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Divine Services

Sunday Services
(Summer Schedule)

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

(when scheduled)

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

Great Vespers

Saturday at 5:30 PM

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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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Sunday Bulletin

This upcoming week's services,
special announcements,
and other daily church events

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as well as our Studies
in the Faith classes

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You are invited to light a candle for yourself or for your loved ones.
Each morning Father Peter will light the candles for all those that have requested.

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 We are now accepting orders for your favorite Greek food! "Take N Bake Version 20.21" features a fabulous, expanded menu with many of the delicious Greek dishes and pastries that you've come to know and love. We will accept your pre-paid orders now through Monday, August 16 on our secure website. You may pick up your tantalizing treats at Holy Cross Church on Labor Day weekend, September 4-6. Click here for details (or go directly to the Festival website). For any questions, contact us at   


  • We need YOU! Purchase an ad at our website;  sponsor an entrée or pastry item;  sponsor a specific ingredient;  make a general donation to defray costs. Click here to receive details.
  • Order food!  This year, we will also offer FRESH, HOT loukoumades and DELICIOUS gyro sandwiches on Labor Day Weekend. Our frozen entrees and pastries will be a great treat during the fall, perfect for those wonderful holiday meals, the Baseball Playoffs and Football Saturday and Sunday afternoons and for unexpected guests. Visit here when our on-line ordering is ready.
  • Reach out to people you do business with, your friends, neighbors and extended family and ask them to support our Take N Bake by purchasing delicious food, sponsoring the event and volunteering their time as well. Click here to receive details.


. . . for “Take N Bake!” Join our culinary team and create delicious Greek dishes! Experience is not necessary. Share Greek culture, make wonderful friends, give time and talent to the church, and preserve our Festival tradition. Sign-up and contact our volunteer coordinators for:
   -- Youvetsi & Roast Lamb - Saturday, Aug 7 - contact Jim at 650.269.7430
   -- Melomakarona - Sunday, Aug 8 - contact Claire at
   -- Koulourakia - Aug 14 - contact Emmy at 415.987.3130
   -- Pastitsio - Aug 21-22 - contact Jim at 650.269.7430
   -- Baklava - Aug 28 - contact Emmy at 415.987-3130
   -- Gyro - Sept 4-6 - contact Harry & Elaine at



Applications are presently being accepted by the Metropolis Church Music Federation Ministry for eight scholarships of up to $500 each for Metropolis church musicians in 2021. These scholarships are dedicated to the memory of Frank Desby and Xenia Anton Desby, two esteemed church musicians in our Metropolis. Applications will be accepted through Sunday, August 15, 2021. Guidelines and Application Forms are available online by clicking here. For more information, please contact:    



Upcoming Services

ALL SERVICES are webcasted (at this link). Sunday Liturgy is open to all.

- - - - Summer Schedule - - - - 

Monday, August 2 – 6:00 PM, Paraclesis
Tuesday, August 3 – 6:00 PM, Paraclesis
Wednesday, August 4 – 6:00 PM, Paraclesis
Thursday, August 5 – 6:00 PM, Great Vespers for Transfiguration
Friday, August 6 – Transfiguration – 8 AM, Matins; 9 AM, Divine Liturgy
Friday, August 6 – 6:30 PM, Paraclesis (note time difference)
Saturday, August 7 – Great Vespers, 5:30 PM
Sunday, August 8 – Seventh Sunday of Matthew – 8:30 AM, Orthros, 9:30 AM, Divine Liturgy

About Us

We are a Greek Orthodox church united in communion with all other Eastern Orthodox churches.


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An easy way to support our parish Youth Ministries Programs sponsored by the Youth Council of Holy Cross is through eScrip. Signing up is easy. Click the linked image above, enter "Youth Council of the Holy Cross Church" or our Group ID# 6079703 when prompted, then complete the remaining steps. That's it! Thank you for your support.



The Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Cross
900 Alameda, Belmont, CA, 94002-1604
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