Flowers and other beautifications of the Church for feasts and celebrations at St. Demetrios in 2021.
Viki moved to Boston, and we will miss her very much! These were taken at Paraklesis the day before she left.
After Agape Vespers this year, we had a Parish Picnic (food provided by Makin' Bacon!) on the lawn outside the Hellenic Center. Good times, good food, and best of all, great people. Christ is Risen!
The Midnight Vigil for Pascha!
The Orthros of Holy Saturday, 2021 - Celebrated in advance on the evening of Holy Friday, with the burial lamentations of Christ and the Procession of the Epitaphio.
Orthros of Holy Friday - the Passion Service of the Twelve Gospels - celebrated on the evening of Holy Thursday.
The service and anointing of Holy Unction - Holy Wednesday, 2021.
Divine Services for Palm Sunday, 2021.
Palm folding on Lazarus Saturday, in preparation for Palm Sunday
The Elementary and Junior Division Oratorical Festival at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, held on March 27th, 2021, at the Church. The Elementary Division was unjudged, the winner of the Junior Division ...
The celebration and procession of icons for the Sunday of Orthodoxy - March 21st, 2021.
Flowers & Decorations from feasts and celebrations, 2020.
Presentation of the St. Demetrios Ambassador Awards (2020) to Evan Houpis & Daniel Niederer, and the 2020 Parishioner of the Year Award to Elaine Rapanos
The reception into the Orthodox Church of Brady Duke by the sacrament of Holy Chrismation on Sunday, December 27th, 2020.
Vesperal Liturgy on Christmas Eve - 2020.
Preparing the Food Baskets - December, 2020.
Great Vespers with His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas, Fr. Peter Bistolarides, and Dn. Michael Bassett - 2020.
The annual recognition of our high school graduates - 2020.
Baptism of Amanda (Magdalene) & Olivia, and Chrismation of Dominic (Longinus), Christian (Nicholas), & Garrett (John) Moes on Saturday, July 18th, 2020. Their sponsors are F.T. Siradakis (Dominic), ...
The reception into the Orthodox Church by the sacrament of Holy Chrismation of Edward Economous with the name of Phanourios. His sponsor is Andreas Bazakis - many years!
Parish Vasilopita, Parish Council Oath of Office, and Churching!
Great Blessing of the Waters on Sunday, January 5th, the Eve of Theophany.
September 8th, 2019
The various decorated icons and other floral creations of Lent, Holy Week, and Pascha - courtesy of Eleni Morris, Joni Porchia, and their dedicated crew.
Midnight service (Pre-Paschal Canon, Orthros of Pascha, Paschal Divine Liturgy) and the blessing of the Pascha baskets.
Service of the Procession of the Epitaphio, with the Funeral Lamentations for Christ.
Orthros of Holy Friday - the Passion Service of the Twelve Gospels with the Procession and Veneration of the Stavromeno.
The Sacrament of Holy Unction
Liturgy, breakfast, and the folding of the palms on the Saturday of Lazarus.
Liturgy and celebratory procession of the icons for the Sunday of Orthodoxy.
Our first annual "Trunk or Treat!" Andrea & Annie did a great job putting it together, and everyone had a blast!
On October 28th, we continued our celebration of St. Demetrios the Great-Martyr with the Divine Liturgy (presided over by His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas of Detroit) and our annual St. Demetrios Glendi. ...
On the evening of October 25th, we celebrated the Vespers for the feast of St. Demetrios the Myrrh-Streamer (Oct. 26th). Fr. Timothy and Fr. Peter were joined by Fr. Joseph Abud from St. George Antiochian ...
This year the AHEPA hosted our annual Back-to-School picnic, which we combine with Sunday School registration day and the annual Blessing of the Backpacks. This year's picnic was universally acclaimed ...
Liturgy & Procession for Palm Sunday
Orthros, Chrismation, Liturgy, and breakfast with the folding of the palms for Palm Sunday.
"Come, receive the light from the Never-setting Light, and glorify Christ, Who has risen from the dead!"
Burial Lamentations and Funeral Procession of Christ
On Holy Wednesday we celebrated the service of Holy Unction.
After the Resurrectional Divine Liturgy on Lazarus Saturday morning (April 8th), the GOYAns hosted a breakfast and everyone helped fold and prepare the palms for Palm Sunday.
Procession and Veneration of the Cross
The Divine Liturgy and procession of icons for the Sunday of Orthodoxy, 2017, and the churching of Andrea & George Ferris.
Our Philoptochos President, Virginia, taught a class on baking prosphora.
The baptism of the servant of God, Symeon.
The cutting of the Vasilopita, a churching, and the administering of the oath of office to a new parish council.
His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas of Detroit and the clergy of the Metropolis joined us for the Great Vespers on the eve of the feast of St. Demetrios.
The "forefeast" of the nameday of our Church, the feast of St. Demetrios the Myrrh-streamer, was celebrated on October 23rd with a Hierarchical Liturgy (presided over by our hierarch and spiritual ...
The GOYAns hosted the annual lunch and gathering to fold the palms for Palm Sunday after liturgy on Lazarus Saturday.
The St. Demetrios parish family took a bus trip to march in the Greek Independence Day parade. Beautiful weather, lots of fun, a great day!
The Forgiveness Circle at the end of Vespers. This year we made it almost to the door!
Georgia showed us how to make and decorate koliva, just in time for the first Saturday of Souls commemoration of the departed.
Vesperal Liturgy of St. Basil on the Eve of the Nativity of Christ, celebrated by Fr. Timothy and Fr. Peter, photography by John Skoutelas.
On October 26th, 2015, we celebrated our patronal feast of St. Demetrios the Myrrh-streamer with a Hierarchical Liturgy (presided over by our beloved hierarch, His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas) and a ...
Liturgy with His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas and a festal luncheon on October 25, 2015 in anticipatory celebration of the 78th anniversary and name day of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church.
The Great Vespers for the feast of St. Demetrios the Myrrh-streamer, our patron saint on the evening of October 25th, 2015. This feast is not only the name-day of the parish but marks the 78th Anniversary ...
On September 1st, we celebrated the new ecclesiastical year (the Feast of Indiction) with an Agiasmo (Small Blessing of the Waters) and a Blessing of Icons! Happy New Year!
(Thank you to Trinity Barden ...
Preparing for the 2015 Saginaw Greek Fest
Forgiveness Sunday to Sunday of Orthodoxy, including the services of Forgiveness Vespers, Great Compline, Presanctified Liturgy, the first stanza of the Salutations Service (Akathist Hymn), and the procession ...
St. Demetrios' first Family Night! We built gingerbread houses, shared pizza, and had fun. Merry Christmas to everyone!
The Procession and Exaltation of the Holy Cross
The Blessing of the Backpacks for the new Sunday School Year