is available, 
for computers,tablets and cell phones,
 on our Facebook Page. 
NOTEYou don’t need a Facebook account to watch it. 
Just go to our Facebook page (click on the link below) and scroll down to find the live stream.

από την Εκκλησία μας είναι διαθέσιμη,

για υπολογιστές, tablet και κινητά τηλέφωνα,
στη σελίδα μας στο Facebook.

ΣΗΜΕΙΩΣΗ: Δεν χρειάζεστε λογαριασμό στο Facebook για να το παρακολουθήσετε.

Απλώς μεταβείτε στη σελίδα Facebook (κάντε κλικ στον παρακάτω σύνδεσμο)

και μετακινηθείτε προς τα κάτω για να βρείτε τη ζωντανή ροή.




March 18, 2020

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros has notified all Parishes that Parishioners should pray from home for all church services, including Sundays, until further notice. Only the Priest and the chanter will be present in the church.  The doors of the Church will be closed. See below:

New York, NY – His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America announces today measures to protect the health of the Greek Orthodox Flock of America, and the health of the wider public. These decisions are being taken in light of the recommendations of Federal, State, and City officials and agencies, including the CDC.

The Archbishop, out of an abundance of caution for the health of his flock and the public, and especially because New York City has become a “hot zone” of the Covid-19 pandemic, is canceling his public schedule effective immediately. In addition, all scheduled ordinations will be restricted to family members only.

The Churches will continue to perform the appointed services, however the Faithful should pray from their homes and participate in these services through Internet broadcasts and multimedia. Clergy will continue to make visitations for those in need of sacramental and pastoral care.

Commenting on these measures, Archbishop Elpidophoros said:

“As Christians, we must take responsibility for the well being of others. We can be united in the spirit even as we are apart in the body. In fact, protecting the health of those around us is a powerful witness to our faith, that we place the good of others above our own. With our faith in God, we can overcome these present difficulties, using the rational, scientific knowledge that we possess through our God-given intelligence.

“As your shepherd, I will be ever-vigilant for the welfare of our Archdiocese, praying in the Chapel of Saint Paul every day for all of you, for our Nation, and for the world. Above all, I will offer the Holy and Divine Liturgy for the life of each and every one of you. May the Lord keep us all in health and safety until these challenges have passed.”  (Click HERE for Greek translation of the above)



To view a live stream of Sunday Church Services on YouTube:

A. from the Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, in Manhattan, click on the link below:


The live stream will be available at the times listed in red below:

Sunday, April 12

Orthros 8:45 am

Divine Liturgy !0 am

The Orthros and Divine Liturgy are in Greek and English.


 B. from the Holy Trinity-Saint Nicholas Church in Cinncinati Ohio: Sunday April 12 Orthros 8:15 am Divine Liturgy 9:30 am

(please note: Cinncinati Ohio is in the Eastern Time Zone)

Click HERE  then click on the Live Broadcast  box on the right side of the page

The Orthros and Divine Liturgy are in Greek and English


(You can view YouTube on your television if it is a "smart tv" or if you have a Roku or Amazon Fire streaming device.

Go to the You Tube channel and then type in the search box

   Greek Cathedral NYC or Greek Church Cinncinati) 


Winter Church Schedule

Orthros 8:30 a.m., Divine Liturgy 10:00 a.m.

Our 93rd Year


See the weekly bulletin (below) for the schedule of weekday services

and events for this week.

March 15 Weekly Bulletin  Click HERE

(You can print any page in the Weekly Bulletin at home)


For driving directions to Saint Demetrios Jamaica click HERE  [Ample parking]



(updated on April 5 2020)




The Fifth Sunday of Holy Lent

Sunday of Saint Mary of Egypt


Icon showing people in window of building, staying home. Text reads: Stay home to stop the spread of coronavirus.

For NYC Department of Health information on the corona virus click HERE

Για πληροφορίες σχετικά με τον ιό corona, από το Υπουργείο Υγείας της Νέας Υόρκης, κλικ ΕΔΩ


A message from the Philoptochos President concerning the corona virus: Click HERE

Μήνυμα του Προέδρου Φιλοπτώχου για το κορόνα: κλικ ΕΔΩ


Please note the following changes
1. The Greek Afternoon School will be closed until further notice.
2. Also, all Youth activities and Sunday School are cancelled until further notice.
3. The Frank Parlamis Senior Citizens Center will be closed until further notice.

All NYC Public Schools will be closed Monday March 16

and continue to be closed until April 20th

Check television stations and  radio stations for details 

NYC Dept of Education website: click HERE

Σημειώστε τις ακόλουθες αλλαγές

1. Το Ελληνικό απογευματινό σχολείο θα κλείσει μέχρι την επόμενη ειδοποίηση.

2. Επίσης, όλες οι δραστηριότητες της Νεολαίας και της Κυριακής Σχολής ακυρώνονται μέχρι νεωτέρας.

3. Το κέντρο ηλικιωμένων Frank Parlamis θα παραμείνει κλειστό μέχρι νεωτέρας.

 Όλα τα δημόσια σχολεία της Νέας Υόρκης θα κλείσουν τη Δευτέρα 16 Μαρτίου

και συνεχίζουν να κλείνουν μέχρι τις 20 Απριλίου

Ελέγξτε τους τηλεοπτικούς σταθμούς και τους ραδιοφωνικούς σταθμούς για λεπτομέρειες

NYC Τμήμα της εκπαίδευσης ιστοσελίδα: κάντε κλικ ΕΔΩ



Click HERE to view 2020 Sunday of Orthodoxy photos 


Click HERE to view 2020 Parish Council Inauguration photos

Click HERE to view Vasilopita photos January 1 2020


Information regarding COVID 19 (Corona Virus)

(courtesy of the Greek Archdiocese website)

Click on the links below:

Information from the US Center for Disease Control:


For the Latest Information in Greek see: 



 Church Services for Holy Lent

A downloadable/printable schedule is in the current Weekly Bulletin above.



2020 Church Stewardship 

2020 Stewardship Campaign

We who are involved with the life of the Church and our Christian faith

are given the responsibility to sustain and preserve our faith.

 We are the recipients of God's gifts and

play an active role in perpetuating His work of salvation. 

We need your prayers, love and financial support

 to meet the needs of our Saint Demetrios Church. 

Please consider fulfilling your 2020 Annual Membership Pledge. 

Click HERE to print the 2020 Stewardship Committment Card

To view or print a Stewardship Information brochure click HERE

For additional Stewardship information click HERE



Click HERE to view the video of the Consecration of the Saint Porphyrios Chapel.


Please set cell phones and other mobile devices  to

Airplane mode

during Church Services

(except emergency responders)



Click below for a biography of His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros


=====Click below to view photos of the Enthronement of 

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros

Click b https://www.flickr.com/photos/goarch/collections/72157709183268921/


Visit our Sunday Coffee and Fellowship Hour

(following the Divine Liturgy)

in the Church Hall


Click HERE for information on GOYA and JOY


Our Sunday School 

 2019-2020 School Year

Enrollment ongoing


Our  Greek Afternoon School

 2019-2020 School Year

Enrollment ongoing

Click HERE for an information flyer.


 Please drive carefully.


Click HERE for FDNY fire safety information

that can help protect your family and home














Visit the Saint Demetrios Jamaica Facebook page

(Click on blue rectangle)




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