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Welcome to the Annunciation Website, a ministry of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Cleveland, Ohio. On behalf of the faithful of our parish, we are extremely blessed that you are visiting our website.

The Church is you, your family, and your relatives. The Church is each of us. The Church is people joined together in a common, spiritual, and religious bond. The bond is Jesus Christ; thus, the Church is the body of Christ! Our Church is the body of believing Orthodox Christians throughout the world; and at the same time,  it is the local assembly of believing Orthodox Christians.

Upcoming Events:

Monday, February 24, 2020 Greek School Lessons 5:30 –7:30 p.m.

Bible Study 6-7pm


Tuesday, February 25, 2020 Festival Preparations 9:00 a.m. till 3:00 p.m.


Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Festival Preparations 9:00 a.m. till 3:00 p.m.


Thursday, February 27, 2020 Greek School Lessons 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Modern Orthodoxy 6-7pm


Saturday, February 29, 2020 1st Saturday of Souls

Karnavali Dance 6pm Annunciation Ballroom $15 per person children under 12 $10


Sunday, March 1, 2020 Forgiveness Sunday

Memorials: Theoharis and Maria Lignos

Parish Council Elections - The following candidates have submitted their nomination for Parish Council

Tim Tsirambidis, Aphrodite Ganotis, John Vianos and Kosmas Petratos

Election Committee: Eleni Karadaglis, Stanley Gromek, and Freda Vassilakis

Great Vespers 6:00 p.m.


Saturday of Souls March 7th

“Following the Divine Liturgy, we will offer a memorial service for the repose of the souls of our brothers and sisters in Christ who have fallen asleep. You are encouraged to bring   koliva and a list of names of those   who have passed away to be memorialized on these days.

If you are unable to make koliva and would like Vivi Kyrazis 440-915-2070 or Angie Tsigas 440-716-9072  call to make you a plate.


Ψυχοσάββατα ~ 7 Μαρτίου Παρακαλούμε να φέρετε τα ονόματα και ένα πιάτο κόλλυβο. Επικοινωνήσετε με την Παρασκευή Κυριαζή 440-915-2070 η την Ευαγγελία Τσίγκα 440-716-9072.


Salutations to the Theotokos March 6th, 13th, 20th 27th and the Akathist Hymn April 3rd at 7:00 PM

The floral decorations that adorned the Panagia’s icon during the Salutations to The Theotokos are generously donated. Please contact the church office if if you would like to make a donation.



Παρασκευή, 6, 13, 20, 27 Μαρτίου, και Ακάθιστος Ύμνος 3 Απριλίου στις 7:00 μμ. Όσοι επιθυμείτε να προσφέρετε τις δωρεές σας για τα λουλούδια   για την εικόνα της Παναγίας παρακαλούμε καλέστε το γραφείο της   εκκλησίας 216.861.0116 





Monday, March 2nd Great Lent Begins Great Compline at 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, March 5th Pre-Sanctified Liturgy at 5:30 p.m. All Youth Followed by a light Lenten meal

Friday, March 6th Salutations to the Theotokos at 7:00pm

Saturday March 7th Saturday of Souls Orthros 8:30 a.m. Divine Liturgy 9:30 a.m.

Sunday, March 8 Sunday of Orthodoxy Orthros 8:30 a.m. Divine Liturgy 9:30a.m. Sunday School will Participate in Procession of Icons.  Great Vespers: 5:00 p.m., at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Rocky River Guest Homilist Fr. Martin Ritsi

March 10th, 11th & 12th  Fr. Dean will be away at a clergy retreat 

Friday, March 13th Salutations to the Theotokos 7:00p.m.

Sunday, March 15th Sunday St. Gregory Palamas Orthros 8:30 a.m. Divine Liturgy 9:30a.m.

Monday, March 16th Great Compline 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday March 18th Pre-Sanctified Liturgy 6:00 p.m.

Friday, March 20th Salutations to the Theotokos 7:00p.m.

Sunday, March 22nd Sunday of the Holy Cross Orthros 8:30 Divine Liturgy 9:30 a.m. Sunday School Students remain in the church following Holy Communion.

Monday, March 23rd Great Compline at 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, March 24th Great Vespers of the Annunciation at 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 25th Feast Day of the Annunciation Orthros 9:00 a.m. Divine Liturgy 10:00 am

Friday, March 27th Salutations to the Theotokos 7:00p.m.

Sunday, March 29th St. John Climacus Orthros 8:30 a.m. Liturgy 9:30am

Wednesday, April 1st Presanctified Liturgy 6:00 p.m. 

Friday, April 3rd Akathist Hymn 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 5th Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt Orthros 8:30 a.m. Liturgy 9:30am

Monday, April 6th Great Compline 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 8th Presanctified Liturgy 6:00 p.m.

Friday, April 10th MAKING OF THE PALM CROSSES 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 11 Saturday of Lazarus Orthros 8:30 a.m. Liturgy 9:30am

Καλή Σαρακοστή!

Δευτέρα, 2 Μαρτίου Καθαρά Δευτέρα - Μέγα Απόδειπνο 6:00μμ

Πέμπτη, 5 Μαρτίου Προηγιασμένη Λειτουργία 6:00μμ Για τα παιδιά ακολουθία γεύμα

Παρασκευή 6 Μαρτίου Χαιρετισμοί της Θεοτόκου 7μμ

Σάββατο 7 Μαρτίου Ψυχοσάββατο Όρθρος 8:30πμ Θ. Λειτ. 9:30πμ

Κυριακή 8 Μαρτίου Κυριακή της Ορθοδοξίας Όρθρος 8:30πμ Θ. Λειτ. 9:30πμ Τα παιδιά θα παραμείνουν στην εκκλησία

Εσπερινός 5μμ στην εκκλησία του Αγ. Δημητρού (Rocky River)

10, 11 & 12 Μαρτίου ο πάτερ Κωνσταντίνος θα λίπη στο clergy retreat.

Παρασκευή 13 Μαρτίου Χαιρετισμοί της Θεοτόκου 7μμ

Κυριακή 15 Μαρτίου Αγ. Γρηγορίου του Παλαμά Όρθρος 8:30πμ  Θ. Λειτ 9:30πμ

Δευτέρα 16 Μαρτίου Μέγα Απόδειπνο 6:00μμ

Τετάρτη 18 Μαρτίου Προηγιασμένη Λειτουργία 6:00μμ

Παρασκευή 20 Μαρτίου Χαιρετισμοί της Θεοτόκου 7:00μμ

Κυριακή, 22 Μαρτίου Της Σταυροπροσκυνήσεως Όρθρος 8:30πμ Θ. Λειτ. 9:30

Δευτέρα, 23 Μαρτίου Μέγα Απόδειπνο 6:00μμ

Τρίτη 24 Μαρτίου Παραμονή του Ευαγγελισμού Εσπερινός 7:00μμ

Τετάρτη 25 Μαρτίου Ευαγγελισμός της Θεοτόκου Όρθρος 9πμ Θεία Λειτουργία Αρτοκλασία 10πμ

Παρασκευή 27 Μαρτίου Χαιρετισμοί της Θεοτόκου 7μμ

Κυριακή, 29 Μαρτίου Η Κυριακή του Αγίου Ιωάννου της Κλίμακος Όρθρος 8:30πμΘ. Λειτ. 9:30πμ

Τετάρτη 1 Απριλίου Προηγιασμένη Λειτουργία 6:00μμ

Παρασκευή 3 Απριλίου Ακάθιστος ύμνος 7μμ

Κυριακή 5 Απριλίου Η Οσία Μαρία η Αιγυπτία Όρθρος 8:30πμΘ. Λειτ. 9:30πμ

Δευτέρα 6 Απριλίου Μέγα Απόδειπνο 6:00μμ

Τετάρτη 8 Απριλίου Προηγιασμένη Λειτουργία 6μμ

Σάββατο 11 Απριλίου Σάββατο του Λαζάρου Όρθρος 8:30πμ Θ. Λειτ. 9:30πμ


Eents Elsewhere: 

GIVING TOGETHER Checks for Charities Host Orthodox Women in Motion Thurs., March 12 at 6pm Independence Civic Center 6363 Selig Blvd. Independence Orthodox Women In Motion is a collaborative giving circle supported by the Orthodox women throughout the Greek Orthodox Community of Greater Cleveland.  We seek to make a true impact to better our community through pooling our resources to support a local charity which is in need of our assistance.  Three charities will present their needs and we will learn and decide who will receive our support at this event. Appetizers 6pm Charity Presentations at 6:30 pm

100 Year Old Birthday Celebration for John A. Karras Sun., March 29 at 12noon till 4pm at Corleone’s Ristorante 5569 Broadview Rd., Parma   Please take a moment and send John a Birthday Card 5972 Middlebrook Blvd. Brookpark, OH 44142

SUNDAY OF ORTHODOXY VESPERS Sun., March 8th 5:00 p.m., at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church 22909 Center Ridge Rd. Rocky River Guest Homilist Fr. Martin Ritsi Executive Director of OCMC

Calling all Chiotes! We are excited to bring Chios to Ohio by hosting the 65th National Chian Convention in Cleveland, Ohio from October 9th –12th. If you are interested in helping, joining a committee, or to learn more please call: Kosta Almiroudis: 216.970.1413 Kelli Almiroudis: 216.798.6150, Despina Matheos: 440.309.6752 or Peggy Kachevas: 440.554.0425.














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