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UPCOMING EVENTS

   
December Homeless Ministry Warm Winter Clothing Drive
Tuesday, 12/6 Feast of St. Nicholas: 8:30a/9:30a
Thursday, 12/8 Philoptochos Sponsored Smyrna Movie Night
Saturday, 12/10 Spiritual Life Ministry Christmas Lenten Retreat
  Christmas Concert & The Cathedral
Sunday,12/11 Kalanda & Loukoumades
  Parish Council Elections
Thursday, 12/15 Feast of St. Eleftherios: 8:30a/9:30a
  Young @ Heart Christmas Luncheon & Caroling
  Philoptochos General Meeting
Saturday, 12/17 DVYC: GOYA Nativity Retreat @ The Cathedral
Sunday, 12/18 Christmas Pageant by Our Youth
  PTO Bake Sale
  Ambassador Awards Banquet @ The Adelphia
Tuesday, 12/20 Metropolis Christmas Tree Lighting & Open House
Friday, 12/23 Christmas Royal Hours @10a
Saturday, 12/24 Christmas Eve Matins & Liturgy @10a
Sunday, 12/25 Christmas Day Matins & Liturgy @10a
Thursday, 12/29 Homeless Ministry Serving at Aviation Park
   
January 2023 House Blessings Invitation & Schedule
5th-6th Epiphany Vespers @6p and Liturgy & 8:30a
Sunday, 1/8 Blessing of the Vasilopita & Ministries
Sat., 1/14-15 FDF @ SS Connie & Helen’s in Annapolis
Thursday, 1/19 Metropolis Annual Vasilopita @ 6:30p
Sunday, 1/22 Metropolis Three Hierarchs @ St. Luke's
   
February Homeless Ministry Annual Blessing Bags
Friday, 2/17 HOPE/JOY Coca & Koliva
Sunday, 2/26 Oratorical Festival: Annunciation EP
Monday, 2/27 Clean Monday: Great Lent Begins
  Spring Parish Assembly
   
March PTO Blue Envelope Fundraiser
Thursday, 3/30 Homeless Ministry Serving at Aviator Park 
   
April Homeless Ministry Spring Cleaning Drive
Saturday, 4/1 Oratorical Festival: St. George Media
Sunday, 4/9 Palm Sunday & Holy Week Begin
Sunday, 4/16 Pascha
Friday, 4/21 Feast of The Life-Giving Spring
Monday, 4/24 Philoptochos General Assembly
Friday, 4/28 DVYC: GOYA Spring Retreat
   
May Homeless Ministry Prison Care Baskets
Saturday, 5/13 Oratorical Festival: St Sophia Jeffersonville
Friday, 5/23 Last Day of Greek School
Thursday, 5/25 Feast of The Holy Ascension
Monday, 5/29 PTO Elections
   
June Homeless Ministry Summer Water Drive
Saturday, 6/3 Saturday of Souls: Graveside Trisagion
Monday, 6/5 Feast of the Holy Spirit
Sunday, 6/11 Annunciation Graduation Sunday
Friday, 6/ 9-11 National Oratorical Festival: Clifton, NJ


Welcome to our Church Family!  We are an Orthodox Christiacommunity under the Ecumenical Patriarchatethe Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, and the Holy Metropolis of New Jersey.

We are the 6th oldest Greek Orthodox community in the United States (established in 1901) and are located in Elkins Park, a charming northern suburb of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


OUR MISSION

At Annunciation, our goal is to proclaim the Gospel of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, sanctify the faithful through worship and the Holy Sacraments, grow the church by inviting and welcoming new members, live the Orthodox Christian Faith, and serve humanity through Christ-centered ministries.

OUR VISION

We aim to be a loving, caring and welcoming Christian community where all belong and grow in the Orthodox Christian Faith through worship, witness, fellowship, and service to others.

OUR INVITATION TO YOU

We invite you to explore our website, browse our Parish Calendar of Events, and experience our church family life when you Visit Us for Worship soon!

Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have regarding our church family or Your Journey to Orthodoxy.

Blessings and Peace,


 





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