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237 N 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103  •  Phone: 215-563-0979

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Monthly Calendar and Upcoming Events

10 a.m. Divine Liturgy on Sundays

Saturday, September 10, 5:00–6:30 pm: YAL at the church

Tuesday, September 13, 7:00 pm: Feast of the Elevation of the Cross Liturgy

Sunday School Starts September 18! (classes for toddlers to highschool seniors)
Attention all parents, grandparents, Godparents, aunts and uncles: Since most of our Sunday school students do not drive we are counting on YOU to bring them to church each Sunday morning. Help them to learn about their Orthodox faith by participating in our Sunday school program.

3 Volunteers needed to teach and help out in classrooms.
Our Sunday school program is expanding and we are in need of 3 volunteers to help teach and help out in the classrooms. Contact Steve Coraluzzi: or Father Brooks: with any questions about our program or to volunteer. Or see them in person at church.

Sept 20–22: OCA Metropolitan Council Meeting, Syosset NY

Sept 22–24: Archdiocesan Assembly, Southbridge MA

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9th Annual Gregory E Costa Golf Outing:
Sunday, October 2, 2016

Golf and dinner $125

Dinner (only) tickets:
$40 for adults

$20 for children


Contact to reserve a ticket.


Home Blessing & Visitation

A sheet is posted in the side vestibuleFather Brooks intends to visit on Thursdays and Saturdays. Please pick a date and time and sign up. If you notice someone has signed up on the same date but lives far from you, please pick another date. As always if you are unable to schedule a visitation on Thursday or Saturday, Father Brooks encourages you to contact him directly 210-461-1956 or email fr.brooks to schedule an alternate date.

OCA Activities

Read the latest: St. Johns Fall 2015 Newsletter (pdf)

Photos of Past Events

To see the August 28 church picnic VIDEOS, click here:

PHOTOS: Church Picnic (8/28/16), Sunday School Graduation (2016), Lazarus Saturday–Palm Sunday–Pascha (2016), Souper-Bowl event (2/7/16), Icon Auction (2016), Theophany (1/10/16)

Portrait of Saint John Chrysostom of Antioch (Hagios Ioannis Chrysostomos)

An early Byzantine mosaic from the Cathedral of Hagia Sophia in Constantinople (modern Istanbul). The mosaic is approximately 1,000 years old.


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