“My son, if you receive my words and treasure up my commandments with you, making your ear attentive to wisdom and inclining your heart to understanding; if you seek it like silver and search for it as for hidden treasures, then you will understand the fear of the Lord and find the knowledge of God.”

Proverbs 2:1-6

Orthodox 101: The Basics and Beyond

An opportunity for inquirers and Orthodox faithful to learn more about the Orthodox Faith. Each week following the first Divine Liturgy, we will gather for an opportunity to discuss aspect of Orthodox spirituality, theology, history, and practice. The class follows a discussion-centered format allowing for a personalize approach to learning. Please join us for this beautiful opportunity to learn and grow in Christ.

Date & Time: Every Sunday 9:45 AM – 10:30 AM
Place: Cathedral Library, located at Hellenic Center next to the Cathedral.

For the next Adult Bible Class, please visit the events calendar.

Adult Bible Classes

The mission and goal of the class is to learn and implement the Word of God in our lives. The ever powerful, contemporary and life changing messages of each book of the Bible are the foundation for a life of piety for generations of Christians. Love for Christ and obedience to His Word are critical in order to spiritually attain and fulfill the objective of forming and shaping our lives in Christ the Savior.The mission and goal of the class is to learn and implement the Word of God in our lives. The ever powerful, contemporary and life changing messages of each book of the Bible are the foundation for a life of piety for generations of Christians. Love for Christ and obedience to His Word are critical in order to spiritually attain and fulfill the objective of forming and shaping our lives in Christ the Savior.

Date & Time: Every Sunday 9:45AM – 10:15AM
Place: Cathedral Library, located at Hellenic Center next to the Cathedral.

For the next Adult Bible Class, please visit the events calendar.

Book Club

We welcome all of you to join us Tuesday evenings from 6:30pm until 7:30pm in the Library and be part of our BOOK CLUB Ministry. Ages 16 and over are welcome and you may come as you are. The library will provide a very relaxing and comfortable environment. Our next series will begin in the Fall of 2020.

If you wish to join our BOOK CLUB please email Fr. Jonathan at frjonathan@htgo.org

Saturday Evening Great Vespers and Orthodoxy Class

Join us weekly from 6:00 to 7:30 PM for an opportunity to experience the worship of the Orthodox Church, while learning more about the Orthodox Christian Faith. Each week Fr. Jonathan will offer Great Vespers—the traditional evening service of the Orthodox Church—followed by a reflection and open discussion about the theology, spirituality, history, and practices of Orthodox Christianity. The service will be celebrated in English and the text will be available so the people present can follow along.

This is open to all people—Orthodox Christian who want to better understand their faith and inquirers who would like to learn more about this ancient Christian tradition.

Please email Fr. Jonathan at frjonathan@htgo.org with any questions you have. If you would like to learn more about a specific topic, do not hesitate to reach out.

Evening Bible Study

Sunday Scripture with Father Jonathan

How do we read the Bible? What does the Orthodox Faith have to say about the meaning of Scripture? Join us Monday evenings from 6:00 to 7:00 PM in Father Jonathan’s office. Each week Fr. Jonathan will lead a discussion on the Scripture readings for the upcoming Sunday. The hope is to cultivate an understanding of the Scripture through meditative and intentional reading as well as communal reflection.

Love for Christ and obedience to His Word are critical in order to spiritually attain and fulfill the objective of forming and shaping our lives in Christ the Savior. The mission and goal of the class is to learn and implement the Word of God in our lives. All are welcome to explore this and many other topics as they form a deeper relationship with God and each other.

For more information, questions, or if you would like to suggest a topic for next semester, please contact Father Jonathan (frjonathan@htgo.org)

Date & Time: Every Monday from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Place: Father Jonathan’s office, located in the classroom section of the Hellenic Center next to the Cathedral

Morning Bible Study

 Bible Study and Coffee with Father Jonathan

Reading the Bible is a spiritual practice that can give shape to a whole way of life. It can inform the way we move through the hustle and bustle of our daily life. The mission and goal of the class is to learn and implement the Word of God in our lives. The ever powerful, contemporary and life changing messages of each book of the Bible are the foundation for a life of piety for generations of Christians.  In our morning Bible study, we will be journeying through some of the most important stories from the Old and New Testament, from Genesis to the Revelation, as we cultivate a habit of reading through the Scripture prayerfully and intentionally. All are welcome.

Date & Time: Every Tuesday from 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Place: Father Jonathan’s office, located in the classroom section of the Hellenic Center next to the Cathedral

Hosanna Spirit of Orthodoxy Christian Bookstore

Store Hours: Sundays after Liturgy(s) until 1:00pm.
Phone: 704-333-4961
Located: On the same level of the office, Classroom wing

Hosanna bookstore is a ministry of our Church that aims to educate our Greek Orthodox community and make Orthodoxy available to the greater Charlotte community. The Bookstore specializes in Orthodox religious items such as books, icons, and incense. Orthodox Christian books about the following topics are available:

  • Biblical studies
  • Fathers of the church
  • History
  • Iconography
  • Lives of the saints
  • Theology

The Hosanna Bookstore also carries children’s books about our faith in both Greek and English, as well as liturgical books in Arabic, Russian, Serbian, and more. Any Orthodox Christian book or icon can be special ordered! Other items available at the Bookstore:

  • Crosses
  • Censors
  • Charcoal
  • Children’s books and games
  • Christmas ornaments
  • Religious greeting cards
  • Icons of Christ, Theotokos, feasts and saints
  • Incense from Greece
  • Oil lamps
  • Pictures, posters and postcards
  • Prayer ropes
  • Special request icons

TO JOIN A MINISTRY SIMPLY FILL OUT A PLEDGE CARD SELECTING THE MINISTRIES THAT YOU WISH TO PARTICIPATE IN AND SUBMIT THE PLEDGE CARD TO THE HOLY TRINITY OFFICE.

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