Special Upcoming Services and Events
Sunday, December 4th, This is the final day for members in good standing to submit their vote for candidates nominated at the General Assembly (Nov. 20). Elections will take place by secret ballots collected by the Chairperson after the Divine Liturgy.
- Philoptochos meeting for the month of December will be held during coffee fellowship.
Tuesday, December 6th, Divine Liturgy in honor of St. Nicholas of Myra will be held at 10:00 A.M.
Saturday, December 10th, Great Vespers for the month of December will be held at 5:00 P.M.
Sunday, December 11th, Mr. Nick Kasemeotes from the International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) will speak about the work IOCC is doing in Greece and throughout the Middle East. Don't miss out on hearing our guest speaker during the Divine Liturgy.
- Members of Annunciation are encouraged to assist with the assembly of Hygiene Kits during coffee fellowship. Donated items from the list found in the narthex and November Newsletter will be collected prior to Dec. 11th, and we plan to send off completed Kits the following week to help IOCC serve those in need.
Wednesday, December 14th, Members will have a chance to serve dinner through Loving Spoonfuls located at St. John Church in Grand Haven from 4:30-8:00 P.M. Those interested in volunteering should contact Pres. Julie Honeycutt at (615) 881-4264.
Sunday, December 18th, Our Sunday School Christmas Pageant will be held at the conclusion of the Divine Liturgy, followed by the annual spaghetti luncheon hosted by the Daughters of Penelope.
Saturday, December 24th, A Vesperal Liturgy (St. John Chrysostom) on the Eve of Christ's Nativity will begin at 5:00 P.M. Guests are always encouraged to attend and worship with us, especially for our Christmas service. Christ is born ... Glorify Him!
Sunday, December 25th, The Divine Liturgy of St. Basil will begin at 10:00 A.M. in honor of our Lord's Nativity. Christ is born ... Glorify Him!
Tuesday, December 27th, Divine Liturgy in honor of St. Stephen the Archdeacon and Protomartyr will be held at 10:00 A.M.
Thursday, January 5th, 2017, A Vesperal Liturgy (St. Basil) on the Eve of Theophany will begin at 5:30 P.M. This service commemorates the baptism of our Lord. At the conclusion of the Liturgy, we bless the Holy Water and sprinkle members of the parish community.
Regular Service Schedule
Great Vespers: Saturdays, 5:00 P.M.*
Orthros/Matins: Sundays, 9:30 A.M.
Divine Liturgy: Sundays, 10:00 A.M.
*Great Vespers is offered the SECOND Saturday of each month unless otherwise noted above. Father James is available for the Sacrament of Confession after Great Vespers or during the week by appointment.
Church services are in English. Visitors are encouraged to attend, and we welcome guests to join us for coffee and snacks in the fellowship hall after the services each Sunday.
The Holy Prophet Sophonias (Zephaniah); Our Righteous Father John, Bishop and Hesychast; Holy Martyrs Agapius and Seleucius; Theodore, Archbishop of Alexandria; Angelis the New Martyr; Karpos the Hieromartyr