Orthodox Youth Cultural Exchange, April 28

Please join us as the children from Portland’s various Orthodox churches share their ethnic dances in a celebration of Orthodox culture.

When: Saturday, April 28, 2018, 11am – 3pm
Where: Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 3131 NE Glisan St. Portland, OR 97232

For more information please visit http://oyce.asapdx.org/

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AHEPA/AHEC 2018 Crab Feed, February 24th

American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) and American Hellenic Educational Center (AHEC) invite you to the 29th annual all-you-can-eat Crab Feed on February 24. The event is to support various non profits such as Agia Sophia Academy and Camp Angelos.

Download the flyer for complete information.

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A recital to benefit KLIROS, February 18


A vocal recital by Jonathan Tamez, accompanied by Tracey Edson, featuring songs of Butterworth, Ravel, and Guastavino.

Sunday, February 18, 5pm
Community Music Center
3350 SE Francis Street
Portland, Oregon 97202

Suggested donation of $10 to benefit the choir KLIROS.

Refreshments for sale to eat or to take.

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Save the Date: St. John Family Camp, August 5-10

Join us for the 2018 St. John Pan-Orthodox Family Camp near Eugene, OR, as we explore themes on family preservation and the social mission of the Church. Fr. Serafim Gascoigne, with the blessing of Bishop Maxim, will be our host for another year of family fun, study and fellowship!

Save the dates: August 5-10. Registration information coming soon!

Meanwhile, download and distribute the flier or see the beautiful pictures from the 2017 camp.

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Save the Date: Orthodox Youth Cultural Exchange, April 28

Food! Faith! Fun!

We would like to invite you, your families, and parishioners to participate in the upcoming Orthodox Youth Cultural Exchange on Saturday, April 28 at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral.  This event is sponsored by Oregon’s only pan-Orthodox Christian School- Agia Sophia Academy!

Please contact Christina Blankenstein at christina@asapdx.org and let her know if your parish has a dance group that would like to participate.

We are hoping to have food for sale at the event. If you know of a local restaurant or maybe your festival group has a special food item that they would be interested in donating that represents your unique culture, please let Christina know!

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Agia Sophia Academy’s Open House, January 25

Looking for a great school for your little one? Come & See what ASA can do!
Stop by anytime between 5-7pm on Thursday, January 25th, 2018 for a student-led tour of our school, while you meet our wonderful teachers, and learn more about our terrific programs.

Whether you’re looking for an immediate start or planning head for the Fall, come & see our Montessori Primary Classroom for Preschoolers & Kindergarteners (ages 3-6), or our Multi-Age Elementary program utilizing a research-proven blended classrooms (Lower Elementary: K-2 & Upper Elementary: 3rd-5th) approach. Our core subjects include Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, History & Geography, Art, Music, and Physical Education, as well as Greek & Latin instruction. Our low student to teacher ratio (12:1) allows for hands-on learning and academic excellence. Plus starting January 2018, we are now offering on-site after-school care til 6pm!

Come & See Agia Sophia Academy! We are located at 14485 SW Walker Road, between 158th Avenue & Murray Blvd. We are across the street from the Nike Campus and nestled between apartments & condos in the St John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church building. Our School looks more like office space from the outside: gray building, green roof/trim, lots of windows.

Agia Sophia Academy
14485 SW Walker Road
Beaverton, OR 97006
503-641-4600 | www.asapdx.org

*Agia Sophia Academy is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit Private School and a member of AdvancED | Northwest Accreditation Commission. Find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ASAPDX

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“Incarnating Christ in the Midst of the World” with Abbot Tryphon in Salem, January 20

The Greek Orthodox Mission Church of Salem invites you to a conference led by Fr. Tryphon, Abbot of All-Merciful Saviour Monastery on Vashon Island, WA. Abbot Tryphon is also known for The Morning Offering podcast on Ancient Faith Radio.

The event will be held on Saturday, January 20 at
Blanchet High School
4373 Market St NE
Salem, OR 97301


8:40 am Pre-Communion Prayers
9 am Divine Liturgy
10:30 am Coffee Hour Refreshments
11 am 1st Session
12 pm Lunch
12:30 pm 2nd Session
1:30 pm Q&A

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Orthodox Children’s Book Author Reading, December 11

Agia Sophia Academy and Logos Bookstore warmly invite you & your family to join us for a morning with Charlotte Riggles, author of Catherine’s Pascha, as she reads her newest book “The Saint Nicholas Day Snow”. Book signing & light refreshments to follow.

14485 SW Walker Rd, Beaverton, OR 97006
December 11th at 11:15am

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Logos Bookstore Annual Sale, November 17-19

Logos Bookstore invites you to their Annual Sale at St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Beaverton, OR, offering 20% off everything in stock.

14485 SW Walker Rd, Beaverton, OR 970776

Friday, November 17: 10am – 3pm
Saturday, November 18: 10am – 7pm (except during Vespers)
Sunday, November 19: 1pm – 3pm

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Russian Sacred Music between Byzantium and “The West”, November 7

Alexander Lingas, Reader in Music at the City University of London, is the founder and artistic director of the vocal ensemble Cappella Romana and a Fellow of the University of Oxford’s European Humanities Research Centre.

This lecture will consider the shifting cultural location of Russian Orthodox sacred music as rulers, clergy, and lay members of the church steered it from its Byzantine origins into the modern era. Repeated attempts through the centuries to re-engage with Byzantine traditions will be contrasted with other movements emphasizing engagement with Western art music or Slavic exceptionalism.

Free and open to the public.

Tuesday, November 7

Vollum College Center, Vollum lounge 
3203 Southeast Woodstock Boulevard, Portland, Oregon 97202-8199

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