Sunday, 6/25

  • + Γ΄Ματθαίου. 3rd Sunday of Matthew
  • Orthros 8:45 am, Divine Liturgy 10:00 am
  • Presvytera Jessica’s baby-shower

Wednesday, 6/28

  • Festival baking: Koulourakiα & Kataifi 8:00 am

Thursday, 6/29

  • + Πέτρου & Παύλου. Sts Peter & Paul
  • Divine Liturgy 8 am

Friday, 6/30

  • + Σύναξις Αποστόλων. Synaxis of the Holy Apostles
  • Divine Liturgy 8 am
  • Futsal League 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm

Sunday, 7/2

  • + Δ΄Ματθαίου. 4th Sunday of Matthew
  • Orthros 8:45 am, Divine Liturgy 10:00 am

Saints and Feasts

  • 3rd Sunday of Matthew
  • Methodius of Nevritos
  • Leavetaking of the Nativity of the Forerunner John the Baptist


Memorial Services/Μνημόσυνα – Today we pray for the repose of the soul of the servants of God Mary Vlahakis (1 year), Panagiotis Vlahakis (15 years), Vasilios Vlahakis (11 years) and John Givens (6 years). May their memory be eternal.

Σήμερα προσευχόμαστε υπέρ αναπαύσεως της ψυχής των κεκοιμημένων δούλων του Θεού Μαρίας Βλαχάκη (1 χρόνος), Παναγιώτη Βλαχάκη (15 χρόνια), Βασιλείου Βλαχάκη (11 χρόνια) και Ιωάννου Γκίβενς (6 χρόνια). Αιωνία σας η μνήμη αξιομακάριστοι και αείμνηστοι αδελφοί ημών.

Presvytera Jessica’s baby-shower – Presvytera Jessica’s baby-shower will be today Sunday, June 25 in the Betty Reckas Cultural hall following church services.

Vacation Bible School (VBS) – Due to scheduling conflicts, VBS will be postponed until Friday, August 18 and Saturday, August 19. Mark your calendars for weekend of fun! We look forward to seeing you there!

Social Hour – Sponsored by Katherine Vlahakis.

Upcoming Memorial Services – July 2 – George Sehremelis (1 year); Philoptochos & Sunday School

Backpack project! – Every summer Philoptochos and Sunday school are collecting backpacks and school supplies for those kids are less fortunate. What you need to do? Simply buy a backpack and/or supplies and bring them to the church on a Sunday or weekday. The collection starts in June and will go on July and August.

In case you don’t have time to shop a $30 check will help purchase what needed. Please make the check payable to “Assumption Philoptochos”

Stewardship – If your name does not appear in the list, please return your 2017 Stewardship Card as soon as possible. Your Stewardship provides the foundation for our Parish Ministries for the year. Above all, your presence and participation in our community is most treasured.

Bookstore – Come and visit our bookstore at the hall during coffee hour. You may also contact Zoe Falley at 714-366-0001 or Voula at the church office at 562-494-8929.

Jorge’s 1st week of vacation – Jorge, our church custodian will be on vacation from Tuesday, 6/27 to Wednesday, 7/5.

Festival Baking Schedule – Get those aprons on and join the fun and fellowship as we prepare our delicious pastries for the festival! Everyone is welcome to come and help; even if it is for a few hours!

We will be baking on the following days:

  • Wednesday, June 28 Koulourakia & Kataifi
  • Wednesday, July 12 Tsourekia
  • Wednesday, July 19 Meat Dolmades
  • Wednesday, July 26 Baklava
  • Wednesday, August 2 Galaktoboureko
  • Wednesday, August 9 Paximadia
  • Thursday, August 10 Melomakarona
  • Wednesday, August 16 Kourabiedes/Karidopita
  • Sunday, August 13 Pastitsio
  • Wednesday, August 23 Diples

Start Time 8:00 am. Lunch will be provided


  • Voula (office) 562-494-8929
  • Yiota Beckas 562-235-1494
  • Kathy Bastas 657-464-0596

See you in the kitchen and thank you for making this a successful baking experience! We couldn’t do it without you!