The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church was established in 1892. As one of oldest Greek Orthodox Churches of the United States of America, we are proud of our legacy of love and care for our neighbor. Our proistamenos is Rev. Father Chrysostomos Gilbert.

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Friday, March 27
Salutations to the Virgin Mary
6:30 p.m.

Sunday, March 29
5th Sunday of Lent
8:45 a.m. Orthros; 10:00 a.m. Divine Liturgy

Wednesday, April 1
Presanctified Liturgy - 9 a.m.

Saturday, April 4
Saturday of Lazarus
8:45 a.m. Orthros; 10:00 a.m. Divine Liturgy

Sunday, April 5
Palm Sunday Morning
8:45 a.m. Orthros; 10:00 a.m. Divine Liturgy
Blessing of the Palms at the conclusion of Divine Liturgy.

Sunday, April 5
Palm Sunday Evening
Service of the Bridegroom
Procession with the Icon of Christ the Bridegroom
7:00 p.m.

Monday, April 6
Holy Monday Evening
Service of the Bridegroom, 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, April 7
Holy Tuesday Evening
Service of the Bridegroom, 7:00 p.m.
Hymn of Kassiane is sung at the end of the Orthros service.

Wednesday, April 8
Holy Wednesday Morning
Presanctified Liturgy, 8:00 a.m.

Wednesday, April 8
Holy Wednesday Afternoon
Sacrament of Holy Unction
3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 8
Holy Wednesday Evening
Orthros of the Mystical Supper
Followed by the annointing of Holy Unction
7:00 p.m. 

Thursday, April 9
Holy Thursday Morning
Vesperal Divine Liturgy of the Mystical Supper
8:00 a.m.

Thursday, April 9
Holy Thursday Evening
Service of the Twelve Gospels/Orthros of Holy Friday
6:30 p.m.

Friday, April 10
Holy Friday Morning
Royal Hours, 9:00 a.m.

Friday, April 10
Holy Friday Afternoon
Great Vespers/Unnailing of Christ from the Cross, 3:00 p.m.

Friday, April 10
Holy Friday Evening
The Lamentations and Procession
7:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 11
Holy Saturday Morning
Vesperal Liturgy of Saint Basil, 9:00 a.m.

April 12, Pascha – The Resurrection of our Lord

Orthros Saturday Evening, 11:00 p.m
Paschal Divine Liturgy, 12 Midnight
Parish Anastasi Dinner following Divine Liturgy.

Sunday, April 12
The Gospel will be read in several languages
Agape Vespers, 11:00 a.m.


Lenten Lecture Series

Join us on the five Friday evenings of Lent for our 2015 Lenten Lecture Series with guest lecturers from across the tri-state area.

Click on the link below for more details on speakers and topics.

2015 Lenten Lecture Series

March 19, Thursday – Church Clean-up

In preparation of the feastday of the Annunciation we are encouraged to join in cleaning the church. Thursday, March 19th starting at 5:30 p.m we will begin cleaning. Wear your jeans and bring your elbow grease to help sprouce up the church. Fellowship hour will follow the cleanup.

March 22, Sunday – Greek School–Greek Independence Day Pageant

Immediately following Divine Liturgy on Sunday, March 22nd, our Greek School will have their annual Greek School Independence Day Pageant in Demas Hall. Come enjoy listening to our young children recite traditional Greek poems, as well as the singing of some hymns and Greek songs. A Lenten Meal will be offered. Free will offering, $15 suggested.

March 22, Sunday – MIDNIGHT RUN

A Midnight Run is scheduled for Sunday, March 22. The Young Professionals are organizing this event and are asking parishioners to donate clothing. Everyone is invited to participate. See attached flyer for further details.

March 29, Sunday

Annunciation to March in Greek Independence Day Parade

Our parish will participate in this year’s Greek Independence Day Parade on Sunday, March 29th. Join us as we proudly march up 5th Avenue and commemorate the heroes of March 25th.

March 29th
Bishop Kyrillos to visit Annunciation

We will be honored by the presence of His Grace Bishop Kyrillos of Abydos, an auxillary bishop of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Constantinopole, to visit our parish on Sunday, March 29th. Orthros will begin at 8:45 a.m. with Hierarchical Divine Liturgy to follow.

April 24, Friday
Theater Night

Seating for Theater Night in Demas Hall is free to attend, but seating is limited, so we are accepting advanced reservations both through an online form and over the phone. If you would like to request a seat reservation, then kindly either fill-in the information below and click SUBMIT, call the office at 212-724-2070.


Joy Hope Children Decorate Icons in February

Quick Reference Calendar