Sunday, 12/31

  • + Προ των Φώτων. Sunday before Theophany
  • Orthros 8:45 am, Divine Liturgy 10:00 am
  • Greek Dance: New Year’s Eve Dinner/Glendi 8:00 pm

Monday, 1/1/18

  • New Year’s Day. Office closed.
  • + Βασίλειος ο Μέγας. Circumcision of Our Lord (St. Basil the Great)
  • Orthros 10:00 am, Divine Liturgy 11:00 am

Saturday, 1/6

  • + Άγια Θεοφάνεια. Holy Epiphany
  • Orthros 9:00 am, Divine Liturgy 10:00 am
  • Great Vespers at St. John the Baptist in Anaheim 7:00 pm

Sunday, 1/7

  • + Η Σύναξις Ιωάννου Προδρόμου και Βαπτιστού. Synaxis of St. John the Baptist
  • Orthros 9:30 am, Divine Liturgy 10:00 am
  • Altar Boys: Team Mark – Aris Roubanis C, Alex Roubanis C, Emilio Platis, Mateo Platis, John Confrey, Dimitri Spiropoulos, Dimitri Stavros, George Stavros.
  • Carpool at Mother’s Beach 11:30am, Service of Immersion 12 noon, Lunch to follow

Saints and Feasts

  • The Martyr and Presbyter Zoticus of Rome, Patron of Orphans
  • Sunday before Epiphany
  • Apodosis of the Nativity of Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ


Artoklasia (Blessing of Five Loaves) – Today’s Artoklasia is donated from Costa & Cecilia Kourtis and family in commemoration of St. Basil and for good health.

Social Hour – Sponsored by Philoptochos

New Year’s Eve Dinner/Glendi – Ring in the New Year in style with a night of unforgettable celebration and entertainment with friends, delicious appetizers, dinner, desserts, a game truck, a photo booth and live music!

Betty Reckas Cultural Center
7:00pm appetizers – 8:00pm Greek dance performances
5761 E Colorado St. Long Beach, CA 90814
Adults and Teens $70 presale– Children 13 years & under $35 $75/$40 at the door.
RSVP to Yota Batsaras via text (714)306-8082 or email at

Reservations must be prepaid. Please note there will be a $2 service charge on all credit card transactions. You can also pay by Venmo at (no fees) or check made payable to Assumption Greek Dance.

We look forward to celebrating with you!

Panagia’s Pantry – We are collecting:

  • Non perishable/canned foods
  • Clothing
  • Toiletries
  • Blankets

Jorge’s 3rd week of vacation – Jorge, our church sexton, will be on his 3rd week of vacation from Saturday, 12/23 to Wednesday, 1/3/18.