Message From the President
Dear Direct Archdiocesan District Philoptochos Chapter Presidents,
I would like to thank each of you each for the many good works you have made possible in the past year and I look forward to the pleasure of working together in the New Year 2019!!
As the Direct Archdiocesan District Philoptochos, we strive always in meeting punctually our obligations. To assist in this aim, I have enclosed two District Commitment booklets. I kindly request that you consider giving 10% more this year!
- District Membership is $8.00 per steward and should be sent no later than APRIL 30th. Stewardship begins January 1st
- Hellenic Cultural Center Astoria, Queens by MARCH 31st
- Holy Cross Scholarship Fund by MAY 31st
- St. Michael's Home Yonkers, New York by NOVEMBER 30th
- District Membership coupon for those members joining Philoptochos
after the initial membership/stewardship period, due NOVEMBER 30th
For those chapters that have not reached their individual goal for the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine at the World Trade Center we have included a coupon for your convenience.
Each chapter must do its part. Please plan for the fulfillment of your faithful commitment to the building of Saint Nicholas.
Please make sure all checks are payable to “D.A.D. Philoptochos” and mailedto our Treasurer
870 United Nations Plaza #23C
New York, New York 10017
Save The Date
Saturday March 23, 2019
5th Annual District Lenten Retreat
Hosted by Saint Basil Academy
79 Saint Basil Road, Garrison, NY 10524
Saturday March 30, 2019
Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral
2815 36th Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20007
Sunday April 14, 2019
Greek Parade NYC
Saturday May 18, 2019
Biennial Conference 2019
Greek Orthodox Church of Our Saviour
2195 Westchester Ave, Rye, NY 10580
District Board Elections will be held 9:30am-1:30pm
Saturday November 10, 2019
St. Michael’s Home Gala
Metropolitan Club, 1 E 60th St, New York, NY 10022
Saturday November 16, 2019
17th Biennial Children’s Medical Fund Luncheon
Hosted by the Metropolis of Chicago Philoptochos
Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL
RSVP to: email@example.com
Include names of attendees and the event Feeding the Hungry every last Tuesday of every month in Manhattan, please contact me regarding which month you would like to sponsor in 2019.
I would also like to congratulate the Direct Archdiocesan District Philoptochos Board whose dedication, commitment, and hard work continues our role of fulfilling the mission of Philoptochos. We are here to help, to answer any questions you may have and to support one another.
Allow me to count each of you in my personal blessings, I extend to you and your family on behalf of the
Direct Archdiocesan District my prayers that the love of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ may dwell forever
in your hearts and bless you in the New Year 2019.
Direct Archdiocesan District Philoptochos President
ADDRESS: 101 Walworth Avenue, Scarsdale, NY 10583
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1st Sunday of Luke
Saints and Feasts Commemorated
1st Sunday of Luke; Euphrosyne of Alexandria; Paphnoutios the Martyr & his 546 Companions in Egypt; Synaxis of the Most Holy Theotokos of Evangelistria, Mochos; Our Righteous Father Sergius of Radonezh; Finbar the Confessor, First Bishop of Cork
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