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House Blessings

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 […]

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Nativity Fast / Advent

  This is a joyous fast in anticipation of the Nativity of Christ. In the weeks between now and December 24, we prepare ourselves to celebrate the birth in the flesh of our Lord Jesus Christ.  Give careful consideration to prepare for confession, participate in almsgiving, and apply the Church’s prescription for fasting. You will […]

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Christmas at St. Nicholas

The following services give us the opportunity to enter fully into the reality of the birth of the Savior and the hope with which it fills our lives. The liturgical celebration mirrors that of Holy Week, as we celebrate the salvation which begins at His Birth and culminates in His saving Passion, Death, and Resurrection […]

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CHRISTMAS CAROLING

Please join us on at 3 PM on Saturday, December 18th as we bring good tidings of great joy to some of our St. Nicholas parishioners. a We encourage you to gather your family and join us in this Christmas Caroling Caravan–everyone regardless of singing ability is invited. Afterwards, we will head back to the […]

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ADVENT ALMSGIVING OPPORTUNITIES

  Fasting should always be accompanied by prayer and almsgiving. By following in the example set by our Patron Saint, we encourage the Faithful to participate in the following almsgiving opportunities:   ALMSGIVING REFLECTION “Do that which is good, and no evil shall touch you. Prayer is good with fasting and alms and righteousness. A little […]

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JEOPARDY

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 […]

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RECEPTION for The Order of St. Ignatius of Antioch

Please join the members of The Order of St. Ignatius of Antioch of greater Grand Rapids for a reception with His Grace, Bishop ANTHONY and Roger David, National Chairman of The Order Sunday, December 5, 2021 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm The Cultural Center at St. Nicholas This is an opportunity for The Order members […]

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Griffins Game with Shepherds of Independence Residents

Hockey season is back! The WHOLE church is invited to join residents from the Shepherds of Independence at a Grand Rapids Griffins hockey game, November 12th at 7pm at the Van Andel Arena. Please contact Scott Storey (srstorey@umich.edu) with questions. Go to [tickets] to buy your families’ tickets ($17.00/each).

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MIDDLE EASTERN DINNER

  ttt We are excited to once again prepare for you our authentic home-cooked Middle Eastern Dinner! ttt Our dinners are made using the same recipes that our grandmothers used, and we still make everything from scratch! We are certain that you will not be disappointed in this flavorful meal! Please note that the portions […]

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WOMEN’S RETREAT

Please register for the retreat by visiting: [Women’s Retreat].    

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TRUNK or TREAT

REGISTRATION LINK: [CANDY]

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CAMELOT BLOCK PARTY

REGISTER TO HELP at: [BLOCK PARTY]  

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