St John Chrysostom Albanian Orthodox Church
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237 N 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103  •  Phone: 215-563-0979

 

Sunday School Graduation

Saturday, June 15th, we are celebrating Sunday School Graduation and having a pool party.


Holy Pentecost

We will celebrate Holy  Pentecost on Sunday, June 16, 2019 - Pentecost: The Descent of the Holy Spirit. 

In the Old Testament Pentecost was the feast which occurred fifty days after Passover. As the passover feast celebrated the exodus of the Israelites from the slavery of Egypt, so Pentecost celebrated God’s gift of the ten commandments to Moses on Mount Sinai.

In the new covenant of the Messiah, the passover event takes on its new meaning as the celebration of Christ’s death and resurrection, the “exodus” of men from this sinful world to the Kingdom of God. And in the New Testament as well, the pentecostal feast is fulfilled and made new by the coming of the “new law,” the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the disciples of Christ.

When the day of Pentecost had come they were all together in one place. And suddenly a sound came from heaven like the rush of a mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. And there appeared to them tongues as of fire, distributed as resting upon each one of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit . . . (Acts 2.1–4).


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Our new page on Discussions is now available and accessible here . To access from navigation menu please click on Media then Comments link.

This is a great way to interact, suggest ideas, express your concerns and raise issues you think need to be discussed in our community.


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Charity

The​ ​Charity​ ​and​ ​Benevolence​ ​Committee

Another clothing and food distribution to the homeless is planned for Sunday, May 19th following the Divine Liturgy. We gladly welcome your donations of gently used clothing and shoes. Please bring these items to church over the next few weeks. Please let Sandi Fiss know if you are able to help out with this event.

 


Reflections of an Orthodox Priest

Dear Parishioners & Friends of St. John Chrysostom Albanian Orthodox Church:

Father Brooks will be presenting a series of "Reflections of an Orthodox Priest" over the next few months. To learn more, please visit our Pastor's Corner under Publications tab on navigation menu.

If you have something you would like Father Brooks to write about please contact him  Fr.Brooks with your suggestions.


OCA Activities

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Metropolitan Tikhon Lenten Reflections

His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon offers a series of reflections on the themes contained in the Triodion hymns sung on Tuesdays of each week during Great Lent.
Each reflection, running a few minutes in length, will be posted at the beginning of every week of the 2019 Lenten season.

 

Metropolitan Tikhon’s Introduction to the “Four Pillars”

On March 2, 2019, the Orthodox Church in America released a video in which His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, introduces his guiding framework for the Church.

 

 


Nick Naum Scholarship 2019-2020

The Nick Naum Scholarship Fund provides assistance to parishioners who attend St. John CHrysostom Albanian Orthodox Church and to members of the Naum Family.


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Holy Pascha

 

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Women's Dance Party

Annual Church Picnic

 

 


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Meeting
June 26
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Charity & Benevolence Committee Meeting 7:00 pm
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Monthly Parish Council Meetings 2018

Meeting will be on July 10, 2018

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