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  • Salutations to the Theotkos Services during Lent take place every Friday in March through March 31st at 7 p.m. Click to hear learn more about the Akathist hymn.
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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

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)

Week of March 19 - 26, 2017


Sunday, March 19:  Sunday of the Holy Cross
8:15 a.m.:  Orthros | 9:15 a.m.:  Sunday Church School | 9:30 a.m.:  Divine Liturgy 
Monday, March 20:  5 p.m. Great Compline
Wednesday, March 22:  5:30 p.m.  9th Hour and Pre-Sanctified Liturgy
Friday, March 24:  7 p.m.:  Great Vespers and 4th Salutations to the Theotokos
Saturday, March 25:  Feast of the Annunciation | Greek Independence Day
8:15 a.m.  Orthros | 9:15 a.m.:  Divine Liturgy followed by Doxology | 5 p.m. Vespers
Sunday, March 26: 8:15 a.m.:  Orthros | 9:30 a.m.:  Divine Liturgy


Monday, March 20:  5:45 p.m.:  JOY/Jr. GOYA | 7:30 p.m. GOYA
Tuesday, March 21:  4:45 p.m.:  Greek School 
Wednesday, March 22:  10 a.m.: HOPE  | In the evening, after the Pre-Sanctified Liturgy, the Lenten meal will be hosted by the Men's Ministry, followed by a Lenten Lecture Series presentation by Dr. Amelia Bartholomew, entitled, "Living a Healthy Life:  What the Holy Fathers Knew About Key Factors Impacting Your Health Today"
Thursday, March 23:   
6:15 p.m. Adult Intermediate/Advanced Greek School ; 7:45 p.m.:  Adult Beginner Greek School 

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

For the Schedule of Divine Services that take place throughout Lent, click HERE

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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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