WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS – 09/10/2017

  1. Weekly Fasting Prayer– The weekly fasting prayer will take place every Friday unless otherwise notified.
  2. Sunday school – classes for the 2017-18 year will begin next Sunday- September 17.
  3. The Feast of the Holy Cross – will be celebrated on Wednesday, September 13th at 6:30pm at our parish.
  4. FOCUS Meeting – will be held on Friday, September 22nd at the Residence of Mr. and Mrs. Alex and Tigi Abraham. All FOCUS members are requested to attend.
  5. MGCOSM Charity  Drives – The MGOCSM will be hosting two charity drives for the month of September:
    • Jamaica Armory Women’s Shelter- They will be collecting toiletries, cleaning supplies, and household items.
    • The second is a children’s shoe drive for pediatric psych patients at Nassau University Medical Center.
  6. MGOCSM Blood Drive – The MGOCSM has organized a blood drive in association with the Red Cross that will be held on Saturday, September 30th from 11am to 4pm at the parish.
  7. CROP Hunger Walk – As a parish, this year we are planning to participate in the CROP Walk, a charity event organized around the nation to help raise funds to fight against hunger. The event is to sponsor the efforts of Church World Services who fights hunger all around the world. Saturday, October 7th at 10am at Eisenhower Park. For more details, kindly reach out to Leslie Babu. The flyer for the event is posted on the below.
  8. MMVS Annual Conference – The annual conference is on Saturday Oct.14th at the Holy Transfiguration Retreat Center. Those who are interested in attending the conference, kindly contact the MMVS secretary or the trustee.
  9. Holy Qurbana Classes – We will be starting classes on the Holy Qurbana starting next Sunday- September 17th Sunday after refreshments for everyone. All are requested to attend.
  10. Hurricane Harvery Relief Fund – Those who would like to donate towards the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund kindly give the donations to the Secretary or the Trustee of the parish.