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 Eve!      – Orthros of the Feast, Tone 2


The biblical story of the Feast of the Annunciation is found in the first chapter of the Gospel of Luke (1:26-39). The Archangel Gabriel appeared to the Virgin Mary, who was living in Nazareth, and said to her, “Hail, O favored one, the Lord is with you.” Mary was perplexed and wondered what kind of greeting this was.

The angel told her not to be afraid, for she had found favor with God. To continue reading click [Here].

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Sunday, March 24  – Great Vespers at 5 PM @ Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 185 E. Pontaluna Rd. Muskegon 49444. Following the service, everyone is invited to attend the celebration meal.  

Monday, March 25 – Vesperal Liturgy at 6 PM. Following the service, join us for fish tacos in the Cultural Center.