YORK, PA – The members of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church are hosting a once in a lifetime Centennial Celebration Weekend Event on April 28-29, proudly honoring their 100 years of representation in York, PA.
The festivities will begin at 11 AM on Saturday at the Church, 2500 Pine Grove Rd., with an event open to the public, “A Day of Orthodoxy,” featuring two speakers- Father Andrew Damick, podcast host on Ancient Faith Radio (ancientfaith.com) and pastor of St. Paul Antiochian Orthodox Church in Emmaus, PA will present, “St. Ignatius of Antioch & the Spirit of Martyrdom.”
Additionally, “Culture Clash: How Eastern Orthodoxy Differs from Western Christianity,” will be presented by Father Alexander Goussetis, podcast host on Ancient Faith Radio, Director of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Center for Family Care and pastor of the Transfiguration Orthodox Church in Lititz, PA. Special guest for this event will be Archimandrite Fr. Christodoulos Papadeas from Denver, CO. His Eminence Metropolitan Savas of Pittsburgh will also be in attendance. A Vespers service will conclude the afternoon together in prayer, ending by 2 PM. The local community is encouraged to attend this function to learn more about the Orthodox faith. All are welcome!
Saturday evening will include a Dinner/Dance Gala for parish members only with live Greek music by Zephyros, the Greek band from Baltimore, MD.
Commencing at 9:45 AM on Sunday, a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy will be held at the Church, presided over by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, and His Eminence Metropolitan Savas of Pittsburgh.