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  • Building Momentum! Click to view photos of the construction of our new parish home!
  • Click to view Ascension's December Calendar
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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 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)

December 9 - 16, 2018 


Sunday, December 9:  10th Sunday of Luke | Conception of St. Anna  8:15 a.m.:  Orthros |  9:15 a.m.:  Sunday Church School | 9:30 a.m. Divine Liturgy  
Monday, December 10:  9 a.m.:  Divine Liturgy @ 1221 N. Riverwoods Chapel  
Tuesday, December 11: 9 a.m.:  Divine Liturgy @ 1221 N. Riverwoods Chapel | 7 p.m.:  Great Vespers @ St. Spyridon, Palos Heights
Wednesday, December 12: St. Spyridon the Wonder-Worker 8 a.m.:  Orthros | 9 a.m. Divine Liturgy @ 1221 N. Riverwoods Chapel 
Thursday, December 13:  9 a.m.:  Divine Liturgy 
Friday, December 14 9 a.m.:  Divine Liturgy
Saturday, December 15:  St. Eleftherios (no Divine Liturgy at Ascension today)
Sunday, December 16:  11th Sunday of Luke 8:15 a.m.:  Orthros |  9:15 a.m.:  Sunday Church School | 9:30 a.m. Divine Liturgy  



Sunday, December 9:  Pan-Orthodox Christmas Concert, St. John the Baptist
Monday, December 10:
 7 p.m. Parish Council | 7:30 p.m. GOYA
Tuesday, December 11:  4:45 p.m.: Greek School @ Daniel Wright
Wednesday, December 12: 6:30 p.m.:  Orthodoxy 101 Catechism Class
Thursday, December 13:  10:30 a.m.:  Bible Study @ home of Marcia Moore | 6:15 p.m.: Greek School, Beginners/Advanced Beginners | 7:45 p.m.  Greek School, Intermediate/Advanced
Saturday, December 15:  9 a.m.:  Christmas Pageant Rehearsal @ Daniel Wright (Pre-K and K practice begins at 10 a.m.)
Sunday, December 16:  Christmas Pageant following Liturgy | 4 p.m.:  Metropolis Christmas Open House @ St. Demetrios, Chicago

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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