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Come Home to the Lord This Jubil

Come Home to the Lord This Jubilee Year 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 Clergy Seminar Thursday Evening, February 24th, 2000 Good evening. Before I begin my presentation [...]

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Discipleship and Church Life

Address to Midwest Region Spring Delegates’ Meeting Spring Valley, IL - April 3, 1998 DISCIPLESHIP AND CHURCH LIFE By His Grace Bishop DEMETRI This evening, I want to speak to you about the important subject of Discipleship and Church Life. During the Lenten Season, we are called upon to increase our prayer and worship, to [...]

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Feast of St. Valentine1

Feast of St. Valentine: Love God - Love Each Other Keynote Address Given by His Grace, Bishop Demetri at the NAC Midwinter Meeting, 1999 February 12, 1999 In behalf of my brother in Christ, His Eminence Metropolitan Philip and their Graces Bishops Antoun, Joseph and Basil, I greet and welcome you to this year’s Midwinter [...]

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CHURCH GROWTH

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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Address at the 12th Annual Sacred Music Institute

Address at the 12th Annual Sacred Music Institute Antiochian Village, PA Good Evening! I hope that you are enjoying this 12th Annual Sacred Music Institute. It is a great pleasure for me to be here not only as a speaker but also in my capacity as Overseer Hierarch for the Department of Sacred Music. And [...]

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Atlanta

ATLANTA Dearly beloved in our Lord: "Christ is in our midst!" I am so very pleased to, once again, be among the faithful clergy and laity of the God-blessed Southeast Region. I will always consider my visits here as an Ahome-coming@, because of the many warm and cherished memories I gathered when I served as [...]

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Canada Conf Banquet speech

Canada Conf Banquet speech Dearly beloved in our Lord: "Christ is in our midst!" I am so very pleased and honored to, once again, be among the faithful clergy and laity of the God-blessed CanAm Region. It is with joy that I bring to you the greetings and blessings of His Eminence Metropolitan PHILIP, our [...]

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A Journey of Veneration

This Sermon, by His Grace Bishop DEMETRI, was preached at the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at the Pilgrimage of  Ss Thekla & Raphael on Saturday, September 21, 2002.   A Journey of Veneration and Pilgrimage: In the Footsteps of the Saints!   (In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy [...]

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80th Anniversary

80th Anniversary of St. George Orthodox Church - Canton, OH I am delighted to be with all of you on this joyous day . . .  a time when we continue our celebration of the glorious Resurrection of our Lord . . .  And a day we celebrate the 80th Anniversary of this God-protected Community...  [...]

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25th Priestly Anniversary

25th Priestly Anniversary - V. Rev. Alexander  Atty and the Sixty-fifth Anniversary of Saint  Michael Church Louisville, KY   I am delighted to be with all of you this  afternoon, on this joyous occasion . . the occasion of Father Alexander’s  twenty-fifth Anniversary in the priesthood.  But not only this - I also  celebrate with [...]

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