News & Events

 

2022  Commencement dates

Bible Study classes:   every Tuesday 7.15 – 8.30pm in the classroom above our hall, for any queries contact Fr Dimitri on 0418 298 197

Tuesday  1 February

Youth Group for teen-age boys:   every Saturday  5 – 6.45pm- for any queries contact Nathan on 0406 258 514

Saturday 5 February

YOKE– talks and social events for young people 18-30 yrs of age

See http://www.facebook.com/yokeparramatta

English Liturgies:   held once a month- date varies

Wednesday  16 February 7 – 8.30pm

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

Saturday  26 February

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

Early March

Byzantine Music School, in the room above our hall  every Wednesday from 7pm

You can enrol on https://forms.gle/YGhv3rDyUg47kqk67 

Late February

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  4 Feb   5 – 6.30pm, 

1st lessons:  Tues  8 Feb for years 1-6 and

Fri 11 Feb for High School and Kindergarten

Modern Greek for Adults

To be determined

Greek dancing lessons:  Fridays,  6.15 – 7.45 pm (2 classes)

Enrolments:  Fri 4 Feb   5 – 6.30pm,     

1st lesson  Fri 11 Feb

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

Wednesday  2  February

Feeding the Homeless: Wednesdays 5.30 – 6.30pm

Every Wednesday of the year

Playgroup for preschool children  together with their carers – Mondays  10am – 12pm

To be determined

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

To be determined

 

CHURCH ATTENDANCE DURING COVID-19

You do not need to book to come to our Church Services, however:

  • Anyone with flu like symptoms should isolate at home and be tested for COVID,
  • When you arrive you need to leave us your name and phone number or scan our QR code,
  • We will be livestreaming our main Services on https://www.facebook.com/StIoannis/

 

HOME BLESSINGS 2022

Due to the current COVID situation, the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese has carefully weighed up the various issues and decided to ask all Priests to NOT go ahead with the traditional home blessings that generally occurs in Orthodox Tradition every January.  Church Services will however occur as usual in our Churches. These Services can be seen on:  January Church Services Program or February Church Services

 

ENGLISH DIVINE LITURGIES

Our next English Divine Liturgy will be on Wednesday 16 February, 7 – 8.30pm
 

BIBLE STUDY CLASSES

These classes have stopped now for 2021 and will resume on Tuesday 1 February 2022. Talks are in English, and for adults of all ages. We discuss the Bible and other spiritual topics.  These talks are held on Tuesdays, 7.15 – 8.30pm, except on weeks when we have an English Liturgy.  For any queries contact Fr Dimitri on 0418 298 197.
 

YOKE

YOKE is a Youth Group for those aged 18 – 30.   Generally YOKE organizes spiritual talks on Sunday evenings followed by a common meal, and also spiritual podcasts which can be heard on https://www.facebook.com/yokeparramatta/
 

ST IOANNIS COMMUNITY AID

We feed to homeless and poor every Wednesday evening, and deliver groceries to the homes of the poor on Friday and Saturday mornings, even during lock-downs.   For more details go to St Ioannis Community Aid