Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church of Chicago, Celebrating Over 88 Years of Excellence in Ministry

 

The Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church has a rich and productive tradition in the Eastern Orthodox Christian Faith.

This year, 2016, marks 88 years as a house of worship in the Lincoln Square community. Our parish has deeply enriched the lives of so many faithful through the countless amounts of Divine Liturgies, Sacraments and Religious Education Programming. In keeping with the tradition of our Hellenism, our Church has been a beacon of Greek instruction in both language and culture for the thousands of students and hundreds of teachers who have passed through our church halls. Our Philoptochos has tenderly helped so many within the parish and outside the parish to offer a helping hand. Our other church ministries provided for the youth are monthly and offer a social outreach for all ages. We are committed to participatory worship, decision making, consensus building, and thinking outside the box.

After you've checked us out on the Internet, please come and join us in person. Our people are warm and pious. In our beautiful sanctuary, you will experience worship that is both traditional and family friendly.

If you are looking for a church that feels like family, seeking true spirituality, or struggling with the pain and doubts of life in an imperfect world, please join us.

I am truly humbled to serve this congregation for twenty years and through the prayers of His Eminence Metropolitan Iakovos, I give glory to God for the many wonderful works this parish has provided in the past and continues to offer in the future.

Father Apostolos N. Georgiafentis

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The Walnut Room renovation project is begining soon.  Please use the button below to donate any amount you wish.

If you would like to contribute your time and talents for this project, please contact the church office.

Saint Demetrios Sunday School Registration Forms 2016/17- Print forms and drop off at Church Office!!!

 

This Week at St. Demetrios

 
 Monday September 12 - Parish Council Meeting 7:30 p.m.
 
 Tuesday September 13 -  Greek School 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday September 14 - The Elevation of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross Orthros and Divine Liturgy at 9:00 a.m.
 
Thursday September 15- 
 
Friday September 16 - Greek School 4:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
Saturday September 17- Feast of Saints Sophia and her three daughters- Faith, Hope and Love Orthros and Divine Liturgy at 9:00 a.m. Greek School 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 
Sunday September 18- Orthros and Divine Liturgy beginning at 8:30 a.m. First Day of Sunday School and Agiasmos Blessing for the New Year