AMAZON SMILE: Shopping at Amazon can now help out St. Iakovos. Visit smile.amazon.org and choose St. Iakovos as the charity to benefit. You then shop Amazon just like you normally do. There is no cost to you, and after checkout a percentage of the sale will go to St. Iakovos. What better way to shop and help the Church at the same time.

OLIVE OIL FOR ALTAR: We are in need of Olive Oil for the Altar. You can donate a bottle to the Church by dropping it off during office hours M-F from 9-2. You may also drop it off at the candle stand to any council member during any Church service.

WINE FOR COMMUNION: We are in need of wine for Holy Communion. There are two types of wines available for purchase. The cost of the bottles is $25 and $30. If you would like to donate a bottle please call the Church Office or see a Council Member.

PARAKLESIS: We will have Paraklesis at 6pm on the following dates: August 8th, and August 13th. Monday August 6th we will have Liturgy at 9:30am for the Transfiguration of our Lord. Due to morning Liturgy there will be no Paraklesis.

EPTISLE READERS: If you are interested in reading the Epistle during Liturgy please contact Fr. Jim for more information.

CHANGE FOR THE CHURCH: We are still collecting piggy banks for our Change for the Church program. All change collected will go into the building fund to help build our Church.

KOLIVA FOR MEMORIALS: Themi Gorman has so kindly offered to make Koliva for Memorials within the Church. The cost is $50 for the small and $75 for a large tray. If you would like more information, please call the Church office or see Fr. Jim.

LOFT SPONSORSHIP: Each issue of our monthly Parish Journal “The Loft” has been sponsored for the last seventeen years! We are currently accepting sponsors for our 19th year which runs from March 2018-February 2019. Sponsorship is $135 for families and $200 for businesses. Issues may be dedicated in honor of a special occasion, in memory of friends and family members who have fallen asleep in the Lord, or for those who just wish to support our monthly Parish journal. If you are interested in sponsoring an upcoming issue or future issues please contact Fr. Jim or call the Church Office at 462-4052. We are in need of sponsors for: November and February ‘19.

SPONSORING HOLY UNCTION: During this sacrament we use 7 of the red vigil candles, if you would like to sponsor the service by purchasing the candles for the health and well-being of your family and/or loved ones the cost is $70.

Our next Holy Unctions

September 12th- Sponsored by the Fraley family in Memory of Nicholas & Lona Mavros

October 12th-Sponsored by Demetria Fedorchak for the peace, happiness, and wellbeing of her family.

MAILING LISTS: Help us to update our mailing lists. If you have moved, changed telephone numbers, or are not receiving our Church mailings, please call the Church Office. Also, if you have not given your email address and would like to receive Church emails, please do so. Thank You!!

SERVING YOU BETTER AT ST. IAKOVOS: In order to better serve our Parishioners we now accept visa and mastercard for stewardship, bookstore, and donations. For more info call the office at 462-4052.

Upcoming Events at St. Iakovos

October 22nd-7pm Great Vespers in honor of St. Iakovos

October 23rd-Feastday of St. Iakovos 8:30am- Orthros and Divine Liturgy

November 21st-Feast of Entrance of the Theotokos & Annual Thanksgiving Eve Divine Liturgy 5:45pm Divine Liturgy

Please visit the First Hierarch Bookstore after Liturgy…There are new titles on the shelves for purchase.