The Road to Building Our New Church A Progress Report To Our St. Demetrios Family January 20, 2012

Why Must We Build a New Church?

Our home on Skyway Drive has served us well, but as early as 2001 is was clear that we would soon outgrow these facilities. The building, which dates from the early 1950s, is aging and is rapidly deteriorating and is constantly in need of repair. Extensive and costly renovations will be required to sufficiently extend its life. Also, the future loss of 20 feet off the east side of the property to the Recreation and Parks District will further reduce usable space and leave us with no place to park the refrigerator truck and the storage unit.

 

Agape Building Campaign

The 2nd Phase of our Fundraising Campaign

Our Objective:  Raise sufficient funds in the next three years to complete the ground-breaking ceremony(June 2012), site grading(July 2012), and build the Agape Center, the Arbor and the Parking Lot, with a scheduled occupancy date of October 26, 2013.

Church Design Approved 

St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church took a major step closer to building a new church in Camarillo with the city planning commission’s recent unanimous approval of the church’s architectural design.

The Rev. Gary Kyriacou, head of St. Demetrios, said the church intends to break ground 12 to 18 months on the four-acre property near Santa Rosa and Woodcreek roads. The church bought the $2- million property in 2007 after three years of fundraising by its members Read more..