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Important Calls to Action on May 1
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(Philoptochos Logo)Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen!
We have two important calls to action on Sunday, May 1.

On Sunday, May 1st, Philoptochos requests your participation in two events:
    We need 7 more people to make either meatloaf, cheesy potatoes, or green bean casserole and deliver it to church on Saturday or Sunday (by 1pm), and 3 people to either help in person at church or at FOCUS. Questions? Contact Carol (952.210.8618, For more information and to volunteer, click here: SIGN UP GENIUS
  • ELECT CONVENTION DELEGATES @ 11:45 in the Terrace Room 
    Members, please come to a brief meeting in the Terrace Room at 11:45am on Sunday, May 1, to nominate and elect up to three delegates to the National Philoptochos Conference in NYC from July 3-7. 
Thank you for helping feed the hungry, and for giving our chapter a voice nationally at the convention.
Christ is Risen! Annette Legeros | Chapter President
952-239-5060 |
2022 Bake Sale Prep Begins on May 17!
The 2022 Taste of Greece is scheduled for September 9-11, and Philoptochos is running the Bake Sale. Our baking sessions start on May 17!
Come for Part or All of a Session • Novice & Experience Bakers Welcome • Bring a Friend
(Photo: Kourambiethes)Kourambiethes
Tuesday, May 17, 12-5pm
Cookie Captains: Toni Bazakos and Tina Menter (612-270-1862,

(Photo: Baklava Piece)Baklava
Assembly: Wednesday, June 15 and Monday, June 20, 2-8pm
Cut, Clove, Syrup: Tuesday, June 21, 9am-1pm
Syrup, Package: Wednesday, June 22, 9am-12pm
Cookie Captain: Elena Gabor (cell 952-288-3011,

VOLUNTEER at our table or here: 2022 BAKE SALE SIGN-UP GENIUS
Final Sacred Baking Workshop: Artoclasia
(Photo: 5 loaves)One of the missions of Philoptochos is "to promote the Greek Orthodox Faith and traditions, in accordance with its doctrines, canons, discipline, divine worship, usages and customs." With that in mind, you are invited to our final sacred baking workshop:

Artoclasia | Blessing of Five Loaves
Saturday, May 21, 11am-3pm

All parishioners are welcome to attend. The workshop will be led by Toni Bazakos. Register at the Philoptochos table during the social hour or contact Toni at 612-554-7861 or There is no cost to attend.
(Flower graphic)Saturday, May 14, 6pm: Ladies Night Out
Come to the home of Dena Tortorelis for fun and agenda! This is for all women of the parish, not only Philoptochos members. Bring an appetizer or dessert to share. Philoptochos will provide the beverages.

(Flower graphic)Tuesday, May 24, 5:30pm: Spring Finale Dinner and Meeting
Join us for our final gathering before summer! We'll have a delicious meal, discuss upcoming Philoptochos plans, and get your ideas, too. RSVP at our table in the social hour or by calling the church office, 612-825-9595.
Thank You Everyone for Your Lenten & Holy Week Efforts.
Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen!
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