“Greek Orthodox Christian Church - Birmingham, Alabama”

Photography Credits: Beth Hontzas - Music: Presbytera Katerina Makiej






Camp Vakakes

St Paul Chapel Dedication
May 30 - June 22, 2024

- Denise Obregon -




Celebrate the opening of St. Paul's Chapel in honor of our own Fr. Paul Costopoulos!

 

Saturday, June 22, 2024

Orthros at 8:30/ Official Opening at 9:30/ Divine Liturgy at 10:00

Lunch at 12 noon (Food donated by Rodney Scott's BBQ from the Pihakis Restaurant Group)

It's a Soul Saturday, so please feel free to bring your koliva and the names of your reposed loved ones. (Here is the form to print)

No charge, but mandatory RSVP by June 19 at 3pm

Call or text Stephanie 205-790-1164

Camp Vakakes is located at:
33836 Hwy 25
Harpersville, AL 35078

Directions:
Take Hwy 280 East to Harpersville. Turn Right onto Hwy 25 (Jacks is on the opposite corner). Go approximately 5 miles. The gate is on the Left.
No pets, please.

 



Denise Obregón is the oldest of 6 children, raised in a military family. With her family, she lived in Massachusetts, Alaska, Maryland, Ohio, Florida, as well as Okinawa...[more]
“Greek Orthodox Christian Church - Birmingham, Alabama”

Photography Credits: Beth Hontzas - Music: Presbytera Katerina Makiej

Sunday Morning Divine Liturgy - 9:30

307 19th Street South, Birmingham, Alabama 35233 | Fr. Gregory Edwards, Dean | 205.716.3080





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Denise Obregón is the oldest of 6 children, raised in a military family. With her family, she lived in Massachusetts, Alaska, Maryland, Ohio, Florida, as well as Okinawa and Germany. She met Fr Ernesto while they were both college students. She has been actively involved in church life since her teen years, (from Protestant Army chapel through Alliance, Presbyterian, Methodist, Baptist, Jesus people home churches, Episcopal/Anglican, and Orthodox since 2004). She has a BS in Medical Technology (hospital lab) with post graduate work in Theology, English as a Second Language, and Spanish. Denise has worked as a lifeguard, medical technologist, missionary, regional supervisor for fast food restaurants, receptionist, customer support, administrative assistant, bilingual case manager, instructor for Spanish and English. With her husband, as missionaries in Bolivia and Peru for 10 years (1990- 2000), she led the children's and women's ministry, Bible study courses, planned retreats, supervised short term volunteers, participated in the choir, and taught (British!) English. She has 3 daughters and 10 grandkids, ‘who are jewels in my crown and I love them to pieces'. I like to read, walk, crochet, and play with grandchildren.