Monthly Archives: October 2013

2013 Liturgy in the Park

Our annual Liturgy in the Park was held on September 15th at Northmoreland Park.  After a beautiful Matins and Liturgy, with Fr. Maximos Nnachette again serving with us, we had a delicious pot luck meal.  We definitely have a lot of great cooks at our church. Then we all had so much fun participating in all the awesome activities prepared […]
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SOYO Donates $400 for Special Olympics Camp

The third Sunday of October has been designated as Special Olympics Awareness Day and our teens reached out to our parishioners to contribute toward the $60,000 needed to run the 33rd annual Special Olympics Sports Camp to be held at the Antiochian Village on August 8‐16, 2014.  The camp is hosted and run by teens throughout our Archdiocese.  Our teens […]
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Our Newest Church Member

We are all delighted to welcome  Sophia, our newest member of our church. It is Orthodox tradition that around the 40th day after a child is born, the parents bring their infant to the church and the priest gives the child a special blessing praying that the servant of God is churched in the name of the Father, and of […]
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Bitar Golden Anniversary

Following Liturgy on October 13th, our parish, and friends and family of the Bitars, were delighted to witness the crowning service for the Bitars’ 50th wedding anniversary.  The crowns in an Orthodox Service represent two things: The couples becoming martyrs – dying to themselves to devote their lives to Christ and to each other The couple being king and queen […]
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