• Click to view an exciting video update of Ascension's Construction project, filmed November 7, 2018. Glory Be to God!
  • Building Momentum! Click to view photos of the construction of our new parish home!
  • Click to view Ascension's November Calendar

"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)

November 11 - 18, 2018 


Sunday, November 11:  8th Sunday of Luke 8:15 a.m.:  Orthros | 9:15 Sunday Church School | 9:30 a.m. Divine Liturgy 
Monday, November 12:  6 p.m.:  Great Vespers followed by Orthros @ St. John Chrysostom Monastery, Kenosha
Tuesday, November 13:  St. John Chrysostomos 8 a.m.:  Orthros | 9 a.m. Divine Liturgy @ 1221 N. Riverwoods Chapel
Thursday, November 15:  Nativity Fast Begins 9 a.m. Divine Liturgy @ 1221 N. Riverwoods Chapel
Friday, November 16:  St. Mathew the Apostle & Evangelist  9 a.m.:  Divine Liturgy
Saturday, November 17: 9 a.m. Divine Liturgy @ 1221 N. Riverwoods Chapel | 3 p.m. Wedding
Sunday, November 19:  9th Sunday of Luke 8:15 a.m.:  Orthros | 9:15 Sunday Church School | 9:30 a.m. Divine Liturgy  


Sunday, November 11:  Stewardship Sunday:  Please bring your completed 2019 Stewardship Pledge Cards to Church | General Assembly follows Liturgy
Monday, November 12:  6 p.m.  Jr. GOYA meets at Feed My Starving Children, Libertyville | 8 p.m.:  GOYA @ Feed My Starving Children
Tuesday, November 13:  4:45 p.m. Greek School, Daniel Wright Middle School 
Wednesday, November 14:  10 a.m.:  HOPE
Thursday, November 15:  10 a.m. Clergy Syndesmos, St. Basil, Chicago | 10:30 a.m.:  SEnior Synaxis General Meeting @ LightSource, Vernon Hills | 10:30 a.m.:  Bible STudy @ Church House | 6:15 p.m. Greek School Beginners/Advanced Beginners | 7:45 p.m:  Greek School Intermediate/Advanced @ 1221 Riverwoods House | 7 p.m. Philoptochos Meeting @ Home of Maria Lampros
Friday, November 16:  6:30 p.m.:  Faith/Joy Meeting @ Church House
Saturday, November 17:  10:30 a.m.:  Orthodoxy 101 Catechism Class @ Church House

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

Click to view this week's bulletin.

Click HERE for the Sarantaliturgo (The 40 Liturgies) schedule beginning November 15, 2018

Click to read about Ascension's Ministries!

Click HERE to read the current issue of the Analypsis Newsletter.



 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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