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Join us for our Lenten Services

We hope you can join us for our Lenten services. We begin this Sunday, March 2nd, at 1:00 pm with Forgiveness Vespers, following a luncheon that will be prepared by our teens after Liturgy. Then each week at 7:00 pm during Lent we will celebrate: Monday: Great Compline Wednesday: Pre-Sanctified Liturgy followed by lenten potluck meal Friday: Akathist to the […]
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Come and See

The second Sunday of Great Lent is called the “Sunday of Orthodoxy.” Iconography is an important element of our Orthodox church because each icon is a visual image of Christ, his Gospel or his saints.  An icon is often referred to as a “Window to Heaven.” On the Sunday of Orthodoxy we remember the Seventh Ecumenical Council and the restoration […]
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Starting Lent with Forgiveness

In the Orthodox church in the weeks leading to Great Lent, we prepare ourselves for a Lenten period dedicated to prayer, fasting, almsgiving and spiritual growth.  In those preparatory weeks, we read scripture that reminds us that to grow spiritually: we must first have the desire like the Canaanite woman (Mark 12:13-17) we must be humble like the Publican (Luke […]
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