"Welcome one another, therefore, just as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God." Romans 15:7

The St. Athanasius the Great Greek Orthodox Church in Arlington, Massachusetts strives to be a living witness of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Our mission as a Parish is to "Practice Hospitality" (Romans 12:13), as St. Paul so exhorts...... Thus, it is our rich blessing to strive and bring the Light of Christ to all of God's people, through Orthodox Christian tradition, education, and philanthropy. We seek to serve the spiritual needs of our faithful parishioners through the sacramental life of the Church. By means of outreach and faith in God, we continue our growth as a living Church by inviting others into the Orthodox faith through Baptism and/or Chrismation, and educating them through the establishment of our Christian ministries, programs, schools & philanthropic activities.


"God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble" (Psalm 46)
May we never hesitate to come and pray in the house of our Heavenly Father.

We would like to encourage and warmly welcome everyone to our Spiritual Home for the beginning of winter hours:
A new beginning of Worship, Sunday School, Choir, GOYA, Fellowship, and Holy Communion.

Regular Worship Schedule Resumes
Sunday, September 17th 
Orthros 8:45 am, Divine Liturgy 10:00 -11:30
Catechetical Sunday Church School 10:00

2017 GOYA Meeting & Elections
Immediately following Liturgy 

Catechetical Church School Begins Sept. 17th
A warm ‘welcome back’ from a hopefully restful summer season to everyone.
Our school year for the Catechetical School will commence on Sunday,
September 17th, and student online enrollment registration is available here

Click Here to Register for Sunday School!
Join the Team and Make a Difference!
You can make a difference by becoming a teacher or 
assistant, and continuing the good work of our 
Catechetical Sunday School. 

Learn more about Becoming a Sunday School Teacher Here

Register your Children for Greek School
The new school year begins Monday, September 14 at 4 pm with the 
Blessing of the Waters at our Parish Church by Fr. Aaron.
Get Greek School Registration information here 

Greek School Prayers for the Beginning of the New School Year
Monday, Sept. 18th @ 4:00 pm; Reception to Follow


Please welcome the newest members of our
Greek School and Little Halos Staff

Argyro Nikoletos Interim Director, Little Halos Day School
 Eleni Giannaki, Principal, Afternoon Greek School
Read about Argyro and Eleni here

St. Athanasius Greek Orthodox Church
Project Mexico 2017 Home-Building Missions
Our Team has Returned Home Safely
!!!
  
ProjectMexico-Building
The St. Athanasius 2017 Project Mexico Home-Building Missions Team
departed Friday, July 21 and returns Friday, July 28!
On this trip, we will spend our days building a home for a worthy family in need in northern Mexico - Baja California.  
In the evenings, we will participate in the vibrant Orthodox community of 
St. Innocent Orphanage and other activities with Orthodox parishes
from around the United States.
ProjectMexico-Team

Please pray for our team:
Fr. Aaron, Lukas, Efthimi, Stelia, Melia, Delia, Taso, Maria and Dean!
Projectmexico-Kids

Follow this link for more information about Project Mexico: https://www.projectmexico.org/homebuilding 
Follow this link for more information about the Orphanage: https://www.projectmexico.org/orphanage/ 

WOW!!! There are no words for the tremendous success of our 2017 Greek Festival!
We exceeded all previous years with record breaking numbers in every category! 

It was a phenomenal weekend, with great weather and an event filled with positive energy! Our chefs, grill masters, gyro kings & queens, and loukoumades specialists worked nonstop, cooking enough food for a village; supply runners and table & tray cleaners of all ages navigated the tent like an obstacle course; new faces learned the secret to frying the perfect loukoumades and how to make the perfect frappe – ‘metreo, me yala’; our pastry ladies served up homemade delicacies nonstop; and a new generation of slush scoopers and sand art experts helped in our childrens’ area. Our Agora also expanded to include even more interesting items this year and a diverse group of bands, djs and dancers gave the volunteers energy and kept our guests dancing day and night! Thousands of smiles, laughs and good times had by all!

This important community event would not have been possible without the hard work, dedication, love and support of our parishioners and thousands of our closest family and friends! Your love for our Parish is immeasurable! 

Thank You - Ευχαριστουμε !!!!


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Sunday Worship Schedule
SUMMER HOURS

Orthros 8:00 am
Divine Liturgy 9:15 -10:30 am
No Catechetical Sunday Church School

Parish Office Schedule

Monday - Friday:  
9:00 am - 2:00 pm



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