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Newsletter June 2017                           

 Dates to Remember

9 June

Greek Night Crete Taverna Southport

2 July

Patronal Festival Bbq

Sunday School

There will be Sunday school on the 11th and the 25th of June. Please join us.

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Tickets are on sale for our Greek evening to be held on the 9th June 2017 at the Crete Taverna in Southport. This event is a fundraiser for the Church Roof fund and will be an evening of good food, music, raffle and camaraderie. Tickets will be £25 per adult and £15 per child. Please support our fundraising event! 

Congratulations

Many congratulations to Andrei and Maria on the birth of their beautiful little boy Daniel.

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Roof Fund Appeal

We need to raise about £4000 for repairs and re-roofing to the flat roofs around the church hall and other general repairs to the outside walls as a matter of urgency. Please give to this appeal if you are able, letting Gregory know it is for that purpose.  Cheques should be made out to “Holy Apostles Orthodox Trust” and sent to 58 Kingswood Rd, Leyland, PR25 2UN. You may donate via Bacs: Lloyds TSB Sort Code: 30-96-85, Account 03316001, Ref: Your Surname, Roof fund. If you are a UK tax payer, please maximise your giving by completing the Gift Aid declaration.

 Thank you Fr Dionysios

Food Bank   

There is now a collection box for the foodbank in the narthex as well as the church hall. Please add extra items that you may not have thought about donating are boxes of carton milk, tinned meat, soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes etc.

Xpovia polla and happy name day to those celebrating their saint’s day in June.  Anyone who has not given Pres Rebecca their name day details please do so.

4 June

Holy Pentecost

St Sophia

Eliza Gaitatzis

Sophia Cox  

27 June

St Joanna the myrrh bearer

Joanna-Kim Murden

30 June

Holy Apostles

Apostolos Marvin Koutsoudis

 New details?

Please let me know if you have moved house, have a new telephone number or changed email address. Many thanks. rlhiggs@hotmail.co.uk 07890 208539

Members of the community who are unwell

If you or anyone you know from church is unwell please do let me know so that we can help in whatever way we can. Thank you.  

 

Church Hall

We are happy to let you know that our church hall is being utilised on a regular basis, but if you know of anyone who is looking for hall space then please speak to a member of the committee. It has also been decided to make the hall available for children’s birthday parties, so please spread the word! There will be a leaflet printed shortly which may be used to advertise the hall for the parties. If you would like some then please speak to a member of the committee.

 

Newsletter inclusions

The deadline for any announcements, news, Christian book reviews or articles is the 26th of each month for inclusion in the following month’s newsletter. If you wish for it to be included for more than one month, then please specify the length of time. All items may be emailed to Nicky at ntpratsas@yahoo.com.       

  

Services and Events for June 2017

Date

Time

Service/Event

4th June

10:30am

Holy Liturgy

7th June

7:00pm

Vespers

11th June

10:30am

Holy Liturgy

Sunday School

14 June

7:00pm

Vespers

17th June

10:30am

Holy Liturgy Dalton-in-Furness

18th June

10:30am

Holy Liturgy.

21st June

7:00pm

Vespers

 

25th June

10:30am

Holy Liturgy.

Sunday School

28th June

7:00pm

Vespers