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Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Publish Date: 2023-12-03
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Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

General Information

  • Phone:
  • (562) 494-8929
  • Fax:
  • (562) 985-1379
  • Street Address:

  • 5761 East Colorado St.

  • Long Beach, CA 90814
  • Mailing Address:

  • 5761 East Colorado St.

  • Long Beach, CA 90814


Past Bulletins


Worship Services, Meetings and Activities

Worship Services

12/03/2023

Sunday, 12/3

+ ΙΔ’ Λουκά. 13th Sunday of Luke

  Orthros 9:00 am, Divine Liturgy 10:00 am.

Hope/Joy & Goya

 

Wednesday, 12/6

+ Νικολάου Μύρων. Nicholas the Wonderworker. 10:00 am at Rose Hills, Whittier

Panagia’s Little Lambs 10 am - 11 am

Greek School 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

 

Sunday, 12/10

+ Ι’ Λουκά. 10th Sunday of Luke

   Orthros 9:00 am, Divine Liturgy 10:00 am.

Sunday School


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Saints and Feasts

Zephania
December 03

The Holy Prophet Sophonias (Zephaniah)

This Prophet, who is ninth in order among the minor Prophets, was the son of Chusi (Cushi), from the tribe of Levi, or according to some, the great-grandson of King Hezekias. He prophesied in the years of Josias, who reigned in the years 641-610 before Christ. His book of prophecy is divided into three chapters. His name means "Yah has concealed."


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Announcements

CHURCHING

12/03/2023

40 days churching of Sebastian Stavros Torres, son of Ernesto & Panagiota Torres.

Congratulations!


SOCIAL HOUR

12/03/2023

Sponsored by Maria Ragias & Katerina Spiropoulos. Thank you.

If you want to sponsor any Sunday’s social hour please contact Voula at 562-494-8929 or via email at: office@assumptionlb.org


PHILOPTOCHOS NEWS

12/03/2023

Christmas Party - Invitations are in the mail. Join us for a “Very Country Christmas” celebration on Saturday December 9, 2023 at the Betty Reckas Center. It will be a fun event with a Tree Lighting Ceremony at 5:30pm followed by Dinner, Live Band and Dancing. Prepaid Reservations only by December 1, 2023.  $50.00 for Adults Prepaid, ($60.00 at the Door); $20 for Children under 12. 

Pay by Venmo @Philoptochos-LongBeach or by check Payable to Assumption Philoptochos. We are also selling tickets every Sunday after Church in the Hall.

For Information please contact Mary Polychrones (714)343-5866; Lia Kakaris (562)773-1778

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Trinity Christmas Tree: Beginning November 5, 2023, the Trinity Christmas Tree will be in the Narthex with the names of the children and their Christmas wishes. Let us put a smile on a kid’s face by making their Christmas wishes come true.  Last day to bring the gifts is 12/10/2023.

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Holiday Baking: Let the Philoptochos ladies bake for you for the upcoming Holiday season. Place your orde/s for Melomakarona, Kourabiedes, Koulourakia. For special orders ONLY: Tray/s of Baklava, Karidopita, Spanakopites & Tiropites. To place your order/s please contact Lia Kakaris at 562-773-1778 or via email at liakakarishphiloptochoslb@yahoo.com. We will only bake what you order.

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Toys For Tots: Philoptochos has partnered with Sunday School to sponsor and collect toys for underprivileged children in Long Beach that will bring a smile to a child’s face during this holiday season.  Bring a small new toy and drop in the box at the Betty Reckas Center till December 10.   Your generosity is appreciated.


GREEK DANCE

12/03/2023

Back by popular demand! The Dance School will be selling hot chocolate and churros on Dec. 10th.

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MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR OUR GLENDI! Meet us on the dance floor, under the stars on February 10th! Our dance school is very excited to present our Glendi under the stars. We sold out last year, and we hope to make it a successful and memorable event again! Stay tuned for more details in the new year. 


Parish Elections

12/03/2023

On Sunday, Dec. 10 we will have the elections for the 2024-2025 PC board. Please note that you need to be in Good Standing to be able to participate in the Parish Elections. 


SUNSHINE CLUB (SENIORS)

11/12/2023

Sunshine Club (Seniors) Christmas Celebration

Please come dressed in your best Christmas attire because pictures will be taken and shared on our Facebook page. In addition, we will be having a holiday raffle. If you would like to participate, please bring a wrapped gift worth $10-$15. RSVP by no later than December 8th to Matoula (714) 705-9316 or Voula (562) 494-8929. If you need a ride to the event, indicate so when making your reservations.

Where:  BIG E PIZZA 3225 Pacific Coast Highway Signal Hill, CA 90755

When:   Tuesday, December12th

Time:   11:30 pm


SUNDAY SCHOOL

12/03/2023

CHRISTMAS PAGEANT! Please join us on Sunday, December 17 2023 in a celebration of the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ with lunch, petting zoo and a special visit from SANTA.


HOPE & JOY NEWS

12/03/2023

Our ministry has planned to go to the "Ice Scatting Wonderland" on Saturday, December 16 from 12:45pm to 2:46pm. 

RSVP Sia Christopoulos (562) 394-6604

The Rinks - Lakewood ICE,

3975 Pixie Ave. Lakewood, CA 90712


COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS CARD

12/03/2023

The Assumption Community Christmas Card is on again this year. All proceeds go to the Assumption Church. As always, the card will be mailed out to all the families on the community’s mailing list. Please look for the flyer insert on Sunday's bulletin and in your email inbox.


NEW YEAR'S EVE

12/03/2023

Save the date: Sunday, December 31, 2023 for New Year’s Eve Glendi/Party with Food, Live Music, Dancing, Entertainment & Bar!

Ring in 2024 with us at Assumption Church from 8pm to 2am.

RSVP to Christina Karmiris at ckarmiris1984@yahoo.com & 714-791-6160


HELLENIC AMERICAN MEDICAL & DENTAL SOCIETY

12/03/2023

The Hellenic American Medical and Dental Society of California (HAMDS) is happy to open the application process for their 2023 Scholarships. 

If you are, or know someone, of Greek descent who is enrolled in an accredited California Medical or Dental school  or is a resident of California enrolled in an accredited Medical or Dental School elsewhere, please share this information. 

The deadline to submit the completed application will be December 10th, 2023. 

Any interested applicants, please email info@hamds.org.


SAINT SOPHIA WINTER CAMP 2023!

12/03/2023

Remember to sign up for Winter Camp! The deadline to register is December 4th. After the 4th, you will be placed on the waitlist and be notified if an opening becomes available.

The dates are December 27th- December 30th at Camp Saint Nicholas in Frazier Park, CA. Visit saintsophiacamp.org to register or click the link to register: https://forms.gle/dvy5a1eDy1J4oYX79


BOOKSTORE

12/03/2023

Christmas is just around the corner. Supplies are limited. The bookstore has many wonderful items & gifts for your religious needs. The bookstore will be open after Liturgy. During the week, it will be open by APPOINTMENT ONLY. Please contact Zoe Falley at (714) 366-0001 or zypyzoe@yahoo.com.


STEWARDSHIP

12/03/2023

If you are new to the community and want to become member in our church please feel free to either take a pledge card from the announcement table in the narthex or go online at www.assumptionlb.org/stewardship.


METROPOLIS NEWS

12/03/2023

Stay Connected to the Metropolis: 

Text SFNEWS 22828 and subscribe to the E-News from the Metropolis of San Francisco.


C0MMUNITY GUIDE

12/03/2023

LIVE STREAM:  All services are on Live Streaming on Youtube. You may search "AssumptionGOC" on any Smart TV or device. Please click on the following link to connect directly and please subscribe. Assumption GOC Long Beach

Text to follow the Services : AGES DCS

 

PRAYER REQUEST AND LIGHT A CANDLE: Please visit https://forms.gle/HUgSzNy5s5jTBeWHA and Fr. Christos will be praying the names that you submit during the services and will light candles for you.

 

SOCIAL MEDIA: Follow on Instagram at:

Assumption Greek OC Long Beach (@lbassumption) • Instagram photos and videos

Like us on Facebook at: https://m.facebook.com/AssumptionLB/

 

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Please click here to follow our Church calendar: Parish Calendar

 

SUPPORT THE CHURCH: We thank all those who have been sending donations and stewardship. If you want to become a member in our church or to make any donation please visit: http://www.assumptionlb.org/stewardship/


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