Church Schedule for the Month of March, 2019

2 March

Saturday of the Souls

General Panikhida (Memorial Service) at 5 PM.  
Vigil at 6 PM

3 March

 

Meatfare
Sunday

Hours at 9 AM, followed by Divine Liturgy.  
After Liturgy - Pre-Lenten Blini Lunch.  
Law of God and Chanting Classes (4th – 8th  Grades) at 3-4:30 PM
Law of God and Unseen Warfare (High Schoolers) at 4:30-6 PM

9 March

Saturday

Vigil at 6 PM

10 March

Cheesefare
Sunday

Hours at 9 AM, followed by Divine Liturgy.  
After Liturgy - Vespers of Forgiveness

11 March

Clean Monday

Great Compline with the Great Canon at 6 PM

12 March

Clean Tuesday

Great Compline with the Great Canon at 6 PM

13 March

Clean Wednesday

Great Compline with the Great Canon at 6 PM

14 March

Clean Thursday

Great Compline with the Great Canon at 6 PM

15 March

Clean Friday

Supplicatory Canon to Saint Theodore Tyro (the Recruit) at 6 PM, followed by Small Compline with the Akathist to the Most Holy Theotokos (First Salutations).  
After Akathist - Adult Discussion Group Session

16 March

Saturday of Saint Theodore

Vigil at 6 PM

17 March

Sunday of Orthodoxy

Hours at 9 AM, followed by Divine Liturgy.  
After Liturgy - Vespers of the Triumph of Orthodoxy, with Procession of Icons

20 March

Wednesday

Lenten Hours at 5 PM, followed by Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts

22 March

Friday

General Panikhida (Memorial Service) at 6 PM, followed by Small Compline with Akathist (Second Salutations).  
After Akathist - Adult Discussion Group Session

23 March

Saturday of Souls

Vigil at 6 PM

24 March

Sunday of Saint Gregory Palamas

Hours at 9 AM, followed by Divine Liturgy.   
After Liturgy – General Parish Meeting Church School - Adult Catchetical Classes (Orthodox Dogmatic Theology and Unseen Warfare) at 3 PM

27 March

Wednesday

Lenten Hours at 5 PM, followed by Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts

29 March

Friday

General Panikhida (Memorial Service) at 6 PM, followed by Small Compline with Akathist (Third Salutations).  
After Akathist - Adult Discussion Group Session

30 March

Saturday of Souls

Great Vespers at 6 PM, followed by Confessions

31 March

Sunday of the Veneration of the Cross

Matins at 7 AM, with the Rite of Veneration.  
After Matins - Divine Liturgy, followed by Lenten Lunch.  
Law of God and Chanting Classes (4th – 8th  Grades) at 3-4:30 PM
Law of God and Unseen Warfare (High Schoolers) at 4:30-6 PM

 

Cleaning Schedule:  

  1 March  :  Father Thomas and Martha Ray

  8 March  :  Greg and Maria Monforte

15 March  :  Gehring family

22 March  :  Gabriel family

29 March  :  Alexopolous family

 

Coffee Hour Schedule:

  3 March  :  Annual Parish Blini Luncheon

10 March  :  Group #4  •  Alexopoulos/Gasparis/E & P Hahn Families

17 March  :  Potluck Luncheon

24 March  :  Group #5  •  Teenager’s Fund-Raiser

31 March  :  SUNDAY OF THE CROSS  •  Parish Luncheon


 

Church Schedule for the Month of April, 2019

 

3 April

Wednesday – Lenten Hours at 5 PM, followed by Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts

 

5 April

Friday – Small Compline with Akathist (Fourth Salutations) at 7 PM, 
followed by Adult Discussion Group Session.

 

6 April

Saturday – Vigil at 6 PM (for Annunciation)

 

7 April

Sunday – Great Feast of the Annunciation of the Most Holy Theotokos 
Hours at 9 AM, followed by Divine Liturgy. 
After Liturgy – Festal Lunch.  Adult Catchetical Classes
(Orthodox Dogmatic Theology and Unseen Warfare) at 3 PM

 

10 April

Wednesday – Matins with the (full) Great Canon of Saint Andrew 
of Crete at 6 PM

 

12 April

Friday – Laudation of the Most Holy Theotokos
Small Compline with the (full) Akathist at 6 PM 
After Akathist – Adult Discussion Group Session

 

13 April

Saturday – Vigil at 6 PM

 

14 April

Sunday of Saint Mary of Egipt – Hours at 9 AM, followed by Divine Liturgy. 
After Liturgy – Church School 
Law of God and Chanting Classes (4th – 8th Graders) at 3 PM – 4:30 PM 
Law of God and Unseen Warfare (High Schoolers) at 4:30 PM – 6 PM

 

17 April

Wednesday – Lenten Hours at 5 PM, followed by Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts

 

19 April

Friday – Vespers and Matins at 6 PM (for Lazarus Saturday),
followed by Confessions

 

20 April

Lazarus Saturday – Hours at 9 AM, followed by Divine Liturgy 
After Liturgy – light lunch
and general church cleaning 
Vigil at 6 PM with Blessing of Palms (for Palm Sunday)

 

21 April

Palm Sunday – Hours at 9 AM, followed by Divine Liturgy 
After Liturgy – festive lunch.  Matins of the Bridegroom at 6 PM
(for Great Monday)

 

22 April

Great Monday – Matins of the Bridegroom at 6 PM (for Great Tuesday)

 

23 April

Great Tuesday – Matins of the Bridegroom at 6 PM (for Great Wednesday)

 

24 April

Great Wednesday – Service of Holy Unction at 5 PM, followed by light supper. 
After supper – Matins (for Great Thursday)

 

25 April

Great Thursday – Commemoration of the Mystical Supper – Hours at 8 AM, followed by Vesperal Liturgy with reading of the prayers before Holy Communion. 
Matins with the Twelve Passion Gospels at 6 PM

 

26 April

Great Friday – Commemoration of the Crucifixion of the Lord 
Royal Hours at 8 AM. 
Vespers with the Taking Down of Christ’s Body from the Cross and the Bringing out of the Shroud (Epitaphios
/Plaschanitsa) at 3 PM, followed by Small Compline. 
Matins with the Lamentations and Procession at 5:30 PM

 

27 April

Great Saturday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Descent into Hades 
Hours at 8 AM, followed by Vesperal Liturgy. 
Reading of the Acts of the Apostles at 10 PM 
Midnight Office at 11:30 PM

28 April

Pascha of the Lord 
Commemoration of the Bright Resurrection of Christ 
Paschal Matins at 12 midnight, followed by Divine Liturgy 
After Liturgy – Blessing of Baskets and Festive Breakfast in the Parish Hall 
Agape Vespers at 5 PM, followed by festive supper in the Parish Hall

 

29 April

Bright Monday – Matins at 8 AM, followed by Divine Liturgy and Procession with four Gospel Readings

 

 

Cleaning Schedule:

  5 April :  Patty & Ed Hahn and Martha Ray

12 April :  Father Thomas and Martha Ray

19 April :  Greg and Maria Monforte

26 April :  Gehring family

 

CORRECTED

Coffee Hour Schedule:

  7 April :  Annunciation  • POTLUCK

14 April :  Group #1  •  Gabriel/Curry families 

21 April :  Palm Sunday  •  Parish Luncheon - POTLUCK

28 April :  PASCHA  •  Breakfast & Agape meal after Vespers