News/Events

Live & Silent Auction

You don’t want to miss out on the Live and Silent Action happening Sunday, April 29th during Coffee Hour. Here is just a sampling of what will be at the auction! Art Work, Kitchen, Hygiene, Children Items, Village Memorabilia, Jewelry, Food (Chocolates, Meat pies, Breads, Dinners), Gift Certificates, and so much more!                     […]

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Youth Equipped To Serve (YES)–Grand Rapids

College students and all teenagers 13 years old and above are encouraged to participate in this year’s YES-Grand Rapids weekend Friday, May 11-Sunday, May 13! To learn more about serving our most needy neighbors right here in Grand Rapids visit: [YES-GR] To register visit: [Count me in!]  

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Kentwood Area National Day of Prayer

To register for the Kentwood Area National Day of Prayer Breakfast visit: [PRAYER]. Breakfast registrations must be received by Sunday, April 29.    

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The Forgotten Medicine

A Series of Short Reflections on the Sacrament of Confession (followed by a Q &A session) Every Christian feels a natural yearning of the heart towards God, a true desire to taste the sweetness of communion, of being with Him as He created us to be. But the impurity of our hearts – full of the […]

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Confession Booklet

     PREPARATION FOR CONFESSION    During Great Lent, and the other fasts of the Church Year, it is customary for all Orthodox Christians to go to confession to their priest. Properly this should be done several times a year, the exact frequency depending upon how often one is blessed to receive the Holy Mysteries […]

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The Cultural Center

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Antiochian Village Trip (May 17-20)

Everyone is invited to attend this wonderful opportunity to visit the Antiochian Village and surrounding area with our the esteemed travel guide: Fr. Michael Nasser! A $50 registration fee per traveler is required to hold your seat on the chartered bus. Visit this link to register [Village Trip]. 

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Presentation of Christ in the Temple

Troparion of Sts. Simeon and Anna In the Temple thou didst embrace as an infant God the Word Who became flesh. O glorious Elder Simeon, who didst hold God in thine arms. And also as a prophetess the august Anna ascribed praise to Him. We acclaim you as divine servants of Christ. SERVICES: Thursday, February […]

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Lasagna Dinner & Magician Family-fun Night

The Women of St. Nicholas invite you to a Lasagna Dinner and Magic Show on Saturday, February 10 at the Cultural Center at St. Nicholas.  This family-fun night will begin with Vespers at 5:00 PM.  Lasagna dinner at 6 PM (individual pizzas are available for children) will be followed by a magic show by Alan Kazam! […]

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Marriage Mattters Retreat

Whether your marriage is “perfect” or it is in need of a tune-up, you’ll not want to miss this marriage retreat! Even if you’re engaged or thinking about marriage, the topics addressed at this retreat will greatly benefit your relationship!   Married couples (young & old), engaged couples, and anyone thinking about marriage at some […]

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Bishop ANTHONY’s Name Day

Bishop Anthony’s Name Day Coffee Hour In honor of Bishop ANTHONY’s birthday and Name Day, St. Anthony the Great, both of which are celebrated in the month of January, we will be taking a collection for his Speaker Fund through the Antiochian Women. There will also be a card/booklet available to sign showing your support. The […]

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Kontakion of HOLY EPIPHANY: You appeared to the world today, and Your light, O Lord, has left its mark upon us. With fuller understanding we sing to You: “You came, You were made manifest, the unapproachable light.”

Apolytikion of Holy Epiphany Lord, when You were baptized in the Jordan, the veneration of the Trinity was revealed. For the voice of the Father gave witness to You, calling You Beloved, and the Spirit, in the guise of a dove, confirmed the certainty of His words. Glory to You, Christ our God, who appeared […]

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