News/Events

ST. NICHOLAS FESTIVITIES 2019

We had such wonderful St. Nicholas festivities. Please reflect on your involvement in our St. Nicholas festivities by providing any appropriate feedback to assist us in strengthening our offerings in the future. Complete this form by Monday, December 14th. Visit this link [FEEDBACK].

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House Blessings

BACKGROUND INFORMATION  Houses are traditionally blessed with Holy Water each year bringing the blessings of The Waters sanctified on the Feast of Theophany, the celebration of our Lord’s baptism. The priest brings this Water into the home to personally bless each family member by renewing the awareness of God’s presence in our homes.  A house […]

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ONE MORE (mostly) UNKNOWN TREASURE

I’ve often commented that we priests often feel like salespeople, trying to convince our parishioners of the great deals that we have available to us in the great treasure that is Orthodox Christianity. Quite the opposite of sleazy used-car salespeople hocking lemons, the Clergy of the Church stand before their people inviting them to receive […]

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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:  

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ST. NICHOLAS DAY WEEKEND ACTIVITIES

His Grace, Bishop ANTHONY will join us in our annual celebration of our Patron, St. Nicholas. The entire parish is invited and encouraged to attend these events as activities have been planned for everyone! As a reminder, Dn. Ted’s first set of priest’s vestments and Gresham’s Reader’s cassock will be offered to them as a […]

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OUR CHURCH LIBRARY IS OPEN

Our church library is now open! Stop by to look at the library and check out a book or two. We are still developing this space so feel free to offer your suggestions. LET US HELP YOU WITH YOUR CHRISTMAS SHOPPING! Looking for a great gift for your child’s Sunday school teacher? Please consider donating […]

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DO YOUR WORK; THEN FORGET IT

One of the new catchphrases you hear about it around these days is the desire to “live in the moment.” The fact that it is talked about as much as it is shows a growing realization by more and more of us that we spend much time regretting the past or worrying about the future. […]

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IOCC PRESENTATION with STACEY MASON

 

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PROTECTING YOUNG EYES

REGISTRATION and ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND at [Protecting Young Eyes]. The Protecting Young Eyes website can be reached by visiting [Who We Are]  

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THE ART of FIGHTING

RESERVE YOUR RINGSIDE SEAT at: [The Art of Fighting]    

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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 find […]

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ST. NICHOLAS DAY CELEBRATION BANQUET

REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED. PLEASE CONTACT THE CHURCH OFFICE IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO PURCHASE A TICKET MENU: ADULT MEAL CHOICES: Halibut or Spaghetti squash with eggplant and assorted vegetables KIDS Meal: Macaroni and cheese

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