Welcome to St Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church

"Welcome one another, therefore, just as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God." - Romans 15:7

Through this web site, we are pleased to be able to introduce you to that same worship and fellowship as it is expressed in the life of our Parish. If you are a new member of our parish, or are considering membership, these web pages will acquaint you with what our parish offers to those who give it support and sustenance.

Articles About Our Faith

"Two Plates -- Not One" by Fr. Anthony Coniaris

Someone said one Sunday during the offering, "Here we go again! There's always a plate." The person was right in one way and wrong in another. There is not one plate---but two! One plate is man's; the offering plate that is passed to us every Sunday. The other plate is God's. And that is the paten, the "diskos", the plate that carries the Precious Body of our Lord during the liturgy. Two plates --- not one!  Read More »

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Services Schedule

Sunday (Summer Hours June to September)

Orthros 8:30 am

A morning prayer service of psalms and hymns to celebrate the Resurrection of Christ

Divine Liturgy  9:30 am

The Eucharist, in which God the Father through His Holy Spirit gives us the Body and Blood of Christ as spiritual food to prepare us for the glory of His kingdom

Weekday Feasts

Divine Liturgy 8:30 am

Contact Us:

Fr. Basil Arabatzis, Presbyter
Phone: 207.284.5651
Email: FrBasil@maine.rr.com
Address: 186 Bradley Street (Rte 5) Saco, ME 04072


Two Plates - Not One

Someone said one Sunday during the offering, "Here we go again! There's always a plate." The person was right in one way and wrong in another. There is not one plate---but two! One plate is man's; the other plate is God's. Read More »