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"Welcome one another, therefore, just as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God." - Romans 15:7

Through this website, we are pleased to introduce you to the worship and fellowship that defines the life of our Parish, the Ascension of Our Lord Greek Orthodox Church. If you are a new member of our Parish, or are considering membership, these web pages will acquaint you with what Ascension offers to those who give it support and sustenance.  To those who already belong to the Church, we hope the information on this website will provide you with the assurance that your sacrificial offerings are received with profound respect, and are utilized to maximum effectiveness.  It is our prayer that the information presented here will enable you to make the informed decisions that are necessary for a meaningful relationship with your Church.

Services Schedule

Sundays: Orthros: 8:15 AM | Divine Liturgy: 9:30 AM

Weekdays (As Scheduled on Scrolling Calendar): 
Orthros: 8:15 AM | Divine Liturgy: 9:15 AM (unless otherwise noted)

Week of February 26 - March 5, 2017


Sunday, February 26: Forgiveness Sunday 
8:15 a.m.:  Orthros | 9:15 a.m.:  Sunday Church School | 9:30 a.m.:  Divine Liturgy | 5 p.m. Forgiveness Vespers
Monday, February 27:  Clean Monday | Lent Begins  6 p.m.  Great Compline
Wednesday, March 1:  5:30 p.m.  9th Hour and Pre-Sanctified Liturgy
Friday, March 3:  7 p.m.:  1st Salutations to the Theotokos
Saturday, March 4:  3rd Saturday of Souls 8:15 a.m. Orthros | 9:15 a.m. Divine Liturgy | 5 p.m. Vespers
Sunday, March 5:  Sunday of Orthodoxy 
8:15 a.m.:  Orthros | 9:15 a.m.:  Sunday Church School | 9:30 a.m.:  Divine Liturgy followed by Procession of Icons | 6:30 p.m. @ St. George Antiochian Church, Cicero:  Triumph of Orthodoxy Pan-Orthodox Vespers


Monday, February 27:  Youth Groups potluck dinner following the Great Compline Service
Tuesday, February 28:  4:45 p.m.:  Greek School  
Wednesday, March 1:  10 a.m.: HOPE  | In the evening, after the Paraklesis Service, the Lenten meal is hosted by Parish Council followed by a Lenten Lecture Series presentation by Fr. Andrew Kearns, entitled:  "Re-Orienting the Passions:  Patristic Reflections of the Grace Filled Drives Behind the Passions." 
Thursday, March 2: St. Nicholas Planas  
6:15 p.m. Adult Intermediate/Advanced Greek School ; 7:45 p.m.:  Adult Beginner Greek School 

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 Ascension of Our Lord Greek Orthodox Church
1207 Riverwoods Rd.
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
Father Sotirios P. Malamis, Proistamenos
Voice:  (847) 482-1200
Fax:  (847) 482-9566
email:  info@ascensiongoc.com

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