Assumption Church
Publish Date: 2023-09-24
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Assumption Church

General Information

  • Phone:
  • (203) 748-2992
  • Fax:
  • (203) 748-7747
  • Street Address:

  • 30 Clapboard Ridge Road

  • Danbury, CT 06811

Contact Information

Services Schedule

Orthros at 8:45 am - Sundays
Divine Liturgy at 10am - Sundays
Weekday Divine Liturgies without Orthros begin with the Doxology at 9:50 am

Past Bulletins

Gospel and Epistle Readings

Epistle Reading

Prokeimenon. Fourth Mode. Psalm 67.35,26.
God is wonderful among his saints.
Verse: Bless God in the congregations.

The reading is from St. Paul's Second Letter to Timothy 3:10-15.

TIMOTHY, my son, you have observed my teaching, my conduct, my aim in life, my faith, my patience, my love, my steadfastness, my persecutions, my sufferings, what befell me at Antioch, at lconion, and at Lystra, what persecutions I endured; yet from them all the Lord rescued me. Indeed all who desire to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted, while evil men and impostors will go on from bad to worse, deceivers and deceived. But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have firmly believed, knowing from whom you learned it and how from childhood you have been acquainted with the sacred writings which are able to instruct you for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.

Gospel Reading

1st Sunday of Luke
The Reading is from Luke 5:1-11

At that time, as Jesus was standing by the lake of Gennesaret, he saw two boats by the lake; but the fishermen had gone out of them and were washing their nets. Getting into one of the boats, which was Simon's, he asked him to put out a little from the land. And he sat down and taught the people from the boat. And when he had ceased speaking, he said to Simon, "Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch." And Simon answered, "Master, we toiled all night and took nothing! But at your word I will let down the nets." And when they had done this, they enclosed a great shoal of fish; and as their nets were breaking, they beckoned to their partners in the other boat to come and help them. And they came and filled both the boats, so that they began to sink. But when Simon Peter saw it, he fell down at Jesus' knees, saying, "Depart from me, for I am a sinful man, O Lord." For he was astonished, and all who were with him, at the catch of fish which they had taken; and so also were James and John, sons of Zebedee, who were partners with Simon. And Jesus said to Simon, "Do not be afraid; henceforth you will be catching men." And when they had brought their boats to land, they left everything and followed him.


Saints and Feasts

September 26

The Falling Asleep of St. John the Evangelist and Theologian

This Apostle was from Bethsaida of Galilee, and was the son of Zebedee and Salome, and the brother of James the elder. First a fisherman by trade, he became an Apostle and the beloved Disciple of Christ. Only he of all the Disciples followed Him even to the Cross, and was entrusted with the care of our Saviour's Mother, as it were another son to her, and a brother of Christ the Teacher. After this, he preached throughout Asia Minor, especially in Ephesus. When the second persecution against the Christians began in the year 96 during the reign of Domitian, he was taken in bonds to Rome, and there was cast into a vat filled to the brim with boiling oil. Coming forth therefrom unharmed, he was exiled to the island of Patmos, where he wrote the Book of Revelation. Returning again to Ephesus after the death of the tyrant, he wrote his Gospel (after the other Evangelists had already written theirs) and his three Catholic Epistles. In all, he lived ninety-five years and fell asleep in the Lord during the reign of Trajan in the year 100. He was called Theologian because he loftily expounded in his Gospel the theology of the inexpressible and eternal birth of the Son and Word of God the Father. It is for this cause that an eagle-a symbol of the Holy Spirit, as Saint Irenaeus says-is depicted in his icon, for this was one of the four symbolic living creatures that the Prophet Ezekiel saw (Ezek. 1:10).



Agape Coffee Fellowship

Today's Coffee Fellowship is sponsored in loving memory of Voula Skiadas by her family.


In loving memory of Voula Skiadas (40 day) offered by her family.

Eternal Be Her Memory - ΑΙΩΝΙΑ Η ΜΝΗΜΗ.


Hospitality Ministry

Thank you to Cathy Hatzis for hosting today's Coffee Fellowship.

If you'd like to be a hostess or host, please sign up on the board that is located in our Parish Hall or on line at: September and October Sign Up

Hosting duties include setting up, serving the coffee and cleaning up. We will always pair you with an experienced hostess!

Questions? Please contact Barbara Soldano or Caryn Flannery (

For Agape Fellowship Sponsoring opportunities/availability and guidelines please contact Margot Racano at:


Parking for Holy Consecration

Important Parking Information for Sunday, Oct 1

We ask our faithful to please plan to arrive in time for the procession around the church which will take place at approximately 9:15am. Please park as far back in the lot as possible to maximize the available spaces.

Those arriving during the procession will be directed to park on our adjacent property.

Holy Consecration Schedule

For the schedule of the Holy Consecration Services visit our web site at:


Parish News

Sunday Collection Basket

We are very thankful for the support of so many families and individuals who financially support the Ministries of our Assumption Church. Your Stewardship Commitment and donations for candles, Feast Days and special offerings help our Church meet the Yearly Budget. Our Parish Council has decided to continue placing the traditional Collection Basket on a table in the Narthex. Parishioners and visitors may offer a donation if they wish following Divine Liturgy and other Services as they exit the Church. Thank you for your gifts that support the many Ministries and programs of our Church. God Bless you.


Greek School

Greek School-Afternoon Student Classes

Our afternoon Greek School classes for students are on Tuesdays, from 4:30-6:30pm. All students are expected to attend for the entire 2 hours of instruction. Our first class is on September 12th.


Students should be in the first grade of their regular school to enter the Level K Class.  Occasionally,  we have students join us at another level and we will accommodate them accordingly based on their individual ability and needs.

Registration Form

Please click on the Registration Form to register for our Greek School.

If you have any questions, you can contact Paraskevi at
Thank you!
Paraskevi Rountos
Athletic Director
Greek School Director
Assumption Greek Orthodox Church
Danbury, CT


GOYA Meeting Today

Sunday, September 24th following catechism school.



Youth Athletics

Assumption Basketball

Are you interested in playing basketball with our Church team? Our season starts in October and runs through February. Players need to be between the ages of 7-18. Please click on the Registration Form and submit payment no later than September 20th. We need to know who is playing so we know how many teams we have!
Please contact Paraskevi at with any questions!!!
Paraskevi Rountos
Athletic Director
Greek School Director
Assumption Greek Orthodox Church
Danbury, CT

Music Ministry

Consecration Choir - One more rehearsal to go!
Wednesday, Sept 27, @ The Amber Room - 6:00-7:30 pm Dress Rehearsal
Adult Choir Charcuterie, Wine & Cheese Kick-Off Get Together - Wednesday, October 4, 7:00 pm - RSVP by Sept 30 - Please join us if you are thinking of joining the AC or are a current member!
Youth Choir Kick-Off Get Together - Saturday, October 7, 1:00-3:00 pm - RSVP by Sept 30 - Please join us if you are thinking of joining the YC or are a current member!
For more information, Adult Choir please email and Youth Choir please email

Godparent List

    Godparent List as of 9-19-23

    Godparent List as of 9-19-23

    Make sure to mark your calendars for September 30 and October 1st to participate in the Sacred Services of the Consecration of our Assumption Church.


Links for Livestreaming Services

Pray with us by subscribing to the Assumption YouTube channel

Or by visiting our Assumption page on Facebook

Live events will be streamed on both these services on programmed service hours.



  • Month at-a-Glance

    September 24 to October 22, 2023

    Sunday, September 24

    8:45AM Orthros

    10:00AM Divine Liturgy

    11:00AM Memorial

    2:00PM Regional Hospice Service of Remembrance

    Saturday, September 30

    Consecration Vespers

    6:00PM Consecration Vespers

    Sunday, October 1


    8:00AM Orthros

    9:15AM Consecration Service

    10:15AM Divine Liturgy

    Friday, October 6

    🍇 The Holy and Glorious Apostle Thomas

    9:00AM Orthros

    10:00AM Divine Liturgy

    Sunday, October 8

    8:45AM Orthros

    10:00AM Divine Liturgy

    11:00AM Memorial

    Saturday, October 14

    11:00AM Baptism

    Sunday, October 15

    8:45AM Orthros

    10:00AM Divine Liturgy

    1:00PM Baptism

    Wednesday, October 18

    ☦️ Luke the Evangelist

    9:00AM Orthros

    10:00AM Divine Liturgy

    Thursday, October 19

    7:30PM Parish Council Meeting

    Sunday, October 22

    8:45AM Orthros

    10:00AM Divine Liturgy

    12:30PM Baptism