News/Events

Youth Registration

Last Call For Annual Youth Registration Form: p If you have not yet filled out the Annual Youth Registration Form, please do so ASAP! This is how youth in our parish will be registered into our Youth Ministry as a whole and also how children can be registered for Church School. p In Christ. p […]

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Stewardship Conference

MONEY…The Gospel Changes Everything Join us at The Cultural Center of St. Nicholas for the livestream from St. Vladimir’s Seminary! LET US KNOW WHICH SESSIONS YOU WILL BE ATTENDING: [REGISTER] SCHEDULE: Friday, September 16 9 am – Salvific Giving (Dr. Andrew Geleris) 9:45 am – Almsgiving as Mercy Giving (Fr. Aaron Warwick) 11 AM – […]

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WOMEN OF THE DIOCESE of TOLEDO and the MIDWEST – RETREAT

The women of St. Nicholas are thrilled to welcome you to a retreat that is sure to challenge the way you think about and do life. pp Join us on Saturday, October 1st for a Women’s Retreat with special guests Cynthia Damaskos and Molly Sabourin. pp FILLED WITH LESS REGISTRATION LINK [FILLED with LESS]   […]

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CHEESE BREAD PRE-ORDERS – (Friends and Family Orders)

NOTHING IS BETTER THAN CHEESE BREAD! Cheese bread is a staple for Sunday dinners, dinner parties, and of course holiday feasts. We are thrilled to provide you an opportunity to pre-order our delicious, homemade, mouth-watering cheese bread for $21 per dozen. Limit 4 dozen. CAN I BUY MORE? There is no guarantee that we will […]

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CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

The faithful of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan give glory to God for His enduring faithfulness! We give Him all of the praise for abundantly blessing our parish throughout the past one hundred years. We are thankful for each and every dedicated member who gave of their God-given time, talents, and treasures […]

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CAMELOT BLOCK PARTY

SATURDAY, AUGUST 6 from 10:30-2:00 PM 2230 Rowland Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 ppp    

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Dormition Fast and Paraklesis Services

The Theotokos, the Virgin Mary, was “blessed amongst women,” and she was chosen “to bear the Savior of our souls.” Orthodox Christians consider her to be the Queen of all the saints and angels. Knowing that she is eternally present at the throne of God interceding for mankind, we pray for her love, guidance, and […]

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ALL-PARISH PICNIC

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Apostles’ Fast

The Bible contains 4 lists of the names of the 12 apostles: Matt 10:12, Mark 3:13, Luke 6:14 and Acts 1:13. They vary slightly as well as the sequence although they list Peter first, even though it was Andrew (his brother) who was called first by the Lord. It is believed that Christ selected only […]

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STAY INFORMED

Each Wednesday and Saturday, we send electronic communication to our members and friends of St. Nicholas. Additionally, this distribution list is also used to keep everyone updated on special news (urgent prayer requests, deaths, etc.) that affect those within the church family. If you are not receiving these weekly and special updates, please sign-up at […]

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Saturday of Souls

It is the Orthodox Church’s tradition to remember specific loved ones on the anniversary of their falling asleep in the Lord. To this end, the Faithful are invited to express their love for those who have departed this life by having them remembered by name in the Divine Liturgy on the Saturday of the Souls. […]

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The Ascension of our Lord

Biblical Story The story of the Ascension of our Lord, celebrated as one of the Twelve Great Feasts of the Church, is found in the book of the Acts of the Apostles 1:3-11. It is also mentioned in the Gospels of Mark (16:19) and Luke (24:50-53). The moment of the Ascension is told in one […]

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