News/Events

Food For Hungry People

  FOOD FOR HUNGRY PEOPLE PROGRAM   Great Lent is here, and that means many things in the Church, and the one I want to tell you about now is the Food For Hungry People (FFHP) program. This year we celebrate 46 years of raising funds for our Food for Hungry People and Charitable Outreach Program. […]

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PASCHAL RETREAT

Taking Light from the Light:  Our Life in the Joy of Pascha   GUEST SPEAKERS: Father Nicholas Belcher https://www.linkedin.com/in/fr-nicholas-belcher-552abaa6         Dr. Gregory Abdalah https://www.stgeorgeaz.org/about-us/           Topics (could be given later if we do not have this ready to share)Taking Light from the Light:  Our Life in the Joy […]

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YOUTH ROCK CLIMBING EVENT

Beat the winter blahs! Join your friends for Rock Climbing at the Grand Valley State University Recreation Center (10915 N. Campus Drive in Allendale), on Sunday, February 23 from 1:30-3:30. Afterwards, we will head to Mancino’s for pizza!   Register at [FUN].   Direct your questions to Chris Khorey or Michael Sirotko.    

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BIBLE STUDY ARCHIVES

Welcome to Fr. Michael’s Bible Study Series. To listen to the series listed below, click on the topic. If you have a question or would like to suggest a topic for further study, please email Fr. Michael.   BIBLE STUDY TOPICS: “Selections of the Psalms”, explores passages that encourage us to draw closer to Christ.

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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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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: Saturday, February […]

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CHOIR CONCERT

The Orthodox Choirs of West Michigan along with the Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church will join together to present “All You Need is Love” on Sunday, February 16 at 4 PM. There will be a free will offering to benefit International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) in providing assistance to refugees and the needy in the U.S. […]

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GENERAL ASSEMBLY BOOKLET

Thank you for taking the time to read the reports in this year’s General Assembly booklet. If you have questions, please direct them to the appropriate person as listed in the booklet. BOOKLET 2020

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PATHWAYS to SPIRITUAL GROWTH

Dinner from 6:00-6:50 pm Bible Study from 7:00-8:00 pm      

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SPRING GATHERING

Make your reservations now to attend this year’s Spring Gathering at St. Mary Orthodox Church in Palos Heights, Illinois. Visit: [HOTEL] [EVENT REGISTRATION]. Feel free to print the Registration form and mail it along with a check to St. Mary Orthodox Church.

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THEOPHANY

THEOPHANY SERVICES Friday, January 3 * Royal Hours (9 AM) Saturday, January 4 * Festal Vespers (6 PM) Sunday, January 5 * Orthros (8:50 AM) * Divine Liturgy (10 AM) Monday, January 6 * Outdoor Blessing of Water (Noon) @Holy Cross Orthodox Church/Bandford Nature Center   Apolytikion of Holy Epiphany Lord, when You were baptized in […]

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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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