Schedule of Services and Events

February 2018

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English Choir rehearsal
7:00 PM
 
Rehearsal of the “MatreshkiDC” dance troupe. Younger group - 6:15 PM; older group - 7:00 PM
6:15 PM
 
Vigil. 2nd Resurrection Gospel: Mark 16: 1-8.
5:00 PM
 
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Sun 4 Sunday of the Prodigal Son. Synaxis of the New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia. Hours & Liturgy – 9:40 AM (one Liturgy because of the annual meeting of the parish). Scripture : for the Day: I Corinthians 6: 12-20; Luke 15: 11-32; for the New Martyrs: Romans 8: 28-39; Luke 21: 12-19..
9:40 AM
 
Annual Parish Assembly - will be convened at 12:00 Noon. In the absence of a quorum, a second meeting will be convened at 1:30 PM, and will constitute a lawful and competent meeting regardless of the number of parishioners in attendance.
12:00 PM
 
The Sisterhood invites everyone to come to the Parish Hall for bliny, to be served after the combined Liturgy.
12:00 PM
 
 
Blessed Xenia of St. Petersburg. Moleben and Akathist
6:30 PM
 
Slavonic Choir rehearsal
7:00 PM
 
Class on Orthodoxy with Metropolitan Jonah
7:30 PM
 
Work on the Parish Library
7:00 PM
 
English Choir rehearsal
7:00 PM
 
Maslenitsa at the Russian Embassy
7:00 PM
 
Ancestral Saturday. Requiem Matins, Hours and Liturgy. Scripture: for the day: I Corinthians 10: 23-28; Luke 21: 8-9, 25-27, 33-36; for the repose: I Thessalonians 4:13-17; John 5:24-30.
8:00 AM
 
Vigil. 3rd Resurrection Gospel: Mark 16: 9-20
5:00 PM
 
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Meatfare Sunday, Sunday of the Dread Judgment. Translation of the relics of Hieromartyr Ignatius the God-bearer. English Liturgy. Scripture: for the day: I Corinthians 8:8–9:2; Matthew 25:31-46.
7:40 AM
 
Following the English Liturgy, we will hold out annual Chili Cookoff
10:00 AM
 
Meatfare Sunday, Sunday of the Dread Judgment. Translation of the relics of Hieromartyr Ignatius the God-bearer. Slavonic Liturgy. Scripture: for the day: I Corinthians 8:8–9:2; Matthew 25:31-46.
10:10 AM
 
Following the Slavonic Liturgy, bliny will be served.
12:30 PM
 
Meeting of the Parish Council
7:00 PM
 
Class on Orthodoxy with Metropolitan Jonah
7:30 PM
 
Vigil. Gospel: Luke 2:25-32.
6:30 PM
 
MEETING OF THE LORD. Hours and Liturgy. Scripture: Hebrews 7:7-17; Luke 2:22-40.
6:40 AM
 
Rehearsal of the “MatreshkiDC” dance troupe. Younger group - 6:15 PM; older group - 7:00 PM
6:15 PM
 
Vigil. 4th Resurrection Gospel: Luke 24: 1-12.
5:00 PM
 
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Cheesefare Sunday; Commemoration of the Expulsion of Adam from Paradise. Holy Hierarch Theodosius, archbishop of Chernigov. English Liturgy. Scripture: Romans 13:11–14:4; Matthew 6:14-21. Eve of Great Lent.
7:40 AM
 
The Scouts invite everyone to come to the Parish Hall for bliny, to be served after both Liturgies.
10:00 AM
 
Cheesefare Sunday; Commemoration of the Expulsion of Adam from Paradise. Holy Hierarch Theodosius, archbishop of Chernigov. Slavonic Liturgy. Scripture: Romans 13:11–14:4; Matthew 6:14-21. Eve of Great Lent.
10:10 AM
 
The Scouts invite everyone to come to the Parish Hall for bliny, to be served after both Liturgies.
12:30 PM
 
Forgiveness Sunday. Vespers with the Rite of Forgiveness.
6:30 PM
 
BEGINNING OF GREAT LENT. The Rules of Great Lent: Fish is permitted on the Entry of the Lord into Jerusalem (April 1). Wine and oil are permitted on all Saturdays and Sundays of Lent, with the exception of Great and Holy Saturday (April 7), when only wine is permitted, on March 21, the eve of the St. Andrew Standing, and April 5, Great Thursday. Wine, but not oil, is permitted on April 7, Holy Saturday. On all other days of Great Lent, we abstain from fish, wine and oil
Midnight
 
Clean Monday. Matins, Hours, Typica and Vespers
7:00 AM
 
Great Compline with the reading of the Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete. The English reading of the Canon will take place simultaneously in the Parish Library.
6:30 PM
 
Clean Tuesday. Matins, Hours, Typica and Vespers
7:00 AM
 
Great Compline with the reading of the Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete. The English reading of the Canon will take place simultaneously in the Parish Library.
6:30 PM
 
Clean Wednesday. Matins, Hours, Typica and Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts.
7:00 AM
 
Great Compline with the reading of the Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete. The English reading of the Canon will take place simultaneously in the Parish Library.
6:30 PM
 
Clean Thursday. Matins, Hours, Typica and Vespers.
7:00 AM
 
Great Compline with the reading of the Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete. The English reading of the Canon will take place simultaneously in the Parish Library. Metropolitan Hilarion will attend both services and read portions of the Great Canon.
6:30 PM
 
Clean Friday. Matins, Hours, and Typica
7:00 AM
 
Liturgy of the Pre-Sanctified Gifts. (Confession – beginning at 6:00 PM).
7:00 PM
 
Theodore Saturday. Great Martyr Theodore the Recruit. Matins, Hours and Liturgy. Scripture: Hebrews 1: 1-12; Mark 2: 23 – 3: 5; for St. Theodore: II Timothy 2: 1-10; John 15: 17 - 16: 2.
8:00 AM
 
Vigil. 5th Resurrection Gospel Luke 24: 12-35.
5:00 PM
 
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Sunday of Great Lent. Triumph of Orthodoxy. Holy Hierarch Alexius, Metropolitan of Moscow. “Iveron” Icon of the Mother of God. English Liturgy. Scripture: Hebrews 11: 24-26, 32 – 12: 2; John 1: 43-51; for the Holy Hierarch: Hebrews 13: 17-21; Luke 6: 17-23. After each Liturgy, a Moleben for the return of those gone astray from Holy Orthodoxy.
7:40 AM
 
Sunday of Great Lent. Triumph of Orthodoxy. Holy Hierarch Alexius, Metropolitan of Moscow. “Iveron” Icon of the Mother of God. Slavonic Liturgy. Scripture: Hebrews 11: 24-26, 32 – 12: 2; John 1: 43-51; for the Holy Hierarch: Hebrews 13: 17-21; Luke 6: 17-23. After each Liturgy, a Moleben for the return of those gone astray from Holy Orthodoxy.
10:10 AM
 
Pan-Orthodox Vespers at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sophia in Washington DC .
5:00 PM
 
 
Slavonic Choir rehearsal
7:00 PM
 
Class on Orthodoxy with Metropolitan Jonah
7:30 PM
 
Liturgy of the Pre-Sanctified Gifts. (Confession –beginning at 6:00 PM).
7:00 PM
 
 
 
 

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