Upcoming Parish Events

 

Greek Dancing has resumed for 2017!

  • Every Thursday 7:00-7:45pm (during school terms) for Years 3-6
  • Every Thursday 7:45-8:30pm (during school terms) for Years 7-12
  • Every Monday 7:00-8:00pm for over 18-25 year olds
  • All lessons $10 each, held in the Church Hall at 90 Newcastle St, Rose Bay
  • For more information contact Kathy Samios on samios@live.com.au or 9349 1849

 

Wednesday 29th March, 2017 - St George 2016 Annual General Meeting

  • the 2016 AGM has been re-scheduled to the above date. To commence at 7:45pm in the Church Hall
  • Confirm 2015 AGM Minutes, President’s Update, 2016 Financial Report and Election of Office Bearers

 

Sunday 2nd April, 2017 – Sunday School Meet & Greet 

  • Sunday School officially kicked off the new year on Sunday 12th March
  • Sunday School teachers will remain in the Church Hall after the lessons on 2nd April (about 11am) for an informal meet and greet with present and potential parents

 

Friday 7th April, 2017 - Greek School Term 1 ends

 

Friday 7th April, 2017 - Making of Palm Sunday Crosses

  • Join us in the Church Hall at 7:00pm
  • Annual tradition of making the Palm crosses plus decoration of the Church for Palm Sunday

 

Sunday 9th April, 2017 – Palm Sunday Family Lunch

  • 11:30am following the Palm Sunday Liturgy at Royal Motor Yacht Club, 21 Wunulla Rd Point Piper
  • $100 Adults, $40 Children 12 yrs and under, Free for children under 5 yrs
  • RSVP to Anna Vlahomitros 0417 673 370/annavlahos1@hotmail.com or Stella Boyages 0419 438 823/sboyages@gmail.com
  • Pre-Payment to “Ladies Auxiliary/Philoptohos Greek Orthodox” (BSB: 062 156, Account: 28011555). Add your name in Reference line

 

Good Friday 14th April, 2017 - Epitaphios Flower Arrangement

  • decoration of the Epitaphios in the Church Hall
  • All welcome from 9:00am

 

Saturday 22nd April, 2017 - St George Festive Vespers

  • followed by communal parish dinner in Church Hall at 7pm - free entry

 

Sunday 23rd April, 2017 - St George Feast Day & Annual BBQ

  • 8:00am Orthros leading into St George Liturgy at 9:15am
  • Annual Parish BBQ and children’s entertainment on Church grounds at 11:00am
  • Bring all your family and join in the day’s festivities

 

Wednesday 26th April, 2017 - Greek School Term 2 commences

  • for more information or enrolment details, contact Church Office on (02) 9371 9929

 

Saturday 29th April, 2017 - St George Gala Dinner Dance

  • Celebrating 55 yrs of St George Rose Bay and its service to the local community
  • 7:00pm at The Sofitel Wentworth Hotel, 61-101 Phillip St Sydney
  • Donation of $175 per adult, Cocktail/Lounge Suit
  • RSVP essential by 29th March to Marie Bekiaris 0412 620 095 or Patricia Aroney 0411 521 723
  • Pre-Payment to “Ladies Auxiliary/Philoptohos Greek Orthodox” (BSB: 062 156, Account: 28011555). Add your name in Reference line

 

Friday 19th May, 2017 - Lecture Christian Reactions to Persecution in the Ancient World

  • presented by Professor Alanna Nobbs (Dept of Ancient History, Macquarie University)
  • 7:00pm in the Church Hall for a 7:30pm start
  • Free entry but please RSVP by 17 May with Church Office (9371 9929 or saintgeorgerosebay@gmail.com)

 

Sunday 18th June, 2017 – Q&A Panel Greek Mythbusters

  • presented by renowned architect Angelo Candalepas
  • panelists include Fr Leslie (Leichhardt), Peter Souleles and our very own Fr Gerasimos who will aim to set the record straight on all the Yiayia’s tales with which we grew up
  • 4:00pm – 5:30pm in the Church Hall, open to all ages. Drinks and nibbles provided
  • Free entry but please RSVP by 17 May with Church Office (9371 9929 or saintgeorgerosebay@gmail.com

 

Friday 23rd June, 2017 - Greek School Term 2 ends

 

Monday 17th July, 2017 - Greek School Term 3 starts

 

Sunday 20th August, 2017 - Tis Panayias Annual Sweets & Treats Day

  • 11:00am in the Church Hall following the Divine Liturgy
  • Sample and purchase the delectable, locally home made sweets and treats – they usually go fast!

 

Sunday 5th October, 2017 - Ladies Auxiliary/Philoptohos Annual General Meeting

  • 11:30am in the Church Hall
  • $50 entry covers annual membership, full buffet lunch and guest speaker

 

Thursday 30th November, 2017 - Annual Christmas Lunch

  • 11:30am at Dunbar House, 9 Marine Parade Watsons Bay

 

Sunday 31st December, 2017 - Vespers of New Year’s Eve

  • Traditional cutting of the vasilopita in the Church Hall following the Vespers service
  • 6:30-8:00pm

 

Saint George Seniors Social Group

You are invited to join the “Seniors Group Morning” in the Church Hall with a guest speaker from the “Greek Welfare Centre” on the last Tuesday of every month from 10am-12:30pm:

  • Please contact Church Office (9371 9929) for more information