Parish News

Greek Food Festival Coming July 26, 27, 28th!  

Mark your Calendars for this year's Greek Food Festival.  This annual event features our homemade Greek Cuisine including Gyros, Lambshanks, Chicken & Lamb Kabobs, Keftethes (meatballs), Spinach Pie, Pastichio, Moussaka, Greek Salad, as well as Greek Pastries. Enjoy live music & dance on the street Friday and Saturday evening from 5-9 pm. 

The event is held rain or shine and Admission is FREE in our air conditioned church hall located at Park and Harris Streets in Newburyport!!! 

Help Needed

Please consider signing up for at least one shift during our largest fundraiser of the year, The Greek Food Festival, July 26 - 28th!  Simply use the link... or sign-up sheets available in St. Basil's Hall after church weekly prior to the festival.  Friends or parishioners are welcome to help. Also a fun way for students to receive community service hours!

Contact Jen Cooper if questions: 508-494-8822 or

Festival 50/50 Raffle Tickets available now!

Don't pass up this opportunity to WIN!!

1st Prize:  Half of the Raffle Proceeds

2nd Prize: A Lottery Ticket Tree!

Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20 and are available every Sunday during coffee hour, or by contacting Diana (Chetsas) Uttley at 978-992-1630 0r email  

St. Basil's Kitchen 

St. Basil's Kitchen is closed for the month of July, and will resume on Monday, August 5th. We sincerely thank all our volunteers and home cooks who have helped with this ministry and look forward to seeing you later this summer. 

Sunday School Graduation Ceremony - Sunday June 9th

Sunday June 9th was truly a day of celebrations when we honored our Sunday School Graduates and their teachers, including special recognition and scholarship awards for our High School Seniors and College graduates.  A festive picnic on the courtyard followed prepared by the Men's Club.  See photographs of the event below, plus more here!                                                      

Tile Wall with Sunday School's 2018 gift of the Icon of Jesus and the Children

A new tile wall created by the Sunday School children was mounted and blessed on June 9th in honor of our 100th Anniversary Celebration.


Christos Anesti!

Double click on the photographs below to enjoy more of the pictures taken during Holy Week.


                              Palm Sunday                            Holy Friday

Spring Parish Assembly - May 19th

Please plan to join us for the Spring Parish Assembly following Divine Liturgy on Sunday, May 19th.  Please read the minutes from the previous meeting that were distributed by ListServ and are also available in the Narthex.

Andrea Jones - Centennial Parishioner of the Year!

Congratulations to Andrea Jones, our Centennial Parishioner of the Year!  Banquet at Lombardo's in Randolph (6 Billings St.) on June 9 (5pm reception & picture, 6pm dinner).  Please reserve your ticket by signing up in the Narthex.

Sunday of Orthodoxy March 31st


See more photos of this event here.

GLAS Membership 2019 Dues  

It's time to renew or newly join this philanthropic arm of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church.  Membership dues for 2019 is just $15.  We dedicate our time and talents to our church events and a wide variety of community and global charities.  We greatly need your help to continue our traditions and events.  All new members are welcome. Please contact Dorothy Davis at (978) 816-8858 for further information about how you can get involved. Dues checks should be made payable to GLAS and given to Dorothy Davis or Elaine Fiasconaro.  Thank You!

House Blessings

Please contact Fr. Costin to have your house blessed!  A sign up sheet is available in the Narthex.


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Save the Date 

Greek Food Festival - July 26, 27, 28th!

Don't miss our biggest and best event featuring our homemade Greek Cuisine to kick off Yankee Homecoming Week in Newburyport!

On-going Greek Food Festival Workshops - Help Needed

We are beginning to prepare the delicious cuisine for our annual Greek Food Festival.  Please see the list of workshop dates and consider volunteering your time to help.  No experience necessary.  Many hands make light work!!

Lamb Shanks-Saturday, July 13th, 9am-5pm

Galatoboureko- Wednesday, July 24th, 9am-3pm

Rice Pudding - Wednesday, July 24th, 3pm on... 

Galatoboureko-Thursday, July 25th, 5pm-9pm

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