COMMUNITY

culture

Greek School

Greek School is held every Saturday morning from 9 am to 1 pm and every Tuesday afternoon from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm (Liverpool only).

 

Greek school is a key component in keeping the Greek language alive and strong amongst our youth. Lessons focus on the Greek language, history, geography and religion.

Sunday School

Sunday School is held every Sunday and commences after Holy Communion. 

 

Lessons focus on God, the Bible, religion and the lives of our Saints through scripture, activities, games and singing. At the conclusion of lessons, the children join our Sunday Service. 

To join, meet inside the Church at the front right pews  (first two rows only)

 

"Let the children come to Me, and do not forbid them, for of such is the Kingdom of Heaven"

(Mathew 19:14)

Greek Dancing

Paroula holds Greek Dancing Lessons in the Church Hall every Thursday afternoon from 5:00pm to 6:00pm.

 

Greek Dancing is a fun way for our children to partake in our culture and engage in physical activity. All ages welcome, with the groups divided according to age.

Fellowship

Adult Fellowship is held on the second and fourth Wednesday each month in our Church Hall from 7:30pm - 8:30pm.

Youth Fellowship is held on the second and fourth Monday each month in our Church Hall from 6:30pm - 7:30pm for ages 12 - 18 and 7:30pm to 8:30pm for ages 19 - 30.

Fellowship provides the opportunity for Orthodox Christians to gather in a forum to discuss topics. Fr Prochoros delivers talks on the Orthodox faith in English. The spiritual topics discussed include; the Bible, our Church, Saints, issues concerning everyday life and the Orthodox faith's stance on various issues.

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GREEK DANCING

Lessons with

PAROULA

every Thursday

from

5pm to 6pm

in the small hall

Groups

Ladies Auxillary

The Ladies Auxillary (Philoptochos) plays a vital role in serving and fundraising for our local Parish and wider community, from cooking and selling sweets on Sunday's to volunteering at our local hospital. We are always looking for members who would like to contribute. 

The Greek Welfare Centre

The Greek Welfare Centre is a not for profit organisation which was established in 1975. The Centre provides services and programs to meet the needs of people from Greek speaking background and the community at large.

 

Its Liverpool office is located onsite and operates from Monday to Wednesday between 9:00am and 4:00pm. Telephone: (02) 9602 2779 Fax: (02) 9602 2779 Email: gwcliv@m2data.com.au

Social Support Group for the Aged

Meetings are held onsite every Monday at 10:30am to 2:30pm, in the small hall next to the church. 

Our meetings provide the opportunity to swap stories with others and get to know our community members better or stay connected. All seniors are welcome to join.

Social Support Group for those with Dementia

Meetings are held onsite every Tuesday at 10:30am to 2:30pm, in the small hall next to the church. 

Our meetings are a rare opportunity for those with dementia to gain some extra assistance and meet others.

Playgroup

Playgroup is held every Thursday from 10:00am to 12:00pm in the Church Hall.

 

The program provides an environment of English/Greek language and culture through craft, play, songs and dancing. It caters mostly to children under 5 years of age.

 

Playgroup also provides a fun and interactive way for parents to meet and socialise with other young parents in our community.

 

For more information, contact the Greek Welfare Centre on (02) 9516-2188.

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Sts Raphael, Nicholas & Irene Greek Orthodox Church Liverpool & District, Sydney, Australia

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