The number of people allowed in our Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church has been reduced to 15% or 107 persons which includes clergy, other staff and volunteers.
The doors will open 15 minutes before each Holy Service. Once our restricted capacity is reached you will be asked to wait outside or in your vehicles. If you would like to light a candle in the Narthex you will be allowed to do so then you must return outside. Those wishing to receive Holy Communion will be allowed to do so following the Liturgy.
Live streaming of all services will continue with the exception of Wednesday evenings 6 pm Pre-Sanctified Liturgies. Please share this information with anyone you think has not received this communication.
May the Holy Trinity continue to bless and guide us,
Effective Tuesday February 16, 2021 London and Middlesex County Health Unit announced the re-opening of churches. The Red-Control level of Ontario’s COVID-19 Response Framework limits gathering for religious services to 30% capacity indoors, and for 100 people outdoors.
On Sunday, February 21st, 2021 our Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church will re-open at 8:30 a.m. Parishioners will enter our church until a capacity of 30% attendance has been reached. Please wait at the church entrance for a council member to guide you into the church.
The following key measures are in effect:
- Always ensure physical distancing of two meters,
- Masks or face coverings are recommended outdoors,
- Masks or face coverings are required indoors, and
- Use hand sanitizer at entrances and exits.
To attend Church services, you must be free of COVID-19 symptoms, and have not been in contact with any individual diagnosed with COVID-19 or exhibiting potential symptoms. If you are sick or not feeling well, please stay home and seek medical advice.
The Holy Services will continue to be live streamed …
WATCH Live Next Church Services to be broadcast:
- Sun Apr 11 – 4th Sunday of Lent, St. John of the Ladder: 9 am – 12 pm Bilingual Texts => Orthros Liturgy
- Fri Apr 16 – Akathyst Hymn: 7 pm – 9 pm Bilingual Texts => Akathyst Hymn
- Sun Apr 18 – 5rd Sunday of Lent, St. Mary of Egypt: 9 am – 12 pm Bilingual Texts => Orthros Liturgy
- Sat Apr 24 – Raising of Lazarus: 9 am – 12 pm Bilingual Texts => Orthros Liturgy _______________________________________________________________
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Link for all bilingual texts of our Holy Services: All services (This initiative is made available by; AGES Initiatives, Charlotte, North Carolina).
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Dear faithful parishioners of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Community of London,
Due to the recent events with regards to COVID-19 and under the direction of the Premier of Ontario, Mr. Doug Ford, Ontario will be in lock down as of December 26th, 2020.
Starting with the Divine Liturgy of December 27th, 2020 and until further notice all Holy Services will be available on our website: www.londongreekcommunity.com and clicking on one of the links below:
Holy Trinity Webpage @ http:/londongreekcommunity.com OR Holy Trinity Facebook Page @ http:/Facebook.com/Holy Trinity London/
Plans for the distribution of the Agiasmos (Holy Water) from Theophany will be announced very shortly. Our Church Office will be open Monday to Friday from 10am until 2pm to take your telephone calls or emails at 519-438-7951 or HTOffice@bellnet.ca.
Please pass on this information to anyone that you believe may not have received this notice.
With best wishes for a blessed Christmas celebration and a healthy and safe New Year 2021.
In the New Born Christ,
Dear faithful parishioners,
CHRIST IS BORN! GLORIFY HIM!
On the occasion of the the Great Feast of the Nativity of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, please accept our best wishes for His Peace, Joy and Hope to you and your loved ones.
As we continue to face the challenges and difficulties of the Coronavirus Pandemic, we pray that our merciful Lord will keep us all safe, in good health and grant us every heavenly blessing in the New Year 2021.
With best wishes and love in the Incarnate Lord,
+Rev. Fr. Konstantine Chatzis and Church Community Council
The Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Community of London and Vicinity is Celebrating OXI DAY. Due to Covid we are only allowed 25 persons at the Cenotaph so only 1 representative of each organization has been invited to attend at the Cenotaph. Below is the scheduled times for the Celebration:
9am – Noon: Orthros, Divine Liturgy followed by Doxology at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
12:15 pm Boxed Lunch Sale outside Church
12:40 – 1 pm Ceremony at Victoria Park Cenotaph (attendance by invitation only)
Following Church Service pick up your boxed lunch (includes 2 souvlakia, 2 spanakopita, rice, pita bread and Tzaziki) for $10.
Helping Others: We are collecting items most needed by Mission Service of London.
Needed Items (New only)
Toothbrush and Toothpaste
Shampoo and Conditioner
Men’s Boxer Briefs (small, med, large)
Men’s Running Shoes (size 10 and up)
A donation box will be in the church for those wishing to donate items.
Thank you for your support!
Our Holy Trinity Church is in need of volunteers to act as ushers during services. If you feel comfortable in attending Church with the protocols we have put in place, please call or text the church office at:
519-438-7951 or email to htoffice @bellnet.ca.
We need 9 volunteers for each Sunday Divine Liturgy and a few less for weekday services. You must be 18 years of age or older and must be comfortable wearing a mask and gloves while inside our Church. Please consider helping out.
By the grace of the Holy Trinity, the prayers of the Theotokos and all the Saints, as of June 21, 2020 we have reopened the doors of the Church. We thank you all for your continued support and look forward to seeing you all in Church for worship.
This Sunday July 5, 2020 at the conclusion of the Divine Liturgy we will distribute to the faithful in attendance the following:
1) the Palm crosses (Βα’ι’α) from Palm Sunday
2) the Holy Oil (Άγιο Ευχέλαιο) from Holy Wednesday
3) the flowers (λουλούδια Επιτάφιου) from Holy Friday
4) the Holy Light (Φώς) from Easter. You may bring your own Lantern for the Holy Light.
Dear Faithful Parishioners,
On Sunday, June 21, 2020 our Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church re-opened. Parishioners will enter on a first-come, first-served basis until a capacity of 30% attendance has been reached. NO additional parishioners can be allowed to enter into the Church. Please wait at the Church entrance for a council member to guide you into the Church and follow the guidelines. We require that a face covering be worn by all parishioners attending services.
IMPORTANT: Click here to read complete guidelines for attending church (Entering/Leaving church, Seating Arrangements, Communion protocols etc).