COVID-19 SHUTDOWN UPDATE
In the light of the latest developments regarding the spread of novel virus COVID-19 on a global scale and putting the community’s health and safety as our priority, the President Mr Bill Gonis and the Administrative Council of the Greek Orthodox Community of South Australia, after assessing all incoming communication and information from the Department of Health regarding the health crisis, has decided to postpone all scheduled social events.
The list of events to be postponed includes all Elders’ Group gatherings and events organised by the Women’s Fellowships, all cultural events and any of the Community’s social gathering, until further notice.
The Ridleyton Greek Home for the Aged is now on lockdown and will remain so until further notice. For the safety of the Home’s residents but also for the wider community, no visits are permitted at this stage.
After consulting with the State Authorities and the Community’s clergy, the Administrative Council wishes to advise our members the following:
Priests to conduct services inside the church only accompanied by the chanter and behind closed doors.
The Community’s clergy encourages all faithful to stay home where they can still practice their religious needs by praying or by watching the church service online through our digital media.
For any ecclesiastical needs and for further information you can get in touch with your local priests by telephone.
We thank you all for your understanding and we hope to have your full support and cooperation in this crucial health matrowter.