Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Community – Elections for New Community Council 2022-23

Dates and Times for Voting:

Friday December 10, 2021, 10.00 am-8.00 pm (advance poll)
Sunday December 12,2021, 12:00 noon – 6:00 pm

Location for Voting:  Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 131 Southdale Rd. W., London, Ontario.

Members who have their 2020 and 2021 dues are eligible to vote. Those who wish to vote but have not paid their dues for 2020 and 2021 can do so now and up to and including the day of elections.
Reminder: You can only vote for up to 11 candidates of the 14 shown on the ballot.

  • Alexis, Jim
  • Fragiskatos, Georgia
  • Karahalios, Konstantinos
  • Karahalios, Nicholaos
  • Karidas, Maria
  • Kerhoulas, Penelope
  • Makrakos, Paul
  • Chelonis, Peter
  • Orphanides, Tony
  • Pittas, Tasia
  • Stefanidis, Steve
  • Tryphonopoulos, John
  • Tsamis, Soula
  • Vergiris, Steve
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    Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Community – General Assembly for Nominations

    Sunday, November 21, 2021 @ 3 pm:   Inside the Church*

    AGENDA

  • Election of Chair, Vice Chair & Secretary of the General Assembly
  • Reading and approval of the Minutes from previous General Assembly
  • Nominations of candidates for the Board of Directors 2022-2023
  • Election of Audit Committee for 2022-2023 (5 members in good standing – 3 regular and 2 alternates)
  • Election of Electoral Committee (5 members in good standing)
  • According to the Uniform Parish Regulations of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Toronto Canada and our Internal Bylaws, the Following is brought to your attention:

    Article 5: Members, Section 4:  A member wishing to be a candidate for the Community Council, the Audit Committee, or the Electoral Committee must be a Member in Good Standing with a requirement that his dues for the present and the prior year must have been paid in the duration of each calendar year respectively.

    Reminder: You can pay your Membership dues Online on our website, or by either calling or visiting the Church Office. Mon-Fri 10 am – 2pm.

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    Church Services are Broadcast Live

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    WATCH Live   Next Church Services to be broadcast:

    • Sun Jan 16 – 12th Sunday of Luke (10 Lepers): 9.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m. Bilingual Text => Orthros   Liturgy 
    • Sun Jan 23 – 14th Sunday of Luke (The Blind Man): 9.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m. Bilingual Text => Orthros   Liturgy 
    • Sun Jan 30 – The Three Holy Hierarchs: 9.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m. Bilingual Text => Orthros   Liturgy 

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    Click on the image and adjust your laptop or cell phone volume to hear the church service.
    Link for all bilingual texts of Holy Services:  All services (including Sacraments, Memorial, Blessing of Bread):  

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    OXI Day Celebration – Sunday Oct. 24th, 2021

    • 9am – Noon  – Orthros, Divine Liturgy & Doxology at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
    • Noon   –  Lunch and Celebration at the Hellenic Community Centre
      Lunch: Greek Salad, Pastitsio, Dolmades, Vegetables, Crusty Rolls, Dessert Squares, Coffee or Tea
      $15.00 Per Plate
      *Proof of double vaccination must be provided at HCC Luncheon.
    • 2:30 – 3pm    – Laying of the wreath at Victoria Park Cenotaph

    ΖΗΤΩ Η ΕΛΛΑΔΑ!

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    July 16th 2021 Church Capacity Update

    We are in Step 3 of Ontario Reopening which removes indoor percent restrictions for religious services and ceremonies however physical distancing of two meters is still required limiting our indoor Church capacity to about 225 parishioners.
    The following protocol is also still in effect:  Masks or face coverings are required indoors, and to attend Church services, you must be free of COVID-19 symptoms, and have not been in contact with any individual diagnosed with COVID-19.  

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    Church Opening Update

    Dear faithful parishioners,

    We are in Step 2 of Ontario Reopening as of Wed June 30 which allows 25% in places of worship (177 persons in our Church). We open at 8:15 a.m. on Sundays and 8:45 am the remaining days.  

    Parishioners may enter our church until our capacity of 25% attendance (177) has been reached including clergy, staff and volunteers.  Please wait at the church entrance for a council member to guide you into the church.

    • The following key measures are still in effect:
    • Always ensure physical distancing of two meters,
    • Masks or face coverings are required indoors, and
    • Use hand sanitizer at entrances and exits.

    To attend Church services, you must be free of COVID-19 symptoms, and have not been in contact with any individual diagnosed with COVID-19 or exhibiting potential symptoms.  If you are sick or not feeling well, please stay home and seek medical advice.

    The Holy Services will be live streamed only on Sundays and major feast days until further notice.

    www.londongreekcommunity.com  or  Facebook

    Our Church Office …

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    Church Re-opening – June 13th

    Dear faithful parishioners,

    The Ontario Government announced the reopening of Churches effective Friday June 11, 2021, to allow indoor religious services at 15% capacity.

    On Sunday, June 13th, 2021 our Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church will re-open at 8:15 a.m. Parishioners may enter our church until our capacity of 15% attendance (107) has been reached including clergy, staff and volunteers.  Please wait at the church entrance for a council member to guide you into the church.

    The following key measures are still in effect:  

    • Always ensure physical distancing of two meters,
    • Masks or face coverings are required indoors, and
    • Use hand sanitizer at entrances and exits.

    To attend Church services, you must be free of COVID-19 symptoms, and have not been in contact with any individual diagnosed with COVID-19 or exhibiting potential symptoms.  If you are sick or not feeling well, please stay home and seek medical advice.

    The Holy Services will continue to be live streamed via our website and Facebook page …

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    Holy Week Remaining Services

    As of Monday April 19, the Ontario Government announced the following measures, only 10 people may be inside the Church at any one time for all Services.  For all services, please remain in your vehicles until a Church volunteer directs you to enter the Church. You are not allowed inside to attend the service however when directed, you may come in briefly to pray, light your candle or take Holy Communion.

    Holy Communion will be offered at the conclusion of all Divine Liturgies on Holy Week, following Agape Vesper Service (May 2nd) and at all the Bright Week Divine Liturgies. You will be directed by a volunteer

    The Holy Light will be offered at the Saturday Resurrection Service. Please remain in your vehicles. A volunteer will bring the Holy Light to you. The Holy Light will also be available during Bright Week Divine Liturgies.

    All services will be Live streamed at www.londongreekcommunity.com 
    or https://www.facebook.com/HolyTrinityLondon

    Pascha (Easter) Program dates and times have not changed. Refer to the program mailed to you or our website.  Program …

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    Provincial Restrictions as of April 19 2021

    Dear faithful parishioners,

    As of Monday, April 19, Ontario announced a strict stay at home lockdown. With these new restrictions we are allowed only 10 persons in the Church.  Due to these restrictions, no one will be allowed inside to attend Church services until further notice.  As such, our scheduled services will continue to be live streamed on Facebook and our website.

    For tonight’s Presanctified Divine Liturgy, anyone who comes must remain inside their vehicle in the parking lot. DO NOT congregate outside of your vehicle as this is prohibited under the new restrictions. A Church volunteer will direct you when you can come and light a candle.  Holy Communion will be offered at the end of the service. 

    Regarding Holy Week and Easter Services, more detailed guidelines will be posted on our website, Facebook and email by this Friday.

    Please know that we are doing our very best to offer spiritual nourishment to our parishioners while following public health protocols. We appreciate your patience, love and continued support.

    God bless and Kali Anastasi! A Blessed Resurrection!

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    Provincial Restrictions as of Saturday April 3 2021

    The number of people allowed in our Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church has been reduced to 15% or 107 persons which includes clergy, other staff and volunteers. 

    The doors will open 15 minutes before each Holy Service.  Once our restricted capacity is reached you will be asked to wait outside or in your vehicles.  If you would like to light a candle in the Narthex you will be allowed to do so then you must return outside.  Those wishing to receive Holy Communion will be allowed to do so following the Liturgy.

    Live streaming of all services will continue with the exception of Wednesday evenings 6 pm Pre-Sanctified Liturgies. Please share this information with anyone you think has not received this communication.

    May the Holy Trinity continue to bless and guide us,

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