Our HOPE / JOY families gathered for fellowship and to enjoy some Fall fun!
Our Senior Fellowship gathered for their annual Holiday Gala at Carrie Cerino's. A fun time for all!
The November Baking Class put on by our Philoptochos, featuring Bougatsa!
HOPE / JOY families gathered for a festive meal and created hygiene bags that were given to St Herman's.
HOPE / JOY families gathered for some fun Fall crafts, food, campfire, and fellowship. They ended their evening gathering treats from trunks.
Our GOYAns hiked in the Brecksville Reservation, occasionally stopping for fun activities to learn about the life of our patron saint, St. Paul.
The Altar Boys had a great seminar, where they learned about the importance and significance of serving. Following the seminar they had a pizza lunch and went bowling at Seven Hills Lanes
Every year, we designate a Sunday for the youth of our parish to get involved! They greet parishioners, man the candle stands, assist the ushers, pass the trays, read the Epistle and serve in the Altar. ...
Photos from the Liturgies on the feast of, and the Sunday after, the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. "Save, O Lord, Your people and bless Your inheritance; grant victory to the faithful over their ...
The 2019 Greek School year started off with an Agiasmo (Blessing of the Water) service all the students and teachers for a successful year.
The annual Pet Blessing at the soccer fields at St. Paul on the Saturday after the feast of St. Mamas, patron saint of pets and animals.
Another successful Grecian Festival in the books! Photos from the months of preparation, the set-up and the 4-day festival. Thank you to all for your hard work and dedication!
Great Vespers, Orthros and Liturgy were celebrated in honor of St. Peter, and our patron Saint Paul.
2019 Vacation Church School - with the theme this year being the Parables of Jesus. A fun week for the kids, who learned so much!
A beautiful community day at Pine Hills Country Club in Hinckley!
Our GOYAns competed in the GOYA Volleyball Tournament at Sandbox Volleyball. A fun day for all!
Christ is Risen! Christos Anesti! Pictures from Holy Saturday morning, the Resurrection Midnight Liturgy, and the HOPE/JOY Egg hunt and Agapi Vespers
Scenes from Holy Friday at St. Paul...Holy Friday youth retreat, decorating of the Epitaphios and Kouvouklion, Apokathelosis (Taking Down from the Cross) and Lamentations Services
Photos from Palm Sunday Nymphios & Holy Thursday Passion services
Hierarchical Divine Liturgy with His Eminence Metropolitan Savas of Pittsburgh, who visited and celebrated Palm Sunday with our parish. At the conclusion of the Liturgy, His Eminence read the prayer over ...
Photos from Sunday of Orthodoxy procession at St. Paul, and the Pan-Orthodox Vespers held at Archangel Michael in Broadview Heights.
Photos from the St. Paul Greek School's March 25th program, and the Greek Independence Parade at Annunciation Cleveland
Our GOYA attended and participated in 3 GOYA tournaments this year: our community hosted the first, the second was at Annunciation Cleveland, and the third was at Annunciation in Columbus. We finished ...
Sunday School Pageant & Greek School Program
Another successful baking class!
The Men of our parish showed of their culinary skills.
The youth of our parish and their families enjoyed a fun filled afternoon picnic.
Children in grades K - 6 enjoy learning the Greek language and culture through songs, dance, crafts, and more at our Greek School Summer Camp.
Greek School, High School, and College graduates were honored for their achievements. Sunday School students with great attendance received certificate.
Philoptochos prepared a meal which they took to St. Herman's to provide lunch for the needy
Celebrating the completion of Phase I of the Pave the Way Campaign.
A triumphal celebration of the Sunday of Orthodoxy with our Sunday School students.
Thank you to Kim Kontos and her helpers for showing us how to make her delicious paximathia!
Father cut the Vasilopita giving each ministry chair / representative a piece. Congratulations to Tony Colovas who accepted the piece on behalf of Senior Fellowship and received the coin.
Families gathered to enjoy a delicious breakfast and the children were able to spend a moment with St. Nicholas.
The Youth of our parish performed the tasks normally completed by our Parish Council; assisting parishioners at the candle stand, monitoring the candles, ushering, passing the collection tray, and more. ...
Father Costas and some of our Philoptochos ladies visited the Ronald McDonald House in Akron where they are sponsoring two rooms that will e finished in December.
The Stewardship Committee hosted the Community Clambake with Andy Rokakis offering a few words on what St. Paul means to him.
The ladies who attended the May meeting had fun shopping for Touchstone Crystals. A portion of the proceeds were donated to St Paul Ladies Philoptochos.
Children from Kindergarten through 12th grade gathered to learn about Holy Friday and its significance in the Holy Orthodox Church.
Joyce Athanasiou, mother of our Youth Director George Athanasiou, demonstrated how easy it was to make Chocolate Baklava to over 60 participants!
Greek School students sang songs and spoke about the significance of Greek Independence Day
Ladies gathered to learn how to make spanakopita and tiropita
HOPE/JOY children learned about Epiphany and then had a chance to dive for the cross.
Father Costas administered the Oath of Office to the Parish Council members
Father Costas offered a blessing and cut the Vasilopita, giving a piece to each of the ministry leaders thanking them for the dedication to our parish.
Greek School students entertained us with a variety of Greek Christmas carols celebrating the Nativity
Sunday School students told the story of the Nativity.
Our Ladies Philoptochos and guests enjoyed an evening of fellowship and enjoyed the magical performance by Rick Smith Jr.
Our Ladies Philoptochos sponsored Breakfast with St. Nicholas.
Children brought wrapped Christmas gifts for needy children, which were then delivered to the North Royalton Hunger Center. Mayor Bob Stefanik was there to accept the gifts. Sunday School students in ...
Members of our Senior Fellowship gathered for fun and fellowship to celebrate Christmas.
Kristina Tartara, author of two children's books, read her newest book to the children who were a part of her book at the Philoptochos meeting. The books are available in our bookstore.
Ladies Philoptochos held their first baking class. Participants learned how to make finikia and enjoyed an evening of fun and fellowship!
His Eminence Metropolitan SAVAS led us in Liturgy on Sunday following our 50th Anniversary Banquet
Grand Banquet held to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of St Paul Greek Orthodox Church
Sunday School students performed the duties of parish council and led us in the Epistle and communion prayer readings
Senior Fellowship sponsored a brunch to honor those couples in our parish who have been married 50 years
Greek School students and teachers participated in the Agismo service to beginning their new school year
The relics of St Paul were on display during our Feast Day celebration with His Eminence Metropolitan SAVAS and area clergy
The theme this year was "Stepping Stones in the Divine Liturgy
Those graduating from High School and College were recognized on Graduate Sunday. Congratulations and best wishes to all our graduates as the begin this next chapter of their life!
Children spent a wonderful three days learning to speak and write Greek through games, songs, crafts, and more.
Philoptochos members enjoyed a relaxing end of the year dinner.
Students with Perfect and less than three absences for the whole year and the second half of the year were recognized after Liturgy. A Sunday School family picnic followed.
Xristos Anesti! Christ is Risen! Beautiful Resurrection service followed by the Agape meal.
Children participated in the ringing of the bells during this service.
The Royal Hours service was held, the Epitaphio was decorated, and the youth of our parish participated in the Holy Friday Retreat. The afternoon ended with the Apokathilosis (taking Christ down from ...
Mmany volunteers gather to decorate the Epitaphio
Many thanks to the volunteers who dyed eggs in preparation to be handed out following the Resurrection and Agape services.
His Eminence Metropolitan SAVAS was with us for the afternoon Holy Unction service
We begin Holy Week with the first Nymphios Service
The past Parish Council Presidents were honored at the Palm Sunday luncheon.
Sunday School students participated in the palm procession.
Following the Lazarus Saturday service and breakfast, our children and parents gathered to fold palms, prepare candles, and decorate the church for Palm Sunday.
In honor of our 50th Anniversary, Philoptochos sponsored a luncheon fashion show featuring 50 years of Fashion.
We bow to Venerate the Life-giving Cross of our Savior as we reach the half way point of Great Lent.
We were pleased to host the Sunday of Orthodoxy Great Vespers with His Grace, Bishop ANTHONY, Bishop of the Antiochian Diocese of Toledo.
Sunday School children joined the procession of icons following Holy Communion.
Our Greek School students and teachers along with our Senior Hellenic Dancers marched in the Independence Day Parade in Tremont. The dancers also performed during the program that followed.
Greek School students presented a program following Liturgy to celebrate Greek Independence Day.
HOPE/JOY gathered to learn about the Journey through Lent with Father Michael.
The Greek Corner sponsored a Potluck Apokriatiko Glendi.
Father Michael teaches parishioners how to make Prosphora and offers some helpful tips.
GOYAns attended the Metropolis of Pittsburgh Basketball tournament hosted by St. Nicholas in Pittsbugh. Our graduating seniors were recognized on Saturday evening.
HOPE/JOY children gathered for an afternoon of bowling and fellowship.
As part of the celebration of the 50th Anniversary since the establishment of our community, we challenged our parish family to pay it forward and find 50 ways we can show kindness and love and to put ...
Godparent/Godchildren prepared themselves to take communion together then enjoyed a delicious luncheon hosted by our GOYAns.
A brief presentation on the Feast of Epiphany was conducted by Father Michael followed by the children "diving" for the cross.
Our parish hosted over 400 GOYAns, coaches and chaperones.
Father Costas cut the Vasilopita following Liturgy, giving a piece to all the ministries. The Hellenic Dancers received the coin. Father Michael cut the Vasilopita during Sunday School, explaing the ...
We kicked off our 50th Anniversary with our New Year's Eve Celebration!
Children of our HOPE/JOY group, along with Father Costas and Father Michael visited the residents of Mount Royal Villa to entertain them with Christmas carols.
Our Greek School students entertained us with some Greek Christmas carols.
Sunday school students told the story of the Nativity.
GOYAns gathered for fellowship during the Christmas season for brunch, a meeting and discussion with Father Michael. Thank you to the Wilson family for hosting this fun event!
Despite the cold temperature, an enjoyable evening was had by all!
Thank you to Fr. Joseph and the brotherhood of St. Gregory Palamas Monastery for hosting our regional JOY retreat this afternoon. It was an amazing event enjoyed by all!!!
Our Little Angels (0 - 3 years old) begin meeting on a weekly basis for fun and fellowship.
Individuals share what St. Paul Greek Orthodox Church means to them.
Sunday school students performed the various tasks usually done by Parish Council members.
The youth of our parish and their families gathered for fun and fellowship at our annual Youth Family Picnic.
The Altar Boys gathered to learn about making prosphoro, the various processions that occur during liturgy and finished the afternoon playing lazer tag.
The youth of our parish gathered with their families for an afternoon of fellowship at the annual Youth Family Picnic.
We welcome the students and teachers as we begin a new year of Greek School the an Ayismo service.
We welcome all students to the first day of Sunday School classes!
Father Michael and some GOYAns participated in a pilgrimage to Project Mexico.
Various performance by our dance groups captured by Vicki Douzos.
Many thanks to our volunteers and supporters of our annual Grecian Festival. And to our photographers, Vicki Douzos and Alex Kariotakis.
Our feastday celebration with His Eminence Metropolitan SAVAS
Over 100 students participated in Vacation Church School. The theme was "Journey to the Promise Land".
Thank you to everyone who supported this fundraiser!
Pictures from Resurrection Service, Agape Vespers and Egg Hunt
Students in grades K-12 participated in the Holy Friday Retreat, while the ladies prepared the Epitaphio and then attended the Taking Down from the Cross Service.
Students in grades 3-6 presented a short speech on a topic about their faith and church. Students in grades 7-12 offered a more in depth perspective on their faith and church based upon a specific chosen ...
Children made prosforo and learned what the symbols represent in the seal.
Children had an opportunity to dive for the cross while learning about Epiphany.