Committees

The following are standing committees of the St. Nicholas Ladies Philoptochos Society.  Additional committees are created for the organization of special events during the year, such as Dial-a-Baklava, Annual Arts and Crafts Bazaar, Oratorical Festival and more.

MEMBERSHIP
This committee is responsible for the promotion of membership in the Society, through special events and parish outreach and the collection of stewardship to the society. Please consider becoming a member of our philanthropic society.

SOCIAL OUTINGS
This committee arranges for outings such as attendance at concerts, museums, theater productions, and more, for the enjoyment of our members and to experience fellowship.  "All work and no play...!"

PROGRAMS
lInformational seminars and lectures are arranged by this committee to help our community stay informed on all topics ranging from health issues, financial planning, personal safety, ethnic traditions and history and much more.  For information on upcoming events, please check your Sunday Bulletin, the monthly Orthodox Word, or the Church Calendar on this website.

COOKBOOKS/SPEROBOOKS
Our Society has two publications for distribution:  the "Our Kouzina" cookbook, full of our members most delectable recipes, and the "Spero the Orthodox Church Mouse" book series.  This committee is responsible for the overseeing of their publication and sale. Cookbooks are currently available for $15.00 each.  

LOVE AND CARE
This committee tends to the needs of members of the community who are in temporary and extended care facilities, and spreads hope and cheer by visiting them on a regular basis and honoring them on their special days, such as feast days and birthdays.  

SCHOLARSHIP
Chairperson, Sharon Sinadinos
Each year the Ladies Philoptochos Society offers scholarship open to members, their spouses and their children. Applicants must be entering college or currently enrolled in a program of higher education.  This committee oversees the applications, check the qualifications of the applicants, and judges the essays written by those applicants.  
* Congratulations to this year's winners:  1st Place: Alexis Smith; 2nd Place Peter Skiadopoulos

COFFEE HOUR
Following Divine Liturgy Service each Sunday, our attendees proceed to our Community Center for fellowship.  The ladies of this committee provide the coffee, sweets and more for our congregation to partake in.  Sponsoring a Coffee Fellowship on a Sunday is open to anyone wishing to honor a loved one 's memorial or celebrate a special occasion (anniversay, birthday, feastday, etc.)  To sponsor a coffee hour on any given Sunday, please call the church office.