Submit your congratulatory / personal greetings for any occasion such as Birthdays, Name Days, Anniversaries, etc. The deadline for submitting greetings is the 15th of each month for inclusion in the following month’s publication. Greetings must consist of up to 160 characters (including spaces) and cost $20 each or $25 if including a head-shot photograph. For more information, please email your questions to

Thank you for your support! Your greetings help make the uninterrupted publishing of this newsletter possible.

The Shepherd newsletter is partially funded by advertising, so its very existence depends on generous people like you who make the decision to advertise your business in this publication and contribute to its uninterrupted publishing. With its direct distribution to the families of the Saint Spyridon parish, its strong online presence via Facebook and its professional design by Artworx Designer and Publisher Nektarios Tradas, this newsletter can help you promote your business and communicate your message to a focused audience. And since the newsletter is also published online, your ad will receive even more exposure and will extend its reach outside the confines of the parish. In addition, you will be automatically subscribed to The Shepherd at no cost (a $36/yr. value)

For more information on the variety of ad sizes and rates available, please click or tap here or the button below to download our Media Kit in PDF format.

We will happily create an ad for you for a low rate, but if you already have another professional designer build your ad, please make sure that following Artwork Submission Guidelines are observed:


  1. 1.Artwork must be submitted in one of the following standard formats:

  2. PDF - with all graphics and fonts embedded, all included images 300 ppi minimum resolution

  3. EPS - with all graphics embedded, fonts turned to outlines, all included images 300 ppi minimum resolution

  4. TIFF - 600 ppi minimum resolution, CMYK or RGB

  5. JPEG - 600 ppi minimum resolution, highest quality setting, CMYK or RGB

  6. 2.Native application files are not accepted. Ad layout must be exported to one of the above formats for submission.

  7. 3.Ad layout must be submitted at exact physical size.

For more information, please email

Thank you for supporting The Shepherd!


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