Events for the Orthodox Community

October

Archaeology Day Lectures & Youth Activities: Saturday, October 20th at the Missouri History Museum, 5700 Lindell Blvd. 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. Three Lectures to honor the memory of Judy Brilliant: Ancient Roman Hairdressing: Fiction to Fact, by Janet V. Stephens; More than Glitter: Jewelry in Ancient Greece and Etruria, by Prof. Alexis Castor; Judy Brilliant and the Mysteries of Caesarea Maritima, by Prof. Em. Michael Fuller. There will be a hands-on activities lab for children ages 10 – 16.  

Little Angels & JOY (Infant - 4th grade): A gathering for parents and children at Assumption from 9:30 - 11:00 am on Saturday, October 20th.

 

AOC (Adult Christian Orthodox): Saturday, October 20th, 6:00 pm at the home of  Pete and Joan Regopoulos. Please call Joan at 636-220-2770 to arrange a dish to share.

 

Focus Gateway City Orthodox Choir Concert: An evening of Liturgical hymns sung by choirs and musicians from the many Orthodox traditions of the greater St. Louis area to benefit our local Focus chapter. Sunday, October 21st at 5:00 pm at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church. A free will donation for Focus will be taken. For more information, please contact Mark Schaefering at 314-657-6407 or markaschaefering@sbcglobal.net.

“Unearthing the Lost History of Greek Priestesses”: The Catherine Pelican Memorial Lecture in Greek Culture by Professor Joan Connelly of New York University, Thursday, October 25th. Reception at 7:00 pm; Lecture at 7:30 pm in Century Room A, Millennium Student Center at UMSL. To RSVP and receive a free parking permit, go to:

http://www.umsl.edu/services/cis/Calendar%20of%20Events/event-registration.html.

 

November

 

Feast of Archangel Michael Orthodox Church: Join the parishioners of Archangel Michael Orthodox Church as they celebrate their feast day with a Vesperal Divine Liturgy service on Wednesday, November 7th.  The service will begin at 6:00 pm. Everyone is cordially invited to attend. 1901 Ann Ave. St. Louis, MO 63104. For more information, please contact Fr. Christopher Philips at 314-479-4168.

IOCC Banquet (International Orthodox Christian Charities): Sunday, November 11th at St. Thomas the Apostle Romanian Orthodox Church, 6501 Nottingham Ave., St. Louis, MO 63109. Vespers at 5:00 pm, Dinner at 6:00 pm.  Tickets - $35 per person, sponsorships are available. Mail checks payable to IOCC to Diane Sieckmann at Assumption Church, 1755 Des Peres Rd. Town & Country, MO 63131. To register online visit iocc.org/stlouis.

Greek Night: Join us this Thanksgiving weekend for Greek Night at Assumption, an evening to get together and enjoy the music and dancing. Saturday, November 24th from 7 - 11 pm. Heavy appetizers and a cash bar. Adults - $15 and children under 12 - $5. Register at coffee hour.

New Evidence for the Tomb of Jesus in Jerusalem”: The Sam Nakis Annual Memorial Lecture in Greek Studies by Professor Nicholas Zacharias, University of the Peloponnese, Wednesday, November 28th. Reception at 7:00 pm; Lecture at 7:30 pm in Century Room A, Millennium Student Center at UMSL. To RSVP and receive a free parking permit, go to: http://www.umsl.edu/services/cis/Calendar%20of%20Events/event-registration.html.

OCF Midwest College Conference: The Midwest College Conference will be held at the St. Iakovos Retreat Center December 27-30, 2018.  Orthodox College students (age 18-25) from all different backgrounds gather to learn about their faith, take a break, meet new people, and worship together. For more information and to register go to the website at http://www.ocf.net/events/college-conference-midwest-2018/ Or contact Peter Karos at ccmidweststudent@ocf.net.

 

 

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