latest updates

Photos of Sundayschool Classes

Photos of New Acolytes

Photos from the Ordination ceremony

Latest issue of Gregorian Gazette

Videos of some Sunday sermons can be found at our YouTube channel

Sunday Announcements:

Sunday, 25 August 2013

Older Weekly Sunday announcements have been moved to the media page

other information

When additional information is available, it will be updated here.

2016 Holy Week

The Holy week services have begun with Hosanna Service on Sunday, 2016-03-20. The services are led by Rev. Fr. P. K. Thomas, Thumpamon who arrived from India for this special occasion

For detailed programs, see the flier below:

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our church

St. Gregorios Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church is a parish of the South-West American Diocese of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church of India. We are currently located in Elmhurst, a suburb of the Great City of Chicago, in the State of Illinois in USA. St. Gregorios Orthodox Church provides opportunities for people to worship God. Our worship consists of praise, thanksgiving, confession, petition, reading of the Scriptures, and dedication. The Holy Eucharist is offered every Sunday. [More in about us...].


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how to contact / reach our church

Our church is currently physically situated at:

905 S. Kent Avenue, Elmhurst, IL - 60126.

Phone: (708)848-4120

For Facilities availability and planning of Events such as Weddings, Baptisms and other celebrations and gatherings, please contact the Event Coordinator for the Church Facilities, (and current Secretary of the church) Ms. Elizabeth Varghese (Muth) at

Our Elgin Service Center is located at:

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31 W 183 Wolsfeld Rd, Elgin, IL - 60120

our regular sunday schedule

08:45 - 09:45 A.M. Sunday School

09:00 - 09:45 A.M. Morning Prayer

09:45 - 11:45 A.M. Holy Eucharist (Qurbana)

In addition to the above,

We hold Evening prayer on the first Friday of every month from 07:30 to 08:00 PM

We also hold Prayer-by-Teleconference every Wednesday from 08:00 to 08:30 PM

our spiritual leaders

Rev. Fr. Mathews George & Rev. Fr. Teji Abraham

Rev. Fr. Mathews George is our Vicar and our spiritual father and is supported by our Assistant Vicar Rev. Fr. Teji Abraham..

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spiritual organizations

In order to fulfil the spiritual needs of various groups of our people, there are multiple organizations with lively activities - such as Sunday School, MMVS, MGOCSM, KFC, FOCUS, ...

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Archives of our monthly publication [Gregorian Gazette], audio of sermons and photos of events are available for perusal

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Various activities/programs are planned for the whole year.

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our patron saint

Our parish has been established in the name of St. Gregorios of Parumala (Parumala Thirumeni)

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