Our Vision: To Know God. - Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church

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Feb 16, 2014 ... From my Father's glory I have foolishly turned away. By my sins I squandered all the riches he gave me. Therefore like the prodigal I cry out to ...

Our Vision: To Know God. ^ ^ ^

P a m ph il us t h e M a rtyr & h is C ompa nions F l a v ia nos, Pa t ria rch of C ons t a nt inople Roma nos t h e Younger

Entrance Hymn Come let us bow down to Christ as we worship Him the Son of God. Save us O Son of God, Who did rise from the dead; we sing to You: Alleluia.

Holy Trinity Church is under the Omophorion of His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas of the Metropolis of Detroit.

Father William J. Bartz Presiding Priest Parish Office Hours 9 am - 5 pm Monday-Friday 3500 W. 106th Street, Carmel, IN 46032 317-733-3033 317-733-2806-fax www.holytrinityindy.org www.facebook.com/ holytrinityindy Parish Council President Steve Kollias Vice President Tracy Pappas Secretary Gail Zeheralis Treasurer George Pappaioanou Assistant Treasurer Steve Young Dean Antonopoulos, Nick Dervenis, Dennis Dickos, Greg Dickos, Bob Dine, Christopher Greisl, Constantine Linos, Julie Rowlas, Irene Sarris. Staff Office Administrator Cindy Watson Ministry Administrator Susanne Hinson-Rieger Building Manager Tim Bryant For information about this publication contact Susanne Hinson -Rieger at 733-3033. Deadline for inclusion is Monday before the cover date. All items are requested in digital format.

Resurrectional Apolytikion Tone One When the stone had been sealed by the Jews, And the soldiers were guarding Your most sacred Body, O Savior You arose on the third day and gave life to the world. Wherefore the powers of the heavens cried to You O Giver of Life. Glory to Your Resurrection, O Christ, Glory to Your Kingdom, Glory to Your dispensation, O You Who alone are merciful. Church Hymn (Troparion of Pentecost) Blessed are You O Christ our God Who has shown the fishermen as wise men By sending down Your Holy Spirit upon them And through them, the whole world You drew into Your net O Lover of mankind, glory to You. Kontakion From my Father's glory I have foolishly turned away. By my sins I squandered all the riches he gave me. Therefore like the prodigal I cry out to him; I have sinned before You, compassionate Father. Accept my repentance, and take me back again as one of Your hired servants. EPISTLE READING St. Paul's First Letter to the Corinthians 6:12-20 Brethren, "all things are lawful for me," but not all things are helpful. "All things are lawful for me," but I will not be enslaved by anything. "Food is meant for the stomach and the stomach for food" -- and God will destroy both one and the other. The body is not meant for immorality, but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body. And God raised the Lord and will also raise us up by his power. Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ? Shall I therefore take the members of Christ and make them members of a prostitute? Never! Do you not know that he who joins himself to a prostitute becomes one body with her? For, as it is written, "The two shall become one flesh." But he who is united to the Lord becomes one spirit with him. Shun immorality. Every other sin which a man commits is outside the body; but the immoral man sins against his own body. Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, which you have from God? You are not your own; you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body and in your spirit which belong to God. GOSPEL READING Luke 15:11-32

THE CONFESSION OF FAITH (Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed) I believe in one God, Father Almighty, Creator of heaven and earth, and of all things visible and invisible. And in one Lord Jesus Christ, the only-begotten Son of God, begotten of the Father before all ages; Light of Light, true God of true God, begotten, not created, of one essence with the Father through Whom all things were made. Who for us men and for our salvation came down from heaven and was incarnate of the Holy Spirit and the Virgin Mary and became man. He was crucified for us under Pontius Pilate, and suffered and was buried; And He rose on the third day, according to the Scriptures. He ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father; And He will come again with glory to judge the living and dead. His kingdom shall have no end. And in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the Creator of life, Who proceeds from the Father, Who together with the Father and the Son is worshipped and glorified, Who spoke through the prophets. In one, holy, catholic, and apostolic Church. I confess one baptism for the forgiveness of sins. I look for the resurrection of the dead, and the life of the age to come. Amen.

Sunday Service Schedule and Teams When coming to Church on Sundays, families oftentimes disperse to fulfill commitments and duties. While these commitments and duties are important, Father Bill has set a priority of having families worship God together. To facilitate this, a schedule has been created so that family members who volunteer on Sundays will be assigned to serve on the same Sundays as their family members. Date Parish Council Early Duty Parish Council Early Duty Team 2/16/14 Dennis Dickos Chris Greisl 1 Altar Boy Team 1

Narthex Server Team 1

Parish Council Team 1

Due to the Dayton Basketball Tournament, Altar Boys from both teams are welcome to serve.

Kalli Agapios Maria Emmanoelides Alexandra Hackett Julianna Hackett Emily Neuendorf * Zoey-Marie Nicodemus Annie Pappas Dori Simopoulos Sara Theohares Emma Tournier

Dean Antonopoulos Dennis Dickos Chris Greisl Constantine Linos Tracy Pappas Julie Rowlas Irene Sarris

Upcoming Weeks Date 2/23/14 3/2/14 3/9/14

Parish Council Early Duty Gail Zeheralis Dean Antonopoulos Nick Dervenis

Parish Council Early Duty Steve Kollias Constantine Linos Greg Dickos

Team 2 1 2

GOYA For senior high school students (grades 9-12) Information: [email protected] Dayton Basketball Tournament Friday, February 14 - Sunday, February 16. Orthodox Life February 23, 5-7 PM

Holy Trinity Stewardship 2014 For blank 2014 Stewardship Forms or to make a pledge donation online, go to www.holytrinityindy.org/stewardship To set up automatic monthly payments, please contact the Parish Office at 317733-3033.

Our goal is to give 5% by 2017.

St. Nicholas Summer Camp Staff Needed! Camp dates are June 28-July 3 with a staff orientation on the June 27. Without you (the dedicated volunteers and staff), the camp literally cannot take place. We are looking for the following positions: 1) Male and Female Cabin Counselors 2) Arts and Crafts Coordinator 3) Camp Photographer 4) Field Activities Coordinator 5) Adult Volunteers (All week or partial week) Staff applications will be available online by March 1 at www.southerncamp.com.

Church School February 16 and February 23 Class after Holy Communion. Milton & Theodora Dickos Church School Award This is a monetary award given to one student in each class (Kindergarten-12th). There is an attendance criteria as well as other requirements. For a guideline form see your child's teacher. Forms will be due May 4th. Awards are scheduled for Sunday, May 18.

Book Store Lent begins on March 3 and essential books for the Lenten season and Holy Week are available in the Holy Trinity Bookstore: Lenten Liturgies $29 Salutations and Akathist Hymn $22 Services of Easter and Holy Week $25

Lenten Retreat Save the date for our annual Lenten Retreat scheduled for Saturday, March 22 at St. George Orthodox Church (10748 E. 116th Street, Fishers, IN) Co-hosted by the Holy Trinity Ladies Philoptochos Society and the Ladies Aid Society of St. George. More information to follow.

St. John Chrysostom Oratorical Festival

Sunday, March 2nd is our parish Oratorical Festival in the library after Liturgy. All 7th 12th graders interested in participating please see Nick Pappas for applications and topics. The winner goes to the District Festival. Participants receive points toward the Milton & Theodora Dickos Church School Award.

Lenten Opportunity Men's Retreat

Prayer of the Heart: How We Can Become Men of Prayer Presenter is Father Jerome Sanderson Saturday, March 15, from 8:30am - 7pm Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church 4636 W. Fall Creek Road, Crawfordsville, IN Free Admission RSVP by February 15 at [email protected], 765-5369450 or www.lifetransfigured.org/mens-retreat

ICONOGRAPHY IN PHASE 2 Iconographer Dr George Kordis will return to Holy Trinity Church on February 23 to complete Phase 2 in our Sanctuary. Donations are needed for the following icons: ALTAR AREA Church Father ($6,000): Saint Cyril of Alexandria Deacon ($5,000): Saint Lawrence CHOIR AREA Symeon ($5,000) in the icon of the Presentation of the Lord in the Temple

Please contact Father Bill or the Parish Office at 317-7333033 to donate one or more of these icons.

Meals Needed Beginning Monday, February 24, volunteers to provide lunches for Dr. Kordis and his team will be needed. Homecooked meals are appreciated and encouraged and serving and cleaning up are expected. Please call Susanne in the Parish Office at 317733-3033 for further details and to sign up.

Refreshments at 6:00 pm ◌ Film at 6:30 pm ◌ Discussion follows ◌ No charge for film ◌ Free-will offering requested for refreshments ◌ RSVP to 317733-3033 ◌ For more information please contact David Carlson at [email protected]

Important moral and ethical themes can often be found in secular films. The St. Basil Film Study fosters discussion and debate within the context of traditional JudeoChristian beliefs.

February 28

October Baby

Stunned and angered by the truth of her birth, a young college student goes on a journey to discover her hidden past and along the way learns of the power of forgiveness. Rated PG-13

Credit Cards Accepted. Deadline is TODAY.

SATURDAY OF SOULS February 22 March 1 March 8 9:30am

Names of Deceased

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 3500 W. 106th Street, Carmel, IN 46032, 317-733-3033, www.holytrinityindy.org

UPCOMING EVENTS: FEBRUARY & MARCH Monday

Sunday

16 Dayton GOYA Basketball Tournament

Tuesday

17 Disaster Preparedness Meeting 7pm

Philoptochos Go Red Coffee Hour

18 19 Philoptochos Kafeneio 10am Board Meeting 6:30pm St. John Patristic Study Adult Dance 7pm Rehearsal 7pm

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23 GOYA Orthodox Life Meeting 5pm

2 Missions Breakfast St. John Oratorical Festival

Thursday

Wednesday

25 Festival Committee Meeting 6:15pm Adult Dance Rehearsal 7pm Orthodox Clergy Meeting 2/25 - 2/27 3 4 Missions LENT BEGINS Committee Meeting 7pm

10 11 Orthodox Finance & Sunday of Ortho- Clergy Retreat Stewardship Committees doxy Church School Meeting 6:30pm Sunday of Ortho- Teacher doxy Vespers Meeting 7pm Service 5pm Adult Dance Rehearsal 7pm

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Choir Rehearsal 6:30pm Parish Council Meeting 6:30pm

26 27 28 Kafeneio 10am Greek School St. Basil Film St. John 5pm Study 6pm Patristic Study 7pm Choir Rehearsal 6:30pm

5 Kafeneio 10am Presanctified Liturgy 6pm Lenten Meal-Adult Dance Rehearsal 7pm Choir 7:21pm St. John Patristic Study following Meal

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20 Greek School 5pm

Friday

12 Kafeneio 10am Presanctified Liturgy 6pm Lenten Meal -Church School & Greek School 7:21pm St. John Patristic Study following Meal

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Saturday

22 First Saturday of Souls 9:30am Yoga Class Christening 11:30am Trinity Ball 6pm 1 MARCH Second Saturday of Souls 9:30am Yoga Class

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8 Third Saturday Greek School Salutations to of Souls 5pm the Theotokos 9:30am Service Choir Rehearsal 6:30pm GOYA 6:30pm Confessions 11:30am

Yoga Class 13 Greek School 5pm Choir Rehearsal 6:30pm

14 15 Salutations to Yoga Class the Theotokos 10am Service 6:30pm

HOLY TRINITY FINANCIAL UPDATE OPERATING ACCOUNT ACTIVITY

BUILDING ACCOUNT ACTIVITY

Period of (2/2/14 - 2/8/14) Income $ 11,607.63 Expense $ 9,938.79

Year to date mortgage paid through 2/8/14 $8,925.14 (Mortgage is not included in Operating Account Activity Expenses)

Year to date Income $ 66,486.48 Year to date Expense $88,854.82

Mortgage Balance $924,372.72 (excluding interest)