Welcome to St. JohnStatus of the New ChurchAbout the Eucharist
  • Holy Week Schedule

    Please join us during Holy Week services to live together the passion of our Lord, and celebrating His Glorious Resurrection All of the services, unless noted, are at 7:30 PM The Sacrament of Reconciliation is available from 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM before each evening service Sunday, April 9– Palm Sunday followed by Procession Tuesday, April  11 –… Read more

  • Text Messaging Communication System

    Be in the loop and be a part of our growing church! We’ve had an overwhelming response of Parishioners registering for our text messaging communication system! Did you receive our text message today? If not, sign up today! Create a new text message.  Type in 773-877-3017 as recipient In the message section, type: @stjohnchgo. Hit send… Read more

  • St John the Baptist NAMY Registration 2016-2017 Now Open

    St John the Baptist NAMY (National Association of Melkite Youth) is accepting registration for 2016-2017 school year. NAMY is open to all youth from 8th grade to seniors in high school. The youth must be at least 13 years of age at time of registration.

    Registration fee of $25 per child and $20 per additional sibling. All checks payable to St John the Baptist Church and given to a NAMY adviser during our first NAMY meeting, Sunday, September 11 after Liturgy.

    Fill Out Online Registration
  • Holy Week Schedule

    Please join us during Holy Week services to live together the passion of our Lord, and celebrating His Glorious Resurrection

    All of the services, unless noted, are at 7:30 PM
    The Sacrament of Reconciliation is available from 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM before each evening service

    • Sunday, April 9– Palm Sunday followed by Procession
    • Tuesday, April  11 – No services.
    • Wednesday, April 12 – Bridegroom Matins and the Blessing of Oil
    • Thursday, April 13 – Crucifixion of Christ (Passion Gospels)
    • Friday, April 13 – Lamentations (Burial) of Christ
    • Saturday, April 15 – Hajmeh, Orthros, and the Divine Liturgy
    • Sunday, April 16, 2017: Easter Branch at 1:00 PM. Adults $35, Kids (ages 5 to 12) $20 and Kids under 4 are free.
    2017 Lenten Lecture Series
    • First lecture will be given by Fr. Joseph Abouid on March 9th, 2017 at 7:00 pm at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church at 200 E. North Ave, Northlake, IL 60164
    • Second lecture will be given by Fr. Mousa Haddad on March 16th, 2017 at 7:00 pm at Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Church at 950 N. Grace st, Lombard, IL 60148
    • Third lecture will be given by Fr. Pierre El Khoury on March 23rd, 2017 at 7:00 pm at St. John Syriac Orthodox Church  at 250 S. Villa Ave, Villa Park, IL 60181
    • Forth lecture will be given by Fr. Sharbel Bcheiry on March 30th, 2017 at 7:00 pm at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church at 1220 S. 60th Ct, Cicero, IL 60804
    • Fifth lecture will be given by Fr. Michael Hull on April 6th, 2017 at 7;00 pm at St. Mary Antiochian Orthodox Church at 6330 W 127th St, Palos Heights, IL 60463
  • Upcoming Events

    Mar
    26
    Sun
    Spanish Service
    Mar 26 @ 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    English/Arabic Service
    Mar 26 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Sunday School
    Mar 26 @ 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Mar
    27
    Mon
    Soccer Practice (adults and kids) @ Des Plaines, IL
    Mar 27 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Mar
    30
    Thu
    Lenten Lecture Series @ St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church
    Mar 30 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Mar
    31
    Fri
    Potluck Social Gathering @ at Fr. Ezzat's
    Mar 31 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Apr
    2
    Sun
    MAYA Meeting
    Apr 2 all-day
  • Weekly Bulletin

    Click on the image to view a list of weekly bulletins.

  • Upcoming Worship

    Divine Liturgy, Sundays

    Spanish: 9:00 AM

    English and Arabic:11:00 AM

    The Great Lent Schedule

    Wednesdays: 7:30 PM: Great Compline صلاة يارب القوات

    Fridays: 7:30 PM: Akathists صلاة المدايح

    close window

    Contact Us

    200 E North Ave. Northlake, IL 60164

    Office Telephone: (708) 492-0391

    Office Hours:  Wednesday and Thursday- 09:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

    Rev. Ezzat Bathouche
    Tel:(708) 938-5804

    Fax:(708) 492-0391

    stjohnthebaptistchicago@hotmail.com

    ProtoDn. Antoine Shehata: (847) 227-8884
    Deacon Fadi Rafidi: (708) 473 -5455
    Deacon Sergio Ayala: (630) 936 -1839