Welcome to the parish website of
St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church. On this home page you will find information about upcoming events, retreats and more both at our parish and around the Metropolis. Join us Sunday mornings for Orthros/Matins between 8:30-9:45am. Divine Liturgy at 9:45am.
Great Vespers Saturday evenings at 6pm. Click here for additional upcoming services.
Feed my NeighborJoin us in hosting local families on 11/28 in the Great Hall. Contact Marguerite Gribogiannis at email@example.com to volunteer. We’re always in need of Spanish speakers. Food & other item donations needed - contact Elpida Platis at firstname.lastname@example.org
~Tue 11/26th from 6-8pm: YAL to set up Great Hall & Philoptochos to sort coats ~Thu 11/28: Shifts begin w/8am Liturgy. Dress appropriately (it's a holiday). Volunteers needed on clean up from 1-3pm. Nursing home visits also available.
2019 Christmas Drive2019 Christmas Drive 11/17-12/8:
As we prepare to celebrate the Feast of the Nativity of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, let us not forget those who are less fortunate. Please stop by the Great Hall and support our annual Christmas Drive starting 11/17-12/8. For more information, please contact Dimitra Karadimas at email@example.com. Also, visit the link below for further information.
Attention: College StudentsWe’d like to stay connected to college students residing ON CAMPUS. This year our Philoptochos will be sending out 2 care packages to college student living on campus to keep them connected with information, prayers, and treats. Send the following to Kathy Pappas at Kcarlispappas@gmail.com:
Student’s First & Last Name; College/University attending 2019-20; City, State; Campus address w/room # & hall); Student Email, Student Phone #;
Parent’s Name and Email.
Adult GreekWednesdays from 6:30pm to 8pm. Classes begin this Wednesday, October 2. Interested? Email George Katsis at the email below.
EllinomatheiaClick on the link below to find out about Ellinomatheia which begins on Wednesday, October 2.
Greek School RegistrationNow Open for the 2019-2020 School year. Visit the Greek School website at the link below for more information and registration forms.
Join us for HOPESee the flyer at the link below for this ministry for children 40 days to pre-school age.
Basketball EligibilityBasketball Registration today in the gym this Sunday! Practices start the week of September 30th. Coaches still needed. Please contact Joanna Psyhogios at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. See the link below for eligibility requirements.
Philoptochos Delivers FlowersPhiloptochos Delivers Flowers with Love: Do you have an interest in flowers? Or bringing cheer to our elderly or home bound friends? Are you a regular visitor to our Greek American Nursing Home? Be a part of our Philoptochos "Agape Bouquet" program. We have partnered with "Bloom N Toss" to offer this act of love to our community. Contact Kathi Stamatis (773) 230-2370.
Part-time jobs at GAODSBefore School Care Supervisor &
Contact Mrs. Irene Robaidek,
Principal (email@example.com or 847-827-5519 ext 104).
Announcing: Icon/Saint of the WeekThe Iconography Committee is pleased to announce the
Saints/Icons of the Week: HOLY PROPHET ZACHARIAH & ARCHANGEL MICHAEL, COMMEMORATION OF THE MIRACLE IN CHONAE. Click on the link below to find out more.
60th Anniversary - Acts of MercyCELEBRATING 60 YEARS WITH
60 ACTS OF MERCY - Baby Bottle Drive - Fill & return bottles with spare change now through Father’s Day. Benefiting the Martha and Mary Maternity House.
Around the Metropolis and beyond
Applications now available. Visit the link below for more information.