3 THE SHEPHERD • DECEMBER 2021 • SAINT SPYRIDON GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF SAN DIEGO SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5: 10th Sunday of St. Luke Orthros : 9:00 AM ✟ Divine Liturgy : 10:00 AM Epistle : Galatians 5:22-26;6:1-2 ✟ Gospel : Luke 13:10-17 SUNDAY, DECEMBER 12: 11th Sunday of St. Luke Orthros : 9:00 AM ✟ Divine Liturgy : 10:00 AM Epistle : Ephesians 5:8-19 ✟ Gospel : Luke 14:16-24 SUNDAY, DECEMBER 19: Sunday before Nativity Orthros : 9:00 AM ✟ Divine Liturgy : 10:00 AM Epistle : Hebrews 11:9-10; 32-40 ✟ Gospel : Matthew 1:1-25 FRIDAY, DECEMBER 24: Eve of the Nativity of Christ Royal Hours : 10:00 AM Nativity Vesperal Liturgy : 7:00 PM Epistle : Hebrews 1:1-12 ✟ Gospel : Luke 2:1-20 SUNDAY, DECEMBER 26: Sunday a er Nativity Orthros : 9:00 AM ✟ Divine Liturgy : 10:00 AM Epistle : Galatians 1:11-19 ✟ Gospel : Luke 18:18-27 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 NOV 6 : David Charles Hochberger Godparents: Michael & Cressie omas NOV 7 : Giorgia Niurka Harocopos Godfather: Stefanos Assimopoulos NOV 13: Vittoria (Penelope) Georgousopoulos Godparents: Aristidis & Danielle Georges DEATHS OCT 20: Georgia Afendoules 100 years old MEMORIALS OCT 31: Sesen Medhanie 32 years Dashai Terry 32 years Helen Kaitson 11 years Socrates Kaitson 37 years Sarantos Christakos 3 years Helen Meine 10 years Zoe Kaisarli 1 year NOV 7: Katherine Navrides 3 months DEC 12: Nancy Burgess 4 years DEC 19: Athanasia Scangos 1 year WEDDINGS NOV 11: Alexandra Morris & Robert Hammett Koumbara: Isabella Malvini 2 WOMEN OF THE WORD take ight into Egypt with his family. Such a wealth of angelic appearances and guidance reassure us that they are always with us here on earth guiding us back into the Presence of our Lord and Savior. +Wishing everyone all God’s blessings for a most Holy Nativity and eophany season lled with the light of our Incarnate Lord’s abundant love and peace! + e Women of the Word Bible Study Group Congratulations to Brian and Sara Johnson on the birth of their son Delano, born on October 20, 2021, 7 pounds 3 ounces, 19.3 inches long. Proud are her grandparents Alga- nesh Giorgis & Berhe Teklai and the late Nancy Schaufele, Kenneth Adam Johnson, and Lorraine Johnson. BIRTHS Our Altar Boy retreat was held on November 6, 2021. It was a special day for the attending altar boys, beginning in our beautiful St. Spyridon Church Altar, followed by a hearty lunch and ending with a friendly game of kick ball (with Father Andrew making his impressive pitching debut) in the church parking lot. ank you all for your commitment and participation to our St. Spyridon Acolyte Ministry. Mrs. Angel Gilpin, Altar Boy Coordinator ALTAR BOYS