Events for the Orthodox Community
Enthronement of His Eminence Metropolitan Nathanael of Chicago: Saturday, March 24, 2018, 11:00 am. The Enthronement will take place at Annunciation Cathedral, 1017 N. La Salle Dr., Chicago, IL 60610. A Luncheon Reception will follow at 1:00 pm at the Chicago Hilton, 720 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60605. Please call the Assumption Church office to RSVP for the Luncheon banquet.
Learn to Greek Dance!: Saturday, March 24th, 10:30am - 12:00 pm in the Philoptochos Room. The second of two classes, this is an opportunity to learn not so basic Greek dances. $5 per person, or whatever you would like to donate! Proceeds to benefit the Youth Dance account for costumes. Ages 12 & up. Call 314-651-5424 with questions.
Greek Independence Day Luncheon: Please join us Sunday, March 25, 12:00 pm in the Church Hall immediately following Divine Liturgy for a celebration and rememberance. Songs, poems and plays by Greek School students will be performed. Lenten luncheon menu. $15.00 for adults, $5 for children.
Lenten Vespers of the 5th Sunday of Lent: St. Mary of Egypt: Join the parishioners of St. Michael the Archangel Orthodox Church on Sunday, March 25th, 5:00 pm. The address is 1901 Ann Ave., St. Louis, MO 63104.
Bright Week Schedule, April 9 - 13th:
Renewal Monday: 9:00 am Orthros and Divine Liturgy at St. Thomas Orthodox Church, St. Louis, MO
Renewal Tuesday: 9:00 am Orthros, 10:00 am Divine Liturgy at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church
Renewal Wednesday: 9:00 am Orthros & Divine Liturgy at Ss. Constantine & Helen Church, Swansea. IL
Renewal Thursday: 9:00 am Orthros & Divine Liturgy at Nativity of the Virgin Mary Church, Madison, IL
Renewal Friday - Life Giving Spring: 9:00 Orthros, 10:00 am Divine Liturgy at Assumption Church
Classics Symposium at Washington University: Wednesday, April 11th - Friday, April 13th. This symposium, free and open to the public, is being presented by the Biggs Family Residency in Classics. Bringing together fifteen preeminent scholars for three days of talks and discussions on a wide array of topics covering the art, literature, philosophy and history of the classical world. The event will be held in the Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom, Anheuser-Busch Law School. For more information, please go to https://sites.wustl.edu/biggsreunion18/
Sam Nakis Annual Memorial Lecture in Greek Studies: “Byzantine Monuments of Greece,” a lecture by Dr. Evangelia Militsi from the Greek Ministry of Culture. Wednesday, April 11th in Century Room A, Millennium Student Center. 7:00 pm reception followed by 7:30 pm lecture. To register to attend and receive a free parking pass, please go to the UMSL International Studies registration website at https://apps.umsl.edu/webapps/ITS/CIS_register/index.cfm.
Little Angels: Parents and children 4 and under are invited to spend an hour talking, playing and having a cup of coffee together, Saturday, April 21st at 10:00 am in the Preschool classroom. Please join us!
An Old Fashioned Greek Dance: The Assumption Ladies Philoptochos invites you to join them for an old fashioned Greek dance on Saturday, April 21st, from 7 - 11 pm. Admission is $10 per person , age 12 and under free.
Evening in Athens Greek Dinners: Saturday May 5th, join Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church for their series of Dinners featuring tasty home baked Greek entrees, and pastries served in the casual and friendly atmosphere of their church hall. Lenten dishes are available. These dinners are open to the public. 405 Huntwood Rd., Swansea, Il 62226. 4 - 8 pm. For more information, please call 618-277-0330.
The Leavetaking of Holy Pascha will take place at the Assumption Church on Tuesday, May 15th, with the following schedule: 5:30 pm Great Vespers, 6:15 pm Orthros, and Divine Liturgy at about 7:00 pm. Please join us.
Convent of St. Elizabeth in Belarus: Representatives from the Convent of St. Elizabeth in Belarus will be giving a presentation and selling items from their workshops after the service of the Leavetaking of Pascha on Tuesday, May 15th. The nuns of the convent minister to the people with physical and mental disabilities, as well as help ex-prisoners and addicts in rehabilitation centers. Please support their efforts.
Evening in Athens Greek Dinners: Saturday June 2nd, join Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church for their series of Dinners featuring tasty home baked Greek entrees, and pastries served in the casual and friendly atmosphere of their church hall. Lenten dishes are available. These dinners are open to the public. 405 Huntwood Rd., Swansea, Il 62226. 4 - 8 pm. For more information, please call 618-277-0330.
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