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

Weekdays (when scheduled)
- Orthros: 8:00 AM
- Divine Liturgy: 9:00 AM
Rain or shine, join friends and family for our traditional Easter Agape Picnic.  Join friends and family for our traditional Pascha Picnic at Holy Cross. Immediately following the Agape Vespers, there will be an Easter Egg Hunt for the kids, followed by the picnic.  The Church will provide 2 spit-roasted lambs, plus chops and loukanico. Gifts for the kids, tables, chairs and music will also be provided.  Please bring food and drinks for your family, plus a little to share. Fired-up grills will be available for those who want to do your own grilling.  RSVP and coordinate dishes with the Church Office : or 650-591-4447   A suggested donation of $10 per person over the age of 10, to help defray the costs, will be greatly appreciated.  Sorry but we cannot guarantee specific table reservations.
Anastasi Reception
Anastasi Reception following Midnight services - Saturday, April 11
Palm Sunday Luncheon
Sunday, April 5, following Divine Liturgy - Please join us in The Oaks after Palm Sunday services.  Enjoy delicious pan fried cod, salad, roasted potatoes, baked veggies, fruit and Lenten dessert.  Seating is LIMITED to 180 - so don't be left out – reserve by Thursday, April 2.  Adults :   $20   /   Children (6-12) :   $10   /   5 and under : Free.  For reservations, please contact the church office 650-591-4447 or
Philoptochos Church and Community Service Awards
High school seniors are encouraged to apply for these service awards offered by the Philoptochos. Applications for 2015 awards are available NOW by emailing the church office. If you are college-bound or are planning to enter a training program, if you have participated in Church and Community service, and if your family is a member of our parish, then you may qualify.  Deadline is Friday, April 17.
Our Hope and Joy Youth Group
. . . will continue to meet following the Divine Liturgy on the following dates: 4/26, 5/17.  We will begin in the Contos Library with a prayer and continue with an activity followed by a craft project.   Confirm your participation with Konstantine at


Monday, March 30 – 7 PM, Great Compline

Wednesday, April 1 – 5:30 PM, Presanctified Liturgy

Friday, April 3 – 8:30 AM, Presanctified Liturgy

Saturday, April 4– 8 AM, Matins; 9 AM, Divine Liturgy – Saturday of Lazarus

Saturday, April 4 - 5:30 PM, Great Vespers

Sunday, April 5 – 8:45 AM, Orthros; 10 AM, Divine Liturgy – Palm Sunday

Sunday, April 5 – 7 PM, Service of the Bridegroom

Monday, April 6 - Great and Holy Monday - The Service of the Bridegroom, 7:00 PM

Tuesday, April 7 - Great and Holy Tuesday - The Service of the Bridegroom, 7:00 PM

Wednesday, April 8 - Great and Holy Wednesday - Liturgy for Workers, 6:30 AM

Wednesday, April 8 - The Sacrament of Holy Oil, 3:00 PM

Wednesday, April 8 - Matins of Holy Thursday / The Sacrament of Holy Oil, 7:00 PM

Thursday, April 9 – Holy Thursday - Liturgy of Saint Basil the Great, 8:30 AM

Thursday, April 9 – Holy Thursday - The Service of the Holy Passion, 7:00 PM

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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