The 42nd annual Greek Orthodox Folk Dance & Choral Festival (FDF) will take place January 11-14, 2018 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in San Francisco, CA.

In recognition of Great Lent, which in 2018 begins during the traditional FDF weekend in mid-February, FDF 2018 will instead take place over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend in mid-January, January 11 through the 14th, to be ...

Last month, we ran an article in the Herald entitled “Gearing Up for our 2018 Stewardship Campaign,” and noted that, while the term “gearing up” might sound a little strong, it was used specifically because we are on a campaign. A campaign to enlist the support of all of Annunciation’s parishioners. We’ve noted statistics, that we are averaging 350 stewards. That is, 350 individuals ...

Quiet and unassuming, Dr. Anthony Elite is a powerful example of faith, to both his family and his community. A frequent communicant in the Liturgy, Dr. Elite has championed the causes of education, and of poverty, homelessness and isolation as far back as we can remember. He has, over the course of his distinguished career, brought many people, young and old, back to health and to a sound sp ...

Known to all as optimistic, charismatic, a doer and a leader, Connie recently turned 97 years young. Articulate and determined, Connie possesses the gifts of compassion and leadership, and commands the respect of all. As past president of Philoptochos, Connie continues to give her all to Philoptochos as well as to her community at large. Her family—sons, daughters in law, their children, an ...

Once again, we’re in the home stretch as far as the exterior is concerned. Honestly, we can’t wait for it to finish. However, with the current building boom in San Francisco, the Contractor has been experiencing difficulty getting subs to do the work. Given the challenges of getting workers and coming up with the money to pay our contractor, we are, nevertheless, nearing completion of th ...

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. If we don’t, we don’t give, or we give nominally. We are pleased to share with you that financial Stewardship pledge inc ...

Dear friends, let us continue to love one another, for love comes from God.

John 4:7