Join us Labor Day week end for our annual Monterey Bay Greek Festival at Monterey Custom House Plaza
Our parish will gather for a special St. John's Saturday 11 am September 20 for all-English Divine Liturgy
Join us and experience the peace and beauty of Eastern Orthodox Christianity

"Welcome one another, therefore, just as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God." - Romans 15:7

We're glad that you've taken a moment to come to our parish's home on the web.  On behalf of the Parishioners of the Saint John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, welcome to our Parish. As you explore our website, please remember that you are always welcome to join us for our services.

We hope that you find our website helpful in understanding the Orthodox Christian faith, and it gives you a better glimpse of our church family. If you have any questions please feel free to contact our church. Have a blessed day!

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Services Schedule

We meet for worship every Sunday morning for Matins and  Divine Liturgy followed by a fellowship coffee hour in our church hall.

Sundays: Orthros (Matins): 9:00 AM |
                          Divine Liturgy: 10:00 AM

Sunday Services begin at 9:00 AM with Matins; Divine Liturgy follows

Celebrant: Fr. Mark Vinas

Chanters: Gus Moutos, Charles Leontis

Sexton: Michael Xitakis

Other Services

St. John Saturday Liturgy: We will be celebrating an all-English Divine Liturgy in Monterey at 11:00 am on September 20, 2014 - at St James Episcopal Church, 381 High Street, Monterey (corner of Franklin and High near DLI) - under the direction for Fr. Aris Metrakos of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, San Francisco. Please mark your calendars and check back with for more details as the event nears.


 

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Parish Calendar

Matins followed by Divine Liturgy
July 27, 2014 9:00 am PDT
St John the Baptist Church, Park Street, Salinas, CA, United States
Men's Coffee Fellowship
July 28, 2014 10:00 am PDT
Sweet Elena's Bakery and Café, Olympia Avenue, Sand City, CA, United States
Festival Cooking: Moussaka
July 29, 2014 9:30 am PDT
St John the Baptist Orthodox Church 326 Park St, Salinas, CA
Festival Cooking: Moussaka
July 30, 2014 9:30 am PDT
St John the Baptist Orthodox Church, 326 Park St, Salinas, CA
Prayer Group
July 30, 2014 4:00 pm PDT
St John the Baptist Church, Park Street, Salinas, CA, United States
Matins followed by Divine Liturgy
August 3, 2014 9:00 am PDT
St John the Baptist Church, Park Street, Salinas, CA, United States
Men's Coffee Fellowship
August 4, 2014 10:00 am PDT
Sweet Elena's Bakery and Café, Olympia Avenue, Sand City, CA, United States
Festival Cooking: Galaktobourico
August 5, 2014 9:30 am PDT
St John the Baptist Orthodox Church 326 Park St, Salinas, CA