Welcome to St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church

Sunday Worship Schedule 

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Orthros: 8 am (live-stream only)

Divine Liturgy: 9:30 am (live-stream only)

The Anchor Newsletter

Please note that while the church office is closed, we will be receiving mail and contributions on a regular basis. If you wish to contribute on-line, please click on the "Support our Parish" link above. All Parishes in the Metropolis depend on offertory donations for ongoing expenses related to ministry, staff, maintenance and other pressing needs. Thank you for your continued support of the parish and ministries during this time and always!

Quick Tip: While washing your hands for 20 seconds; recite the Lord's Prayer!


Messages from Fr. John & Live Stream Church Service Videos 

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Metropolis Updates

The latest event in the Metropolis "Coping with Coronavirus" series features a conversation between Metropolitan Nathanael and Dr. Randa Anderson on coping with stress and anxiety during this time of social distancing.

Fr. John Chryssavgis joins Metropolitan Nathanael to discuss St. John Climacus and his great spiritual work, The Ladder of Divine Ascent, which the Orthodox Church commemorates on the Fourth Sunday of Lent.

March 18, 2020: Letter to the Faithful from Metropolitan Nathanael

Video Information about Coronavirus by Dr. George Chiampas

Greek News Online Interview with Metropolitan Nathanael

Important Notice


Beloved Parishioners,

Please be advised through the direction of our Metropolis that all liturgical services are suspended until further notice.  Moreover, all non-liturgical, in-person activities, whether occurring on parish grounds or offsite, are also suspended effective immediately until further notice. 
With paternal love,  Fr. John 

Patriarchal Message

Archbishop Elpidophoros Messages

Metropolitan Nathanael Messages


Ecumenical Recitation of the Lord’s Prayer

Notes from the Choir Loft...

Choir Newsletter

Celebrating Feast of St. Romanos the Melodist & 90th Anniversary of St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church

Listen to Grammy-nominated CD of "The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom," composed by Kurt Sander, sung by the PaTRAM Institute Singers and conducted by Dr. Peter Jermihov. 

Upcoming Services & Events

Suspended Until Further Notice (Live-stream only)

May 21

6 pmGOAL Basketball
7 pmPhiloptochos Meeting

May 24

8 amOrthros
9:30 amDivine Liturgy

May 28

6 pmGOAL Basketball

May 31

8 amOrthros
9:30 amDivine Liturgy
  View our full calendar »
Pastoral Messages From Throughout the Metropolis

Sunday, March 22

"Sunday of the Holy Cross: We are people under the protection of the Cross"

+ Fr. Symeon Johnson, St. Andrew

Monday, March 23

"Monday After the Veneration of the Holy Cross"

+Fr. Chris Mihalopoulos, St. Nectarios

Tuesday, March 24

"God Is With Us"

+Fr. Dean Botsis, St. Haralambos

Wednesday, March 25

"Annunciation of the Theotokos"

+Fr. Timothy Sas, Twelve Holy Apostles

Thursday, March 26

"Imitating Christ"

+Fr. Dustin Lyon, St. George

Friday, March 27

"Theotokos, Pray for Us!"

+Fr. Richard Andrews, Saints Peter & Paul

Saturday, March 28

"Taking the Lead of the Theotokos"

+Fr. Ciprian Sas

Sunday, March 29

"I Believe, Help My Unbelief"

+Fr. Panagiotis Boznos





Youth & Young Adults


Join YAL for Prayer & Connection

Please join us in Virtual Ministry by YAL Chicago: Virtual Connection, a time of Prayer, Community, and Conversation in these times of Social Distancing. Each Friday at 6pm, we will be streaming a live Salutations Service followed by an Open Question Forum at 7pm to all via Zoom.

There is also an opportunity to submit names to be lifted up in Prayer to the Theotokos in these difficult times. We hope to see you all there!


Fanari Camp Prayer Services

Every Wednesday at 3 PM, youth are invited to Fanari Prayer Service via Instagram and Facebook Live. We will also be taking names to pray for so if you would like to submit names, please go to our Instagram Story to input the names of people you’d like prayed for. Please join us in praying for the safety of our community and the entire world. Spread the word for this special service. Stay safe.


"Feeding the Hungry"

Philoptochos is participating in the National Philoptochos initiative committed to serve 1,500,000 meals nationwide by the National Clergy Laity in July 2020. Our Philoptochos served over 27,000 meals between July 2016 and June 2018. You can help  this cause by filling the container in the Narthex. It costs $2 for a sack lunch.  To become a part of this OUTREACH PROGRAM, or donate product, please contact Vicki Karagianis at 773-327-3194 or Vonnie Karafotias at vonnie@karafotias.comLet's help those in need!

St. Andrew's Food Pantry

Please help us restock our food pantry with non-perishable items. It is helpful if the canned goods have a flip-top lid. Monetary donations will also be accepted