Rising from Ashes to Harmony: St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church's Inspirational Journey in Tucson

Rising from Ashes to Harmony: St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church's Inspirational Journey in Tucson

It's truly heartwarming to witness the incredible journey of the St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church community in Tucson as they rise above adversity to rebuild their cherished church. Overcoming the devastation of a fire that struck more than a decade ago, their upcoming fundraising concert in collaboration with Power Muse Productions (PMP) is a testament to the remarkable resilience, determination, unity, and power of community-driven efforts.

The partnership with Power Muse Productions for this fundraising concert exemplifies the strength of unity and the transformative power of art and culture in uniting people behind a common purpose. Dena Romios' generous support and dedication to the Greek Orthodox Christian values underscore her commitment to a place of worship and to the well-being of the community. “From the moment they reached out to me, I knew that this was something I had to support and be a part of. I’m in, we’re in 100%. Rome wasn’t built in a day, neither will St. Demetrios, but we have to start somewhere and the time is now” said Dena about this important cause.

The presentation of the Thanos Petrelis tour in Tucson highlights the vast reach of this initiative. The "Concert Under the Stars" promises not only to generate vital funds for the church's reconstruction but also to be a celebration of Greek culture and heritage. The inclusion of Greece's rising star, Evangelia, adds a contemporary flair to the event, making it appealing to a diverse audience.

Through their combined efforts, this community is effectively raising awareness and financial backing, propelling them closer to their goal of erecting a new church for Greek Orthodox Christians in the Tucson region.

The narrative from tragedy to triumph, from a razed church to a community-driven fundraising concert, serves as an embodiment of hope, solidarity, and the potency of collective endeavour. It stands as a poignant reminder that even in the face of adversity, communities can unite, rebuild, and create profound positive change.

Taking place at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Tucson, the event details are as follows:

• Doors open at 6 pm

• Concert starts at 7 pm

• The community will offer authentic Greek food items for purchase, enhancing the cultural experience.

• All ages are warmly welcomed and encouraged to attend.

For further information and to secure reservations, please reach out to:

• Phone: 520.353.2043

• Email: [email protected] (mailto:[email protected])

It's truly inspiring to witness the St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church community in Tucson taking this remarkable journey from adversity to hope and to see them harness the power of unity, culture, and determination to build a brighter future.


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