3 THE SHEPHERD • MAY 2022 • SAINT SPYRIDON GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF SAN DIEGO SUNDAY, MAY 1: omas Sunday Orthros : 9:00 AM ✟ Divine Liturgy : 10:00 AM Epistle : Acts 5:12-20 ✟ Gospel : John 20:19-31 SUNDAY, MAY 8: Sunday of the Myrrh-Bearing Women Orthros : 9:00 AM ✟ Divine Liturgy : 10:00 AM Epistle : I John 1:1-7 ✟ Gospel : Mark 15:43-47; 16:1-8 SUNDAY, MAY 15: Sunday of the Paralytic Orthros : 9:00 AM ✟ Divine Liturgy : 10:00 AM Epistle : Acts 11:19-30 ✟ Gospel : John 4:5-42 SUNDAY, MAY 22: Sunday of the Samaritan Woman Orthros : 9:00 AM ✟ Divine Liturgy : 10:00 AM Epistle : Acts 9:32-42 ✟ Gospel : John 5:1-15 SUNDAY, MAY 29: Sunday of the Blind Man Orthros : 9:00 AM ✟ Divine Liturgy : 10:00 AM Epistle : Acts 16:16-34 ✟ Gospel : Acts 16:16-34 THURSDAY, JUNE 2: Holy Ascension of the Lord Orthros : 9:00 AM ✟ Divine Liturgy : 10:00 AM Epistle : Acts 1:1-12 ✟ Gospel: Luke 24:36-53 one. The team worked a to renovate the storage area ation started with demolition he supply roomwalls.Post that, as lined-up, creating a bigger, graded andmore economical helving and s/s tables.We still atwe plan to complete in the k to the following (yes,we took ks: Spero Tzathas,Mike Platis, d AnthonyKyriakidis. Finally,a effort tokeepourstorage room rying tonot leavepersonalstuff η ανακαίνηση της αποθήκης υ δούλεψε σκληρά ελπίζει να την τάξη, λειτουργικότητα, και , που όντως εξυπηρετεί όλους DIVINE SERVICES BAPTISMS APR 30: Nikolaos Iordanis Barrington Godparents: Nicholas & Rodama Alexandres STEWARDSHIP COMMITTEE Χριστός Ανέστη – Christ is Risen! Our stewardship e orts for 2022 have gotten o to a strong start and once again the Stewardship committee would like to say “thank you” for your continued support. Your beloved parish and church community, St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church, is making every e ort to meet your needs during this joyous and festive time and always and seeks to o er sanctuary to each of you as the need arises. And, we know that it will arise. So, please take a moment to make sure that you have completed and sent in your 2022 pledge card and/or are ful lling that pledged amount so we can all together continue our work to “build up the body of Christ” (Col. 3:15). We realize that everyone is busy and can get distracted at times so if you have not completed and sent in your 2022 stewardship pledge card we respectfully ask you to do so today. If you need a pledge card please contact the church o ce and one will be provided for you. On behalf of the Parish Council, the Stewardship Committee once again says “thank you” and God bless you. Sincerely, John Kalas Fr. Andrew Scordalakis Stewardship Committee Chair Ben De La Riva, Jim Gilpin, Stephen Thiros, Spero Tzathas Marilyn Kromydas Yeatts DEATHS APR 13: Fr. John Pilafas 67 years old APR 14: Katina Gatzolis 98 years old MEMORIALS APR 10: Ele heria Koultourides 40 days Spyridon Lolis 2 years MAY 15: Anastasia Nikolitsa 3 years Maria Zambouli 3 years Dear Friends of the Choir, Χριστός Ανέστη! Christ is Risen, Truly He is Risen! It’s been so wonderful to have the choir return, especially for Pascha. We would like to welcome new choir member Mattie Bragg . Mattie comes to us from Holy Cross Church in Belmont. She is attending San Diego State and when she was approached was excited to join the choir. She has been such a wonderful addition to our group. Welcome Mattie! It is also so wonderful to see many of our regular choir members return to the lo ! Praise God! We are preparing for our church festival next month. Please sign up and help. We need all hands on deck. Hope to see you all there. Come join the choir! We always love having new members. Singing His Praises, Katherine Loukatos Meck Music Master NEWS LOFT FROM THE