Object ID
2002.51.35
Object Name
Program
Date Created
October 11 – 13, 1996
Event
Federation of Greek Orthodox Church Choirs Chicago Diocese 39th Annual Conferenc
Measurements
21.42998 cm. H x 18.7325 cm. W, Item (Overall)
Material
Paper; Plastic
Object Description
A program on paper with a plastic cover and black coiled binding on the side. On the plastic cover is an image of St. Demetrios and St. George. The saint on the left is holding a sword and shield. The saint on the right is carrying a long spear and a sword and shield. They are dressed in red and black armor and have halos around their heads. The inside pages include pictures of the priests, letters from the pastors, photos of the choirs, and ads for various businesses.
Origin
Program for The Federation of Greek Orthodox Church Choirs Chicago Diocese 39th Annual Conference. The event took place from October 11-13, 1996 and was co-hosted by the choirs of St. Demetrios Church of Hammond, Indiana and St. George Church Schererville, Indiana.

Saint Demetrius of Thessaloniki is a Christian martyr of the early 4th century AD.During the Middle Ages, he came to be revered as one of the most important Orthodox military saints, often paired with Saint George.
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Citation
Program, October 11 – 13, 1996, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/11064. Accessed 02/24/24.