Your Grace, beloved Brother in Christ, Bishop Apostolos of Medeia,
Dear Fathers and Brethren in the Lord,
Beloved Sisters and Brothers in Christ,
Tonight, we rejoice with renewed enthusiasm at this Great Vespers, because we are also celebrating the fortieth anniversary of your parish, which is dedicated to the Most Holy Name of the Holy Trinity. We commence here with prayer, and we will continue afterward in the church hall with a festive meal and celebration.