Welcome to Holy Taxiarhai & Saint Haralambos Greek Orthodox Church of Niles, IL
Plan to celebrate New Year’s Eve at our St. Haralambos New Year’s Eve Party this year! Chair-person Eleni Kiriazopoulos promises that we will have a great time! More details to come…...mark your calendar!
St. Haralambos Family Fun Day sponsored by the Sunday School at the St. Iakovos Retreat Center on Saturday, December 28th, 2013 from 10 am to 3 pm
Join us for fellowship, outdoor activities (weather permitting), pot luck lunch, crafts for the kids and relaxing with family and friends
Pre-registration required as space is limited.
His Eminence Metropolitan Iakovos invites you to the annual Metropolis of Chicago Christmas Open House on Sunday afternoon, December 15th, beginning at 5:00 pm at 40 East Burton Place in Chicago. This event gives all of us the opportunity to exchange Christmas Greetings with one another and with our spiritual father, Metropolitan Iakovos. Plan to attend; His Eminence will be pleased to see you!
Parish Council elections will take place on December 22, and nomination forms have been mailed.Please give consideration to becoming a member of the Parish Council! Nominations must be submitted by December 10th!
An important General Assembly is scheduled after church services on Sunday, December 8th. This assembly is to approve our 2014 church operating budget. Please plan to participate! This assembly will take place even if here is no quorum due to lack of quorum last Sunday, December 1st.
The ladies of our St. Haralambos Philoptochos will have their annual Christmas Dinner Party on Monday evening, December 2 at the Chateau Ritz. The reception hour will begin at 6:00 and Dinner will be a 7:00. Bring a friend! And don’t forget to make reservations!
The St. Haralambos Christmas Family Retreat will be held on Saturday, December 7th, 2013 from 1:00 - 4:00pm. Casual clothes is acceptable.
The outreach project will be the IOCC Health Kits for the Philippines
Donation $20.00 per family
Registration accepted until December 2nd!
Our sister community of St. Andrew in Chicago invites you to Great Vespers at 7:00 pm on Friday evening, November 29th in honor of the Feastday of St. Andrew, and to Divine Liturgy the morning of Saturday, November 30. (Liturgy WILL NOT be celebrated at St. Haralambos on Nov 30.)
Pan-Orthodox Thanksgiving Day Liturgy will take place at the Protection of the Holy Theotokos Russian Orthodox Cathedral, 1800 Lee Street in Des Plaines at 9:00 am on THANKSGIVING MORNING, Thursday, November 28. This Divine Liturgy is sponsored by The Orthodox Christian Clergy Association of Chicago & by SYNERGY, giving all of us the opportunity to celebrate an "American" holiday in an Orthodox way, together with fellow Orthodox Christians from different backgrounds. Two outstanding choirs will sing the responses—the Cathedral Choir and the Pan Orthodox Choir of Chicago and we urge everyone to attend this beautiful service! All are welcomed!