SOCIAL ACTIVITIES AT ST. PAUL’S
Central Athens (close to Syntagma Square and its metro station)
On the second Wednesday of each month from 10:30am until 12:30pm a coffee morning is held in St. Paul’s House (the Swedish Centre), Daidalou 18, Plaka, just a few minutes’ walk from St. Paul’s Anglican Church at 27, Philellinon Street. Coffee and refreshments are available, as well as English books, cards, jams, second-hand clothing and other items for sale. Everyone is welcome. There is no agenda; it is just an opportunity to chat, make friendships, catch up with news, share information – all over a cup of coffee. For more information, please ring (+30) 210 721 4906.
Northern Suburbs of Athens
On the third Wednesday of each month from 10:00am to 12:00 noon a popular coffee morning with the sale of books, cards and other items is organised at the Loida Scripture Union Home for the Elderly (one of the Chaplaincy charities), Ionias 46 & Levidou, in Kifissia (above Harilaou Trikoupi). Drivers please be aware of the one-way system! Everyone is welcome. Again, there is no agenda other than to provide an opportunity to chat, to learn what is happening within the wider English-speaking community and to discover what provisions for assistance might exist. For more information, please call (+30) 697 737 7655 or send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
During the course of each year, other social events are organized by the Anglican Church in Athens, such as a harvest lunch in a vineyard, a taverna supper with entertainment, the occasional afternoon trips out of the city, pot-luck lunches, the Spring and Christmas Bazaars, quiz evenings, musical concerts and the occasional ball. New ideas are always welcomed! Information about these events is posted in the section ‘St. Paul’s Calendar’. †