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St.Gregorios Orthodox Church Of India
South Florida
Our Vicar

Rev. Fr. George John
Tel: (954) 680-3077
Email:  georgejohnachen@gmail.com

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Service Times
Sunday Service
7:45 AM to 10:00 AM

Sunday School
Sundays from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Alternate Saturdays from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Prayer Meetings
Alternate Saturdays 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Address
2850 Taylor Street
Hollywood, FL 33020-4233


Mailing Address
P.O Box 291385
Davie, FL 33329-1385

WELCOME to the web site of the St. Gregorios Orthodox Church Of India, South Florida. Our Church is a member of the Diocese of South-West America of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church.

Our Patron
Saint Gregorios of the Malankara Orthodox Church
      Parumala Thirumeni
June 15, 1848 to November 2,1902

  News In Brief

CHURCH PERUNAL

Memorial Feast of Parumala Thirumeni and our Church Perunal will be conducted on Saturday, October 29 evening to Sunday, October 30.


CHURCH FRONT ELEVATION DEDICATION


By the grace of God we have finished the Front Elevation Works. The Dedication service was conducted on August 15 (Assumption Feast Day).

On that day evening prayer started at 7.00 pm followed by the public meeting. After the public meeting Dedication service was conducted outside in front of the Mukavaram. Fr. George John performed the dedication service.


O V B S

This year’s O V B S will be conducted on Saturday, July 23 and Saturday, July 30. The closing ceremony will be conducted on Sunday, July 31.
All those who are able to come and help please do so. University students are also welcome to do volunteer work


MM SAMAJAM ESSEY COMPETITION WINNERS

An essay competition was conducted by our Diocese for the members of the Martha Mariam Samajam in February 2016. The theme was Pampady Thirumeni an embodiment of prayers and a great example of unfailing love and service to humanity.

Smitha John got the first prize at Diocese level and Molly Thomas and Elizabeth George got consolation prizes.

Hearty congratulation to the winners and all participants and the sectaries.


Congratulations to our High School Graduates

Blesson Thomas

Sarah Abraham

Jibin Jinu

Jaison Mathai

Justin Varghese

Joshua Umman


Blesson Thomas
Blesson is the son of Mr. Thomas Mathew and Mrs. Mini Thomas. He graduated from Miramar High School. Blesson is going to University of Central Florida.

Sarah Abraham
Sarah is the daughter of Mr. Abraham Varghese Vadakara and Mrs. Rebecca Vadakara. She graduated from Suncoast Community High School. Sarah is going to University of Florida.

Jibin Jinu
Jibin is the son of Mr. Jinu Varghese and Mrs. Raji Jinu. He graduated from Western High School. Jibin is going to Florida International University.

Jaison Mathai
Jaison is the son of Mr.Joy Mathai and Mrs. Shirly Mathai. He graduated from Miramar High School. Jaison is going to University of Florida.

Justin Varghese
Justin is the son of Mr. Sajimon Varghese and Mrs. Sally Varghese. He graduated from Cypress Bay High School. Justin is going to Florida International University.

Joshua Umman
Joshua is the son of Mr. Mathew Umman and Mrs. Jani Umman. He graduated from Western High School. Joshua is going to Florida State University.


SUNDAY SCHOOL ANNUAL EXAMINATION

The Sunday School annual examination will be conducted on Sunday, May 22.


FELICITATION MEETING

A special meeting will be conducted on Sunday, May 08 after the Holy Qurbana to felicitate this year’s High School graduates Justin Varghese, Jibin Jinu, Jaison Mathai, Blesson Thomas, Joshua Umman and Sarah Abraham.


HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE

March 20, Palm Sunday 7:30 am -8:00 am - Morning Prayer
  8:00 am -9:00 am-Palm Sunday Service
  9:00 am-11:30 am-Holy Qurbana
March 21, Monday 7:30 pm-8:30 pm-Evening Prayer
March 22, Tuesday 7:30 pm-8:30 pm-Evening Prayer
March 23, Wednesday 7:00 pm-9:30 pm-Maundy Thursday Service
March 24, Thursday 7:00 pm-8:30 pm – Holy Qurbana (Feast of Annunciation)
March 25, Good Friday 8:00 am-3:30 pm-Good Friday Service
March 26, Holy Saturday 7:00 am-9:00 am-Holy Qurbana
March 26, Holy Saturday 6:00 pm-11:00 pm - Easter Service

ANNUAL RETREAT

The annual retreat of our church will be conducted from March 05th - 06th. Rev. Fr. George Mathew (Washington) will be the retreat Father. Please schedule your work so that you can participate in the retreat.


THREE DAYS LENT

This year Three days lent will start on January 18 and ends on January 21. There will be evening prayers at the church (Monday—Wednesday) 7:00 pm-8:00 pm.


NEW YEAR SERVICE

The year-end and new-year service will start at 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 31st. New Years Eve may be a busy day because of family get togethers and dinner parties. Also many people may be afraid of the traffic on that day. However it will be a blessing for those who start the New Year at God’s House by participating in the service.

Key verse for this month

1 John 3:18

My little children let us not love in word or in tongue, but in deed and in truth.
 
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