"Welcome one another, therefore, just as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God." - Romans 15:7
We invite you to learn about worship and fellowship as it is expressed in the life of our Parish. If you are a new member of our parish or are considering membership, explore these pages to find out what our parish offers to those who offer support and sustenance; to those who are members of our church, we hope you'll see how your sacrificial offerings are received with profound respect and are utilized to maximum effectiveness. Enjoy a meaningful relationship with your church!
HOLY WEEK SERVICES
April 27 HOLY WEDNESDAY
Afternoon The Sacrament of Holy Unction (for children and adults) 3-4:30PM*
Evening The Service of the Nymphios (Bridegroom) 7PM*
*The Orthodox faithful will be anointed with Eucheleon after services in the afternoon and evening. (Eucheleon cannot be taken home with you.)
The faithful may request to be anointed after any service this week or at any time when the need arises throughout the year by contacting the office.
April 28 HOLY THURSDAY
Morning Vespers & Divine Liturgy of St. Basil 7:30-10am (Holy Communion)
Evening The Twelve Gospels – Agia Pathi – Procession of Crucifix 6:30PM
April 29 GOOD FRIDAY
Morning The Royal Hours 9AM
Afternoon Apokathelosis (Unnailing Service) 3PM
Evening Service of the Epitaphios and Procession of the Epitaphios 7PM
April 30 HOLY SATURDAY
Morning Vespers and Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great 9-11:30AM (Holy Communion)
Night HOLY PASCHA, Orthros @11PM, RESURRECTION at Midnight and Divine Liturgy follows immediately (Holy Communion)
May 1 SUNDAY OF PASCHA Vespers of Agape 11AM The Gospel will be read in many Languages
I wish to express to you all of the Lord’s blessings at this most spiritually uplifting time of year. We are uplifted by the beautiful Holy Week services in which we experience the passion of our Lord and His Glorious Resurrection. It is my sincerest hope that all of us will partake and breath deeply, the sweet spiritual aroma sent by the Grace of the Holy Spirit as we pray, sing hymns, and glorify God through our worship. Taking a “time out,” from the business of life and participating in these services will reap spiritual rewards which will be too many to measure or count. On behalf of the Parish Council of St. Andrew we wish you “Kali Anastasi” or a Blessed Resurrection to you and your family.
In the Service of the Lord,
Fr. John Theodosion
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