MAKING OVER YOUR MARRIAGE Marriage Retreat leaders, Rev. Dr. Nick and Dr. Roxanne Louh invite you to step away from your daily life for a weekend of learning, worship, and rest. Come prepared to understand and set aside obstacles, and to regain your inspiration to strive toward a blessed and joyful union in Christ. […]
tt TT TT THEOPHANY SERVICES Friday, January 5 * Royal Hours (9 AM) * Orthros (5 PM) * Divine Liturgy (6 PM) with the Blessing of Water Apolytikion of Holy Epiphany Lord, when You were baptized in the Jordan, the veneration of the Trinity was revealed. For the voice of the Father gave witness to […]
Dear Parishioners, Theophany House Blessings is annual event which follows the Feast of Theophany, the Baptism of Christ, bringing the blessings of the waters in which Christ was baptized to our homes, as a blessing upon our families. BACKGROUND INFORMATION Houses are traditionally blessed with Holy Water each year bringing the blessings of the Waters sanctified […]
SUNDAY, JANUARY 16 during Coffee Hour Calling all interested contestants to become a participant in our Jeopardy Game being held on Sunday, January 16 following Coffee Hour. Each team will team test their prowess in the following categories: The Old Testament, The New Testament, Church History, Saints, Miracles, Our Worship, Orthodox Life, St. biblical knowledge […]
Fr. Michael’s Midweek Reflection–God Only Knows!
Each Wednesday, Fr. Michael shares an encouraging message, hoping to bring light, clarity, and peace into our challenging lives. January 12, 2022 Who is My Neighbor? A volunteer group from our parish is in Tennessee this week for some disaster recovery work, and it raises the question of just how far we go to […]
GROWING in our FAITH
GROWING in our FAITH Adult Sunday Class Teachings Bible Study Weekly Series Introduction to Orthodoxy 101 (Taught by Fr. Michael Nasser) Rita Madden – “The Blessings of Fasting“ Dr. Greg Abdalah – “Living a Christian Life in Our World Today” Session One Session Two Elissa Bjeltich – Church School Teacher Workshop Parenting Workshop – Keep […]
PROJECT GR 2022
IMPORTANT LINKS: DONATE to support this effort y VOLUNTEER SIGN-UP to participate (choose to work for a day or for the week) OVERVIEW of the Project Grand Rapids has an affordable housing crisis that is displacing some of the most vulnerable community members and in some cases forcing them into homelessness. Project GR 2022 […]
Everyone is invited to attend Wednesday Family Nights! Dinner 6 PM – hosted by one of our Ministry Teams Classes & Activities 6:50 PM YOUTH Each group will meet for faith-based fun/fellowship/growth with members of our Youth Ministry Team leadership. HOPE (3rd Grade & Below) JOY (4th-6th Grade) SOYO (7th-12th Grade) ADULTS […]
‘From Broadway to Grand Rapids’ – DEADLINE!!!
At the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese Convention, July 26, 2019, we will feature the Musical Production: ‘From Broadway to Grand Rapids’. Open auditions for this sensational evening is open to all talented Orthodox performers. Submissions can be made at: [Video Auditions]. This will be a night to remember!
Let there be Light!
Well, I had another blog post ready to go for today, but the beautiful sunny morning we’ve been enjoying here in West Michigan has convinced me to spend some time reflecting on the importance of light. We’ve gone through several weeks where we’ve not really seen the sun. This is not a practical problem; we […]
Prosopon School of Iconology and Iconography Icon Workshop Instructors: Tatiana Berestov with Demitrii Berestov Date: March 20-25, 2017 Location: Francisan Life Process Center Address: 11650 Downes St. NE, Lowell, MI 49331 Go to Icon Workshop and click on location to register for the workshop, lodging and an optional continental breakfast. You may bring your own food […]