Newsletter February 2013

Happy New Year! Welcome to 2013 and an exciting year to come for St. Demetrios as work on the new property has begun. At the November General Assembly we set a goal of $225,000 for stewardship trusting that other fundraisers would help us reach the $284,000 needed for a balanced budget and to rebuild our reserves. 

We later decided to make some changes for this year by upping our stewardship go also we can eliminate the need for fundraisers to balance the budget. This is so we can go back to the days of having events to share fellowship in stead of depending on events to raise money read more ...

UPDATE ON FIRE AT PARISH IN EL CAJON, CA

 

“As the Saint Gregory of Nyssa Greek Orthodox Church in El Cajon, CA labors to provide for the immediate needs of their parish following an arson fire on Sunday, January 27, 2013, the Metropolis of San Francisco continues to extend its prayers and support for the faithful of this beloved community during these challenging days,” stated His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos of San Francisco.

Construction is beginning on the land.  Please join Fr. Gary this Sunday, January 20th at 1:30 pm for a special blessing after Liturgy and Coffee Hour  read more ...