Upcoming Events 


Dear Philoptochos Members,


Happy New Year!  We are starting a new year and we have some wonderful upcoming events.   Please mark your calendar! 

Loukoumades Sundays – Jan. 28th – We’ve been very successful with selling loukoumades to raise funds.  We will plan to sell once a month, depending on the month’s activities.

An Evening to Honor Bessie Condakes – Thursday, Feb. 8th Please join us to honor our beloved Bessie Condakes for her years of dedication to our church community.  An electronic invitation was sent out so please RSVP by January 31st or contact Nikki Stournaras (nstournaras@gmail.com) for more information. (Cocktails and appetizers will be served.)

Apokriatiko Luncheon - Sunday, Feb. 11th - Immediately following Divine Liturgy, we are collaborating with Family First to have a Mardi Gras event!  We will have music (DJ) and planned activities for the kids!  Appetizers will be served.  Tickets will be sold during coffee hour.

Lenten Retreat – March 2nd- 3rd We will head to the St. Methodios Faith and Heritage Center in Contoocook, NH for our annual retreat.  Save the date and more information will be provided soon.

Palm Sunday Bake Sale and Boutique – Apr. 1st - We will be hosting a bake sale with an assortment of delicious Greek breads and cookies.  Also, we will be selling a few Boutique items to continue to help raise money for our charities. 

Lamb Raffle – Apr. 1st - Philoptochos will be raffling off lambs so please purchase your tickets in advance!

General Assembly Meeting – May 16th – The next General Assembly meeting.

Comedy Night with BasilOctober 13, 2018 – Save the Date!  We will be hosting the event at St. Demetrios social hall.  Stay tuned for more information later this year.

Coffee Hour Hosting – We encourage everyone to help host at least one Sunday.  We always need the help and would really appreciate everyone’s involvement throughout the year.  

Tiropita and Spanakopita Sales – We continue to sale frozen tiropita and spanakopita by the dozen.  Please stop by the Philoptochos table for your orders during coffee hour.

Icon Fund – Please prayerfully consider a donation to the Philoptochos Icon Fund.  A mosaic icon of the Panagia will be installed in the Iconostasion of our beloved Church.  What a blessing it will be to have full member participation!

2018 Membership - Membership letters will be mailed out soon. 

If you have any questions or would like to help, please feel free to stop by the Philoptochos table after Sunday's liturgy in the social hall.

We are looking forward to a busy and exciting new year!  Thank you all for your continued support of the St. Demetrios Philiptochos charities.

Warmest regards,

The St. Demetrios Philoptochos Board