Church Offices Closed for Christmas
Church Offices Closed for the New Year Holiday
Born around the year 306, Saint Ephraim was the first and greatest hymnographer of the Church…as he was the first to combine the poetic expression of hymnody and song with Orthodox theological teachings, making it an integral part of the Church's worship.
Orthros at 8:30 &
Divine Liturgy at 9:30
The Presentation of Our Lord and Savior in the Temple
The Archangel’s Annunciation to the Theotokos
Singing aloud, "I worship the Trinity, the one Godhead."
Brethren, God has exhibited us apostles as last of all, like men sentenced to death; because we have become a spectacle to the world, to angels and to men.
According to the tradition of the Church, the Theotokos was brought to the Temple at three years of age. "Blessed are those who hear the word of God and keep it!"
“At that time, as Jesus passed on, he saw a man called Matthew sitting at the tax office; and he said to him, "Follow me." And he rose and followed him.”