News and Events

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posted Mar 18, 2020, 5:30 PM by John Banas   [ updated Mar 18, 2020, 5:41 PM ]

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have been directed by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and Metropolis of Pittsburgh, in addition to the governor of Pennsylvania and local authorities, to cancel our services and other parish activities until further notice.

We encourage parishioners to read the attached letter from His Eminence Metropolitan Savas of Pittsburgh and participate in liturgical services online through the following resources:

Church Facebook Page

posted May 30, 2015, 6:56 PM by D. Banas

Our parish now has a Facebook page, from which we will share information about all aspects of church life, parish activities, and event photos.
To access the page, please visit .
Please note that you do not need to have a Facebook account to view our page.

2020 Spring Greek Food Festival

posted Apr 25, 2015, 5:25 PM by John Banas   [ updated Mar 7, 2020, 1:31 PM ]

Save the date!  The 2020 Spring Greek Food Festival is scheduled from Tuesday, May 5th to Friday, May 8th, 11 A.M. to 8 P.M. daily.
Enjoy delicious Greek food and pastries for eat-In, take-out, or local delivery.
Please visit for updates and to pre-order your food online.

Iconography Restoration Project

posted Mar 10, 2015, 11:45 AM by John Banas   [ updated Dec 10, 2017, 1:34 PM ]

The church is currently undergoing an icon restoration project to revitalize our Iconostasis.  We are also adding several new icons in the church.  For photos of the project so far, please click here.

In addition, the church is still accepting donations for new icons.  Please contact the Christina Stelmack by calling (570) 417-4465 or by e-mailing for more information.

Stewardship for 2020

posted Dec 19, 2014, 3:43 PM by John Banas   [ updated Dec 27, 2019, 8:17 AM ]

Please visit the church Web site to view the updated stewardship information for 2020. This year's stewardship theme, requirements, and form have been added to the church Web site on the "Stewardship" page (

The continuation of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Wilkes-Barre is dependent on the will of our parishioners.  The stewardship program provides parishioners with the opportunity to support the church according to each person's specific circumstances and financial status.  Thank you in advance for all your support of the continued operations of the parish.


posted May 15, 2013, 3:19 PM by John Banas   [ updated Apr 10, 2014, 6:45 PM ]

The AHEPA Black Diamond Chapter #55 of Wilkes-Barre, PA is currently seeking new members.
The mission of the AHEPA Family is to promote Hellenism, Education, Philanthropy, Civic Responsibility, and Family and Individual Excellence
Any adult males interested in joining are asked to see Bill Anagnos, chapter president, or e-mail 
More information about the organization is available at 

Church Records

posted Jan 21, 2013, 2:04 PM by John Banas

The parish council and Fr. Gabriel are currently working to re-organize the church’s records of baptismal, wedding, and funeral certificates. At this time, if anybody in the parish is missing a certificate, please see a member of the parish council to resolve the problem.

Fellowship Coffee Hour

posted Jan 21, 2013, 2:04 PM by John Banas   [ updated Aug 2, 2019, 5:15 PM ]

The church is currently seeking coffee hour donations.  We encourage parishioners to donate coffee hour in when they are celebrating a name day or birthday or when they are commemorating the death of a loved one, but we also are seeking general weekly donations.  We strongly encourage everybody in the parish to donate coffee hour at least one time during the summer season.  Please sign-up at the church, contact a parish council member, or e-mail to reserve your date.  

Visitation for Holy Communion

posted Dec 28, 2012, 9:30 AM by John Banas

If someone who is unable to attend church to receive Holy Communion would like to arrange a visit with Fr. Gabriel, please contact a member of the parish council.

Church E-Mail Address List

posted Jun 22, 2011, 10:51 AM by John Banas   [ updated Apr 10, 2014, 6:46 PM ]

Join the parish e-mail address list in order to receive church newsletters, bulletins, and news updates. To become a member of the list, send an e-mail to  with the subject “Subscribe to Parish E-mail List.” Please include your name in the body of the e-mail.

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