This month the Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts joined together for a two-night camping trip at Lake Chabot. We had a great time at the campfires both nights, led in song by Cadette Scout Judi Bosl. The older scouts learned pocket knife safety, fire building, and knot tying. The younger scouts used things found in nature–such as bark and leaves–to paint with. And everyone enjoyed… Read More


One only has to look at Good Friday 2017 to understand the importance of GIVING. Over 40 children came to church to meet our new Youth Director, Anna Teodosiadis, and to participate in our annual Good Friday Youth Retreat. A strong parish provides opportunities for sharing the Good News of Christ!  The parish also provides… Read More

Alameda County Community Food Bank

Then Jesus called his disciples to him and said, “I have compassion on the crowd, because they have been with me now three days, and have nothing to eat; and I am unwilling to send them away hungry, lest they faint on the way.” – Matthew 15:32 He said to him the third time, “Simon, son of John, do you love me?” Peter… Read More

Parish Feast Day

Father Niko and the Parish Council of the Greek Orthodox Church of the Resurrection Castro Valley, California Prayerfully invite you to our Parish Feast Day Celebrating the Leave-Taking of the Resurrection of Our Lord, God and Savior Jesus Christ Divine Services Tuesday, May 23rd 2017 at 6:00PM Dinner Hosted by the Parish Council to follow… Read More

Ministry Sunday

A Day of Outreach and Fellowship for Orthodox Families and Friends On Sunday, September 10th we invite everyone to our annual Ministry Sunday – a day of fellowship and outreach. As Saint John Chrysostom said in 396 AD, “ Each of us has an apostolic mission to arouse the fervor of the Spirit in our brothers… Read More