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We have the rare opportunity to attend the local premiere of The Covellite International Film Festival winning documentary, Parallel Love: The Story of a Band Called Luxury, about the Indie-Christian-Punk band, Luxury, and three of it’s members who became Orthodox Christian Priests. The film director, Matt Hinton, will be at the premiere and available for Q&A.
Tickets are available from the Hollywood Theater Website and you can also view the trailer.
You can listen to the recent NPR interview on the film here where you can also sample songs from the band’s latest album.
This premiere presents a unique and fun opportunity for the local Orthodox Christian community to turn out for an “extracurricular” activity.
Parallel Love asks a question you don’t hear very often: What happens to a rock-and-roll band when three-fifths of its members become Eastern Orthodox priests? That’s what Luxury, a band from Athens, Georgia, had to deal with after a devastating auto wreck they suffered on tour in 1995 while just on the cusp of success. Best described as The Smiths-meet-Fugazi, Luxury’s hyper-articulate musicians tell their poignant story—and play their soaring melodies on top of wild post-punk instrumentation—in this vibrant, gripping film. “I couldn’t take my eyes off it,” says Paste Magazine.
Join Agia Sophia Academy for the 24th annual Greek Open Golf Tournament fundraiser with Brewfest, Dinner & Auction
When: Monday, September 16 th
Where: at Langdon Farms Golf Club
Cost: $125 Golfer Registration or dinner only @ $50 each
Online registration and additional information at www.greekopen.com
Own a business? Become a sponsor and promote your company at our event! Contact Christina (Bournelis) Blankenstein to learn more. 503-641-4600
With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos, and spiritual Father of the Holy Monastery Geronda Ephraim, you are cordially invited to celebrate with us the Feast of
THE NATIVITY OF ST. JOHN THE FORERUNNER
JUNE 23 & 24 2019
Sunday, June 23rd
6:00PM – 10:30PM Great Vespers & Orthros
Monday, June 24th
8:00AM – 11:30AM Hours & Divine Liturgy
followed by lunch
Worship, Games, Fun Activities, Food, Fellowship, Learning, Music, Arts!!! VCS has it all this year.
Join us June 24 – 28, 9:30am – 1:30pm
Cost: $20 per child; $15 for each additional child per family
This year Vacation Church School explores the four Great Feasts of the Church dedicated to the Theotokos, focusing on the theme of “Traveling on the Ark of Salvation.” This robust program published by the GOA keeps children moving and engaged!
RSVP: Print or email release form to Nima@goholytrinity.org.
Registration for Holy Trinity Summer Camp at Camp Angelos is open. Dates for the camp are Sunday, July 7- Friday, July 12th. This year’s theme is “Shaped By Faith”. The week includes campfire fun, outdoor activities, crafts, music, church services and teaching. It promises to be a great year and we hope your children join us!
Follow this link to register.
Fr. Chrysostom Onyekakeyah, a priest from Nigeria, will be visiting Portland and giving a talk about the Orthodox Church in Nigeria.
When: Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 4:00 pm
Where: Holy Trinity Cathedral in Portland
V. Rev. Archmandrite Fr. Chrysostom Onyekakeyah is a Nigerian clergyman, under the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria and All Africa. He is currently working on his Master’s Degree in Divinity at St. Vladimir’s Seminary in Crestwood, New York. For the past 18 years, he has been doing mission work in different regions of Nigeria and the Benin Republic. Fr. Chrysostom founded numerous Parish stations, one Mission Nursery/Primary School of St. Christopher’s, Prayer groups, and a vibrant Youth’s Association. He is the author of four Orthodox Books, including the well-known “Orthodoxy in Africa.”
Registration is now open for the 2019 St. John’s Family Camp at the Kiwanis SKY Camp in Fall Creek, OR. This year’s theme is “The Mysteries of the Church”
Come and Join us for a meaningful and memorable time on the beautiful shores of Fall Creek Reservoir near Eugene, OR.
- Stay in a cabin or bring a tent
- Attend Daily Divine Services
- Enjoy Good Food & Great Fellowship
- Come for the whole week, a partial stay, or just for a day
- Offering a Robust Children’s Program and Engaging Content for Adults!
Register and pay for the entire week by June 1st and get $30 off by entering the code “PAIDINFULL” at checkout.
Come celebrate Mid-Pentecost with Agia Sophia Academy at our Feast Day Liturgy:
May 22nd, 2019
8:30am Divine Liturgy & Artoklasia followed by light refreshments & treats
Please R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-641-4600
All are invited to celebrate the Feast of St. George on Bright Monday, April 29, with Metropolitan Joseph and the clergy and parishioners of St. George Antiochian Church.
9 AM Orthos
10 AM Divine Liturgy with Metropolitan Joseph
Meal to follow
Address: 2101 NE 162nd Ave. Portland, OR
Agia Sophia Academy, Portland’s orthodox christian school, invites you to celebrate its 15th anniversary on June 1st at Oregon Zoo. The evening program includes cocktail reception, live auction, paddle raise, dinner, and more! Tickets are $100 per person, please come and support the local orthodox school! Visit www.asagala.org or contact email@example.com for more details.