What's Happening

Below is an ongoing list of announcements about life at St. Christina of Tyre Orthodox Church.

2018 Sunday of Orthodoxy Pan-Orthodox Vespers

posted Feb 2, 2018, 7:31 PM by Gabriela Vidal Fontes   [ updated Feb 2, 2018, 7:33 PM ]

Hosted by Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in San Francisco (999 Brotherhood Way) on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 5pm.

Annual Banquet ~ Details & Tickets

posted Jan 11, 2018, 9:18 PM by Gabriela Vidal Fontes   [ updated Jan 12, 2018, 3:20 PM ]

to be held

We use the funds from our annual banquet to pay back the principal on our property loans and so work towards achieving an important goal: to provide a permanent, vibrant Orthodox Christian presence and witness in the Fremont area. 

If you would like to order banquet tickets or make donations towards our goal, please choose one of the options below.  Thank you!
1) Log in to our Online Giving System.  (See instructions below.)
2) Print the PDF located at the bottom of this page, and send it to us by snail mail.

  1. Click on "Online Giving System" above.  
  2. Log in (sign up for a new account if you have not done so previously).*  
  3. Click “Give a New Gift”.  
  4. Choose either “Banquet Tickets” or “Banquet Donations.” 
  5. Enter amount and other information. 
  6. Click "Next" (at the bottom).
  7. Review your order.
  8. Click "Submit" (at the bottom).

* If you are setting up a new account there is a delay in being able to go back into the system until your information is verified; thus, if you experience difficulty going back into the system, you may want to wait a couple of days and then try again after our volunteers can complete your registration.  If you experience other difficulties you can also contact us with the nature of the problem and we can forward it to the company. 

2018 West Coast Walk for Life

posted Jan 11, 2018, 8:38 PM by Gabriela Vidal Fontes   [ updated Jan 11, 2018, 8:39 PM ]

With the blessings of Metropolitan Joseph, Metropolitan Gerasimos, Bishop Irenei, and Archbishop Benjamin: 
Join Orthodox Christians at the 2018 West Coast Walk for Life!
You can also find this information on Facebook at

First Annual Orthodox Outreach Retreat

posted Jan 11, 2018, 8:31 PM by Gabriela Vidal Fontes   [ updated Jan 11, 2018, 8:32 PM ]

Greek Orthodox Church of the Resurrection will host their First Annual Orthodox Outreach Retreat on January 27, 2018.  We are invited to attend! Thomaida Hudanish, the Director of the Metropolis of San Francisco's Commission for Orthodox Missions and Evangelism, will be the guest speaker. She will be talking about the role of all Orthodox Christians--especially the laity--in witnessing and spreading our faith. The free retreat will also include Orthros, helping with the parish's food pantry, and lunch.

1-Day Retreat: Envisioning the Kingdom

posted Oct 30, 2017, 4:29 PM by Fr. Michael Anderson   [ updated Oct 31, 2017, 11:31 AM by Gabriela Vidal Fontes ]

Please join us for our annual Fall Retreat.  We are very excited to have Khouria Krista West!  Scroll down to see the flyer in PDF form, so that you can share it with your friends & fellow parishioners.  RSVP at mail@stchristinaorthodox.org

Open House, Yard and Bake Sale

posted Oct 13, 2017, 6:29 PM by Gabriela Vidal Fontes

Join us on Saturday, October 21, between 8:30am and 4:00pm, for our annual Open House.  We will have a yard sale, old-world baked goods and church tours.  Everyone is welcome!

2017 St. Eugene's Camp - July 2-8 - Get your forms in ASAP!

posted May 3, 2017, 7:46 AM by Fr. Michael Anderson

This year's youth camp is from July 2-8.

For camper and staff/counselor registration forms please see the files below. Forms are available in type-able as well as regular pdf.

This year we, unfortunately, had 2 sleeping cabins taken from us which means space is limited. Camper applications will be accepted on a first come first serve basis. Applications received after June 9th will be subject to a late fee and NO applications will be accepted after June 19th.

If you have any questions, please contact Fr. Michael, Camp Director, at FrMichaelA@comcast.net.

Remaining Holy Week and Paschal Services

posted Apr 13, 2017, 3:10 PM by P Fontes

Great & Holy Thursday, April 13
7:00pm — Holy Friday Matins with the 12 Passion Gospels

Great & Holy Friday, April 14 
9:00am—Royal Hours Before the Cross
10:30am—Decorate the Tomb
3:00pm—Vespers Before the Cross with Entombment
7:00pm — Matins for Holy Saturday w/ Lamentations of the Theotokos & Procession with Shroud

Great & Holy SaturdayApril 15

9:00am — Vespers & Divine Liturgy w/ Old Testament Readings 

Decorating of Temple for Pascha

Keeping vigil over the Tomb throughout the day (see sign-up)

11:30pm — Nocturns, Matins, & Paschal Divine Liturgy

Basket blessing & agape meal to follow

Great & Holy PASCHA—April 16

1:30pm — Paschal Agape Vespers w/ Reading of the Gospel in Multiple Languages & Procession 

2:30pm — Paschal BBQ 

Bright MondayApril 17

9:30am — Paschal Hours & Divine Liturgy w/ Procession followed by parish breakfast at Original Pancake House in Fremont

Springtime "Old-World Bake Sale" Sunday April 2 - 12:30-3pm

posted Mar 31, 2017, 10:10 PM by Fr. Michael Anderson

Sunday April 2 from 12:30-3 is our annual Springtime "Old-World Bake Sale" - Come and enjoy homemade treats made in celebration of Pascha - known as Easter in America. We also always have some old-time American Favorites as well. 
We hope to see you there!

10th Banquet & Silent Auction - 2/12 - NEW LOCATION!

posted Feb 9, 2017, 6:32 PM by Fr. Michael Anderson

This year we are hosting our 10th Banquet & Silent Auction to raise funds to purchase and pay down the principle on loans for our three properties. Over the years these events have raised over $100,000 towards that end. 

Join us on Sunday February 12 from 5-8:30pm at St James Hall at 34700 Fremont Blvd. Fremont, CA (NEW LOCATION).

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