Annual Christmas Auction, Friday, Dec 8th, 6:30pm
The Nativity of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church is proud to host its 26th ANNUAL CHRISTMAS AUCTION Friday, December 8, 2017 to begin at 6:30 p.m. in our Church Fellowship Hall.
Open House – Feast of Saint Nicholas, Dec. 3rd 1:00pm to 5:00pm
The Metropolis of Detroit Council and the Metropolis of Detroit Ladies Philoptochos invite you to an open house and reception celebrating the Feast of Saint Nicholas. Sunday December 3rd, 1:00pm to 5:00pm. Location: Metropolis Offices – 2560 Crooks Rd. Troy, MI.
Fall General Assembly, December 3rd
Our Fall General Assembly will take place on Sunday, December 3rd following the Liturgy. Please make every effort to participate in this upcoming meeting.
Mezethes and a Movie, EL GRECO - Friday, December 1st at 7:00pm
Nativity of the Virgin Mary Greek Dance Groups present the exclusive film EL GRECO, a film about one of the most well known artists of his time. Friday, December 1st, 7:00pm at the Nativity Fellowship Hall (rescheduled from 11/3).
Guys & Gals Glendi, Saturday November 25th at 6:30pm
Greek dance for young adults 14-20. Location: Mama Mia's Banquet Hall, 27770 Plymouth Rd., Livonia. All you can eat buffet. DJ Manoli in the house playing til 11:30pm.
2017 Ellinomatheia Certificates Presentation - Sunday November 19th
Presentation of the 2017 Ellinomatheia Certificates of Attainment to 15 students of the Metropolis of Detroit Greek Schools - Sunday November 19th in the Nativity Fellowship Hall immediately following the Divine Litergy. A light lunch hosted by the Stassinos Family will be served in the Fellowship Hall immediately following the awards ceremony.
Holy Trinity Monastery Trip, Tuesday November 7th, 9:00am
Nativity has planned a trip to Holy Trinity Monastery in Smith Creek, MI on Tuesday, November 7th. We will be leaving the church at 9:00am sharp. If you are interested in going to the Monastery please contact the church office at 734-420-0131 no later then Tuesday, October 31.
GOYA Cedar Point Trip, Friday - October 27th 3:30pm
Nativity GOYA will be going to Cedar Point on Friday, October 27 for the Haunt Hallo Weekend. They will be meeting at the church at 3:30pm and returning at 11:00pm
Hot Diggity Dog Day, Sunday Oct. 15th
Nativity Philoptochos presents Hot Diggity Dog Day, Sunday Oct. 15th. $5 hotdogs, chips, & dessert. Immediately following Special Assembly. Proceeds to benefit brest cancer research.
GOYA Dodgeball Tournament - Saturday Oct. 14 11:30am
The St. John GOYA is hosting a Dodgeball Tournament to be held at the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church.
Nativity's "Got Talent", Friday Oct. 6th at 7:00pm
Here is your chance to showcase your TALENT/ Young, old, or anywhere in between, you are invited to come and present your talent. Location - Nativity Social Hall.
Festival Appreciation Luncheon, Sunday October 1st
On Sunday, October 1, 2017 the ladies of the Philoptochos will be hosting our Festival Appreciation Luncheon after Divine Liturgy in the social hall. Contact Georgia Theophelis at 313-268-0746 if you would like to help with preparations.
Joy/Hope at Three Cedars Farm, Sunday October 1st at 2:30pm
Join Joy/Hope at Three Cedars Farm, Sunday October 1st at 2:30pm. Cider, donuts, hayride, pumpkins, and animals to pet. We hope to see a lot of our Nativity Family there to enjoy the season.
Welcome Back GOYA and GOYA Parents! Sunday Sept. 24 12:15-1:30pm
Welcome Back GOYA and GOYA Parents! GOYA Meeting FOR ALL GOYA AGE KIDS - This Sunday: SEPT 24 12:15-1:30. We are so excited about the upcoming year! We have our usual activities and new ones too!
9 Hole Golf Scramble and Banquet, Sunday September 24th
You are invited to our fourth annual golf outing and fund raiser for the Nativity Kids basketball program at the Links of Novi. Includes golf, driving range, banquet, prizes, and loads of fun - bring the family. Sponsors Welcome: Sponsor Sign on Hole. $100.00, recognition in program and at banquet.
Plymouth Fall Festival September 8, 9, & 10
Please come and see us at the Nativity of the Virgin Mary booth at the Plymouth Fall Festival for delicious Gyro's, Spinach Pies, and Greek Pastries. Location: Downtown Plymouth, September 8, 9, & 10.
Cigar Social Night, Saturday August 19th 6:00pm
Join us for Cigar Social Night, “Supporting Our Community” and sponsored by the Nativity of the Virgin Mary Men's Club. Where: Church Grounds in Big Tent. For reservations or questions, email or call Dennis Ford email@example.com 810-422-3751
Greek Movie "The 11th Day"- Sunday, July 30th at 1:30pm
"The 11th Day" chronicles the story of men, women, and children of the Cretan civilization resistance movement and their relentless battle against Nazi occupation from 1941-1945. Brought to you by Nativity of the Virgin Mary Greek Dance Groups.
Detroit Tigers vs the Cleveland Indians, Friday June 30th, 7:00pm
Alter Boys and Nativity community. Join us to see the Detroit Tigers host the Cleveland Indians. Fireworks after the game. We will meet at the church parking lot in Greektown around 6:00pm. Please call Bill Smith for details 586-942-6625.
GOYA Cedar Point Trip Tuesday, June 20th.
Family Night, Friday June 16th at 6:00pm
We can't wait for our groups to meet again. Please R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday School Graduation and Picnic, Sunday June 11th
Sunday School Graduation and Picnic, Sunday June 11th after services.
Greek School Graduation, Thursday, June 8th at 6:00pm
The Three Hierarchs Greek School will host their graduation program on Thursday, June 8th at 6:00pm at Sts. Constantine & Helen Hellenic Cultural Center, 36375 Joy Rd, Westland, MI 48185
Memorial Day, Monday May 29th
Fr. Nick will be visiting the following Cemeteries:
Veterans War Memorial Exhibit, Sunday May 28th
Visit the Veterans War Memorial Exhibit in the church hall, Sunday May 28th.
Basketball End of the Year Potluck, 3:30pm - 5:30pm May 21st
Basketball End of the Year Potluck, 3:30pm - 5:30pm May 21st followed by Basketball and Volleyball End of Year Gm Time at Hillside 6pm to 8pm.
Great Vespers at Sts. Constantine & Helen, May 20th, 7:00pm
Great Vespers at Sts. Constantine & Helen, May 20th, 7:00pm, 36375 Joy Rd, Westland, MI 48185
Nativity Men's Club Dinner, Karl's Cabin, Wednesday May 10th
The Nativity Men’s Club will be having a dinner meeting on Wednesday May 10th at 7:00pm. The Men's Club is open to all Nativity male members 18 years and older. We will be discussing options for our next event.
Spring General Assembly, Sunday May 7th
Spring General Assembly, Sunday, May 7th following services. Your attendance and input are extremely valuable, please make every effort to attend.
Philoptochos Meeting, Monday May 1st at 5:30pm
Our next meeting is Monday May 1st at 5:30pm. We will be holding elections for the upcoming 2017 - 2018 season.
Orthodox Christian Women of Michigan Speaker Series, April 24th
Monday April 24th at 7:00pm. Fr. Nick Marcus will be speaking on "Dealing with Secularism" at St. Clement Ohridski Church 19600 Ford Rd., Dearborn. All are welcome at this Free Educational program.
District Oratorical Finals - 9:00am April 22
District Oratorical Finals - 9:00am, April 22 at Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church, 36375 Joy Rd, Westland, MI 48185
Great Verspers - 5:00pm April 22nd
Great Verspers - 5:00pm, April 22nd at St George Greek Orthodox Church, 16300 Dix Toledo Rd, Southgate, MI 48195
Nativity Vision Planning Meeting - Saturday 9:00am, April 22nd
Nativity Vision Planning Meeting Saturday April 22nd, 9:00am at Mama Mia, 27770 Plymouth Rd, Livonia, MI 48150.
Paschal Fellowship Meal - Saturday Night April 15th
Please join us for a Complimentary Meal following the Paschal Liturgy on Saturday Night April 15th.
Palm Sunday Luncheon - Sunday April 9th
Please join us in the Church Social Hall for a Delicious Fish Dinner.
Nativity Greek Dancers Lenten Bake Sale-Sunday April 2nd
The Nativity Greek Dancers are hosting a Lenten Bake Sale-Sunday April 2nd. Thank you for your support.
Greek Movie Night-Saturday, March 18 6:30pm
Little England-A story of passion–one home, one secret, one man, two sisters. In Greek with English subtitles. Proceeds to benefit NATIVITY of the VIRGIN MARY GREEK DANCE GROUPS.
See Basile the Greek Comedian, Thursday February 23rd at 8:00 pm
See Basile the Greek Comedian in Concert for “The Nativity Kids Basketball Program” at Big Tommy’s Parthenon, Thursday February 23, 2017 at 8:00 PM. For Reservations, call Big Tommy’s at 248-615-2102 and ask for reservations for Basile’s Thursday, Feb 23rd Show.
Family Night-Friday February 17th at 6:00pm
We can't wait for our groups to meet again. Please R.S.V.P. to email@example.com
Wild Game Dinner February 16th at 6:30pm
Nativity Men’s Club will be having a Wild Game Dinner on Thursday, February 16th at 6:30pm. All men 18 years and older, come join us for an evening of good food, prizes and fellowship. Please RSVP to the church office by Friday, February 10th 734-420-0131
Love Luncheon - Sunday, February 12th
Church Hall following services.
Superbowl Party February 5th @6:00pm
BRING THE FAMILY AND JOIN IN THE FUN! CHEER FOR YOUR FAVORITE TEAM!
Family Night - Friday, January 20th @ 6:00 PM
We can't wait for our groups to meet again on Friday, January 20th @ 6:00 PM. At Family Night, we will be having pizza and salad for dinner, and if the families could bring a desert to add to the table that would be greatly appreciated. HOPE and JOY groups meet for a discussion with Fr. Nick and an activity. This is not just for the families of Hope/Joy but the entire Nativity Family! Hope to see you all there! As a reminder, JOY group is for all 8-12 year olds, and HOPE group is all 4/5-7 year olds. Both groups meet on Family Night.
Please R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org
Archived Events 2016
Basketball Clinic with Piston John Long-Saturday Dec. 17th
JOHN LONG, DETROIT PISTON OF BAD BOYS FAME will be putting on a Basketball Clinic for our Basketball Players at Hillside Gym, Northville from 3-5:30 pm .
Family Night-Hope/Joy - Friday December 16th
Family Night - Hope/Joy are going CHRISTMAS CAROLING
We are asking if each child could make a CHRISTMAS CARD at home to bring to the nursing home to give to one of the residents. After we go back to the church for Dinner, make a craft and Fr. Nick will talk to the kids.
25th Annual Christmas Auction 12/9
The Nativity of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church is proud to host its 25th ANNUAL CHRISTMAS AUCTION Friday December 9, 2016 to begin at 6:30pm in our Church Fellowship Hall.
Tour of the Detroit Institute of Arts 12/1
Join us for a tour of the DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS and the HELLENIC MUSEUM on Thursday, December 1st. The buses will arrive at Nativity approximately 10:30am and depart between 11am-11:30am. There is limited seating so please RSVP to the church office no later than Wednesday November 23rd. (734) 420-0131.
Family Night - Friday, October 21, 6:00 pm
At Family Night, we all have a great meal together and the HOPE (4/5-7 year olds) and JOY (8-12 year olds) groups meet for a discussion with Fr. Nick and an activity. This is not just for the families of Hope/Joy but the entire Nativity Family! Hope to see you all there! Please R.S.V.P. to email@example.com
Special Assembly, Sunday October 9th
There will be a Special Assembly on Sunday, October 9th following the Liturgy. This is being held to discuss the roof project
Taste of Greece Festival
"Tuesday Group"-Tuesdays 12:00pm
We invite you to please consider joining the “Tuesday Group” following Bible study, for lunch, fellowship, fun, conversation, and cards. This gathering is for and about fellowship. There is no cost to you! Stop on in for lunch only, or stay for the afternoon. We have a lot of laughs, and this is a great opportunity to get to know each other better. We look forward to seeing you there! God Bless you! Sincerely, Fr. Nick and Presvytera Liza.
Bible Study - Tuesdays 11am to 12pm
Bible Study - Tuesdays - Bible Study 11am to 12pm
|Tuesday, December 12th|
Spyridon the Wonderworker
Orthros @ 9am
Divine Liturgy @ 10am
Seniors Christmas Party @ 12pm at Mama Mia's
|Sunday, December 17th|
11th Sunday of Luke
10:00am Divine Liturgy
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