Inquirers and Orthodox Faith Enrichment Program 2016-2107


Our program for Inquirers in the Orthodox Faith and Faith Enrichment starts again on September 25th. Join us Sundays after Divine Liturgy to find out all you wanted to know about the Orthodox Faith. This year we’ll have a lot of new things like online learning, practical faith applications, guest-speakers, monastery visits and so much more. If you are not […]

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Narthex Iconography Dedications Campaign


Dear St. John’s Family, As we have agreed in our Spring General Assembly, we have moved ahead with finalizing the design and the cost for the Narthex Iconography Project. At this point we are ready to kick off our Icons Dedications Campaign. Please see below the project information. You will also find here a trifold brochure containing the Iconography Design and here the […]

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The Narthex as a Dynamic Place of Transformation


The icon of the Fest of Transfiguration, which we celebrate on August 6th, is a beautiful metaphor for the union and the reconciliation that Christ brings between the Old and the New Testament. In this icon we see Christ in the Uncreated Light, flanked on each side by Moses and Elijah, prophetic figures of the Old Testament while, prostrated in […]

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The Dormition Fast Has Started


The Dormition fast was established as preceding the great feasts of the Transfiguration of the Lord and of the Dormition of the Mother of God. It lasts two weeks—from August 1–August 14. History The Dormition fast comes down to us from the early days of Christianity. St. Symeon of Thessalonica writes: “The fast in August [Dormition fast] was established in honor […]

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The Paschal Homily of Saint John Chrysostom


The Paschal Homily of Saint John Chrysostom If you are devout and love God, enjoy this beautiful and radiant festival. If you are a grateful servant, enter, rejoicing, into the joy of your Lord. If you followed the fast, receive your payment now. If you worked from the first hour, receive today your just reward. If you came after the third hour, […]

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Holy Week Services 2016


Saturday April 23 – Saturday of Lazarus: Orthros 8:00 AM Divine Liturgy 9:00 AM Sunday April 24 – Palm Sunday Orthros 8:30 AM Divine Liturgy 9:30 AM Bridegroom Service 7PM Monday April 25 – Holy Monday Presanctified Liturgy 6M Bridegroom Service 7PM Tuesday April 26 – Holy Tuesday Presanctified Liturgy 6AM Bridegroom Service 7PM Wednesday April 27 – Holy Wednesday Presanctified […]

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Book and Soup for the Soul – Lent 2016

beauty for ashes

Please join us every Wednesday evening of the Great Lent, after the Pre-sanctified Liturgy, for a fellowship meal and a good discussion about carefully selected orthodox books. This Lent, the featured book is: Beauty for Ashes: The Spiritual Transformation of a Modern Greek Community by Stephen R Lloyd-Moffet. The book is available at the church bookstore and library. Here is […]

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