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  • Thank you to our Koinonia Men's Ministry for planning and hosting another wonderful Parish Family Picnic to kick off the new Ecclesiastical year! Click to view pictures!

"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

PLEASE NOTE:  On Sunday, September 10, 2017, Ascension held a site blessing and groundbreaking service to sanctify the foundation upon which our new church will be built.  It was the last Liturgy celebrated in our temporary parish home. During the construction process, SUNDAY ORTHROS, DIVINE LITURGY AND SUNDAY CHURCH SCHOOL will take place at Daniel Wright Middle School, 1370 Riverwoods Rd., Lincolnshire. Tuesday evening Greek School classes will also take place at Daniel Wright School.  Ministry Meetings and Thursday evening Adult Greek School, effective this week, will take place at the home that Ascension rented just south of the church: 1221 North Riverwoods Rd., Lake Forest, unless otherwise noted.   Communication about the life of the Ascension parish is sent out regularly via email blasts.  If you aren’t receiving these notifications and would like to, please click  the “Join our Email List” icon on the righthand side of this webpage.

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)

September 17 - 24, 2017


Sunday, September 17:  SS SOPHIA, Faith Hope, Agape the Martyrs  8:15 a.m.:  Orthros | 9:15 a.m.:  Sunday Church School | 9:30 a.m.:  Divine Liturgy @ Daniel Wright Middle School, 1370 Riverwoods Rd.
Saturday, September 23:  5 p.m.  Vespers @ House, 1221 Riverwoods Rd.
Sunday, September 24:  1st Sunday of Luke 8:15 a.m.:  Orthros | 9:15 a.m.:  Sunday Church School | 9:30 a.m.: Divine Liturgy @ Daniel Wright Middle School, 1370 Riverwoods Rd.


Monday, September 18:  5:45 p.m.:  JOY/Jr. GOYA | 7:30 p.m.  At 1221 Riverwoods Rd. House south of church
Tuesday, September 19:
  4:45 p.m.:  Greek School @ Daniel Wright, 1370 Riverwoods Rd.
Wednesday, September 20:  HOPE @ 1221 Riverwoods Rd. House south of church 
Thursday, September 21:  6:30 p.m.:  Adult/Adolescent Greek School @ 1221 Riverwoods Rd. house
Friday, September 22:  7 p.m.:  Faith/Joy Bowling @Brunswick Zone Hawthorn, Vernon Hills  
Saturday, September 23:  11 a.m.:  Metropolis Philoptochos Luncheon, Empress Banquets, Addison

For a complete service schedule click here to be redirected to the parish calendar.

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Click HERE for information on Ascension's Capital Campaign and HERE for an update on our Building Project

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN for our Youth Ministries! Click HERE for more information.  To download and print the 2017-18 YOUTH MINISTRY REGISTRATION Form, click HERE!



 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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