Annunciation/Evangelismos Church, Elkins Park, PA
Publish Date: 2020-09-20
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Annunciation/Evangelismos Church, Elkins Park, PA

General Information

  • Phone:
  • (215) 635-0316
  • Fax:
  • (215) 635-8301
  • Street Address:

  • 7921 Old York Road

  • Elkins Park, PA 19027

Contact Information

Services Schedule

We meet for divine worship every Sunday morning starting with Orthros (Matins) 8:30, Divine Liturgy 9:30-11AM, followed by a fellowship hour in our community center. All are invited!

Please see Community Calendar for a complete listing of all weekday feast-days and worship services.

Past Bulletins

A Message from Our Parish Council President

Updates on Several Topics from Parish Council President Dean Dalson

Dear Annunciation Community,

This week I’d like to give you updates on several topics:

  • On behalf of Father John, the Parish Council and Stewardship Committee, I want to thank our Stewards for their generosity this year.  We have more pledged Stewards so far this year than we did in total for 2019, and collections are significantly higher than at the same time last year.  Overall, Stewardship covers about 70% of our operating expenses this year, compared to about 59% over the past few years.  Thank you to all for your generosity!
  • However, canceling our OPA festival means we don’t have our next largest source of income after Stewardship.  We have taken advantage of several Federal programs under the CARES Act, including a Payroll Protection Program loan, the majority of which we expect to be forgiven.  Even with the generosity of our Stewards, the Federal programs, and reductions in operating expenses of about $25,000, we project a shortfall at year-end of about $11,000.  We recognize that the economic effects of the Coronavirus impacted many families, and many families have been spared these effects.  We ask that those who can please help us close the projected shortfall by continuing the spirit of Stewardship generosity we have experienced so far this year.
  • It is very heartwarming and comforting to see the Stewardship results, for which we are very thankful in two respects.  First, of course, the immediate financial impact of our Stewards’ generosity to benefit our community.  Second, and more important, is the trend towards Stewardship covering an ever-larger portion of the operating budget.  For many years we talked of the need to reduce our dependence on the OPA festival given the amount of work involved.  We hope that everyone can continue to support Stewardship generously toward the goal of funding the full operating budget, which would allow us to dedicate OPA proceeds to Ministries and longer-term improvements for our community.  With that in mind, our Stewardship program will be more focused on Sustaining Stewardship, where our Stewardship contributions are regular, recurring donations that automatically continue year to year, providing the Church with a steady, reliable flow of donations to pay expenses.  Our new GIVE+ electronic donations platform makes it easy to set up recurring donations through the Church’s website or the GIVE+ application for your phone.
  • The 45th Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress was held last week, the first-ever in a virtual format.  Father John, several Parish Council members, and I attended various parts of the Congress.  I was impressed by the hard work and professionalism of the Clergy and Lay leadership of the Archdiocese. I am pleased to report significant progress against the three priorities Archbishop Elpidophoros outlined at the time of his Enthronement; completion of the Saint Nicholas Shrine, stabilizing Hellenic College and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology and addressing the underfunding of the Clergy pension plan.  The virtual format worked very well, and you can access a wide range of materials from the Congress at its website
  • Finally, we will have our Fall General Assembly on Monday, October 19, at 7:00 PM.  It will be a combination of in-person attendance in the Social Hall (limited to 25 people) and a Zoom videoconference.  The videoconference will have capabilities for you to submit questions and comments.  Please join us in this important General Assembly. The agenda will include an update on our community’s financial condition, the presentation of a draft budget for 2021, and preparations and nominations for the Parish Council elections in December.

Thank you again for your commitment to and generosity towards our Faith and Community.


Dean Dalson

Parish Council President


Weekend Update

Please sign up HERE  to attend in person any of the church services 
For those unable to attend in person, click on the service to see the text and pray with us through our Facebook Livestream
Let us know if you would like for us to light a votive candle for you HERE

Sunday after Holy Cross, September 20, 2020

Κυριακή μετά τήν Ύψωσιν, 20 Σεπτεμβρίου, 2020

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

  • 7 pm AGOC Endowment Committee  meeting

Friday, September 25, 2020

  • 6:30 pm GOYA Friday w/ Father John at the Dalson’s home back yard. Please sign up HERE to attend

1st Sunday of Luke, September 27, 2020

  • 8:30 am MATINS, 9:30 am DIVINE LITURGY
  • 40-day mother & child blessing: Chrysanthos, the newborn son of Christine and Peter Georgiou

Saints and Feasts

September 20

Eustathius the Great Martyr, his wife and two children

The holy Martyr Eustathius before his baptism was an illustrious Roman general named Placidas in the days of the Emperor Trajan. While hunting in the country one day, he was converted to the Faith of Christ through the apparition of an uncommonly majestic stag, between whose antlers he saw the Cross of Christ, and through which the Lord spoke to him with a human voice. Upon returning home, he learned that his wife Tatiana had also had a vision in which she was instructed to become a Christian. They sought out the Bishop of the Christians and were baptized, Placidas receiving the name Eustathius, and Tatiana the name Theopiste; their two sons were baptized Agapius and Theopistus. The family was then subjected to such trials as Job endured. Their servants died, all their goods were stolen, and on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem they were scattered abroad, each not even knowing if the others were still alive. By the providence of God, they were united again after many years, and returned to Rome in glory. Nevertheless, when they refused to sacrifice to the idols-a public sacrifice from which no Roman general could be absent-the Emperor Hadrian, who had succeeded Trajan, had them put into a large bronze device in the shape of a bull, which was heated with fire until they died. When their holy bodies were removed, they were found to be without harm. They suffered martyrdom about the year 126.


Gospel and Epistle Readings

Epistle Reading

Prokeimenon. Plagal Second Mode. Psalm 27.9,1.
O Lord, save your people and bless your inheritance.
Verse: To you, O Lord, I have cried, O my God.

The reading is from St. Paul's Letter to the Galatians 2:16-20.

Brethren, knowing that a man is not justified by works of the law but through faith in Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Christ Jesus, in order to be justified by faith in Christ, and not by works of the law, because by works of the law shall no one be justified. But if, in our endeavor to be justified in Christ, we ourselves were found to be sinners, is Christ then an agent of sin? Certainly not! But if I build up again those things which I tore down, then I prove myself a transgressor. For I through the law died to the law, that I might live to God. I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me; and the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

Προκείμενον. Plagal Second Mode. ΨΑΛΜΟΙ 27.9,1.
Σῶσον, Κύριε τὸν λαὸν σου καὶ εὐλόγησον τὴν κληρονομίαν σου.
Στίχ. Πρὸς σἐ, Κύριε, κεκράξομαι ὁ Θεός μου.

τὸ Ἀνάγνωσμα Πρὸς Γαλάτας 2:16-20.

Ἀδελφοί, εἰδότες ὅτι οὐ δικαιοῦται ἄνθρωπος ἐξ ἔργων νόμου, ἐὰν μὴ διὰ πίστεως Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ, καὶ ἡμεῖς εἰς Χριστὸν Ἰησοῦν ἐπιστεύσαμεν, ἵνα δικαιωθῶμεν ἐκ πίστεως Χριστοῦ, καὶ οὐκ ἐξ ἔργων νόμου· διότι οὐ δικαιωθήσεται ἐξ ἔργων νόμου πᾶσα σάρξ. Εἰ δέ, ζητοῦντες δικαιωθῆναι ἐν Χριστῷ, εὑρέθημεν καὶ αὐτοὶ ἁμαρτωλοί, ἆρα Χριστὸς ἁμαρτίας διάκονος; Μὴ γένοιτο. Εἰ γὰρ ἃ κατέλυσα, ταῦτα πάλιν οἰκοδομῶ, παραβάτην ἐμαυτὸν συνίστημι. Ἐγὼ γὰρ διὰ νόμου νόμῳ ἀπέθανον, ἵνα θεῷ ζήσω. Χριστῷ συνεσταύρωμαι· ζῶ δέ, οὐκέτι ἐγώ, ζῇ δὲ ἐν ἐμοὶ Χριστός· ὃ δὲ νῦν ζῶ ἐν σαρκί, ἐν πίστει ζῶ τῇ τοῦ υἱοῦ τοῦ θεοῦ, τοῦ ἀγαπήσαντός με καὶ παραδόντος ἑαυτὸν ὑπὲρ ἐμοῦ.

Gospel Reading

Sunday after Holy Cross
The Reading is from Mark 8:34-38; 9:1

The Lord said: "If anyone wishes to come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. For whoever would save his life will lose it; and whoever loses his life for my sake and the gospel's will save it. For what does it profit a man, to gain the whole world and forfeit his life? For what can a man give in return for his life? For whoever is ashamed of me and my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, of him will the Son of man also be ashamed, when he comes in the glory of his Father with the holy angels." And he said to them, "Truly, I say to you, there are some standing here who will not taste death before they see the kingdom of God come with power."

Sunday after Holy Cross
Κατὰ Μᾶρκον 8:34-38, 9:1

Εἶπεν ὁ Κύριος· Εἴ τις θέλει ὀπίσω μου ἐλθεῖν, ἀπαρνησάσθω ἑαυτὸν καὶ ἀράτω τὸν σταυρὸν αὐτοῦ, καὶ ἀκολουθείτω μοι. ὃς γὰρ ἂν θέλῃ τὴν ψυχὴν αὐτοῦ σῶσαι, ἀπολέσει αὐτήν· ὃς δ᾿ ἂν ἀπολέσῃ τὴν ἑαυτοῦ ψυχὴν ἕνεκεν ἐμοῦ καὶ τοῦ εὐαγγελίου, οὗτος σώσει αὐτήν. τί γὰρ ὠφελήσει ἄνθρωπον ἐὰν κερδήσῃ τὸν κόσμον ὅλον, καὶ ζημιωθῇ τὴν ψυχὴν αὐτοῦ; ἢ τί δώσει ἄνθρωπος ἀντάλλαγμα τῆς ψυχῆς αὐτοῦ; ὃς γὰρ ἐὰν ἐπαισχυνθῇ με καὶ τοὺς ἐμοὺς λόγους ἐν τῇ γενεᾷ ταύτῃ τῇ μοιχαλίδι καὶ ἁμαρτωλῷ, καὶ ὁ υἱὸς τοῦ ἀνθρώπου ἐπαισχυνθήσεται αὐτὸν ὅταν ἔλθῃ ἐν τῇ δόξῃ τοῦ πατρὸς αὐτοῦ μετὰ τῶν ἀγγέλων τῶν ἁγίων. Καὶ ἔλεγεν αὐτοῖς· ἀμὴν λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι εἰσί τινες τῶν ὧδε ἑστηκότων, οἵτινες οὐ μὴ γεύσωνται θανάτου ἕως ἂν ἴδωσι τὴν βασιλείαν τοῦ Θεοῦ ἐληλυθυῖαν ἐν δυνάμει.


Hymns of the Day

Resurrectional Apolytikion in the Plagal Second Mode

Angelic powers were above Thy tomb, and they that guarded Thee became as dead. And Mary stood by the grave seeking Thine immaculate Body. Thou hast despoiled Hades and wast not tried thereby. Thou didst meet the Virgin and didst grant us life. O Thou Who didst arise from the dead, Lord, glory be to Thee.
Ἀγγελικαὶ Δυνάμεις ἐπὶ τὸ μνῆμά σου, καὶ οἱ φυλάσσοντες ἀπενεκρώθησαν, καὶ ἵστατο Μαρία ἐν τῷ τάφῳ, ζητοῦσα τὸ ἄχραντόν σου σῶμα. Ἐσκύλευσας τὸν ᾍδην, μὴ πειρασθεὶς ὑπ' αὐτοῦ, ὑπήντησας τῇ Παρθένῳ, δωρούμενος τὴν ζωήν, ὁ ἀναστὰς ἐκ των νεκρῶν, Κύριε δόξα σοι.

Apolytikion for Afterfeast of the Holy Cross in the First Mode

Save, O Lord, Thy people and bless Thine inheritance; grant Thou unto the faithful victory over adversaries. And by the power of Thy Cross do Thou preserve Thy commonwealth.
Σώσον Κύριε τόν λαόν σου καί ευλόγησον τήν κληρονομίαν σου, νίκας τοίς Βασιλεύσι κατά βαρβάρων δωρούμενος καί τό σόν φυλάττων διά τού Σταυρού σου πολίτευμα.

Apolytikion for Martyr Eustathius and His Companions in the Fourth Mode

Thy Martyrs, O Lord, in their courageous contest for Thee received as the prize the crowns of incorruption and life from Thee, our immortal God. For since they possessed Thy strength, they cast down the tyrants and wholly destroyed the demons' strengthless presumption. O Christ God, by their prayers, save our souls, since Thou art merciful.
Οι Μάρτυρές σου, Κύριε, εν τή αθλήσει αυτών, στεφάνους εκομίσαντο τής αφθαρσίας, εκ σού τού Θεού ημών, σχόντες γάρ τήν ισχύν σου, τούς τυράννους καθείλον, έθραυσαν καί δαιμόνων, τά ανίσχυρα θράση. Αυτών ταίς ικεσίαις, Χριστέ ο Θεός, σώσον τάς ψυχάς ημών.

The Apolytikion of the Annunciation/Evangelismos in the Fourth Mode

Today is the summary of our salvation, and the revelation of the age-old mystery. For the Son of God becomes the Son of the Virgin, and Gabriel announces the good news of grace. Therefore, let us join him, and cry  aloud to the Theotokos: “Rejoice, Maiden full of grace! The Lord is with you.”

Cήμερον τῆς σωτηρίας ἡμῶν τὸ Κεφάλαιον, καὶ τοῦ ἀπ' αἰῶνος Μυστηρίου ἡ φανέρωσις, ὁ Υἱὸς τοῦ Θεοῦ, Υἱὸς τῆς Παρθένου γίνεται, καὶ Γαβριὴλ τὴν χάριν εὐαγγελίζεται. Διὸ σὺν αὐτῷ τῇ Θεοτόκῳ βοήσωμεν· Χαῖρε Κεχαριτωμένη, ὁ Κύριος μετὰ σοῦ.

Seasonal Kontakion in the Fourth Mode

Lifted up on the Cross by Your free will, Christ God, grant mercies to the new commonwealth that bears Your name. Gladden our faithful rulers by Your power, giving them victories over their adversaries. May Your alliance be for them a weapon for peace, an invincible standard.
Ο υψωθείς εν τώ Σταυρώ εκουσίως, τή επωνύμω σου καινή πολιτεία, τούς οικτιρμούς σου δώρησαι, Χριστέ ο Θεός, Εύφρανον εν τή δυνάμει σου, τούς πιστούς Βασιλείς ημών, νίκας χορηγών αυτοίς, κατά τών πολεμίων, τήν συμμαχίαν έχοιεν τήν σήν, όπλον ειρήνης, αήττητον τρόπαιον.

Community News & Events

Young-at-Heart (60+) Ministry Update

We look forward to reuniting the Young at Heart Members when the time is right. Meanwhile, please stay safe and healthy.

A sincere and heartfelt "Thank You" to Agnes Louridas and Helen Papanicolau for their many years of leadership and commitment in making this ministry a vital part of our community. We hope to continue their energy and enthusiasm.

With gratitude,

Susan Gouris and Maria McNally


“The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon. Those that be planted in the house of the Lord shall flourish in the courts of our God. They shall still bring forth fruit in old age; they shall be fat and flourishing; To show that the Lord is upright: he is my rock, and there is no unrighteousness in him.” Psalm 92:12

Our Young at Heart ministry provides fellowship and friendship for our mature adults. Each person in the church is vital to the health and growth of the church. The rich experience and seasoned gifts of older Christians are indispensable resources to our congregation. Our church has made a commitment to encourage the Young at Hearts and maintain their involvement in the life of the church. There's a place for you at Annunciation! Ministries need your skills, abilities, and maturity!

The group plans social gatherings that include day excursions, holiday luncheons, and other fun and festive activities throughout the year. The activities are promoted in the   Weekly Bulletin (hard copy on Sunday and E-Bulletin), and mailed to those without an email address, for all those interested, to plan ahead and join in. We invite you to join us in fellowship and fun! 

Contact Persons
Susan Gouris 
Maria McNally

Save the Date: Fall General Assembly of Our Parishioners

  • Monday, October 19, 2020, at 7 pm. Fall General Assembly of our parishioners (in person and via Zoom for those who cannot make it). Stay tuned for the invitation letter and the agenda.


Youth Activities and News

2020-2021 Youth Ministries Announcement

Dear Annunciation Parents and Families of our Youth,

I am pleased to announce that Youth Ministries Registration 20’-21’ is Now Open! Please read its welcome letter closely.

Know that all our youth ministry events and activities will be offered virtually until further notice and that our youth and parish leadership are actively looking at all possible safe, in-person opportunities for youth activities.

Finally, I am personally challenging all of you, our parents and families of our youth, to register and commit to helping your child engage Google Classroom and Google Meet - our single online education platform of choice - as our teachers have been working tirelessly to pull together a meaningful virtual offering for your child.

Most of all, thank you to all our teachers and advisors!


See you soon,

Fr. John L. Johns

Sunday School teachers: Dust-Off OCMC Mission Lesson Plans and Coin Boxes for the New Church Year

Great Lent is such an important season for us as Orthodox Christians. In addition to the increased prayer, fasting, and almsgiving that we are directed to undertake, it has traditionally been the time for focused education on the Mission work of our Orthodox faith, praying for our OCMC missionaries, and sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ using OCMC’s lesson plans and coin boxes.

This year, we were forced to attend services behind our computer screens during Great Lent and Holy Week. Now more than ever, as we begin the new ecclesiastical year, we need to teach our youth about missions and get them involved in this critical ministry!

Please dust off those lesson plans and Coin Boxes we sent you earlier in the year and put them to good use. This year’s lesson plans focus on the life of one of the Church’s great missionary saints – St. Herman of Alaska. In August we celebrated the 50th anniversary of his canonization. In honor of his shining example we ask the following:

  • Teach your youth about St. Herman, using the lesson plans we sent you earlier in the year so that they can follow in his footsteps.
  • Encourage them to fill their Coin Boxes throughout October so that missionaries serving in the world today can offer their loving witness to the Gospel of Christ and our Faith like St. Herman.
  • Submit the gifts collected in the Coin Boxes by October 31st.

Thank you for your efforts in helping to share the Good News of Jesus Christ!


Homeless Ministry News


Please help us supply backpacks filled with essentials for those experiencing homelessness to help them survive on the streets!

Fill a ziplock bag with the following essential items: 

Essentials for Men                                            Essentials for women         

1 Pair of white cotton socks                                 Same items listed for men plus:               

1 Mask                                                               Feminine hygiene products
Small bottle hand sanitizer                                   Hair ties or scrunchie
Bandaids (a few assorted sizes)
Lip balm/chapstick
Lotion (travel size) Sunscreen (small size)
Toothbrush (if possible with covers) and toothpaste (travel size)  Wet Wipes
Multivitamins or EmergenC 
Beef Jerky 
Breakfast bars or cereal bars
Mints (gum is not preferred because of dental issues)
Peanut Butter crackers
Applesauce or pudding cups

Backpacks will be supplied by FOCUS North America. Please include a $10 check made payable to FOCUS North America in the zip loc bag if you would also like to donate the backpack. All checks will be mailed to FOCUS once the drive is completed. 

Place your filled ziplock bags in the Homeless Ministry basket located on the balcony by the Resource Center (bookstore). 

Reminder: Please continue to bring your donations of gently used books and place those next to the Homeless Ministry basket. 

We will continue collecting both essentials for the backpack drive and your gently used books until Sunday, October the 4th


Thank you for sharing your love and compassion by giving to our homeless neighbors 

In Christ's service,

The Homeless Ministry (Angela Godshall) (Talia Hatzopoulos) (Bonnie Koletas)


Annunciation Resource Center

Did you know the liturgical year begins and ends with feasts of the Theotokos (her Nativity on September 8 and the Dormition on August 15)? Here are some helpful resources as we begin a new liturgical year:

Seasons of Grace: Reflections on the Orthodox Church Year by Donna Farley, $17.95. Short, insightful reflections that help us find balance as we weave the Great Feasts into the fabric of our lives.

Do Not Judge by Hieromonk Gregorios, $7.95. As we struggle to live according to God’s commandments, we can lose hope and give up. Christ, however, suggested a very simple way for us to please Him and avoid condemnation at the Last Judgment: Do not judge in order not to be judged (Matt. 7:1-2). This slim volume addresses causes & types of criticism, gossip, and passing judgment.

The Story of Mary, the Mother of God by Dorrie Papademetriou, $20. A beautiful picture book that tells the story of the Virgin Mary’s childhood. Inspired by mosaics in the monastery of Chora in Constantinople.

Celebrate the Feasts, children’s music CD by Kh. Gigi Shadid. Stream the CD here to help young children learn the hymns of the Great Feasts or listen to her song about the feasts of Panagia here on YouTube.

Please reach out to us and let us know how we can serve you. Need a gift, an icon or items for your home church? We have them. Since you cannot come to the Resource Center during the pandemic, we will do our best to bring it to you! 

You now have the option of paying for your Resource Center items through the Give+ app. (Jane Papacostas) (Angela Godshall) (Barbara Louridas)


Focus on Our Church Family

Pastoral care: If you or someone you know is sick, homebound elderly, or scheduled for surgery, please call the church office to let us know so Fr. John can make a pastoral visit, or to add someone to the prayer list.

Let us pray to the Lord for the health and salvation of: Suffering and persecuted Christians in the Middle East and the non-Christian world, Anthony, Janet, Dionysios, Elizabeth, Peter, Athanasia, Earnest, Virginia, Sandra, Tom, Stephen, Betty, Chryssie, Stacey, Athena, Konstantinos, Donna, Fr. George, Helen, Luke, Lia, Mary.

Names will be kept on this list for approximately 3 months. Please resubmit Names if needed. Fr. John will include the submitted names at the Psokomide “Offering of Gifts” during the first part of the liturgy when he prepares the mystical gifts of bread & wine. Please lift these names up to the Lord in your personal prayer life as well.

Prayer for healing: Heavenly Father, physician of our souls and bodies, who have sent our Lord to heal every sickness. Visit and heal us. Grant patience in this sickness, strength of body and spirit, and recovery of health. Lord, You have taught us to pray for each other that we may be healed. We pray that You heal, guide, and protect your servant (s) (pray by name for those who are sick) and grant them the gift of complete health. You are the source of healing and to You, we give glory, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Amen.

Happy wedding anniversary! To those who are celebrating birthdays this coming week:  McClintock, Charles & Elizabeth; Fellenz, Jonathan & Stephanie Ballas; O'Hara, Yianni & Jessica Cosrso; Rodenhausen, Jake & Regina; Bougioukas, Nickolas & Magdalini; Jasionowicz, Konstantinos & Helen Giannakopoulos; Dinneen, Thomas & Sofia

Χρόνια πολλά & ευλογημένα!  God grant you many years!  To those who are celebrating birthdays this coming week: Hanna Apostolidis, Andrea Cosmas, Simeon Mackrides, Evangelos Mariani, Leonidas Pashos, Alex Potter, Despina Raggousis, Georgette White, Dije Dardeshi, Vasilis Dardeshi, Susan Gouris, Nikolaos Twyman, John Zevitas, Nickolas Bougioukas, Anthony Cardenas, Nikos Christodoulakis, Christopher Cooper, Katarina Haviaras, Ashley Porter, James Ricks, Leah Fountas, Constadean Lambardakis, Andrew Mulcahy, Anna Anagnostakos, Thomas Dinoulis, Carl Freedman, Katerina Georgiou, Christos Kambouris, Alexandra Patella, John Contoudis, Heather Fiorito, Apostolos Fisfis, Athanasios Pappas, Dolores Pavlis, Natalie Sarantidis, George Vafiadis, Urania Pappas, Christopher Perry, Manny Stoupakis, Gregory Voutsinas.


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Greek Orthodox Archdiocese News

Archbishop Elpidophoros Announces New Appointments


His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America announced four new appointments and assignments at the Archdiocese to coincide with the commencement of the new Ecclesiastical year.

Office of Ionian Village Hosts Decades Meeting for Alumni


Although the Ionian Village Summer Program was cancelled due to COVID-19, many former participants (campers, staff members, former administration, medical volunteers and clergy) were given the opportunity to gather online. Weekly “virtual” reunions were held from mid-July through mid-August. These reunions were organized into decades (1970’s, 80’s,90’s, 2000’s, 2010’s) and were hosted by Fr. Gary Kyriacou, the current Director of Ionian Village.

Beyond Annunciation