Christ The Savior
Orthodox Christian Church—Chicago, IL
Diocese of the Midwest, Orthodox Church in America
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Christ the Savior Partners with Padres Angeles
08/17/19 | Featured Content
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VCS Group from St. George in Cicero Visit Christ the Savior
08/16/19 | Featured Content
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VCS 2019
08/06/19 | Featured Content
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Toroney Lampert Wedding
06/23/19 | Featured Content
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Parish Photo 2019
06/01/19 | Featured Content
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Pascha 2019 Photo Gallery
04/28/19 | Featured Content
Photo gallery from Pascha 2019 ...
Holy Week 2019 Gallery
04/21/19 | Featured Content
Photo gallery from the services of Holy Week 2019 ...
Holy Week 2019
04/21/19 | Featured Content
Service Schedule ...
Dr David Ford, Professor of Church History, St. Tikhon's Seminary to speak in Chicago.
03/18/19 | Featured Content
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2019 Lent - Sunday of Orthodoxy
03/17/19 | Featured Content
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Little Village Christmas Party
12/14/18 | Featured Content
Photos from the prayer service and dinner ...
Little Village Thanksgiving Dinner
11/26/18 | Featured Content
Photos from the annual dinner in Little Village ...
Window restoration making good progress
11/25/18 | Featured Content
New windows installed on the west side. ...
Window restoration continues
10/25/18 | Featured Content
With the success of the restoration of the north stained glass window, the parish approved at our annual meeting in Sept ...
2018-10-21 Loredana & Ben's Marriage
10/21/18 | Featured Content
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Temple Feast Vigil
08/15/18 | Featured Content
Kenneth Clevenger was tonsured a reader at the vigil for our temple feast of the holy mandylion. ...
Reception of the Arbogast Family
07/21/18 | Featured Content
The Arbogast Family was received into Christ's Holy Church at our parish on July, 21, 2018. May God grant them many year ...
Baptism of Soledad Bocanegra
06/30/18 | Featured Content
Photos from the baptism ...
2018 Parish Feast
05/20/18 | Featured Content
Photos from the service and celebration ...
2018 Holy Week - Photos
04/05/18 | Featured Content
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2018 Lent - Palm Sunday Vespers
03/31/18 | Featured Content
Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord! ...
2018 Lent - Sunday of Orthodoxy
02/25/18 | Featured Content
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Korrine & Jonathan's Wedding Photos
01/07/18 | Featured Content
Photos from the Marriage Sacrament of Korrine & Jonathan York ...
Photos from the Nativity Services
12/22/17 | Featured Content
Christ is Born! Glorify Him! ...
Photos from Little Village Christmas Party
12/15/17 | Featured Content
On Friday, December 15, we hosted a Panikhida at our parish for those who have lost their lives to violence. Many friend ...
Thanksgiving Dinner in Little Village
11/26/17 | Featured Content
See photos and read the thank-you letter for this year's dinner. ...
First Day of Sunday School
09/24/17 | Featured Content
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2017 St Iakovos Retreat
08/26/17 | Featured Content
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2017-06-18: End of school year fun
06/18/17 | Featured Content
Photos from the water-filled afternoon for the Sunday School students. ...
Holy Week (2017)
04/13/17 | Featured Content
Photos from the services of Holy Week ...
Palm Sunday 2017
04/09/17 | Featured Content
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Ordination to the priesthood of Fr John Kennerk
01/01/17 | Featured Content
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Decorating the Christmas tree (photos)
12/04/16 | Featured Content
Following Sunday School, children at the parish decorated our Christmas tree and received St. Nicholas gifts from Matush ...
Ladies Reading Group starting Thursday, Oct 6 at 11:30 AM
10/03/16 | Featured Content
Beginning Thursday, October 6, 11:30 AM, Fr. John will facilitate a Reading Group for ladies only. This will be an infor ...
Visit of Metropolitan Hilarion, Archbishop Peter, and Bishop John, from ROCOR
08/31/16 | Featured Content
Announcement and photos ...
Aug 24, 2016—St Iakovos Retreat (Photos)
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2016 Vacation Church School
08/11/16 | Featured Content
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June 12, 2016—Fr. John's Elevation to Archpriest
06/12/16 | Featured Content
On our parish feast, Fr. John Baker was elevated to Archpriest by His Grace Bishop Paul (gallery). ...
Irina & John's Wedding
05/08/16 | Featured Content
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Holy Week Photos (2016)
05/01/16 | Featured Content
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Parish work day photos
04/23/16 | Featured Content
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Photos from the Baptism of the Sokolov triplets
04/09/16 | Featured Content
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Listen to the Canon of Saint Andrew Live on AFR
03/13/16 | Featured Content
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CTS church bell featured on WBEZ
01/29/16 | Featured Content
Our church bell was featured in a WBEZ story on bells in Chicago still rung manually, not automatically or by playing a ...
Jan 10—Ordination of Fr. Dcn. John and Tonsuring of Rdr. Andrew
01/10/16 | Featured Content
CTS was honored to host the ordination of Rowley John Kennerk by His Grace Bishop Paul; who also tonsured Andrew Bender ...
Dec 11—Grupo Consuelo's Christmas party
12/11/15 | Featured Content
For the 2nd year in a row, Christ the Savior supported Grupo Consuelo's Christmas party. ...
Dec 6—St Nicholas Day Photos
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Nov 25—Photos from the Little Village Dinner
11/25/15 | Featured Content
This year Christ the Savior supported two vital ministries in Little Village, a community situated on the southwest side ...
Dec 5—Workshop on reader, choir preparation
11/20/15 | Featured Content
A workshop on reader and choir preparation will be offered at Christ the Savior Church from 2:00 until 5:00 p.m. on Satu ...
Evening Study Group "On the Incarnation" (Wednesdays, Nov 11 to Dec 16)
11/01/15 | Featured Content
In anticipation of our Lord's Nativity in the flesh, please consider attending the discussion group led by Father Deacon ...
Seeking a Choir Director
11/01/15 | Featured Content
Christ the Savior is a young and exciting parish home in the heart of the City of Chicago. We strive for a serious litur ...
Guardian Angel Day School visits CTS
10/23/15 | Featured Content
On Friday, October 23rd, the Feast of St James, Father John welcomed a group of 4th and 5th grade children along with th ...
Bishop Mstislav of Tikhvin, Russia Visits CTS
10/16/15 | Featured Content
On Friday, October 16, we were blessed to be visited by His Grace, Bishop Mstislav of Tikhvin Russia. His Grace was gree ...
Sunday after Holy Cross
09/20/15 | Featured Content
Several faithful members received gestures of recognition from His Grace Bishop Paul. ...
CTS Summer 2015 Retreat
08/22/15 | Featured Content
See photos from the Retreat weekend at St. Iakovos, WI. ...
Aug 11, 2015—Vacation Church School
08/11/15 | Featured Content
See photos from the activity-filled week. ...
Miracle-working icon of St Anna to visit our parish
04/15/14 | Upcoming Events
On Friday, May 2 through Sunday, May 4 we will be blessed to have in our presence the miracle working icon of St Anna, t ...
AFR to broadcast live from Christ the Savior
03/14/14 | Announcements
We have announced a partnership with Ancient Faith Radio to broadcast live Divine Liturgies from our parish. The first s ...
Family Game Night in Little Village
03/13/14 | Announcements
On Friday evening, March 21, parishioners and friends of Christ the Savior gathered with families and youth from the Lit ...
Volunteers Needed for the Family Game Night in Little Village
03/07/14 | Upcoming Events
The Family Game Night that we are hosting for families in Little Village is fast approaching (yay!), and we are looking ...
Lenten Suggestions
03/05/14 | Announcements
Check our expanded list of ideas and suggestions for Lent. ...
Services for Nativity and Theophany
12/21/13 | Announcements
Monday, December 23 6:30pm Royal Hours of the Nativity of Christ Tuesday, December 24 8:30am Vesperal Liturgy4:0 ...
Little Village dinner featured on the Midwest Diocese website
11/27/13 | Announcements
News of the upcoming family night on Friday, March 21, 2014, and of the one from last year are featured on the Midw ...
Project Mexico Report
08/28/13 | Announcements
From July 31 to August 6, Fr. John and a group from our parish participated in Project Mexico.  Please see the arti ...
Churching of Christy Panoff
08/24/13 | Announcements
On Sunday, August 18 Christy Panoff was welcomed back with prayers for her and her new daughter Elizabeth Panoff. Congra ...
Taqueria Fundraiser for Project Mexico
04/15/13 | Announcements
A Taqueria Fundraiser for Project Mexico and St. Innocent Orphanage, to support Christ the Savior's homebuilding mission ...
Christ the Savior Blood Drive
04/15/13 | Announcements
Sunday, May 12th, 11am - 2pmMake plans to save some lives Sunday, May 12th!Click HERE to schedule your appointment to do ...
Urban Mission 2013 - June 14-16
03/13/13 | Announcements
Join St. Raphael of Brooklyn Orthodox Church in Detroit, MI, for a unique opportunity to participate in missions in an u ...
5th Annual Christ the Savior Parish Men's Outing
08/13/12 | Announcements
The 5th Annual Christ the Savior Parish Men's Outing will be held Monday, September 10th at US Cellular Field as we gath ...
2012 Vacation Church School
07/23/12 | Announcements
Christ the Savior will host the 2012 Vacation Church School August 7-10 for children ages 2-12.  This year's theme is Be ...
Blood Drive
01/11/12 | Upcoming Events
Christ the Savior Church will host a blood drive on February 4, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.Please click here for more info ...
Braille Liturgical Texts
12/05/11 | Announcements
A link has been added on the "Links" page to liturgical texts in Braille. ...
Work Day 9/10/11
09/05/11 | Announcements
There will be a workday at the church and diocesan center this Saturday, September 10, from 1-4 pm.  Vespers will follow ...
New Blogs of Importance
06/16/11 | Announcements
Two new blogs have been added to the links section.Lost Innocents - Practical helps for miscarriage from an Orthodox Chr ...
Lenten Schedule Now Available
02/28/11 | Announcements
The liturgical calendar for Great Lent is now available for viewing under the "Service Schedule" tab to the le ...
Kursk-Root Icon to Visit Christ the Savior
11/24/10 | Announcements
CHICAGO, IL [MW Diocese Communications] -- With the blessing of His Grace, Bishop Peter, Administrator of the Diocese ...
Upcoming: Chicago Marathon on Sunday 10/10
09/16/10 | Announcements
The Chicago Marathon will be held on Sunday morning, October, 10.  As is our tradition at Christ the Savior, we will che ...
An Afternoon of Conversation with Fr. Joseph Huneycutt October 23, 2010
09/16/10 | Announcements
An Afternoon of Conversation with Fr. Joseph Huneycutt October 23, 2010  <!-- /* Font Definitio ...
New iconographic work to begin
07/15/10 | Announcements
Fr. Theodore Jurewicz returns July, 15, to begin further work on fresco icons throughout the nave and altar areas of t ...
Deborah's Place
11/24/09 | Upcoming Events
Christ the Savior is signed up to provide volunteers to serve dinnerat Deborah's Place on Tuesday, December 8th and M ...
Nativity Retreat
11/24/09 | Upcoming Events
Fr. John Wehling of St. Matthew Orthodox Church in Greenbay, WI, will be leading a pre-Nativity retreat on December 4-5 ...
Workday
09/24/09 | Announcements
Thanks to everyone who participated with our Parish Workday on Saturday, September 20th.Our next Parish Work Day will ...
Patronal Feast
07/07/09 | Upcoming Events
Christ the Savior Orthodox Church Patronal FeastGreek Islands Restaurant200 S Halsted, Chicago, ILComplimentary Valet Pa ...
Dinner at Deborah's Place
05/08/09 | Upcoming Events
1530 N Sedgewick - upcoming dates: May 6, 11 & 29.  Please contact Alina Gansca, email alinamarinca@hotmail.com; cel ...
Children's Outing
05/08/09 | Upcoming Events
On May 10, 2009 after Liturgy, Silviu Gansca is organizing a children's outing at Redefined Fitness, located at 1211 Was ...
Prosphora Workshop
05/08/09 | Upcoming Events
Matushka Stephanie will teach a Prosphora Baking Workshop on May 9, 2009 at 3 p.m. at the residence.  Please contact Jul ...
Library Ministry
05/08/09 | Upcoming Events
 If anyone has any books they would like to donate, please see Fr. John or Gabriel Sanchez. If there are duplicate copie ...
Parish Tithing Reform Policy
05/07/09 | Upcoming Events
A special meeting will be held regarding the parish tithing policy on May 31, 2009 after Liturgy.  Everyone is strongly ...
Holy Week Schedule
04/11/09 | Announcements
4/8 Palm Sunday9:10 am Hours9:30 am Divine Liturgy6:30 pm Bridegroom Matins at Holy Trinity4/9 Great and Holy Monday9: ...
New Parking Option
04/05/09 | Upcoming Events
Parishioners of Christ the Savior Church now have the option to park at a discounted rate at the Dave and Busters Par ...
St. Tikhon's Seminary Mission Choir
04/04/09 | Upcoming Events
Please join us as we welcome back to our parish St. Tikhon’s Seminary Mission Choir singing the responses for Great ...
Prosphora Workshop Cancelled
03/20/09 | Announcements
The prosphora workshop has been canceled until further notice. ...
Website Updates
03/02/09 | Announcements
A new section has been created on the website where parishioners of Christ the Savior may find important information.Cur ...
Workdays for 2009
Upcoming Events
Please note these dates (or at least one of them!) on your calendar and help keep your church beautiful. Workdays in 2 ...
Updated Ministry Schedules
02/18/09 | Announcements
There is a current schedule of coffee hour hosts, greeters, readers, and temple cleaners available under the 'Ministry ...
New RSS feeds!
02/18/09 | Announcements
For those of you who use an RSS reader, you can now get news and announcements from Christ the Savior via RSS.  The fe ...
Workshop on Domestic Violence
02/11/09 | Upcoming Events
Saturday, February 28 at Holy Resurrection Church in Palatine - 10:00 am until 3:00 pmThe workshop will provide guidan ...
Dinner at Deborah's Place
02/11/09 | Upcoming Events
Upcoming Dates:  2/12, 2/23, 3/12, 3/17Please contact Alina Gansca to volunteer  to serve dinner on any of these dates.  ...
Women's Group Outing
02/11/09 | Upcoming Events
A second outing of our newly formed women's group is planned for February 19, 7:00 pm, atO'Shaughnessy's4557 N Ravensw ...
New Website Launched
01/16/08 | Recent Events
On Wednesday, January 16, 2008, Christ the Savior launched its new website. ...
Children's Memorial Book & DVD Drive
01/15/08 | Recent Events
Once again, we are collecting new books and DVD's for Children's Memorial Hospital in memory of John Robert Koncel. ...
Interview with Fr. John and Alison Ereksona
Announcements
Oct 28, 2014—In a recent article for the Greek Star, Father John gave thoughts concerning the homosexual Christian ...
Donations/Contributions
Upcoming Events
 If anyone would like to make automatic monthly contributions to CTS from their bank accounts or paychecks, please see ...
2018 Lent - Palm Sunday Vespers
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Aug 15-16, 2015—Blessing the Completed Iconography of the Bishops Chapel
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Photos from this joyous event. ...
360 Degree Virtual Tour
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May 23, 2015—Congratulations and Welcome Back, Dn Theophan
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Congratulations to Father Deacon Theophan Warren who graduated from St Tikhon's seminary May 2015 with a Masters of Theo ...
April 12, 2015—Holy Week and Pascha (Photos)
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March 1, 2015—Sunday of Orthodoxy
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Indoor procession with icons and blessing of the new parish council ...
Feb 2, 2015—The warmest place under the snow
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December 21, 2014—Nativity Decorations
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Our Sunday school students perfromed a short but touching Nativity program in the beautifully decorated church after Lit ...
December 7, 2014—Christmas Tree Decoration
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The students from our Sunday school did a beautiful job decorating the tree ...
December 11, 2014—Ladies Group Cookie Exchange
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The cookie exchange is now a cherished Christmas tradition for the Ladies Group at CTS.  It is very special and we ...
November 26, 2014—Little Village Dinner
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Faithful from Christ the Savior provided a meal for over 160 people in the Little Village neighborhood. This is the seco ...
November 1, 2014—Bishop Matthias served the vigil
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Bishop Matthias, retired Bishop of Chicago and the Midwest returned to our parish on Saturday. We had a record for atten ...
Oct 28, 2014—Interview with Fr. John and Alison Ereksona
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In a recent article for the Greek Star, Father John gave thoughts concerning the homosexual Christian within the church. ...
October 12, 2014—We are on AFR
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The inaugural live stream of our liturgy started on October 12th. You can tune in to AF Live on Sundays at 9:30am Centra ...
October 12, 2014—Chicago Marathon
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CTS Parishioners cheered on the atlethes of the 2014 Chicago Marathon, while distributing cold water and warm wishes. ...
Sep 27, 2014—Join us for the 2nd Annual Missions Fundraiser
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We'll transform the church courtyard into a Mexican Taqueria to beneft the Hogar Rafael Ayau Orphanage in Guatemala. ...
Oct 1, 2014—Photos from the authors evening
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Angela Doll Carlson, author of Nearly Orthodox: On Being a Modern Woman in an AncientTradition, and Paul Kuritz, author ...
Sep 10, 2014—Iconography Continues
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Master Iconographer, Father Theodore Jurewicz returned to Christ the Savior Parish on September 2nd to continue the icon ...
August 13, 2014—Vacation Church School
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Children ages 2-11 participated in Vacation Church School at Christ the Savior Church, Chicago. The theme was "Traveling ...
July 25, 2014—Little Village Peace Walk
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July 12, 2014—Chrismation of Genevieve
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July 05, 2014—Baptism of Victoria Orloff
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June 01, 2014—Parish Patron Feast Photos
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April 20, 2014—Holy Pascha
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This Week
Wednesday, September 18th
5:30pm Confessions
6:30pm
Daily Vespers
Thursday, September 19th
6:30am
Divine Liturgy
Saturday, September 21st
5:30pm Confessions
6:30pm Vigil
Sunday, September 22nd
9:30am
Divine Liturgy

11:30am
Annual Parish Meeting