Ministries 2019-03-06T16:51:39+00:00

St. Nicholas Ministries

Parish Council

The St. Nicholas Church parish council is a ministry responsible for upholding the mission and administering the affairs of St. Nicholas Church and to humbly represent the faithful of our parish and our Orthodox Church.


The aim and purpose of the Philoptochos at all levels is philanthropy, which literally means “friend of mankind”. The Philoptochos formulates plans and methods to voluntarily aid the poor, the destitute, the hungry, the aged, the sick, the unemployed, the orphaned, the imprisoned, the widowed, the handicapped, victims of disasters as well as to undertake the burial of impoverished persons and to offer assistance to anyone who may need the help of the Church through special funds or solicitations on the National, Metropolis, and local levels.

Bible Study

Bible Study provides a forum for all parishioners to gather and carefully dissect the Holy Scriptures line by line. While reading from sacred text of the Holy Scripture, people are encouraged to ask questions and witness how the divine words of the Bible directly apply to our lives. A few of the main goals and objects of Bible Study are to see how the Scriptures are speaking to us, what do they mean, and how can they help change our life.

Bible Study is lead by Fr. Michael Prevas and meets every Wednesday evening at 7:00PM in the Savalas Room.


Nearly every Tuesday night, excitement and laughter fills the alley as our bowlers have fun, get a little exercises and enjoy each other’s company. St. Nicholas Church Bowling League is a family where good sportsmanship and fellowship is felt throughout the league and we invite you to join us.

The league bowls at Winnetka Bowl on Tuesday night at 9:00 pm. If you’re interested in joining our bowling family please contact St. Nicholas Church office for more information.


“Make A Joyful Noise Unto the Lord” Psalm 100
Participating in divine worship services as choir members is a sacred responsibility. St. Nicholas’ talented and dedicated choir lift up their voices, bring a richness to the worship experience, and help lead the congregation in giving praise.

Directed by David Randal, new members are always welcome and background knowledge in Greek or musical notation is not a prerequisite as long as one has an ear for melody and a heart for serving God!

Orthodox Married Life

Orthodox Married Life (OML) serves to celebrate the sanctity of marriage by strengthening the bond between husband and wife. OML aims to help couples understand God’s plan for relationships by weaving together real-life situations, meaningful conversations, and scriptural texts, to lift up the beauty of God’s design.

Young Adult League

Young Adult League (YAL) is a ministry specifically designed to meet the unique needs of young adults (18-30) as they navigate the challenges of this life-stage. We do this through a wide variety of worship and social activities intended to help young adults make new connections, deepen friendships and pursue an authentic relationship with Christ.