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
2017 FANARI CAMP at the St. Iakovos Retreat Center
Registration opens Tuesday, March 7th at 12:00pm on www.fanari.org for all children entering grades 6th-11th. Cost is $500 per child. Due to limited space, you will need to select your 1st and 2nd or 3rd choice of which week you would like to attend. For further information contact the Metropolis Youth Office at 312-337-4130 or email Fanari.Camp@gmail.com
GAMA (the Greek American Motorcycle Association) is offering four $500 scholarships. Registration information for these scholarships is attached here and can also be found at www.greekamericanma.com
Click here or on the picture below to download the camp poster.
Dormition of St. Anna, mother of the Theotokos; Olympias the Deaconess; Eupraxia & Julia the Righteous of Tabenna; Gregory Kallidis, Metropolitan of Heraclea; Memory of the Fifth Ecumenical Council in Constantinople (553)
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.