Created in 2018, this new ministry hones in on the study of Scriptures. During the 2019/20 Ecclesiastical year,  the ministry will again be studying the Gospel of Matthew.  Sessions meet on Thursday mornings at 10:30 a.m. at the church (see schedule below).  No  preparation for the class is required and everyone is welcome!  The Orthodox Study Bible, or Orthodox Study Bible app, is a good companion resource for this ministry. 

The group discussion will be led by Helen Theodoropoulos, PhD, MA (Doctor of Theology from University of Chicago and Masters from Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology). She is an Adjunct Professor at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox School of Theology.

2019/20 CALENDAR
Ascending in Orthodoxy Bible Study
THURSDAYS, 10:30 a.m. - noon (with the exception of the first meeting)
Ascension of Our Lord, 1207 Riverwoods Rd., Lincolnshire

September 23  Matthew 5:33 - 6:34
Thursday, October 10 Matthew 7-8
October 24 Matthew 9
November 14 Matthew 10-11
November 21 Divine Liturgy for Feast Day of the Entrance of the Theotokos 10 a.m. @ Greek American Rehab Center Chapel,
Wheeling.  Lunch and discussion to follow Liturgy.
December 5 Matthew 12
December 19 Matthew 13
January 9, 2020 Matthew 11 - 12
January 23 Matthew 13 - 14
February 6 Matthew 15 - 16
February 20 Matthew 17 - 18
March 5 Matthew 19 - 20
March 19 Matthew 21 - 22
April 2 Matthew 23 - 24
April 30 Matthew 25
May 14 Matthew 26
June 4 Matthew 27-28




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