Have You Paid Your Church Membership Dues?

Paying your annual church membership dues is easy and convenient. You can pay online by clicking here; stop by the church office; or mail your checks payable to St. Gregory the Illuminator Church, Philadelphia. Dues are $600 for a family with 2 voting adults. $300 for a single person or...

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Armenian Inter-Communal Committee of Philadelphia April 24 Event Highlights

The Armenian Inter-Communal Committee of Philadelphia, made up of St. Gregory the Illuminator Armenian Apostolic Church, Holy Trinity Armenian Apostolic Church, St. Sahag and Mesrob Armenian Apostolic Church, St. Mark’s Armenian Catholic Church, Armenian Martyrs’ Congregational Church, and the Armenian Sisters Academy, organized a genocide remembrance event on Sunday, April...

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New Pew Cushions Installed

Der Nerses and the Board of Trustees would like to thank donors Mr. & Mrs. Richard and Constance Shelengian for their generous donation of brand new cushions that were installed on our church pews. These were in memory of their parents Martin and Rose Shelengian. Use them with health, and...

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Mask Mandate

On April 22, the city of Philadelphia made the decision not to mandate masks. Masks are still strongly recommended in indoor public settings to help reduce transmission and keep Philadelphia at a low risk level.  

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Holy Week in our Church

Check out highlights of Holy Easter Week by clicking below! Maundy Thursday Children’s Communion Breakfast and Egg Hunt Holy Resurrection Sunday

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Palm Sunday in our Church

On Sunday, April 10, our church was filled with much needed joy and enthusiasm as our parishioners were converging to church to welcome the Prince of Peace, our Lord Jesus on Palm Sunday. It is noteworthy to mention that, on this joyful day, our new pastor, Der Torkom celebrated his...

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New Publication by Der Nerses

We are happy to announce Der Nerses’ new published book titled “From the Pastor’s Desk” Vol. II, which is a compilation of his numerous messages in our Illuminator. The publication of this book was sponsored by Betty, Brian and Margie Tavakalian, in memory of their loving husband, father, parents and...

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Events Calendar Errors

Please note that there is a ‘systems error’ with our Events Calendar.  Some dates are not aligning correctly.  We are working with our service provider to rectify the problem as soon as possible. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

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Philadelphia COVID Update

Starting immediately, the City of Philadelphia has lifted its indoor mask mandate.  As a result, parishioners will not be required to wear a mask when inside or outside the church.  If you are more comfortable wearing a mask, please feel free to do so. We look forward to seeing the...

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