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Our Holiday Greek Pastry Sale will be held on Saturday, December 17th from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Please try to attend this event to get your delicious Greek cookies from the church; if you can volunteer to help with the baking, please contact Christine Stelmack at (570) 417-4465.
The AHEPA Christmas party is on Sunday, December 18th after church, and the Ladies Philoptochos Society will have their Christmas party on Sunday, December 11th after church at the East Mountain Inn. Reservations are required for the Philoptochos party, so please let a member know if you will be attending. All are welcome!
The church is currently seeking donations for our next icon in our iconography restoration project. Is it a depiction of the Πλατυτέρα (Platytera) "wider than the heavens" icon of the Theotokos, an icon emphasizing that the Theotokos contained the Creator of the universe in her womb before Christ's miraculous birth. For more information about donating to this project, please contact Fr. Gabriel and Christina Stelmack at (570) 417-4465 or firstname.lastname@example.org . See the sketch of the icon above.
We are looking for Fall Greek Food Festival Sponsors. We will have an advertising book that will be given out to all our food festival customers. Our ad sizes are as follows - Full Page $100, Half Page $50, Quarter Page $35, Business card ad $25 and patron listing $20. If you are interested in advertising or have any questions, please call Christine Stelmack (570) 417-4465.
There will be an AHEPA meeting on Sunday, April 3rd after church.
All members are asked to attend.
On Sunday, December 4th, there will be a one-year memorial service for Savas Rontinonis, the father of Denise and Notes Valvas.
May his memory be eternal!
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.
The next Greek food festival will be held from Wednesday, May 10th to Saturday, May 13th from 11:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. daily.
Complete festival details and the updated menu is available online at http://greekfoodfestival.webs.com .
The parish council is currently seeking volunteers. Please contact Christina Stelmack at (570) 417-4465 to inform her of your availability during the four days of the festival. Alternatively, send an e-mail to the church at email@example.com
/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.
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.