April 2019 – Northwest and Pacific Notes

NORTHWEST AND PACIFIC NOTES

By Theodora Dracopoulos Argue

LENTEN RETREAT

Elissa Bjeletich will present “Discovering Orthodox Rhythms,” a one-day retreat at Seattle, WA’s St. Demetrios Community Center from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 6. A Lenten retreat is sponsored annually by the Ladies Philoptochos and is open to men and women of all Orthodox churches in the Pacific Northwest.

Bjeletich will focus on Orthodoxy as a lived faith, on practical ways to develop an Orthodox rhythm into daily life, including a prayer routine, learning the Scriptures and allowing them to work in life, and giving alms, fasting and feasting with the calendar. She is an author

She is an author and hosts podcasts on Ancient Faith Radio.

Luncheon is included in the $20.00 donation. Complimentary babysitting for children 3 and older will be available. Reservations for the retreat, luncheon, and childcare must be made by April 1 by calling (206) 783-9397 or (206) 909-9113 or at pattikost@comcast.net.

 

FLORINA DANCE INSTRUCTOR COMING

On April 18 at 7 p.m. at the Hellenic American Cultural Center and Museum (HACCM) at Holy Trinity Cathedral in Portland, OR, Yannis Konstantinou will lecture on Greek Macedonian music and dance. Konstantinou is an international teacher and researcher. This is a free-will donation event and reservations are necessary. Contact cvorias@gmail.com or haccmpdx@gmail.com

 

 

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