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Greek Orthodox Archdiocese E-Bulletin February 2, 2007
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FEAST OF THE PRESENTATION FEB. 2: This feast commemorates the presentation of Christ in the Temple by Mary and Joseph according the Jewish custom of dedicating a child to God forty days after birth. To learn more about this feast, view the icon, and listen to the hymns, visit:
TRIODION PERIOD FEATURED ON GREAT LENT SITE: The weeks of preparation leading up to the beginning of Great Lent are featured on this site. Learn about the observances for each Sunday, read the Scriptures, and listen to the hymns. You will also find many more resources for Great Lent and Holy Week.
2007 YEARBOOK ONLINE: The 2007 edition of the Yearbook of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese is now online. Visit the address below to download a pdf version of the Yearbook, which includes directories for the Archdiocese and Metropolises, and updated information on ministries, programs, and more.
NATIONAL ORTHODOX RADIO PROGRAM: Come Receive The Light (CRTL) program for the week of 02/03/2007 will be "How to Find a Spouse" with Fr. Charles Joanides as our guest. Programs are subject to change; please visit our web site for more information on CRTL programs, featured segments, and to subscribe to our e-newsletter.
IONIAN VILLAGE ACCEPTING STAFF APPLICATIONS: Ionian Village, the travel abroad camping program of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, is now accepting volunteer staff applications for the summer of 2007. Ionian Village staff members have a unique opportunity to play an important role in the spiritual, cultural and social development of Greek Orthodox teens from all over the United States of America as they travel the most significant religious and cultural sites in Greece. Destinations include the Islands of Zakynthos and Kefalonia, Meteora, Ancient Olympia, and the Acropolis. Applicants can download and print a staff application form from our website at
CALLING ALUMNI FROM IONIAN VILLAGE: Former Ionian Village campers and staff members are encouraged to join the alumni mailing list. This effort will not only serve to spark fond memories of faith and friendship found in Greece, but will also inform alumni about developments in the program, encourage them to re-connect with one another, and help them spread the word about Ionian Village to the teens and young adults in their lives. To join the mailing list visit the site below, complete the form and submit by mail or email to email@example.com.
NEW FAMILY RESOURCES AVAILABLE: The Center for Family Care announces the launch of its improved website. The recently-formed ministry develops programs and provides resources aimed at bringing Orthodox Christianity into the everyday life of families. To access these resources visit:
24 HOUR INTERNET RADIO AVAILABLE JAN. 21: Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is launching The Ark, a 24 hour a day internet radio outreach designed to be a listening alternative for you and your family. The Ark will be a fully functioning media resource for Orthodox Christians to provide positive, uplifting contemporary Orthodox Christian music and more. To learn more about this new ministry visit
Praise our Lord's Resurrection with an Easter greeting in the Orthodox Observer. Advertising Deadline: March 2, 2007 It is the most important moment in our Church and one of our biggest issues of the year. Let us celebrate our Lordâ??s glorious resurrection - as one Church, one family, and one omogeneia ? by placing a Paschal greeting in the ORRTHODOX OBSERVERâ??s Easter issue, coming April 3rd. Your greeting will help defray some of the ORTHODOX OBSERVERâ??s publishing expenses and send an important message of love, unity and support for our Church in the United States. For more information, call (212) 774-0230 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.