Romanian Festival, September 5-6, 2015

St. Mary Romanian Orthodox Church is hosting its annual Romanian Folk and Food Festival on September 5th and 6th. Come to enjoy a day of Romanian culture and delicious food!

Address: 135th SE Stark St, Portland, OR

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St. John Take ‘n’ Bake, Fall 2015

St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church is doing a fundraiser for their Building Fund.

Pre-orders are accepted September 1st – October 11th
Pick-up begins Sunday, November 1st

1. At Coffee Hour (Cash, Check, and Credit Cards Accepted)
2. With a favorite St. John Parishioner (Cash or Check Only)
3. Online (Credit Cards Only)

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2015 Take N Bake

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Serbian Festival, September 12-13

Please join us for the 9th Annual Serbian Festival on September 12th & 13th. This is a celebration of food, wine, dance and culture of the Serbian Orthodox people.

Delicious Serbian Food: BBQ, Roast Pig and Lamb, Desserts; Live Music, National Dance, Beer and Wine, Kid's Activities…and much more.

Saint Stephen's Serbian Orthodox Church
11447 SE 27th Ave, Portland, Oregon 97222

Saturday, September 12, 11am – 10pm
Sunday, September 13, 11am – 6pm

All ages / free event!

Taste. Experience. Discover. The culture of Serbia.

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38th Annual Middle East Festival, September 13

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church is pleased to announce its upcoming 38th annual Middle East Festival to be held on Sunday, September 13, 2015, from Noon to 7:00pm, at 2101 N.E. 162nd Avenue (just North of Halsey).

St. George members started the event in 1972 to celebrate their community’s unique heritage and to share fun, food, and excitement with their neighbors while raising money for church projects. The parish has grown in recent years since moving into their new temple on N.E. 162nd. The parish is ethnically diverse, with many members originating from Syria and Lebanon. Other members are of Egyptian, Palestinian, Jordanian, Ethiopian, or Greek descent. And, many members are converts to Orthodoxy from other Christian denominations.

The festival features booths with a la carte dishes such as succulent barbecued chicken kebabs, delicious gyros, spicy falafel, spinach and meat pies (and other finger foods), salad, wonderful Arabic sweets, and coffee. Seating will be available both outside and inside.

Entertainment will include Middle East dabke (folk dancing), music, and a Children’s Tent with games and activities for the young ones, including a bouncy house. Icons, books and CDs, as well as wonderful baked goods will be offered for sale inside the parish hall. A silent auction will offer many donated items at unbelievably low prices.

KLIROS, a local choral group directed by Tracey Edson, will give two free mini-concerts of Orthodox liturgical music during the afternoon in the church. The concerts, which will include works by Glagolev, Chesnokov, Toensing, Nikolsky and Zakkak, will take place at 2:00pm and 4:00pm. KLIROS is a mixed chorus in Portland established to explore Eastern Orthodox Christian sacred music in the setting of Orthodox services. It is dedicated to professional-level music-making in the service of public worship. Several members of KLIROS also sing with Cappella Romana, a highly acclaimed choral group which has performed for the past several years at our festival.

For those interested, Church tours will be offered periodically throughout the afternoon. Visitors can view our beautiful icons and learn about the Orthodox teaching on icons, as well as the history and faith of the Orthodox church.

There is no charge for admission. Tokens for food items will be available at the door. For more information, visit our website, call (503) 307-8494.

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2015 St George Festival

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Greek Open Golf Tournament, September 21

Join us on Monday, September 21st, 2015 for our 20th Annual Greek Open Golf Tournament, Dinner, and Auction Event! 

  • 11:00am Registration check-in, Lunch and Warm-up
  • 1:30pm Shotgun Start
  • 5:30pm Cocktails / Raffle
  • 6:30pm Lamb Chop (or Salmon) Dinner

Register Online at This event is Open to the Public and all proceeds to benefit Agia Sophia Academy.

Don't golf? That's OK too! Come for the Dinner & Auction and support quality Orthodox education in Portland.

2015 Greek Open

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Pacific Northwest Liturgical Singing Seminar, October 16-17, 2015

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

Mark Bailey, workshop presenter

KLIROS, liturgical chorale

Music reading sessions featuring contemporary Orthodox music

Seminar vespers & matins ~ Sing with the St. Nicholas Parish Choir

Save the date! Look for pre-registration announcements soon.

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Enroll at Agia Sophia Academy

Combine our beautiful Orthodox faith with a rich academic environment and give your child a strong foundation for life. Openings available for 3-yr olds in our Montessori Primary Classroom, as well as in our K/1 grade classroom. Contact Agia Sophia Academy at 503-641-4600 or online at to learn more!

2015 nuture a child

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Janitor needed at ASA

Agia Sophia Academy is seeking a part-time Janitor for the 2015-16 school year.  Schedule is approximately 2.5 hours per day on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, with possible flexibility. Compensation is between $11-13 an hour, depending on experience. Learn more at or by contacting ASA at 503.641.4600

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Agia Sophia Academy Summer Camp

ASA is excited to offer a summer program to ASA students and children in our local community, to continue the fun of learning about and exploring our world! Two weeks of this program will be available, with each week offering a unique theme (listed below). In addition to themed activities, each week will integrate faith, gardening, reading, and creative games into the daily program. Directed by Ms. Wright, taught along with Fr. Ed and other staff, this program will enable your child to continue to build relationships with our dedicated staff and enjoy working together with children of various ages in a more relaxed, summer environment. Join us in the fun!

June 29 th – July 3rd: “The Arts” (Theater, Crafts, Dance & Music)
July 6th – July 10 th: “Kitchen Science”

Half and full day schedules are available for all students ages 6-11; 4-5 year olds who attended ASA in 2014-15 may also enroll.

See the attached document which includes more information and registration form.

2015 ASA Summer Camp

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Vacation Church School, June 22-26

Get excited for Vacation Church School 2015! This will be an awesome week of faith, worship, fun, athletics, arts & crafts, music, and more!

  • June 22-26th
  • 10am-1pm every day with lunch provided. (***9:30am the first day***)
  • Ages: K through 8th grade
  • $20 per child. $30 for 2, $40 for 3 or more.
  • Online Registration Link:
  • Registration Deadline: June 1

Please fill out the online form above and send a check (or bring one on the first day) to:

3131 NE Glisan St
Portland OR 97232
Attn: Christine Whitton

Checks can be made payable to: Holy Trinity Youth. Memo: VCS 2015.

Contact Christine Whitton at with any questions.

*** Note: We will be taking the kids to the park on Friday, June 26th—and we will need as many parents as possible to help chaperone for that day. ***

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2015 Vacation Church School


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