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Mission Church Appeal

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Fall Gathering

Information about the upcoming Fall Gathering can be found here and will be updated soon.

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FOCUS Grand Rapids

Updates about FOCUS Grand Rapids can be found here.

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Help us host a lunch for Iconographers!

We’re helping to host our Iconographers the week of April 1-6 as they paint a mural on the chapel wall. If you’re able, please sign up to supply a Lenten soup and salad lunch. Please sign up to provide a Lenten soup and salad lunch for seven people.  Lunch needs to be served at 12 pm […]

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Feast of the Annunciation

Rejoice, O Theotokos, O deliverance of Adam from the curse! Rejoice, O chaste Theotokos! Rejoice, O living bush! Rejoice, O lamp! Rejoice, O throne! Rejoice, O ladder and door! Rejoice, O divine chariot! Rejoice, O bright cloud! Rejoice, O temple, O most-gilded jar! Rejoice, O mountain! Rejoice, O tabernacle and table! Rejoice, O deliverer of […]

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FOCUS NORTH AMERICA

FOCUS North America Steven Christoforou, FOCUS North America Director of Operations & Community Engagement met with the Orthodox churches in Grand Rapids to discuss the interest and need for a FOCUS Center in our Grand Rapids community. Use the links below to learn more about what was discussed at the meeting, join a working group, […]

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THE NATIVITY of CHRIST

“‘For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.’” (Luke 2:10-11) The Feast of the Nativity of Jesus is one of the most joyful days of the Orthodox Church. It ranks next to the greatest holiday, the Resurrection of Jesus. The Feast of the […]

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Advent / Nativity Fast

  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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The Order of St. Ignatius of Antioch – LEARN MORE

The Order of St. Ignatius of Antioch is an organization of the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of North America with the objective of financially supporting the departments, programs, and charitable works of the Antiochian Archdiocese, Patriarchate of Antioch, and the Orthodox Christian faith. To discover who St. Ignatius was and for resources about the work of The Order continue reading:

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SOUP SUNDAY

Soup Sunday Coffee Hour Sunday, December 10  The Women of St. Nicholas are hosting a “Soup Sunday Coffee Hour”. Please bring a FAST-FRIENDLY soup in a crock pot before Liturgy. Cleaned and ready fruit may also be brought. Register to bring a crock pot of soup or fruit by … Emailing Debra Taylor-Weiss: [taylorweisses@verizon.net] or […]

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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 “Not to enable the poor to share in our goods is to steal from them and deprive them of life. The […]

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2023 TRUNK or TREAT

PLEASE LET US KNOW THAT YOU ARE COMING! [REGISTER] PLEASE LET US KNOW THAT YOU ARE COMING! [REGISTER]

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