email: beapap@live.com

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St. George Philoptochos "Cookbook"

To order our fabulous cookbook

 Please send an email to Errie Teevan

cteevan@optonline.com or call 732-294-9327

See Flyer below

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Fellowship in Prayer

"Heavenly father physician of our souls and bodies, you have sent Your only-begotten Son and Our Lord Jesus Christ to heal every sickness and infirmity, we ask that you visit and heal also your servants Steve, George, Elly, Tiffany, Tyler, Jerry, Vicki, Cleo, Stephen, Mihali, Alexios, Alexandra, Hurricane Dorian people, George, Donna, Joseph, Barbara, Megan, Matthew, Amber, Donna, Spiro, Gabe, Angela, Maria and our Security Forces from all physical and spiritual ailments through the grace of Your Christ. Grant them patience through this hardship, strength of body and spirit and recovery of health. Lord, You have taught us through Your word to pray for each other that we may be healed. We pray that You heal Your Servents and grant them the gift of complete joy in You. For You are the source of healing and to You we give glory in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen!

For an addition to this list,

please contact the Church Office: 732-775-2777

or George Moutis gmoutis@scinj.com

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ST. GEORGE SOCIAL MEDIA

Remember to register St. George Greek Orthodox Church for all your Amazon purchases. Our Church receives .5% for every purchase. Simply paste the link below in your browser, to be directed to the registration page Amazonsmile:  https://smile.amazon.com/ch/21-0643361. Follow us on social media: Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn. Watch our live services each Sunday.

Link for our web site for your convenience: www.stgeorgeap.org

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WOULD YOU LIKE TO SERVE ST. GEORGE?

Get trained for Narthex Service: open/close the doors, extinguish candles & clean Icons, 7-Day Candle Placement; rotating schedule for service. Can you help? Please contact the Church Office at 732-775-2777.

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BUILDING CAMPAIGN

Several naming opportunities for our building campaign are available:

johnp@warshauer.com or johnvret@aol.com

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CHURCH OFFICE

Friendly reminder: When making a contribution, please ensure all checks include the specific “fund” where your contribution should be applied. THANK YOU!!

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AS DEVOTED AND RESPECTFUL

PARISHIONERS OF ST. GEORGE

Please be considerate and make room in the pews for others. If you insist on keeping the end of the pew, please be aware of others looking for a seat and step out to allow them to enter. Those in the stasidia must step down onto the floor as follows: *When the Gospel is being read, *During the Small and Great entrances, *During Holy Communion. It is disrespectful to stand higher than the Holy Gifts. Please instruct your children in this discipline as well.

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PROCEDURE FOR HOLY COMMUNION DISMISSAL

In order to insure proper reverence for the Holy Gifts before us:

1) Please exit FROM YOUR ROW, row by row into the CENTER AISLE

2) Only Newly-Illumined Christians, infants from the crying room, Sunday School teachers and their families, and the Choir proceed from the back rope-FIRST

PLEASE BE RESPECTFUL OF THE PARISH COUNCIL WHO ARE MAINTAINING ORDER FOR YOUR PRAYERFUL APPROACH

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SECURITY

All doors and lights must be secured before leaving facility. The Township of Ocean has advised that fire lanes must be kept clear. Lost keys or fobs will require a fifty dollar fee to replace. Please do not adjust the thermostats.

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Effective Immediately - the following items are prohibited during church services: 

Back Packs of any size   -   Shopping bags

Fanny Packs   -   Brief Cases

Shoulder Book bags   -   Luggage of any type

Boxes of any kind   -   Food or Drinks

Cameras or Video equipment

For any questions, please see a Parish Council Member

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