Memorials & Coffee Hour
MEMORIAL SERVICES AND SPONSORSHIP OF A COFFEE HOUR
Please call the church office (393-0742) to schedule a memorial service. After reserving the date with the Parish Priest, please contact Lucy Brady, Coffee Hour Chairperson, if you wish to sponsor a coffee hour.
The St. George Ladies Philoptochos oversees the coffee hours after church. For those who wish to sponsor a coffee hour, the following expenses should be expected.
Food: The food provided for a memorial is a combination of baked good items, cookies, etc. A quart of milk for the coffee and half-gallon of orange juice for the children is included. These items can be purchased by your family and brought to the Hellenic Center or Philoptochos will purchase the food for you and present you with receipts for reimbursement. Specialty foods or additional items beyond the basics must be provided by the family if you wish to have them served.
Coffee/Tea/Paper: A flat fee for coffee, tea, and paper goods is charged. If there are multiple memorial coffee hours the cost is to be shared equally by the sponsors.
$35.00 (one sponsor)
$25.00 (per family if two sponsors)
$25.00 (per family if three sponsors)
Services: The Ladies of the Philoptochos Society will do grocery shopping for basic items, set up, serving and clean up for the coffee hours. In addition, a sign is prepared with the name of the sponsorship family and the person in whose memory the coffee hour is being held.
The Ladies Philoptochos Society is a philanthropic organization whose mission is to provide aid to the poor, the homeless, the sick and the disadvantaged. Your generosity in making a donation to the St. George Ladies Philoptochos Society in memory of your loved one would be greatly appreciated. For tax purposes, a letter acknowledging your donation will be provided.
The Ladies Philoptochos Society will no longer be responsible for making koliva for memorial services. In recent years there are significantly fewer and fewer members who are able or available to make koliva. Therefore, this is a service we can no longer offer to our parishioners and families will be responsible for providing their own koliva.
Polycarp the Holy Martyr & Bishop of Smyrna; Proterios, Archbishop of Alexandria; Gorgonia the Righteous, sister of Gregory the Theologian; Damian the New Martyr of Mount Athos; Boswell, Abbot of Melrose Abbey