News/Events

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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HOLY PENTECOST

Set aside 20 minutes to enjoy this video exploration of Holy Pentecost: [PENTECOST]. p Introduction The Feast of Holy Pentecost is celebrated each year on the fiftieth day after the Great and Holy Feast of Pascha (Easter) and ten days after the Feast of the Ascension of Christ. The Feast is always celebrated on a […]

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GRADUATES

If you are a graduating senior in high school or college (Graduate or undergraduate), please complete a graduation form. Your biography will appear in our St. Nicholas Graduation Commemorative Booklet.  A completed form and an electronic color picture of the graduate must be submitted by Monday, May 16. Click this link for the form [Senior-Yearbook-Form-0522]. […]

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A CHRISTIAN VIEW ON RACE

p Please join us in our next conversation on Saturday, May 21 from 9AM-Noon at Messiah Baptist Church 513 Henry Ave. SE 40503   If you missed the conference or would like to watch it again, please visit: [CHRISTIAN PERSPECTIVE].

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PARISH LIFE CONFERENCE (PLC)

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER VISIT: https://antiochianevents.com/toledo P JUNE 15-June 19, 2022 EARLY BIRD TICKET PRICING END ON TUESDAY, MAY 31 Included in the EARLY BIRD PACKAGE – Adults $145 / Kids $125 Pizza & Ice Cream Social. Thursday at 6pm and includes pizza and ice cream for all as a chance to mingle […]

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