100 Year Anniversary

100 Year Anniversary


What A Journey It Has Been!

This year, 2017, will mark the 100th Anniversary of our community. Founded on February 16th, 1917, The Hellenic Community of Oakland and Vicinity was incorporated by the State of California.

We will be celebrating and recognizing the transitions of our past: the early 1900s where community members met in a rented hall in Oakland, to the Church of the Assumption on Brush Street in the 1920s to late ‘50s, and 1960 through present day at Ascension Cathedral, here on Lincoln Avenue, it is time we celebrate our first 100 years. 

All of our October 2017 celebration details are here for you… It will certainly be one for the books!

Schedule of events

Saturday, October 7, 2017
100th Anniversary Gala

A formal evening to celebrate the history of our Oakland Greek Orthodox Community.

Sunday, October 8, 2017
Celebrating Our Future

Following Sunday Liturgy: A reception to honor the youth of our Parish and its ministries



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