Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for National Leadership 100 Sunday - October 23, 2016

On this Sunday, October 23, the Feast of Saint Iakovos, we give thanks first to God whose love was revealed among us in sending his Son into the world so that we might love through him (I John 4:9), for the love manifested by the benevolent energies of the members of Leadership 100 and to celebrate these manifold acts of love and faithfulness now demonstrated for 32 years by the Leadership 100 Endowment Fund, founded by Archbishop Iakovos of Blessed Memory.
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Encyclical for National Leadership 100 Sunday (10/25/2015)

On this Sunday, October 25, following the Feast of Saint Iakovos on October 23, and the day prior to the Feast of Saint Demetrios on October 26, we give thanks to God for the faithfulness and the benevolent dynamism of the members of Leadership 100 and celebrate the manifold accomplishments of the Leadership 100 Endowment Fund for more than three decades since its founding by Archbishop Iakovos of Blessed Memory. Leadership 100 has steadfastly supported the ministries and institutions of our Church for the glory of God. I have been a part of its deliberations and have witnessed these extraordinary leaders excel in the work of the Lord and dedicate themselves to the advancement of our Orthodox Faith and Hellenic Heritage.
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Encyclical for National Leadership 100 Sunday (10/26/2014)

On this Sunday, October 26, the Feast of Saint Demetrios and following the Feast of Saint Iakovos on October 23, we give thanks to God for the steadfast and abounding labor of the members of Leadership 100 and celebrate the great accomplishments of the Leadership 100 Endowment Fund, as its celebration of its 30th Anniversary comes to a close.
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Encyclical for Leadership 100 Sunday (10/27/2013)

On this Sunday, October 27, following the Feast of Saint Iakovos on October 23, we give thanks to God for the faithful and steadfast members of Leadership 100 and celebrate the great achievements of the Leadership 100 Endowment Fund, which for over 29 years since its founding by Archbishop Iakovos of Blessed Memory, has continuously provided assistance to the ministries of our Church for the glory of God.
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Encyclical for National Leadership 100 Sunday (10/21/2012)

On this Sunday, October 21, nearest to the Feast of Saint Iakovos on October 23, we give thanks to God for the faithful and steadfast members of Leadership 100 and celebrate the great achievements of the Leadership 100 Endowment Fund, which, over 28 years since its founding by Archbishop Iakovos of Blessed Memory, has continuously provided assistance to the ministries of our Church for the glory of God.
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Encyclical for National Leadership 100 Sunday (10/23/2011)

We recognize and celebrate the great achievements of the Archbishop Iakovos Leadership 100 Endowment Fund which over 27 years since its founding by Archbishop Iakovos of Blessed Memory has continuously offered assistance to the ministries of our Church for the glory of God.
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Encyclical for National Leadership 100 Sunday (10/17/2010)

On this Sunday we give thanks to God for the faithful members of Leadership 100, and we recognize and celebrate the great accomplishments of the Archbishop Iakovos Leadership 100 Endowment Fund for the glory of God and the work of His kingdom. Through the generosity of many and through the grants and philanthropic endeavors of Leadership 100, the light of Christ has shone forth throughout our Archdiocese and around the world.
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Encyclical for National Leadership 100 Sunday (10/18/2009)

In this new ecclesiastical year, I greet you with paternal love on behalf of the Holy Eparchial Synod in order to announce that in recognition of the Archbishop Iakovos Leadership 100 Endowment Fund, our supporting charitable organization, the Holy Synod has designated Sunday, October 18, 2009 as National Leadership 100 Sunday. This is the Sunday prior to the Feast of St. Iakovos and has been purposely selected as a tribute to Archbishop Iakovos of blessed memory, the visionary Founder of Leadership 100.
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