An Enriching Spiritual Experience Brought to You by The United Chios Society of Philadelphia
Today is a special day for the Greek Orthodox community in Philadelphia as they come together at the Evangelismos of Theotokos Greek Orthodox Church to celebrate the Feast of the Annunciation of the Theotokos. The United Chios Society of Philadelphia graciously sponsors this profoundly spiritual event. In light of the ongoing global situation, the Divine Liturgy is also being streamed live, allowing devotees worldwide to participate in this enriching experience.
The Feast of the Annunciation of Theotokos commemorates the announcement of the Archangel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary that she would conceive and become the mother of Jesus, the Son of God. It takes place on March 25th each year, marking nine months before the birth of Jesus on December 25th. The feast is among the twelve Great Feasts in the Eastern Orthodox Church and is celebrated with great reverence and joy.
The Evangelismos of Theotokos Greek Orthodox Church is located in Philadelphia and serves as a spiritual center for the local Greek Orthodox community. The church provides a place of worship, fellowship, and connection with the rich traditions and culture of the Greek Orthodox faith. It hosts various religious events, educational programs, and cultural celebrations throughout the year.
The United Chios Society of Philadelphia is a vibrant and active organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the culture and traditions of Chios, Greece. The society provides support and resources for the local Greek Orthodox community in Philadelphia.