News & Events

 

2023 RECOMENCEMENTS OF WHAT OUR PARISH OFFERS

 

2023  Commencement dates

Bible Study classes:   every Tuesday 7.15 – 8.30pm (except for those weeks with an English Liturgy) in the classroom above our hall, for any queries contact Fr Dimitri on 0418 298 197

Tuesday  7 February

Youth Group for teen-age boys:   every Friday  6.30 – 8.30pm- for any queries contact Nathan on 0406 258 514

Saturday 17 February 

English Liturgies:   held once a month- exact date can be seen on this website

Wednesday 15 February   7 – 8.30pm

Fellowship in Greek for ladies:  every Saturday  3 – 4.30pm

Saturday  25 February

Sunday School, that inspires children & youth – Sundays, after Holy Communion 

Early March

Greek School:  

Kindergarten:  Fridays  4:15pm – 6:15pm

Years 1 –  6:  Tuesdays and Fridays  4:15pm – 6:15pm 

Years 7 – 10 and teen beginner class: Fridays  4.30 – 6.30pm

Enrolments:  Fri  3 Feb   5 – 6.30pm, 

1st lessons:  Tues  7 Feb for years 1-6 and Fri 10 Feb for High School, teen beginner class and Kindergarten

Modern Greek for Adults

If interested email admin@stioannis.org

Greek dancing lessons:  day and time to be determined  

to be determined

Filoptohos: (for women who want to help the Church and the poor) –   usually every 1st Wednesday of the month, 7.30 – 8.30pm.

Wednesday  1  February

Feeding the Homeless: Wednesdays 5.30 – 6.30pm seehttps://www.stioannis.org/feeding-the-homeless/

Wednesday 22 February

Playgroup for preschool children  together with their carers – Mondays  10am – 12pm.  Need to enrol on Playgroup Enrolment Form. For more information see https://gwccservices.org/playgroups/

Monday 13 February

Senior Citizens groups: from 10am Tuesdays and Thursdays, and from 10am on Wednesdays for those with dementia- to enquire phone Greek Welfare Centre on 9687 8955

Have already started

 
 
BUS TRIP FOR THE FEAST OF ST HARALAMBOS – Friday 10 February
On that day we will not have a Liturgy at our Church, but a bus will leave our Church at 7am for the Church of St Haralambos at 4 Fleet Close Tuggerah.  The Liturgy there will be officiated by His Grace Bishop Iakovos.  After the Liturgy food and drink will be sold for $20.  We anticipate being back at St Ioannis by about 3.30pm.  For a place on the bus you need to pre-book: you can reply to this email and include your name and phone number, or see Mrs Nitsa Makris or Presvitera Thekla at Church.  The bus fare is $20.

PILGRIMAGE TO ST GEORGE MONASTERY IN SPRINGWOOD –  Sunday 12 March
This is for our Parish, all are invited, young and old, English and Greek speakers.  We can drive or car pool there, if anyone needs transport then please reply to this email and include your name, address and phone number. The Monastery is at 316 Single Ridge Rd, Yellow Rock.  We should try and get there around 3pm, from 4 till 5pm we can take part in the Monastery’s Lenten Vespers Service.  The Abbot of the Monastery, Fr Ieronymos, will then talk to us and answer questions. They will then offer us light refreshments. The Monastery would like an idea of how many of us will be attending, so if you would like to come please reply to this email and include your name, phone number and how many you will have with you. For any queries you can contact Lilly Tsigounis on 0433 792 838.
 
 
OUR NEXT ENGLISH LITURGY  will be on Wednesday 15 February  7 – 8.30pm