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

"The Kingdom of God is not food and drink, but righteousness and ascetic practice and holiness;  therefore rich men will never enter it, but only those who place their treasures into the hands of the needy.  This is what David the Prophet teaches when he says, "Righteous is the man, who is merciful day in and day out, who delights in the Lord.  He walks in the light; he will not stumble."  All of this was written for our edification, that, while fasting, we do acts of kindness; and the Lord will give us, instead of earthly gifts, the things of heaven."

-- Hymn from the Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt

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

AHEPA (Chapter 542) Wreath Sale

Have you decorated for Christmas?  Don't worry, AHEPA (Chapter 542) is once again selling lovely  Christmas Wreaths. Please order during coffee or shop online at www.ahepa542.org. You can also contact Michael Hadjimichael or John Drapas for assistance.   Orders will be delivered approximately Nov. 17 at church.  All funds raised support AHEPA's worthy causes.   

Encyclical - Holy Cross

Encyclical from His Eminence, Metropolitan Evangelos of New Jersey for the Feastday of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.

Mom's of Young Children Group

For mothers with newborn through elementary school age kids. All
children welcome at meetings. Meeting dates are flexible. More information is in the church hall. Email Rebecca Rallis to sign up: rebecca.rallis.holyapostles@gmail.com.

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

50th Anniversary Dinner

Sunday, Oct 27

Join us at the Belmont Country Club to honor Father George Alexson and his 50 years in the priesthood.

Hasapiko Happy Hour: Adult Greek Dance and Fellowship

Friday, Oct 18 7-9pm  at church

All levels and abilities are welcome! Join us for an opportunity to learn, exercise, and meet new friends.  Class is from 7-8pm, followed by provided happy hour drinks and appetizers from 8-9pm.  A one-time fee of $25 per person can be paid at class via check or cash. Please RSVP to our instructor and parishioner, Alissa Iatridis (alissa.iatridis@gmail.com).

Volunteer with Philoptochos - Women Giving Back

Saturday, Nov 9, 8-10:30am  

Sign up on the Women Giving Back website. We hope to go out to breakfast/brunch immediately following for our November meeting.

Youth Group

GOYA (ages 13-18) - Monthly Meeting

Nov 10 after Church - Giving Thanks Discussion with Deacon Harry Chelpon.

Introduction to Orthodoxy: Part One

Wednesdays 7-8:30pm Through Nov 13 

Wednesday evenings from 7:00 to 8:30 PM at Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church.
Course designed for Inquirers into the beliefs and practices
of the Orthodox Church.  Open as well to practicing Orthodox
faithful desiring to learn more about the Faith. Basic text: The Christian Orthodox Faith (copies available at Church).

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