Registration is now open for St. John’s Family Camp, August 17-22

Greetings to all in the midst of our Great Lent. Many of you have been waiting to hear about St. Johns Family Camp and we are pleased, with God's grace, to announce this years Family Camp will be held AUGUST 17-22 at Sky Camp, near Eugene Oregon, our previous location.  The theme this year is "Transfigured by the Glory of God!" This is a spiritual retreat for the whole family, where you can come and refresh you soul and get the best of both a retreat and a vacation!

The attached announcement contains more details and contact information. Please feel free to share this with any orthodox families you feel might be interested.

Registration is now open, please see the registration documents below:

Of course, if you have questions you are always welcome to contact us at stjohnfamilycamp@hotmail.com. Also, here is the camp's Facebook page.

2014 Family Camp announcement

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2014 Pan-Orthodox Lenten Services

It's been a wonderful tradition among Orthodox parishes in Portland area to celebrate Presanctified Liturgies and other services during Lent. This year, these pan-Orthodox services are as follows:

Saturday, March 8: Great Vespers at Holy Trinity (Greek) at 6pm

Wednesday, March 12: Presanctified Liturgy at Holy Trinity (Greek) at 6:30pm

Tuesday, March 25: Vesperal Divine Liturgy at Annunciation (OCA) at 6:30pm, for their patronal feast day

Wednesday, April 9: Presanctified Liturgy at St. Mary's (OCA, Romanian) at 6:30pm

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Openings at Agia Sophia Academy. Enroll now!

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Agia Sophia Academy has limited openings for the Fall 2014! Visit our website for more information, to download an application, or to schedule a tour of Oregon's only Orthodox Christian School!

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Marriage Retreat, March 14-15

Please join us for a weekend of seminars aimed at helping both young and well seasoned couples strengthen their marriage, identify growth areas, and learn about the spiritual medicine the Orthodox Church offers to husbands and wives. We will also learn about unhealthy patterns couples often get stuck in, as well as acquire some tools to help couples stay in a strong communicative relationship.

St John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church 14485 SW Walker Rd, Beaverton, OR 97006

Friday

  • 6pm Salutations
  • 7-8:30pm Marriage Retreat

Saturday

  • 2:30-5:45pm Marriage Retreat
  • 6pm Great Vespers

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2014 Marriage Retreat

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Women’s Lenten Retreat, March 14-16

The Greek Orthodox Monastery of St. John the Honorable Forerunner in Goldendale, Washington, with the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos of San Francisco, invites you to a Lenten Retreat with The V. Rev. Fr. Gregory Horton.

Fr. Gregory will be speaking on: “Let Us Lay Aside all Earthly Cares”

See the attached brochure for more details for registration instructions. The registration deadline is March 10th.

2014 Women Lenten Retreat

 

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Youth Lenten Retreat, March 14-16

All kids grades 8 through 12 are invited to an awesome youth retreat near Portland, OR on March 14-16!

See the attached forms and contact Christine (christine.n.whitton@gmail.com) for more information.

2014 NW GOYA Lenten Retreat Flyer

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Basics of Orthodoxy classes February through May

You are invited to attend Basics of Orthodoxy, a series of classes hosted by St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church.

Please download the flyer for schedule and more information.

2014 basics class

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Elementary Teaching Position at ASA

Agia Sophia Academy is seeking a new elementary teacher to join our teaching team in fall 2014. Our class sizes are small, the curriculum hands-on and integrated, and our staff dedicated and collaborative. The opportunity to teach to the whole child in an academically rich and nurturing Orthodox Christian environment is a unique and joy-filled experience!

Application deadline is February 28th, 2014.

download the PDF for complete job description and application details

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Kliros sings Great Vespers by Viktor Kalinnikov, January 25th

KLIROS sings Great Vespers with music of Viktor Kalinnikov on January 25, 2014 at 6pm.

Venerable Xenophon and his family

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St. Nicholas Orthodox Church
2210 SW Dolph Court
Portland, Oregon 97219

Reception following. Free will offering accepted.

Kliros is a chorus of mixed voices dedicated to presenting major works of the Eastern Orthodox liturgical music in the setting of liturgical celebrations (FB link)

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Agia Sophia Academy’s Open House, January 30th

Join Agia Sophia Academy for an Open House on January 30th, 2014, between 5-7pm to learn more about their wonderful Montessori Preschool (ages 3-6) and their Montessori-Inspired K-5 Elementary Programs.

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2014 ASA Open House

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