Mediterranean Holiday Bazaar

Join us for shopping and fellowship for the coming Holiday Season.

Mediterranean Holiday Bazaar

Easter Picnic Reservations Required

Advance reservations are required for the Easter Picnic to be held on the Nativity campus following Agape Services at 12:30 pm on Sunday, April 12, 2015—no tickets will be sold at the door.  Please complete the attached reservation form and return it with payment to the church or give it to
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Anastisis Fellowship Meal

Please join us following the Paschal Resurrection service on Saturday night, April 11, for a light Anastasis Fellowship Meal.  Come to the hall after the service ends.  We are grateful to the underwriters of this event.


Sunday School and Youth Activities Coming Up

Sunday, March 29 –  Nativity of Christ Parish Oratorical Festival
Come support your fellow classmates as several Nativity teens will speak about their faith this Sunday by participating in the St John Chrysostom Oratorical Festival. Sunday School Students—upon arrival at church with your
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2015 Community Crab Feed

Come join your friends and relatives at the 2015 Community Crab Feed Dinner 31 January.  (

Parish Social

This year will be the fourth holiday season that our community has come together to make blankets to donate to the UCSF Pediatric Cardiac Care Unit. One hundred sixty blankets have been donated from our community so far and a lot of help is needed again this year.  Please join us on Saturday,
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Nativity of Christ Youth Basketball Camp

Don’t miss out on Basketball Camp this summer!

Week 1 – Grades K – Grade 2
Boys and Girls Welcome
July 28-31 9:00 am – 12:00 noon

Week 2 – Grades 3 – 5
Boys and Girls Welcome
August 4-7 9:00 am – 12:00 noon

Led by Novato basketball leader, Scott Morgan
Complemented by the
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Pentecost Glendi

On Saturday, June 7, Nativity of Christ will hold a Greek Glendi to celebrate the Feast of Pentecost.  See the attached flyer for details.  Plan to come and have a wonderful time!


2014 Stewardship Card


The Feast Day of Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker

Our closest sister parish, Saint Nicholas Orthodox Christian Church in San Anselmo, celebrates its parish feast day this month, with the following schedule:

Festal Vigil: December 5th – 7:00pm
Hierarchical Divine Liturgy: December 6th – 9:30am

Following the Divine Liturgy on December
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Nativity of Christ Summer Church Camp “Our Panagia”

Our Panagia!  As we approach and enter into the sacred Dormition fast, the Nativity youth and friends will learn about and experience the relationship that we have with the All-Holy One, the Virgin Mary.  Church Camp will take place July 29 – August 2: Monday – Thursday 11:00 – 2pm, and
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Farminista’s Feast Article

Karen Pavone (Farminista’s Feast) writes about our Greek Festival. Check out her website at Farminista’s Feast

Spring Cleaning at Nativity of Christ

Join us for a renewing spring cleaning of the church and grounds on Saturday, April 20 beginning at 9:00 a.m.  There will be jobs appropriate for everyone.  A light lunch will be served.  Please see the attached flyer for all the details.


Monthly Socials are Returning!

Monthly Socials will resume in March and on subsequent 4th Saturdays of each month.  The March Parish Social is on Saturday, March 23, 5:30pm-9pm.  Supper at 6:15!  Cost is $20/family or $5 person. Many families are planning to come, so bring your children.  The event will be held in the
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2013 Community Crab Feed

Come join your friends and relatives at the 2013 Community Crab Feed. (

1st Annual Festival of the Nativity

Each and every time a member of the greater community comes onto our church campus, we have an opportunity to heed the Great Commission - the instruction of the resurrected Jesus Christ to his disciples that they spread his teachings to all nations of the world. What better time than the
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Registration Form for Greek School Program 2012-2013

Download the 2012-2013 Greek School Registration Form

Summer Vacation Church Camp

Nativity of Christ will be offering a one-week Vacation Church Camp, Monday through Friday, July 16-20 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.  VCC will be extended to Pre-K - Teens and the cost is $20 per camper for the entire week.  Download the registration form here 2012_Summer_Church_Camp_Flyer.pdf.
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Nativity of Christ Youth Basketball Camp

Nativity of Christ Church will have a Youth Basketball Camp for youth Pre-Kindergarten through Grade School in the gym Monday through Friday, July 9-13 from 1:00 -4:00 pm.  Cost is $10 per child and snacks will be provided.  Please complete the registration form by selecting the link, 
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Fr. John Chryssvgis Spiritual Retreat on Repentance February 11

Nativity of Christ Greek Orthodox Church presents a talk by Father Deacon John Chryssavgis on the meaning of repentance. Fr. John is a deacon of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and currently serves as theological advisor to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I on ecological issues. He
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Photo Directory

Dear Parishioners,

I am excited to announce that we’re going to create a new pictorial directory of our church family. The directory will help us connect names with faces. It will be an ideal outreach tool and will capture the history of our church congregation.

Please participate! All I
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Parish Feast Day Schedule

The celebration of our community feast day is an event that must fill our hearts with joy, pride, and fulfillment.  Multiple liturgical services will be celebrated and serve as the perfect and pure catalyst of our other holiday gatherings during this time of fellowship and joy.  Please choose
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Holiday Food Drive

Once again, Nativity of Christ is participating in the Food: The Perfect Gift drive to raise funds and food for the Marin Food Bank. I hope you will join me in this effort to help thousands in San Francisco and Marin who are at risk of going hungry this holiday season. With your help, the Food
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2011 Community Christmas Card

We are once again producing a Community Christmas Card to spread the good news and greetings of Christ’s birth to families, individuals and friends throughout our community.  The proceeds of this card will benefit the RCA (Retired Clergy Association) Benevolence Fund.  This group is made up of
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Fr. Luke Palumbis named Priest at Nativity of Christ

Dear Parishioners of our Nativity of Christ Church,

As the date of Father Constantine’s retirement grows closer, we are pleased to convey to you that His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos, has officially appointed Fr. Luke Palumbis to serve as the new priest and pastor of our Nativity of
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Father Constantine to Retire

After serving 27 years as parish priest of the Nativity of Christ Greek Orthodox Church, located in Novato, Reverend Constantine Efstathiu will be retiring on August 28, a date that also marks the 45th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood.  After presiding over the Sunday Divine
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