Parish Events

Sign-Up for Services (by phone)
Call the church office to reserve places for your immediate family according to the following schedule:
For Palm Sunday - call Thu 4/15, 9:30 - 10:45 am
For Holy Monday & Holy Tuesday - call Thu 4/15, 1 - 2:15 pm
For Holy Wednesday - call Thu 4/15, 3:45 - 5 pm
For Holy Thursday - call Fri 4/16, 9:30 - 10:45 am
For Holy Friday - call Fri 4/16, 1 - 2:15 pm
For Holy Saturday & Pascha - call Fri 4/16, 3:45 - 5 pm
Requests for will be taken by phone only. Click on the link below for a PDF version.
Palm Sunday Bake Sale
Order delicious Lenten, Paschal, and frozen pastries to pick up Lazarus Saturday or Palm Sunday... or make your donation by clicking the link below. All proceeds benefit families in need from our parish.
Food & Supply Drive
All are invited to bring nonperishable food and household cleaning supplies for the benefit of those in need. Drop off weekdays 9-5, before/after services, or on Lazarus Saturday, 11:30-1:30.
Palm Sunday Tsoureki Sale
Support our GOYA by ordering delicious Tsoureki, available for pick-up on Lazarus Saturday or Palm Sunday. Call or email Anthoula Tsiampas at atsiampa@hotmail.com to order.
Youth Ministries' Lenten Donation Drive
Each week from Great Lent through Bright Week, our youth are collecting particular needs for families of the WINGS program. Click below for the flyer.
Jr. Olympics are BACK!
Team sports for ages 7-18 are available. Registration starts on April 11th after Divine Liturgy and ends on April 24th. All forms are available at the link below. Questions? Contact Joanna Psyhogios at joannapsyhogios@yahoo.com.
Admissions for the 2021-2022 school year is open!
Guardian Angel Orthodox Day School
A Ministry of St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church
Preschool - Grade 8
Call 847-827-5519 ext. 104 or visit our website at the link below for more information or to schedule a tour!
Parish Oratorical Festival
Click on the link below recognizing and congratulating our participants.
Celebrating 200 Years!
Both our Pythagoras & GAODS are celebrating this special time of Greek History and will be participating in a series of events across the US, our Metropolis and our Parish.
Light a Candle
Father John and Father Athanasios can light a candle for you at the Divine Services during Christmas. Click on the link below.
Lord's Voice (in English)
Below you will find this week's Lord's Voice (in English), an excellent resource.
Lord's Voice (in Greek)
Below you will find this week's Lord's Voice (in Greek), an excellent resource.
Ellinomatheia Classes
See the flyer for all the information.
Adult Greek Online Language Lessons
Click on the link below for more information and the registration form for the 2020-2021 school year.
Pythagoras Greek School
Click on the link below for more info.
GAODS Pre-School
Guardian Angel Orthodox Day School has openings in Preschool for 2 or 3 half days, as well as 2 or 3 full days.  The preschool year starts after Labor Day!  For more information, please email our Preschool Director, Maria Kroll at mkroll@gaods.org.
Click on the link below to be directed to the school's website.
St. John Local Open Businesses
Click on the link for a spreadsheet with open local small businesses from people from our community. Let's do our best to help support these local businesses during these times! You will find the business type, the service they provide, and contact info. If your business is not listed, and you'd like to share with the community, email frathanasiosm@stjohnthebaptistgoc.org and we'll update the list periodically.
Amazon Smile
You shop. Amazon gives to St. John the Baptist. Click on the link below.
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Ellinomatheia Classes

See the flyer for all the information.