Senior Synaxis

Senior Synaxis is a ministry "for the young at heart" that includes social, cultural and religious activities bringing our "Senior" Stewards of the Ascension of Our Lord Church together in Orthodox Christian Fellowship.  The group meets monthly for various activities and outings, which are arranged by our entertainment coordinator.  

Our thanks to our founders and Past President, Dee Christ, and her late husband Christ, for their dedication to make this ministry a success for the senior group. Also, we extend our gratitude to past presidents Mary Kokinis and her late husband, John, and to Elaine Beck.  

Annual membership dues are $35/person.  Our door is always open, and we look forward to welcoming new members. For more information, contact the current President, Olga Kalis (  

Current Officers:

Olga Kalis, President
Elaine Stevens, Treasurer
Mary Kakavas, Secretary
Elaine Beck, Special Events

2018/2019 CALENDAR (dates are subject to change.  More information will be communicated prior to each meeting.  Contact Elaine Beck at 847.367.5227 for more information.):

September 20, 2018:  Fabulous Fox Valley Lunch and Cruise
October 18, 2018:  Autumn in Geneva
November 15, 2018:  10:30 a.m. General Meeting and Refreshments
December 27, 2018:  Annual Christmas Party
January 17, 2019:  General Meeting, Cutting of Vasilopita
February 21, 2019:  Valentine Luncheon, Pub 83, Long Grove, noon
March 21, 2019:  TBA
April 17, 2019:  Making of Palm Crosses, Lenten Dinner
May 3, 2019:  Bright Friday, St. Iakovos Retreat Center with SS Peter & Paul
May 16, 2019:  TBA
June 6, 2019:  Ascension Feast Day - Senior Synaxis hosts fellowship hour
July 18, 2019:  Ice Crem Social
August 22, 2019:  10th Annual Picnic
September:  TBA
October 17, 2019: TBA
November 21, 2019:  General Meeting
December: Annual Christmas Party TBA


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