Regional Prayer - Mr. Abraham Varughese, Sun., January 29th @ 5pm

A regional prayer meeting has been scheduled at Mr. Abraham Varughese's home in Buena Park on Sunday, January 29th at 5pm.  H.G. Alexios Mar Eusebius will conduct the prayer meeting in the evening.  We request everyone in the South Region and nearby areas to attend.  Please pass this information to other members in your area.

Mr. Abraham Varughese (Shaji & Rekha)
20 Centerstone Cir. (click here for directions)
Buena Park, CA  90620
(714) 523-4542

H.G. Alexios Mar Eusebius Visits Sun., January 29th

Diocesan Metropolitan, H.G. Alexios Mar Eusebius will visit our church and celebrate the Holy Qurbana on Sunday, January 29th.  Please make every effort to attend and receive his blessings.

Sunday School Mid-Terms - February 5th

Sunday School Mid-Terms will be held on Sunday, February 5th from 9am to 10am.  Please prepare your children and bring them to church on time.  If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Nebu John, Principal.

Funeral Details for Lilly Kochamma

We are very saddened by the loss of our dearest Lilly Kochamma on Sunday, January 15th. We pray for her soul and ask courage and strength for the family in this difficult time.  The following are the details for the funeral:

Wednesday, January 18th, 6pm - 9pm
St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church
405 N. Dale St.
Anaheim, CA  92801

Funeral Services/Viewing:
Thursday, January 19th at 9am
St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church
405 N. Dale St.
Anaheim, CA 92801

Final Resting Place
Thursday, January 19th at 11am
Forest Lawn Cypress
4471 Lincoln Ave.
Cypress, CA  90630

Please participate in refreshments afterwards at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church Hall.

Flowers can be sent to Forest Lawn Cypress, (800) 204-3131.

Prayer at Church - Saturday, January 14th @ 7pm

A special prayer will be held at church tomorrow at 7pm.  Mathewkutty Achen from Houston will be arriving in the evening and will conduct the prayer meeting.  We request everyone that can make it to please attend.  Please pass on this information to others in your area and encourage others to attend. 

Diocese invites Applications for Mar Barnabas Educational Scholarship - Deadline Jan 15, 2012

The South-West Diocese of America is inviting applications from all 12th graders for the Mar Barnabas Educational Scholarship.  One applicant will be selected from each of the 5 regions in the Diocese Midwest, Northwest, South, Southeast an West regions, the maximum award per person is $1000. If there are 2 people selected in one region, the amount will be split.  The eligibility criterion are listed below so we encourage all senior students to apply.

Click here to download application form.

Eligibility Criteria:
1. 12th Grade students in the Diocese
2. Completed Application form

3. Supporting academic documents, GPA from school, ACT or SAT scores
4. 2 recommendation letters: Vicar, Sunday school principal or other spiritual organizations about the involvement in church activities
5. Recommendation letter: School principal or community leaders about the community/mission involvement or social awareness
6. Personal essay or "My Life after High school- personal, religious and social". Not more than 300 words.
Application and documents should be sent to the following address on or before Jan 15th, 2012
Diocese of South-West America
Attn: Scholarship Committee
3703 Chesterdale Dr.
Missouri City, TX 77459