Schedules

Normal Weeks & Special Seasons

 
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Normal Weekly Schedule

For updates and changes to this usual schedule, see the parish bulletin or Calendar page.

For Lenten and Holy-Day Schedules, see Special Schedules

We hope you will join us!

9:00 & 10:00 AM

Sundays

Come Let us Worship
our God and King!

9:00 Orthros Prayer Service

10:00 Divine Liturgy for all ages

  • Followed by Coffee Hour in the Social Hall. 

  • Children's and Teens' activities occur during Coffee Hour.

  • Choir Rehearsal, Parish Council Meetings, Ministry Team Meetings, etc., take place near the end of Coffee Hour.

7:00 PM

Wednesdays

Education Night

  • Online Bible Study / Discussion Group for Adults, Teens & Tweens
    We meet every week except during major holiday weeks like Thanksgiving and Christmas. Every now and then, Father is called away for continuing education conferences or emergency hospital visits, so feel free to call or text him to verify the schedule.
    717-919-3382.

  • Occasional Lecture Series.  Invite your neighbors!

6:00 PM

Occasional Fridays

Parish Life Night

  • Dinner & Fun
    Potluck meal and a fun activity for all ages.

 

Special Schedules

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Lent
before Pascha (Easter)

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Holy Week &
Pascha (Easter)

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Dormition of the Theotokos

(Repose of the
Mother of God)

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Christmas & 
New Year's

 
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Lent before Pascha

(Pascha is Orthodox Christian Easter)

Note that the dates for Lent are different every year. For this year's dates and updates, see the parish bulletin.

Sundays during Lent:

  • Orthros Prayer Service, 9 AM

  • Divine Liturgy, 10 AM
    Followed by Lenten Coffee Hour

First five weeks of Lent:

  • Wednesdays, 6 PM 
    Lenten Worship Service (Pre-Sanctified Liturgy/Mass), followed by Lenten Potluck

  • Fridays, 6 PM 
    Lenten Prayer Service Honoring the Mother of God (Akathist to the Theotokos)

Sixth week of Lent:

  • Wednesday, 6 PM 
    Lenten Worship Service (Pre-Sanctified Liturgy/Mass), followed by Lenten Potluck

  • Friday of the fifth week  
    **No services tonight.  See you at Lazarus Liturgy worship services at 9 AM tomorrow morning!**

 
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Holy Week & Pascha

(Pascha is Orthodox Christian Easter.  Also called Greek Orthodox Easter.)

For an explanation of each service, click the "Read About" button . 

Note that the dates for Holy Week and Pascha (Orthodox Easter) are different every year. For this year's dates and updates, see the calendar page or parish bulletin.

  • Lazarus Saturday
    9 AM  Orthros (Matins) & 10 AM Liturgy for the Raising of Lazarus from the Tomb, followed by Oatmeal & Grits Breakfast Buffet. 

  • Palm Sunday

    • 9 AM  Orthros & Liturgy for Palm Sunday

    • 6 PM   Christ the Bridegroom Service

  • Holy Monday 
    6 PM Christ the Bridegroom Service

  • Holy Tuesday
    6 PM Christ the Bridegroom Service

  • Holy Wednesday
    6 PM Holy Unction Service

  • Holy Thursday

    • 9 AM  Liturgy of St. Basil (No Orthros/Matins) to commemorate Christ’s Meal with the Twelve Disciples in the Upper Room, followed by Lenten Potluck.

    • 6 pm  Twelve Passion Gospels Service

  • Holy Friday (Good Friday)

    • 8 AM  Royal Hours Service.  Please stay after to help decorate the Epitaphios with flowers.

    • 4 PM  Un-nailing from the Cross Service

    • 6 PM  Lamentations at Christ’s Tomb Service

  • Holy Saturday

    • 9 AM  Vesperal Liturgy (No Orthros/Matins) for Christ’s Harrowing of Hades (Tossing of Rose Petals & Bay Leaves, Knocking on Pews), followed by Lenten Potluck.

    • 11:30 PM  Anastasis Resurrection Service with Paschal Divine Liturgy (Hooray, it's Pascha!), followed by Festive Potluck (no more fasting!).  Bring your Pascha Basket to be blessed and share!

  • Pascha Sunday

    • **No 9:00 or 10:00 Service, because the midnight service counts as the morning service.**Be there Saturday night for the Anastasis Service!**

    • 4 PM  Paschal Agape Vespers & Egg Hunt.  Bring your Pascha Basket (with blessed leftovers) for Part 2 of the Festive Potluck!

 
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Dormition of the Theotokos

(Dormition is the Falling Asleep in Christ, or the Repose of someone.  The Theotokos is Mary, the Virgin Mother of Jesus.  Theo = God, tokos = Bearer of, or the Mother of)

Note:  This is our parish's special feastday.  Our parish is named after the Dormition of the Theotokos.

For Every Year:

Sundays during the Dormition Fast (August 1-15):

  • Orthros Prayer Service, 9 AM

  • Divine Liturgy, 10 AM
    Followed by a lenten Coffee Hour

August 1-13, Wednesdays & Fridays, 6 PM 
Paraklesis Services to the Theotokos.  Bible Study follows each of the Wednesday Paraklesis services.

August 14, 6 PM 
Vespers for the Dormition of the Theotokos

August 15, 9 AM 
9:00 Orthros (Matins) & 10:00 Liturgy for the Dormition of the Theotokos.  A festive potluck follows.

 
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Christmas &  New Year's

Note: This is the typical schedule. For the most up-to-date schedule, see the Calendar.

Sundays during the Pre-Nativity Fast (November 15-December 24):

  • Orthros Prayer Service, 9 AM

  • Divine Liturgy, 10 AM
    Followed by a lenten Coffee Hour

Eve of the Nativity, December 24

  • 9 AM  Orthros (Matins) & Royal Hours

  • 10 AM  Divine Liturgy

Day of the Nativity, December 25

  • 9 AM Orthros

  • 10 AM Divine Liturgy

New Year's Day, January 1

  • 9 AM Orthros &

  • 10 AM Divine Liturgy