Assumption Greek Orthodox Church
601 S. Central Avenue
Chicago, IL 60644
Phone: (773) 626-3114
Fax: (773) 626-3141
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EPIPHANY PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LANDS
January 15th through 25th, 2018
It is with great joy and love in our Lord Jesus that Fr. Timothy, along with Fr. John Kalomas from the St. Andrew Church (Chicago) will again be leading an Eleven Day Pilgrimage from January 15th through 25th, 2018. This pilgrimage will exclusively include the Holy Lands in Jerusalem, Israel, and Palestine. Among the many places/sites to be visited include Caesarea, Haifa, Mt. Tabor, Nazareth, Cana, boat ride on the Sea of Galilee, Capernaum, Tabgha, Mount of Beatitudes, Jordan River, Jericho, Mount of Temptation, Monastery of St. Gerasimos, Monastery of St. George Hotzevitis, Dead Sea, Qumran, Mount of Olives, Church of the Ascension, Garden of Gethsemane, Tomb of Virgin Mary, Via Dolorosa, Pool of Bethesda, St. Ann’s Church, Church of the Holy Sepulcher, Golgotha, St. Elias Monastery, Bethlehem, Shepherd’s Field, Room of the Last Supper, Western Wall, Temple Mount, Monastery of the Holy Cross, a visit/audience with the Patriarchate of Jerusalem. Also scheduled will be the Patriarchal Celebration of the Feast of the Epiphany in the Holy Sepulcher. Additional details are provided on the "Pilgrimage to the Holy Lands" page.
Below you will find a Flyer and Fact Sheet detailing the Trip, including dates, places, pricing, and other particulars. Because there is special pricing/discount given for registering early, you are urged to reply as soon as you can if you are interested in participating in this trip. Should you have any questions, I urge that you please call me immediately. Fr. John is advertising this Pilgrimage Trip in his own Parish, and we have decided to limit the size of this group, so space will be limited. Again, if you have any questions, please see/speak to Fr. Timothy as soon as possible.
We meet for worship services each Sunday morning, followed by the coffee fellowship hour in Plato Hall.
Sundays: Orthros (Matins): 8:30 AM | Divine Liturgy: 10:00 AM
Sunday Children's Liturgy (in St. Catherine's Chapel): 9:45 AM
Weekday Services: Orthros (Matins): 8:30 AM | Divine Liturgy: 9:30 AM
Summer Sunday Worship Hours:
Please make note that our summer schedule for Sunday Worship Services begins on the first Sunday in June.
Orthros begins at 8:00 am, followed by the Divine Liturgy at 9:30 am. We return to our regular schedule on the first Sunday in September.
Please Click here for our online calendar or contact the Church office at (773) 626-3114 between the hours of 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.
Live Divine Liturgy Services can be viewed every Sunday morning beginning at 9:45 am CDT
Andrew the General & Martyr & his 2,593 soldiers; Holy Martyrs Timothy, Agapius and Thecla; Theophanes the New Wonderworker of Macedonia; Afterfeast of the Dormition of our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever Virgin Mary; Eutychianos and Strategios the Martyrs
New Hearing Loop Installed!
Users with a t-coil in their hearing aid can now listen to the sound system directly through their hearing aids. Please check with your hearing care professional to see if your hearing aid is equipped with a t-coil and properly adjusted. Non-hearing aid users can pick up a loop receiver and listen though a headset. Another option that can be used with the loop system, is The BEAN Platinum T-coil sound amplifier. Visit www.Loopit8.com for more information or call 855-566-7488 x4 to talk to our friendly customer service team. For more detailed information about loop systems, visit our installer’s website www.Loopit8.com.
Metroplis of Chicago Family Synaxis: 2017 Labor Day Weekend Family Retreat
Registration for the Family Synaxis Labor Day Weekend Retreat is now open at www.GOCFamilySynaxis.org or email Chicago.Family.Synaxis@gmail.com . Register by Aug. 18 for the best rate.. Register today to ensure the lodging you prefer. There is limited lodging space available onsite and we are assigning accommodations in the order that registrations are received (i.e., first-come-first-booked). Registrations are time stamped as they come in, so we will have the information we need to do so. You will indicate your lodging preferences on your registration form. Registration costs for those registering by August 18, 2017, will be as follows:
Base registration fee: $225 - this fee covers the oldest two members of your family (i.e., the couple, or one adult and oldest child)
Children age 12+: $50 each; Children age 3-11: $25 each; Children under 3: free. *Cost will be capped at $375/family.
Due to the popularity of the speaker and the lodging space limitations of the St. Iakovos Retreat Center, we are offering a Saturday-only rate this year (price includes Saturday lunch and workshops). The cost is $125/family (up to 5 people) plus $12/additional family member ages 4+. Day rate is capped at $150. When you register, you will let us know who is attending and their ages. From this information, we will generate an invoice for you, which you'll receive via email within a few days. You may pay this with any credit card online, or by printing it out and sending a check to St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church in Des Plains, IL. We look forward to spending Labor Day weekend with you! Please spread the word to your family and friends.
If you have any questions or suggestions, please contact Eleni Anast at 708-250-0034 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here or on the picture below to download the camp poster.