Our Parish Ministries

We welcome you to learn about and consider joining some of our parish ministries. There are many great ways to get involved.

Parish Council

The Parish Council is composed of faithful men and women who are dedicated Orthodox Christians and who sacrifice their time, talents, and resources for the Church. We represent the parish, as clergy and laity together, and seek to fulfill the mission ascribed to us by our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. 

2021- 2024 Parish Council Members

Executive Council

George Nikias - Parish Council President

Peter Rizik - Parish Council Vice President

Koula Panaghi - Parish Council Secretary

Andrew Babatsikos - Parish Council Treasurer

Christos Spirou - Assistant Treasurer

Parish Council Members

Pauline Alexander

Stella Arniotis

James Bogeatjes

Argyro Damiris

Jason Eliopoulos

Eric Fandaros

Nick Giannopoulos

Iakovos Kotjiapashis

Markos Markoulli

Christos Papadopoulos

Aris Papathanasiou

Despina Konstantaridis

Nick Tembelis

Christina Tzorbatzoglou


Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society

The Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society, Inc., is the duly accredited women’s philanthropic society of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. The mission of the Society shall be:

To help the poor, the destitute, the hungry, the aged, the sick, the unemployed, the orphaned, the imprisoned, the widowed, the handicapped, the victims of disasters, to undertake the burial of impoverished persons and to offer assistance to anyone who may need the help of the Church through fund raising efforts; and To promote the charitable, benevolent, and philanthropic purposes of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, through instructional programs, presentations, lectures, seminars and other educational resources; To preserve and perpetuate Orthodox Christian concepts and the Orthodox Christian Family, and through them, to promote the Greek Orthodox Faith and traditions, in accordance with its doctrines, canons, discipline, divine worship, usages and customs; To promote participation in the activities of the Greek Orthodox community, with the cooperation of the Parish Priest and the Parish Council.

The charitable work of the Society shall be performed with discretion, courtesy and kindness.

Philoptochos Executive Officers

Georgia Papathanasiou


Pauline Alexander

1st Vice President

Mary Makros

2nd Vice President

Argiro Damiris

Corresponding / Recording Secretary

Georgia Tsougas


Stella Arniotis

Assistant Treasurer


Sunday School

The Church School program fosters spiritual learning through age-appropriate lessons, which may include an introduction to church feasts, fasts and liturgical practices, prayers, Bible stories, crafts and projects, and liturgical songs.

Sunday School Director

Mrs. Despina Scanlon

Church Office: (516) 432-4086

Greek Language Program

The Greek Language Program is dedicated to the teaching of the Greek language and our cultural and religious heritage.

Greek Language School Director

Mrs. Georgia Papathanasiou

Church Office: (516) 432-4086