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Divine Services

Sunday Services
(Regular Schedule)

Orthros: 8:45 AM
Divine Liturgy: 10:00 AM

Weekdays
(when scheduled)

Orthros: 8:30 AM
Divine Liturgy: 9:30 AM


Great Vespers

Saturday at 5:30 PM

 

Our Church is Now Open for Sunday Services

Reservation is required - Seating is limited.
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Sunday Orthros & Divine Liturgy
Weekday Services
Saturday Great Vespers

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Recorded Sermons

List of recorded sermons
from liturgy and other
church holidays

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Announcements

HOLY PASCHA - Sunday, May 2 - Vespers & Picnic

Join us for our Holy Cross Easter Agape picnic in the church parking lot immediately following Agape Vespers on Sunday, May 2. Agape Vespers are at 11:30 AM; we anticipate the Blessing and Picnic will begin at 1:30 PM.  /   The picnic will be outside; the Gym, The Oaks, and Kitchen will all be closed (with the exception of the restrooms). The church will provide tables, tablecloths and chairs, as well as lamb chop and sausage mezes. Parishioners will be responsible for (your own) everything else: food, drinks, dinnerware, flatware, etc.  Bring all food ready-to-eat as the kitchen will be closed.   /   We are limiting reservations to 120 people to maintain safety & distancing, and adherence to health protocols.  Please make your reservations as soon as possible at reservations@goholycross.org (with your name, the names of your guests, & your phone number).   

RESERVATIONS FOR SERVICES

By God’s Grace through the Holy Spirit, our church is open for Sunday Services (and selected services as indicated in "Upcoming Services" below). Seating will be limited. Please read the guidelines at this link, then send an email to reservations@goholycross.org with your name, the names of your guests, and your phone number.

   

PHILOPTOCHOS EASTER BAKE SALE

Thank you for supporting our Holy Cross Philoptochos fundraiser! Early birds please come pick-up your order on Sunday, April 25, 2021 after church. We've also ordered a few extra tsoureki and koulourakia -- stop by after church to see if any are available.   

TO ALL PHILOPTOCHOS MEMBERS - 2021 BOARD ELECTIONS - Tuesday, May 11

This is to notify you that Elections for the New Chapter Board of Directors will be held Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 7:00 PM on Zoom. The Zoom link will be sent out prior to the meeting. For more details on the elections, please click on this link.

   

PHILOPTOCHOS FASHION SHOW: “Zooming into Beauty and Fashion” - Saturday, May 15

Still masked up? Social distancing? No problem! Mary Milionis, beauty expert and author, will share her beauty secrets on how to stay looking young. Chico’s designers and models will show the latest in fashion trends and how to accessorize our outfits. Let’s get ready to spring back to normal! Get dressed up! Put on makeup! No masks required, all Front Rows, and from the convenience of your Home! Register and donate here: https://goholycross.org/events/fashion/ Saturday, May 15 at 11:00AM PDT. $35 Donation. Raffle! Prizes: 1st $300, 2nd $200, 3rd $100; Book of 5 tickets: $20, Book of 10:$40. Other Gift Cards Galore and Surprise Gifts! Click here for the event flyer.   

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Upcoming Services

ALL SERVICES are webcasted (at this link). Sunday Liturgy is open but with LIMITED attendance (click here for guidelines and reservations instructions).

Saturday, April 24 - The Raising of Lazarus – Orthros, 8:30 AM; Divine Liturgy, 9:30 AM
Saturday, April 24 – Great Vespers, 5:30 PM
Sunday, April 25 - Palm Sunday - Divine Liturgy and Blessing of the Palms, 10:00 AM   *Reservations are necessary
Sunday, April 25 - The Service of the Bridegroom, 6:30 PM
Monday, April 26 - Great and Holy Monday - The Service of the Bridegroom, 6:30 PM
Tuesday, April 27 - Great and Holy Tuesday - The Service of the Bridegroom, 6:30 PM
Wednesday, April 28 - Great and Holy Wednesday - Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts, 8:30 AM
Wednesday, April 28 - The Sacrament of Holy Oil, 3:00 PM   *Reservations are necessary
Wednesday, April 28 - The Service of the Bridegroom / The Sacrament of Holy Oil, 6:30 PM   *Reservations are necessary
Thursday, April 29 - Great and Holy Thursday - Liturgy of Saint Basil the Great, 8:30 AM
Thursday, April 29 - The Service of the Holy Passion, 6:30 PM
Friday, April 30 - Good Friday - The Vigil of the Royal Hours, 8:30 AM
Friday, April 30 - Vespers of the Descent from the Cross, 3:00 PM
Friday, April 30 - The Service of the Lamentations, 6:30 PM   *Reservations are necessary
Saturday, May 1 - Great and Holy Saturday - Divine Liturgy, 8:30 AM
Saturday, May 1 - Resurrection Matins, the Paschal Liturgy, 11:00 PM   *Reservations are necessary
Sunday, May 2 - Holy Pascha - Vespers of the Resurrection, "Agape", 11:30 AM

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900 Alameda, Belmont, CA, 94002-1604
USA
Voice: (650) 591-4447
office@goholycross.org

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