Sunday Hours

* Orthros - 8:45 am *

* Divine Liturgy - 10:00 am *

Welcome!

Orthodoxy touches many lands and many languages.

Whatever your background, we are glad of your interest and bid you peace in our Lord Jesus Christ. 

We invite you to work and pray with us in giving glory to God the Holy Trinity: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

All are welcome!

Note on Partaking of Holy Communion at evening Liturgy: 
Please keep in mind and practice the rule of abstaining from any drink or food from noon until Communion is offered when participating in Holy Communion at evening Liturgy. Those who are ill or on medications are not required to observe this rule strictly. However, even they should abstain at least an hour or two before the beginning of Liturgy.

Stewardship

Stewardship Weekend!

Sat. Nov 23 - Vanish Farmwoods Brewery, 4pm

42245 Black Hops Ln. Leesburg. Families Welcome - great outdoor space for all, food and beverages available for purchase. Join us!

Sun. Nov 24 - Stewardship Sunday after Liturgy

Hear an update about our Stewardship program and a parishioner testimonial.

Capital Campaign

Welcome Metropolitan Evangelos!

See the press report about our land unveiling

Loudoun Now

We made history by purchasing 7.5 acres in Ashburn for our permanent church home! Donate today so we can begin building.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Holy Apostles Parish Christmas Card 

With a $25 donation, your name will be included in our annual Christmas card which features a drawing from one of our Sunday School children and is mailed to all parishioners.  Submit your payment by Sunday, November 17. Please provide your name as you would like it to appear on the card (examples: The Pappas Family, or Greg, Joanne and Maria Pappas).

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vasilopita/Tsoureki Sale

Order from Philoptochos by December 1. Pick up at church on December 22. Order online, or pay by cash or check with your order form.

Christmas Benefit Concert

Saturday December 7, 6:00pm - His Eminence Metropolitan Evangelos and the St. John the Theologian Cathedral proudly present a Christmas Benefit Concert with selections from G.F. Handels "The Messiah" and christmas songs and carols.

Encyclical - Nativity Fast

Encyclical from His Eminence, Metropolitan Evangelos of New Jersey for the Fast of the Nativity.

Choir Appeal

We hear you proudly singing in the pews every week, and you have wonderful voices!  I'd like to invite you up front on Sundays to help us sing.  If you can read music (even a little) and/or if you have a good ear (you find yourself singing along, even when you are outside of Church), please join us.  Come one, come all - and all ages are welcome (encourage your young teens and kids too).

- Bret Lansdell

Prosforo

We can use some help in making Prosforo for our services. Please contact Father George if you can help.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Hasapiko Night - Adult Dance

Friday Nov 15, 7pm class, 8pm social; all abilities are welcome! RSVP to Alissa Iatridis.

Youth Dance Troupe Practice

Nov 17 - 12pm elementary age children; 12:15pm middle and high school-aged dancers.

HOPE (ages 5-8)

Learn about St. Nicholas, how to honor and imitate him. Craft included.  Monday, Dec. 2 at church, 6:30-7:30pm. Hosted by Kristine Lorentz.

Christmas Advent Lectures

Wednesday, Dec 4 & 11, 7-8:30pm

Explaining the mystery of Christ's Incarnation and Baptism in the Jordan through the medium of Iconography and Hymnology with Father George Alexson.

AHEPA Chapter 542 Parish Luncheon

Sunday, Dec 8, 1-4:30pm

Come join us for a fun family event to start the Christmas Season Celebration of the Birth of our Lord. Tickets can be purchased after Church via Check or Credit Card. This event is open to all members of our Parish. Contact Chad Burke if you have any questions.

JOY (ages 9-12)

Bowling, pizza and games at The Zone in Ashburn, Saturday, Dec. 14 at 12:00-2pm. $8 for shoes and bowling, pizza provided by the host Kristina Ayoub.

Christmas Pageant

Sunday, Dec 15 after liturgy

Join our Sunday School for our annual Christmas program.

GOYA (ages 13-18)

Christmas Lent Discussion with Father George, followed by decorating the church hall. Details to follow.

ONLINE CHAPEL

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Daily Readings App
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Department of Internet Ministries

The Daily Readings App on your mobile device is the easiest way to access the day's Bible readings prescribed by the Lectionary of the Greek Orthodox Church. The Daily Readings App also lets you read the lives of the saints or lookup fasting guidelines for each day right on your device.

The Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church is under the dominion of His Eminence Evangelos, Metropolitan of New Jersey, www.nj.goarch.org