Office Hours:

Closed Monday
Tuseday - Friday 8AM - 12PM (Noon)

Our services are not all Greek! We use about 75% English and 25% Greek with a lot of Byzantine chanting during service. We are an English Speaking Parish and Invite you to join us.

LiturgySunday

9:00 AM Orthros

10:00 AM Divine Liturgy

Sunday School after Holy Communion

 

Paraklesis to the Theotokos (Mother of God)Most Tuesday's

6:00PM Paraklesis to the Theotokos (Mother of God)(Check Calendar)

 

 

Contact Father Gary:

When you are facing a serious problem: Priest have been trained to help people with their personal, family and other problems. The important judgment of a spiritual leader, together with his prayers for Divine guidance, will enable you to face your problems with confidence. Do not allow your problems to get too big for you.

When someone is interested in the church: You constantly meet young people and adults who are in your community, and others who have not united with the local church. Put in a good word for your church and tell your Priest about prospective members.

There there is illness: Your priest is near as your telephone. His presence, counsel and prayers will be helpful. Your Pastor will appreciate your phone call when you, your loved one or friend is sick or going to the hospital.

When there is death: Your priest should be notified when there is a death in the family. He can give comfort and counsel at this difficult time.

When there is a wedding: Your priest should be consulted before the wedding day is set, since you will need to have conferences with your Priest, it is necessary to contact him well in advance of the desired wedding date.

When someone desires to become an Orthodox Christian: Happy indeed is the Priest who is asked to talk with someone desiring to embrace Orthodoxy. Tell your Priest about friends who are interested knowing more about Orthodox Church.

Message from Fr Gary

Fr Gary

Four in Three


Ecclesiastes is one of my favorite books of the Bible. We find classic lines like, “To everything there is a season,” or “Vanity of vanities, all is vanity!” Taken as a whole, the Book of Ecclesiastes is full of wonderful wisdom. During my time at the seminary, a beloved priest professor would encourage us to read the entire book from beginning to end whenever we felt overwhelmed with the pressures of life. This tool served me well as a student, and has become a valuable tool in my ministry to Christ’s Church. A Priest witnesses all the emotions of life. You rejoice at the birth of a child and you mourn with the passing of a loved one. Ecclesiastes verbalizes this sentiment well.


In the past three weeks, I have participated in four funerals. Four beloved individuals left this world in the hope of the resurrection. Two funerals were for 30 something year old’s and two funerals were for 80 something year old’s, yet their loved ones shed the equal number of tears at each of the funerals. All four individuals left behind the same thing, a lasting memory of the relationships developed. Their grieving loved ones mourn their physical losses.


In late February, we lost Kevin, a 33 year old loving husband, father of two, son and good friend. Kevin battled stage 4 oral cancer for 16 months before leaving this life. During his last days, as he prepared to die, he taught those around him how to live! His love for baseball inspired a road trip, with his father, to San Francisco to see his beloved Giants play, and the holidays gave him the opportunity to express his love for his family and friends as they showered him with their loving sentiments. I stood, in rapt amazement, watching his beautiful young wife, with her their two year old child in her arms, sharing cherished memories. She made us laugh and she made us cry, but she reminded us that our hope as Christians is in our Lord’s Resurrection.

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