Making Good on/Paying Off Your Building Fund Pledge

Our Capital Campaign was undertaken in good faith, for the purpose of rebuilding the Cathedral. At the time, the Cathedral, together with its underground parking component, was estimated to cost a total $14 million, about $10.9 for the exterior and about ...

Introduction to Orthodoxy

Introduction to Orthodoxy” Class Welcomes New Members to the Faith
The new Annunciation cathedral recalls the beauty and majesty of other churches more than a millennium old, such as Hagia Sophia in Constantinople. Those who have been fortunate enough to witness its c ...

Hurricane, Earthquake, and Now Fire Relief Efforts Continue

Annunciation Philoptochos, in partnership with IOCC, is continuing to help with Health & School Kits for those in need from disaster and devastation. We are in need of a number of items in order to complete the kits, by Sunday, November 12 Pe ...

Our Festival: It’s all About People

Friday, September 22, Saturday, September 23 and Sunday, September 24 were memorable. There was so much to do. People kept coming and coming. They socialized, they ate, they danced, they contributed. They took chapel tours, and learned something of our Orthodox Christian ...

Would You Consider Donating $1 Million? (Redux)

Back when Father Scott was helping us raise money to begin rebuilding the Cathedral, at one of the meetings where we were discussing holding a gala-type event, we recall his saying: “If we can get someone to donate $1 million, that would electrify the commu ...

What’s the Big Deal About Stewardship?

Well, it is a big deal because this is how we support the Church. We make an annual pledge to support the Church’s programs and ministries. We do so in accordance with our means. We do so commensurate with our faith. If we believe in the work of the Church, we give. ...

Sunday OIKOS Lecture Series News

We began our Lecture series in January this year with a talk by Dr. Katina Kostoulas, a clinical psychologist and member of our Parish Council, and head of OIKOS, on The Role of the Family in the Spiritual Development of Children. In March, we heard from a group of educa ...

Cathedral Gears Up for 2018 Stewardship Campaign

“Gearing up” may be a little strong. But, a campaign it is. In other words, we are going out not only to get the commitment for 2018 of those who are regularly supporting members, but to grow our stewardship base. To share the theme of our 2018 campaign, ...

Community Kitchen

The Cathedral’s Community Kitchen, which began under the name “Soup Kitchen,” operates the third Tuesday of every month. The volunteer work involves food prep, cooking, hall setup, serving the meal and---so important—cleanup. We also have a food pantry, so a few awesome volunt ...

Building Update: In the Home Stretch for the Exterior!

Getting there and, quite honestly, we can’t wait for it to finish. However, with the current building boom in San Francisco, the Contractor is having trouble getting subs to do the work. We’re in the home stretch, though for, given the challenges of ...

X Marks the Spot!

Back in 1997, His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew broke ground for the new Cathedral and lay the corner stone. You may recall, it was at the bottom of the steps leading to the parking lot, right next to an evergreen tree. Well, today, the cornerstone has been placed on the exact ...

Fete Honoring Patricia Aleck, Sunday, December 3

Originally, the date for honoring Patricia Aleck, immediate past president of Philoptochos, was November 5. Now, however, it has been rescheduled to Sunday, December 3. On Sunday, December 3, following the Divine Liturgy, the Annunciation Cathedral Ladies Philo ...

  • Intro to Orthodoxy

    Intro to Orthodoxy

    The Cathedral’s Intro to Orthodoxy class, taught by Alexander Kozak, has now entered its eighth year! Read More
  • Ask Father

    Ask Father

    Our web site, Facebook page, and Twitter account are an extension of our ministry serving all of the Orthodox Read More
  • Community Link

    Community Link

    Community Link, a Cathedral ministry now in its ninth year of existence, is one of the greatest programs offered Read More
  • FDF


    What exactly is FDF? Is it just a dance or singing competition? It's much more. It's about Faith, Dance & Read More
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Dear friends, let us continue to love one another, for love comes from God.

John 4:7