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Summer Hours (June 14 - September 6)
- Orthros: 8:15 AM
- Divine Liturgy: 9:30 AM

Weekdays (when scheduled)
- Orthros: 8:00 AM
- Divine Liturgy: 9:00 AM

Sunday Services (September 13 and after)
- Orthros: 8:45 AM
- Divine Liturgy: 10:00 AM


Announcements
 
Place an ad in the Belmont Greek Festival Program Book!
It's a great opportunity to reach out to the 15,000 guests we'll have over the Labor Day Weekend, and the MANY days following, as the book will be read and consulted over and over again.  Click here for more info and the ad form.
Volunteers Needed for Greek Festival 2015
Please click here to access the various locations you can volunteer at. We need your help! Please register for several shifts.
Underwriting and Sponsor Opportunities for the Belmont Greek Festival
Our 45th Greek Festival is upon us and we are writing to ask for your assistance.  This event highlights our traditions and culture while providing parishioners and the community a chance to come together for fellowship, music, fantastic food, and great family entertainment.  We seek your help to support this endeavor.  There are many ways to participate, none of which are more important than Underwriting and Sponsorship.  Please consider such a donation.  Additionally, if you know someone that may be able to contribute, please bring this to their attention.  Opportunities for participation include : Underwrite costs to procure ingredients Festival food items, sponsor a booths, make a donation of any amount.  Please know that donations in any amount are welcome and will be greatly appreciated.  All donations are tax deductible.  Additionally, all donors will be listed in the Festival Program, the Festival Website, and the Video Program that is shown throughout the Festival. Thank you in advance.  Click here for more info and the Sponsor Form.
COME CELEBRATE THE FEAST OF THE PANAGIA ON AUGUST 15
This year we will celebrate the Feast of the Falling Asleep of the Theotokos, Koimisis, on Saturday, August 15 with Orthros and Divine Liturgy to begin at 8 AM. Following the Divine Services a wonderful luncheon picnic will be hosted on the Church grounds . . . lamb and pig on the souvla, delicious salads, rice pilaf, roasted potatoes, desserts, and much more. If you would like to assist with our celebration please let me know at the above email address or call the Church Office at 650-591-4447.
FESTIVAL Cooking and Baking is ON

PLEASE CONTACT our Festivals Chefs/bakers to help out with our Festival Cooking. All experience levels needed! Call or E-mail the Church Office for further information.

  • Kourambiedes – Wednesday, July 29 – Terry
  • Youvesti Prep - Saturday, August 1 - Chris
  • Pastitso – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday - August 17, 18, 19 – Father Peter
  • Kataife – Sunday, August 30 – Marian 

Thank you to Soula, Amalia, Othonia, Niki, Fani, Eleni, Theodora, Thomy, Terry and their teams for the freshly completed dolmades, tiropitas, spanakopitas, koulourakia, baklava, paximadia, moussaka, and kourambiedes. And yes, a huge "efharisto" to Thomy and David Iuppa and their fantastic crew of chu chefs for the delicious moussaka they prepared this past weekend.  Belmont Greek Festival...here we come!


  

Monday, July 27 – 8 AM, Matins; 9 AM, Divine Liturgy, Saint Panteleimon

Tuesday, July 28 – 8 AM, Matins; 9 AM, Divine Liturgy, Saint Irene Chrysovoulantou

Saturday, August 1 – 5:30 PM, Great Vespers

Sunday, August 2 – 8:15 AM, Orthros, 9:30 AM, Divine Liturgy / with His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos

Sunday, August 2 – 7 PM, Paraclesis

Monday, August 3 – 7 PM, Paraclesis

Tuesday, August 4 – 7 PM, Paraclesis

Wednesday, August 5 – Vespers of the Transfiguration of the Lord, 7 PM

Thursday, August 6 – Transfiguration of the Lord - 8 AM, Orthros; 9 AM, Divine Liturgy; 7 PM, Paraclesis

  
If you wish to serve in the Altar, please contact Konstantine Salmas.

Attention All Acolytes.  Please check with Konstantine or Father John for the current schedule. You may serve on Sundays when your group is not assigned, but on non-assigned days you must go to Religious Education after communion. If you are assigned, then all remain in the altar through the end of the Liturgy.  All groups are called to be there for: Thanksgiving Sunday, Christmas Eve, Saturday of Lazarus and Holy Week. 
  
Please check with your leader or co-leader for the current schedule.
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