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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

PLEASE NOTE:  On Wednesday, June 5, 2019, we celebrated the Thyranoixia "Opening of the Doors" and Blessing of our new home at 1207 Riverwoods Rd., Lincolnshire.  Ascension services are now taking place back at 1207 Riverwoods Road, Lincolnshire, IL after a 20-month construction period.  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)

August 11 - 18, 2019  


Sunday, August 11:  8th Sunday of Matthew 8:15 a.m.:  Orthros | 9:30 a.m.:  Divine Liturgy
Monday, August 12:  7 p.m.:  Small Paraklesis
Tuesday, August 13:  7 p.m.:  Small Paraklesis
Wednesday, August 14:  7 p.m.:  Great Vespers @ Assumption Churches in Chicago, Homer Glen, Hegewisch & Racine, WI
Thursday, August 15:  Falling Asleep of the Theotokos  8 a.m.:  Orthros | 9 a.m. Divine Liturgy
Saturday, August 17:  5 p.m.:  Vespers
Sunday, August 18:  9th Sunday of Matthew 8:15 a.m.:  Orthros | 9:30 a.m.:  Divine Liturgy


Tuesday, August 13:  Clergy Syndesmos
Sunday, August 18:  Sunday Church School Teachers' Meeting following Liturgy

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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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