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Holiday Greek Cookie Sale

posted Nov 27, 2017, 9:58 AM by John Banas

The Philoptochos Society will once again sponsor a Holiday Greek Cookie Sale this year.  10-piece baklava and 10-piece assorted pastry baskets are available for $15 each.  Please order by Monday, December 11th.  Orders will be available for pick-up on Saturday, December 16th and Sunday, December 17th from 11 AM to 1 PM both days in the church hall.  For more information and to place an order online, please visit http://greekfoodfestival.webs.com 

Church Facebook Page

posted May 30, 2015, 6:56 PM by D. Banas

Our parish now has a Facebook page, from which we will share information about all aspects of church life, parish activities, and event photos.
To access the page, please visit http://www.facebook.com/annunciationwb .
Please note that you do not need to have a Facebook account to view our page.

2018 Spring Greek Food Festival

posted Apr 25, 2015, 5:25 PM by John Banas   [ updated Dec 10, 2017, 1:34 PM ]

Save the date!  The 2018 Spring Greek Food Festival will be held from Wednesday, May 9th to Saturday, May 12th.  Details to follow.
Please visit http://greekfoodfestival.webs.com for updates.

Iconography Restoration Project

posted Mar 10, 2015, 11:45 AM by John Banas   [ updated Dec 10, 2017, 1:34 PM ]

The church is currently undergoing an icon restoration project to revitalize our Iconostasis.  We are also adding several new icons in the church.  For photos of the project so far, please click here.

In addition, the church is still accepting donations for new icons.  Please contact the Christina Stelmack by calling (570) 417-4465 or by e-mailing AnnunciationWB@mail.goarch.org for more information.

Stewardship for 2016

posted Dec 19, 2014, 3:43 PM by John Banas   [ updated Mar 6, 2016, 1:42 PM by Christine Stelmack ]

Please visit the church Web site to view the updated stewardship information for 2016. This year's stewardship theme, requirements, and form have been added to the church Web site on the "Stewardship" page (http://annunciationwb.pa.goarch.org/stewardship-form)

The continuation of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Wilkes-Barre is dependent on the will of our parishioners.  The stewardship program provides parishioners with the opportunity to support the church according to each person's specific circumstances and financial status.  Thank you in advance for all your support of the continued operations of the parish.

AHEPA

posted May 15, 2013, 3:19 PM by John Banas   [ updated Apr 10, 2014, 6:45 PM ]

The AHEPA Black Diamond Chapter #55 of Wilkes-Barre, PA is currently seeking new members.
The mission of the AHEPA Family is to promote Hellenism, Education, Philanthropy, Civic Responsibility, and Family and Individual Excellence
Any adult males interested in joining are asked to see Bill Anagnos, chapter president, or e-mail AnnunciationWB@mail.goarch.org 
More information about the organization is available at www.ahepa.org 

Church Records

posted Jan 21, 2013, 2:04 PM by John Banas

The parish council and Fr. Gabriel are currently working to re-organize the church’s records of baptismal, wedding, and funeral certificates. At this time, if anybody in the parish is missing a certificate, please see a member of the parish council to resolve the problem.

Fellowship Coffee Hour

posted Jan 21, 2013, 2:04 PM by John Banas   [ updated May 15, 2014, 7:27 PM ]

The church is currently seeking coffee hour donations.  We encourage parishioners to donate coffee hour in when they are celebrating a name day or birthday or when they are commemorating the death of a loved one, but we also are seeking general weekly donations.  We strongly encourage everybody in the parish to donate coffee hour at least one time during the summer season.  Please sign-up at the church, contact a parish council member, or e-mail AnnunciationWB@mail.goarch.org to reserve your date.  You may also sign-up on the Fellowship Coffee Hour page of this Web site.

Visitation for Holy Communion

posted Dec 28, 2012, 9:30 AM by John Banas

If someone who is unable to attend church to receive Holy Communion would like to arrange a visit with Fr. Gabriel, please contact a member of the parish council.

Church E-Mail Address List

posted Jun 22, 2011, 10:51 AM by John Banas   [ updated Apr 10, 2014, 6:46 PM ]

Join the parish e-mail address list in order to receive church newsletters, bulletins, and news updates. To become a member of the list, send an e-mail to AnnunciationWB@mail.goarch.org  with the subject “Subscribe to Parish E-mail List.” Please include your name in the body of the e-mail.

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