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Come Forth and be Holy!

Sermon Delivered by His Grace, Bishop Demetri at the 2002 Clergy Symposium, Antiochian Village, PA. Come Forth and be Holy!  (+In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit: One God!)  Priests & Deacons of the Most High God û Come forth!           As you know, this is the [...]

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The Role of the Theotokos in the Orthodox Church

  The Role of the Theotokos in the Orthodox Church Midwest Region Spring Delegates Meeting - Spring Valley, IL April1998  Bishop Demetri M. Khoury My task this evening is to address the topic of the Role of the Theotokos in the Orthodox Church. This is not easy, especially in so short a time. We have [...]

By | July 8th, 2011|Belief & History, Liturgical, Saints, Speeches & Homilies|Comments Off on The Role of the Theotokos in the Orthodox Church

The Meaning of Stewardship

Well Done, Thou good and faithful Servant! What is the Definition of Stewardship? By  Bishop Demetri Good evening!  I am very happy to be here and speak to all of you on the subject of Christian Stewardship.     For each one of us is called by God to be a steward. What does stewardship mean?   Merriam [...]

By | June 21st, 2011|Parish and Family Life, Speeches & Homilies, Stewardship|Comments Off on The Meaning of Stewardship

Plant It! Grow It

SERMON GIVEN BY HIS GRACE BISHOP DEMETRI AT THE COLLEGE CONFERENCE Plant It! Grow It! Be It! (In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit) I. Intro: Parable Of the Sower: In the Parable of the Sower, as recorded in the 13th chapter of the Gospel of St. [...]

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Presentation 5th Biennial Parish

SYMPOSIUM CHURCH GROWTH CHURCH SUPPORT/GIVING (TITHING) The  Responsive  Church  Is  a Healthy  Church: A Healthy Church is a Growing Church! A Presentation given at the the 5th Biennial Parish Council Symposium by His Grace Bishop Demetri Antiochian Village, PA Friday, October 13, 2000   I.)     OPENING REMARKS:       On behalf of  his eminence Metropolitan Phillip, [...]

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Rose Hill Coll

Good evening! It is a great joy and a privilege for me to be with all of you this evening, as we celebrate the inaugural academic year of Rose Hill College. I bring with me the greetings and blessings of His Eminence Metropolitan PHILIP, and those of their Graces the auxiliary bishops of our God-protected [...]

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Serving God by Serving Others

Serving God by Serving Others by Bishop Demetri (Khoury) 2000 Clergy Seminar and Delegates Meeting February 24 - 27, 2000 Hosted by St. George Orthodox Church - Terre Haute, IN Speech Given by His Grace, Bishop Demetri at the Grand Assembly Friday Evening, February 25th, 2000 A priest was once asked by an old time [...]

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SPEECH ON BALAMAND UNIVERSITY

SPEECH ON BALAMAND UNIVERSITY Dear Brothers and Sisters in the Lord, The Venerable Saint Clement once wrote that "Ignorance starves the soul, but knowledge nourishes and sustains it." In the book of Proverbs we read: "Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser; teach a just man, and he will increase [...]

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Sunday of Orthodoxy 2003.

Sunday of Orthodoxy 2003 The Restoration of the Holy Images In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, One God, forever and ever. Amen Introduction: It is a great pleasure for me to be here with you this evening. This Vespers Service of the Sunday of Orthodoxy is [...]

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SYMPOSIUM

SYMPOSIUM CHURCH GROWTH CHURCH SUPPORT/GIVING (TITHING) The  Responsive  Church  Is  a Healthy  Church: A Healthy Church is a Growing Church! A Presentation given at the the 5th Biennial Parish Council Symposium by His Grace Bishop Demetri Antiochian Village, PA Friday, October 13, 2000   I.)     OPENING REMARKS:       On behalf of  his eminence Metropolitan Phillip, [...]

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