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Welcome to our website. We have much to be thankful for.  Let us be thankful for a God who loves us, forgives us, and listens to us!  Thanksgiving is a time to be with family and friends as well as to be thankful to a magnificent God for all the wonderful blessings He has bestowed upon us.  This season is not only a time food and feast; it’s a time to being thankful to our Creator.  A person who passes Thanksgiving without giving thanks to God in church is a person who just gorges himself or herself in Turkey. As the Pilgrims of the Plymouth colony gathered in 1621 after their first harvest and thanked God for their survival and their many gifts upon them, equally, we should gather in our homes in every corner of our country to express to God our Thanksgiving and appreciation for the abundance of love and the fruits of the earth that He has continually blessed us with.  

We also remember the Incarnation of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, the Second Person of the Holy Trinity. Christmas is coming and it’s a time of great love and joy. Not only is it a time of receiving, but giving.  Jesus even said that “it is more blessed to give than to receive.”  This is not a vain philosophy or high ideal, but the truth.  There is nothing like giving a gift to your fellow man.  Christ Himself was the ultimate giver, for He gave His own life so we can have life ever after.  Giving is the ultimate expression of faith and love for God.   Father Paul

Upcoming Calendar for November:

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017:the Feast of Archangels Michael and Gabriel.” Divine Liturgy, 10:00AM.

Sunday, November 12th, 2017: “Fall General Assembly Meeting.” We need people to step up to place their names in nomination for Parish Council.  If you would like your name in nomination, call Father Paul this week. 

Sunday School Classes continue: every Sunday after the Gospel Reading.

Monday, November 13th, 2017:  “the Feast of St. John Chrysostom.”Divine Liturgy, 10:00AM.

Every Monday: “Orthodox 101” at 11:00AM at Holy Trinity.

Every Tuesday:  “Greek School Classes” will continue at our church from 5:00PM-6:30PM. Our teachers are “Dimitra Dimitrakakis” and “Vaia Chrysikou.”

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017: Cooking Class at Holy Trinity, 6:00PM. Join us to learn how to make delicious “Portokalopita,” Orange-Custard Cake with Syrup.  The cost is $30.00 per person.  First come, first served!  Limited to 12-14 participants.   Please contact the church office by Monday, November 13th, at 978-342-1216 or e-mail us at holytrinityfitchburg@gmail.com.   

Annual Christmas Fair: Saturday, December 2nd, from 11:00AM to 4:00PM at Holy Trinity. Treat yourself to lunch  as well, spaghetti with meat sauce, salad and roll, $10.00.  Also, we will have spanakopita with salad and roll, $10.00, and a children’s plate, $5.00.  In addition, we will have holiday baskets, Chinese auctions, children’s crafts and games, unique gifts, homemade food, and pastries.  There will also be a 50/50 raffle!  Come and join us. 

Philoptochos and Joy Meetings: both on Sunday, November 19th, 2017 following church services.

Purchase your Thanksgiving Philoptochos Raffle Tickets: Proceeds go to the Church. It is $10.00 a ticket. The raffle drawing will take place on Sunday, November 19th. 

Philoptochos News:  Our annual trip to the “Philoxenia House” in Brookline will take place on Saturday, November 18th.  We will leave the church at 10:00AM.  This is a worthwhile trip. We call the Philoxenia House, “a home away from home,” for it continues to offer hospitality to people from throughout Greece and the world, all of whom come to Boston for medical treatment.  I urge everyone to attend this most moving and sacred visit.

We need more people to sponsor our Sunday Coffee Hours: Please help. There is nothing like a nice cup of coffee after Church with lots of great fellowship.

Our Church will be providing holiday trays: to the shut-ins again this Thanksgiving. We kindly ask for pastry donations for about 20 trays.  Thank you.

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