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237 N 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103  •  Phone: 215-563-0979

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Monthly Calendar and Upcoming Events

10 a.m. Divine Liturgy on Sundays

Adult Education Classes: History of Orthodoxy
Wednesdays, Oct 12, Oct 19, Oct 26, Nov. 2th & Nov 9th: 6:30 pm dinner, 7 pm lecture/discussion 
You do not have to attend every session. We will have a potluck meal prior to the beginning of class. You do not have to bring any food there is always plenty. Come and learn more about your religion!

Halloween Party: Sunday, October 30, 2016
The party begins during coffee hour and will continue until about 3:00 pm. Adult tickets are $5.00, children are free. Hot dogs and refreshments will be served. If you have any questions about this event please email

Photos November 20th: Family photos will be taken for our new parish directory.
If you would like your photo taken please contact so that we can make a schedule.

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 Semi-annual Parish Meeting

Sunday, November 6th, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

If you would like to receive a copy of the proposed 2017 budget prior to the meeting please email The proposed 2017 budget will be also posted in the side vestibule. 


November Parish Council Meeting is rescheduled for November 15th


Home Blessing & Visitation

A sheet is posted in the side vestibuleFather Brooks intends to visit on Thursdays and Saturdays. Please pick a date and time and sign up. If you notice someone has signed up on the same date but lives far from you, please pick another date. As always if you are unable to schedule a visitation on Thursday or Saturday, Father Brooks encourages you to contact him directly 210-461-1956 or email fr.brooks to schedule an alternate date.

OCA Activities

Read the latest: St. Johns Fall 2015 Newsletter (pdf)

Photos of Past Events

To see the August 28 church picnic VIDEOS, click here:

PHOTOS: Church Picnic (8/28/16), Sunday School Graduation (2016), Lazarus Saturday–Palm Sunday–Pascha (2016), Souper-Bowl event (2/7/16), Icon Auction (2016), Theophany (1/10/16)

Portrait of Saint John Chrysostom of Antioch (Hagios Ioannis Chrysostomos)

An early Byzantine mosaic from the Cathedral of Hagia Sophia in Constantinople (modern Istanbul). The mosaic is approximately 1,000 years old.


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