Vacation Church School, June 25-29

Vacation Church School at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral is coming soon from Monday, June 25th-Friday June 29th! It is open to all children entering Kindergarten through 5th Grade. There is still time to register, so please register now!

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Chef needed for 5 day summer camp

St John’s Family Camp is looking for a banquet cook to handle all menu planning, ordering, and food preparation for their 2018 event.

Event Dates:  August 5-10, 2018
Approximate number attending: 100-150 people
Location:  Sky Camp (Fall Creek Area)
Stipend: $1000

The proper candidate will be able to manage the following:

  • Plan a menu including breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks for 5 days
  • Comfortable working with specific dietary requirements including
    • Orthodox Christians who will be fasting during three of these meals (no animal products during these times).
  • Comfortable completing the majority of your food prep alone.
    • Volunteers assigned for a period before and during each meal.
    • Volunteers will cover all dishes dining room cleanup.
  • Confident working within assigned food budget.
  • Responsible for sourcing all ingredients.
  • Responsible for ensuring all food items make it onsite.
  • Responsible for overseeing or delegating dining room set up and family style food service.

If interested, please send an email to and include previous experience, resume, and cover letter.

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Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, June 25-30

Church of the Annunciation invites you to attend Catechesis of the Good Shepherd course, level 1 part 1. It will be held from June 25 through June 30. Class will begin at 9 am and end at 5 pm. Lunch and snacks will be provided. The course will include Catholic and Orthodox presentations for content that is specific to each tradition. Tuition is $250.00. Space is limited so early registration is encouraged. A deposit of $100 with registration will hold your spot.

See the attached brochure for more information.

Matushka Molly Shaw: 360-352-3554 |
Matushka Connie Shank: 503-810-0653 |

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KLIROS sings Great Vespers by Roman Hurko, April 28

KLIROS, a local Eastern Orthodox chorus, invites you to attend Great Vespers at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church on April 28th at 6pm.

When: Saturday, April 28, 2018, 6:00pm
What: Great Vespers sung by KLIROS – setting by ROMAN HURKO (Sung in Ukrainian Slavonic)
Where: St. Nicholas Orthodox Church
2210 SW Dolph Court
Portland, Oregon 97219

A reception will follow – right after the service – held at the parish hall. Free will offerings gladly accepted.

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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

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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 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 |

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

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