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Sunday Services
(Regular Schedule)

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

(when scheduled)

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

Great Vespers

Saturday at 5:30 PM

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Weekday Services
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Recorded Sermons

List of recorded sermons
from liturgy and other
church holidays

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

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as well as our Studies
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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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HYMNS FOR SUNDAY - Saint Nicholas of Myra, Sunday, December 6

Click here for Sunday's Hymns in PDF or click here for Sunday's Hymns in TEXT.   


In an effort to continue our support for those less fortunate during this pandemic, Holy Cross Philoptochos is offering wonderful Greek sweets for sale. Order your favorites for Christmas! Let us know how many of each Greek sweet you’d like by either downloading and filling out our order form, or simply do all this online and pay with your debit or credit card using this link. Thank you for supporting our Christmas Family Sharing program. Merry Christmas, Kala Xristougena!
Love, Holy Cross Philoptochos



The Church of the Holy Cross is selling Christmas Trees to fundraise for its Youth Council. Proceeds will help offset costs for Greek Dance, Volleyball, Basketball and Youth Retreats. Decorate your home or business with a beautiful tree by supporting the church and all its wonderful youth ministries! CLICK HERE for the flyer.   


  • Weekends - If you can help with sales (and "sprucing"! up our lot) on any weekend, please sign up here (great for families!)
  • Weekdays - If you can help with sales during the week, please sign up here (great for families!)

FAMILY SHARING - by Sunday, December 13

Family to Family Sharing! We will be providing gifts and gift cards to families in San Mateo and Redwood City.  To keep everyone safe, we are asking for monetary donations or if you would like to adopt a family or children, please contact Anastacia Stamates at and a match will be made. All gifts should be wrapped. We will not be doing delivery this year. Families will be picking up their Christmas packages from our contacts at the schools. We will need to have everything needed by Sunday, December 13. Thank you!


“A VIRTUAL CELEBRATION” - Saturday, December 5

Light the Path, 2020. His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos and the Metropolis of San Francisco Philoptochos joyfully invite you to attend via Zoom, 2-3:30 PM. Please join us for an inspiring virtual event that will feature special presentations from Hellenic College Holy Cross students; Nicholas Fettis, Pianist from the Fettis Family Farm in Carmel; and, Citrus Singers from Citrus College in Glendora. There is no cost to attend, however, advance registration is required to receive Zoom login information.  /  Your Gift Can Make a Difference! Register Now; Donate Today! Click here for the website.




Upcoming Services

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

Friday, December 4 – Saint Barbara – 8:30 AM, Orthros; 9:30 AM, Divine Liturgy
Saturday, December 5 – Saint Savas – 8:30 AM, Orthros; 9:30 AM, Divine Liturgy
Saturday, December 5 – Great Vespers, 5:30 PM
Sunday, December 6 – Saint Nicholas – 8:45 AM, Orthros, 10:00 AM, Divine Liturgy OUTSIDE * Reservations are necessary
Wednesday, December 9 – Conception of Saint Anna – 8:30 AM, Orthros; 9:30 AM, Divine Liturgy
Saturday, December 12 – Saint Spyridon – 8:30 AM, Orthros; 9:30 AM, Divine Liturgy
Saturday, December 12 – Great Vespers, 5:30 PM
Sunday, December 13 – Eleventh Sunday of Luke – 8:45 AM, Orthros, 10:00 AM, Divine Liturgy OUTSIDE * Reservations are necessary

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.



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900 Alameda, Belmont, CA, 94002-1604
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