Dates to Remember

Assumption Newsletter - Issue 2
Attached you will find the 'Pentecost/Summer 2019' Issue of the Panagia Newsletter. We hope you will enjoy reading about the events and activities of our parish as well as the words of 'spiritual nourishment' that also can be found in this edition.

Adult Education Program
The Adult Education Program will begin in September on the theme, "Full of Grace: The Life of the Theotokos". Lectures will be held either once or twice a month in St. Catherine's Chapel during Sunday School.  Dates ~ October 13th & 27th, November 10th & 24th, December 8th, January 12th & 26th, February 2nd. (Dates subject to change)


October

Friday to Sunday, October 18th to 20th -- Metropolis of Chicago Altar Boy Retreat (HS Only) at the St. Iakovos Retreat Center (920 224th Ave, Kansasville, Wisconsin 53139).  High School Altar Boys from our Entire Metropolis are invited. The weekend, themed, “In God’s Glory” will include Discussions, Activities, and a Service project on the Chapel at the Retreat Center. The retreat begins Friday night at 7pm and concludes Sunday at 1pm.  Only 36 Spots are Available for this Retreat. Register here by Friday 10/11/2019. The cost is $175/Altar Boy.  *Need-based scholarships are available upon request. Questions? Email y2am@chicago.goarch.org.

Saturday, October 19th -- Open House Chicago, 9:00am to 5:00pm.

Saturday, October 19th -- Annual Harvest Day Celebration & Trivia Challenge, 5:00pm in Plato Hall.  Food, fun, fellowship.  Adults: $12,  Children under 12: $8.  RSVP to the Church Office 773-626-3114.

Sunday, October 20th -- Inclusion Awareness Sunday Open Minds Open Hearts Open Doors.  Creating Access & Inclusion in Worship for People with Special Needs. Program Includes: Keynote Speakers, IAS Wristbands, Sign Language Interpreter. 8:30am Orthros, 10:00am Divine Liturgy. Coffee Hour Fellowship to follow

Sunday, October 20th -- Chicago GOYA Outing: Hellenic Heritage Night at the Chicago Blackhawks.  This year, the six Chicago city parishes (Panagia, Annunciation Cathedral, St. George, St. Andrew, St. Demetrios, St. Basil) are teaming up to plan quarterly events for GOYA! This is a great opportunity for our GOYA kids to meet their peers from around the city in fun fellowship settings. The first planned event is an outing to the Chicago Blackhawks game for Greek Heritage Night. The puck drops at 6pm. Click here to see the flyer for all the details and how to reserve tickets.  We cannot emphasize enough how important these events are to building our children's connections with each other and the Church! Please make every effort to attend!

Thursday, October 24th -- Grand Raffle Dinner. The Assumption Church is hosting its annual Grand Raffle Dinner at the Cafe La Cave in Des Plaines. 6:00pm cocktails, 7:00pm dinner. Tickets are $125 and can be purchased from any Parish Council Member or by calling the Church Office at 773-626-3114. Click here for more information.    

Sunday, October 27th -- Adult Education Program: Lectures by Fr. Dimitri on the theme: "Full of Grace: The Life of the Virgin Mary". On Sundays in St. Catherine Chapel during Sunday School. Additional dates: November 10th & 24th, December 8th, January 12th & 26th, February 2nd. *Dates subject to change

November

Sunday, November 10th -- Adult Education Program: Lectures by Fr. Dimitri on the theme: "Full of Grace: The Life of the Virgin Mary". On Sundays in St. Catherine Chapel during Sunday School. Additional dates: November 24th, December 8th, January 12th & 26th, February 2nd. *Dates subject to change

Sunday, November 10th -- November Service Project.  Making fleece blankets for elderly in Plato Hall after Sunday School. Mark the date in your calendars!

Saturday, November 23rd -- Assumption Family Retreat "By Prayer and Fasting", 9:30am to 6:30pm at the St. Iakovos Retreat Center (Kansasville, Wisconsin). A day of feeding the soul for our families and parish. Worship, Sessions, Fellowship, Activities, Food - Free! Retreat is offered for all, regardless of age or family situation. Registration is available at: https://forms.gle/pr5rwHGz2vBhcmwf6

Sunday, November 24th -- Adult Education Program: Lectures by Fr. Dimitri on the theme: "Full of Grace: The Life of the Virgin Mary". On Sundays in St. Catherine Chapel during Sunday School. Additional dates: December 8th, January 12th & 26th, February 2nd. *Dates subject to change

December

Sunday, December 8th -- Adult Education Program: Lectures by Fr. Dimitri on the theme: "Full of Grace: The Life of the Virgin Mary". On Sundays in St. Catherine Chapel during Sunday School. Additional dates: January 12th & 26th, February 2nd. *Dates subject to change

2020

January

Sunday, January 12th -- Adult Education Program: Lectures by Fr. Dimitri on the theme: "Full of Grace: The Life of the Virgin Mary". On Sundays in St. Catherine Chapel during Sunday School. Additional dates: January 26th, February 2nd. *Dates subject to change

Sunday, January 26th -- Adult Education Program: Lectures by Fr. Dimitri on the theme: "Full of Grace: The Life of the Virgin Mary". On Sundays in St. Catherine Chapel during Sunday School. Additional dates: February 2nd. *Dates subject to change

February

Sunday, February 2nd -- Adult Education Program: Lectures by Fr. Dimitri on the theme: "Full of Grace: The Life of the Virgin Mary". On Sundays in St. Catherine Chapel during Sunday School. *Dates subject to change

 

Thinking of Converting to Orthodoxy?
If you, a family member, or friend who are not of the Orthodox Faith may be considering conversion to Orthodoxy, please contact the Church Office (773.626.3114) or speak with Fr. Timothy or Fr. Dimitrios. If there is a need and interest, a Confirmation/Chrismation Class will be formed to prepare those who have expressing an interest to convert to Orthodoxy. This also includes couples who are planning to be married in the Orthodox Church in the near future, and where one of the couple is contemplating converting to the Orthodox Faith.

 

Contact Us

Assumption Greek Orthodox Church
601 S. Central Avenue
Chicago, IL 60644
Phone:  (773) 626-3114
Fax:      (773) 626-3141
Email: office@assumptionchicago.org

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