Very early on Sunday morning the women went to the tomb of Christ. Two men in bright
shinning clothes said to them, Why are you looking among the dead for one who is
alive ? He is not here H has been raised ( Luke 24:1-6)
A N N O U N C E M E N T S
FOOD for the NEEDY Let us be mindful of all those who are in need. We have placed
boxes in the Church Hall upstairs if you wish to donate. Thank you.
CAMPAIGN The campaign to eliminate Prophet Elias’ $500,000 mortgage is well underway.
Thus far, 50 donors have joined the campaign. Our goal is 100 donors. We’re halfway
there! Please help us reach our goal to raise the necessary funds to pay off the
mortgage. For more information, please call the Church Office.
YOUNG SPIRIT UPCOMING
ACTIVITIES Wednesday, March 11th - Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts 9:00am – 10:00am.
Following the church service, Young Spirit will serve coffee and a light brunch.
Rev. Fr. Alexander Rentel will deliver a spiritual presentation to all present. Saturday,
March 14th - A Nutrition Seminar sponsored by the organization at 11:00am. Hosted
by Kristal Michalatos in the Church Hall. Everyone is invited to attend. Thursday,
March 19th – Young Spirit will host their 2nd luncheon at 12:00 noon and invite everyone
to attend. This luncheon will be a wonderful opportunity to socialize and reconnect.
RAISING CEREMONY/ GREEK INDEPENDENCE DAY – WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25th We ask all parishioners
to attend the Divine Liturgy in honor of the Annunciation of the Mother of Our Lord
Theotokos and then join us at Yonkers City Hall where the flag raising ceremony will
take place. Honorable Mayor Mike Spano and city and county officials will be present.
SUNDAY FISH LUNCHEON – APRIL 5TH Following the Divine Liturgy all faithful are invited
to the Church Hall for the traditional fish luncheon sponsored by members of the
PROPHET ELIAS ANNUAL GREEK FESTIVAL - SAVE THE DATE! Our Annual Greek
Festival this year will be Friday, June 12 – Sunday, June 14, 2015. More information
will be forthcoming.
PROPHET ELIAS ~ 75 YEARS OF A SUCCESSFUL MINISTRY!
Prophet Elias church is centrally located and is the only Greek Orthodox Church in
the City of Yonkers. Founded in 1940, our Parish serves the Orthodox faithful in
the western part of Westchester County, along the Hudson River, starting from the
upper Bronx extending as far as Ossining and the surrounding area.
We hope you will find the programs and activities we offer helpful and rewarding.
Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church welcomes you to our web site.
You are invited to go through the pages of our web site directory. Explore the various
programs and activities that our community offers and become familiar with the rich
resources of the Christian Orthodox Faith.
Our purpose is to help you enrich your knowledge; discover the Hellenic tradition
as well as the rich treasures of the Christian Orthodox faith.
Our goal and hope is for you to come to know Christ and His Church and ultimately
decide to join us and become a member of this spiritually dynamic viable Greek Orthodox
Parish of Prophet Elias in Yonkers, NY.
Prophet Elias Church is among the Parishes of the Direct Archdiocesan District, which
is under the direct authority, supervision and pastoral care of His Eminence Archbishop
Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese in America.