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Welcome

 

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We are a Greek Orthodox parish, part of the oldest Christian tradition dating back to 33 A.D., the day of Pentecost. 
We trace our roots back to the Apostles and their teachings.
We are a stronghold of the moral, theological, liturgical and spiritual traditions of the Early Church.
We invite you to come and join us to experience the worship of Early Christianity in a modern setting.

What is the Greek Orthodox Church? – Click here to view and download a flyer

What is the Orthodox Church? – Click here to read a very nice informative article

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Christ is Risen!


Honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Invitation to an Event Honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, April 23, 2018

Our own Fr. Panayiotis has been invited to represent the Orthodox Community of Atlanta in a Commemoration Event marking the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Fr. Panayiotis will deliver a short presentation on the teaching of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on “The Meaning of Hope”.

The event will take place at “Christ the King Roman Catholic Cathedral” of Atlanta (2699 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta GA 30305) on Monday, April 23rd starting at 7:00 pm. A reception will follow the Event.

You are all invited to attend.

For more information see the webpage at:

https://archatl.com/events/ecumenical-service-in-commemoration-of-the-fiftieth-anniversary-of-the-assassination-of-dr-martin-luther-king-jr/


Wishing Everyone a Glorious Resurrection!


God is placed in a tomb!!! The Great paradox of the Incarnation of God!!!


The Bridegroom-Our humble God

Behold the Bridegroom: God enters the world in a humble way, lives humbly and dies humbly to convince us that we cannot participate in the Resurrection and eternal life unless we become humble, like Him!


The Entrance of the Lord into Jerusalem

Palm Sunday


Sunday of Orthodoxy

A celebration of the Restoration of the Holy Icons, which happened on March 11, 843 (on that year, this was the First Sunday of Great Lent). Since that time, we commemorate this event every year on the First Sunday of Great Lent.


Great Lent – A time of Personal Renewal

This is a time for looking critically at ourselves and recognizing our weaknesses and failures. This is the time to enter the Arena of Fasting, Prayer, Repentance, Forgiveness and Almsgiving in order to correct our path and redirect ourselves from self-centeredness to a Christ-like existence. The Journey to Pascha begins!



Online Giving in Different Ways Now Available

Click here to go to the Online Giving Page of our Church

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Feast of the Three Hierarchs

The Feast of the Three Hierarchs and Hellenic learning:
The Great theologians and preachers of Christianity from the 4th century, Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian and John Chrysostom, stand out as the people who provided a transition from the pagan flavor of Classical Education to the Christian synthesis between Classical learning and the Gospel. Being themselves immersed in Classical Education, they were able to show the world how the writings of the ancient philosophers were filled with the Logos of God (Jesus Christ). These great thinkers were able to provide a way to look at the Classical writings of the ancient Greek Philosophers as precursors of the teaching of Christ in the Greek speaking world. They were able to show how this prepared the way for the Christianization of the Greek speaking and Classically trained peoples of their time. This was a major achievement brought about by the work of the Holy Spirit. Their contemporary, and classmate of Basil and Gregory, prince Julian (the apostate) who became emperor, tried to stop the advancement of this synthesis of Classical learning with Christianity by forbidding Christians from teaching during his tenure as Emperor. Upon the death of Julian, however, Christianity proceeded to adopt the tools of Classical learning for the sake of the promotion of the Gospel. The Empire was soon converted to the Christian Faith.

We were honored to have with us the Consul of Greece in Atlanta Mr Emmanuil Androulakis for the celebration of the Three Hierarchs and Greek Letters who gave a beautiful and informative speech. The honorary Consul of Cyprus Ms Polly Potter was also present.

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Orthodox-Catholic Gathering on Monday, December 18

Listen to Fr. Panayiotis’ Lecture here:


Conference on Christian Spiritual Formation

September 22-24, 2017

Click here to see and download the Audio Files of the Lectures


The Protestant Reformation and the Christian East

A presentation by Fr. Panayiotis Papageorgiou, Ph.D. given on May 8, 2017 at Lutherstadt-Wittenberg, Germany on the occasion of the 500-year anniversary of the beginning of the Protestant Reformation:
A Historical Survey and Study of the Communications between the Reformers and the Patriarchs Joasaph II and Jeremias II. In addition, an overview of the events surrounding the Calvinist Patriarch Cyril Lucaris and Conclusions about the events and exchanges of the 16th and 17th centuries.
A lot to learn and consider for our times, as well.

Click here to download the AUDIO FILE of the Presentation.

Click on the Link below to download Fr. Panayiotis’ Paper on the Reformation and the Christian East:

“The Protestant Reformation and the Christian East,” by Fr. Panayiotis Papageorgiou

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“Feeding the Children Sunday”

Click here to see photos from the event

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The Visit of Archbishop Makarios of Kenya – A Great Blessing

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Ribbon Cutting!

Did we get big-enough Scissors?

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Construction Finished!

Glory be to God!

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Updated on October 26, 2016. Waiting for the latest Aerial Photos, as well.

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Click here to see the video of the highlights of the Ground Blessing and Ground Breaking

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Our Greek Festival – a Great Success!

May 13, 14 & 15, 2016

Glory be to God!

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Thank you to all of you who worked so hard to make this the best ever Greek Festival at Holy Transfiguration

Click here to see photos of the 2016 Greek Festival

The photos are courtesy of Stratis Papageorgiou Photography


Video Summary of Holy Week at our Parish-2016

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Click here to see the Video of Holy Week

by “Stratis Papageorgiou Photography

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Holy Saturday – Anticipating the Resurrection

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Photos of Holy Week and Pascha 2016 – click here to see them

Photos courtesy of “Stratis Papageorgiou Photography


Holy Friday – Procession of Epitaphios

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Click here to see more photos from Holy Friday 2016

Photos courtesy of “Stratis Papageorgiou Photography

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Palm Sunday Celebration

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https://youtu.be/fR5sWSEeadU

Video by Stratis Papageorgiou

Preparing the palm crosses on the Saturday of Lazarus 

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 https://youtu.be/hFKs94VoQog

Video by Stratis Papageorgiou

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Blessing of the Animals

Sunday, December 17 at 3:00 pm

Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church, 3431 Trickum Road NE, Marietta GA 30066

Bring your animals, small and big. Bring your pets and human friends