Second Divine Liturgy Celebrated in Plattsburgh, NY 12/01/22
On Saturday, November 19th 10 people came together to celebrate the second Divine Liturgy in Plattsburgh. We are now planning to have monthly Divine Liturgies at the United Methodist Church on Beekman St. The next Divine Liturgy will be Saturday, December 17th at 10 am. Please share this wonderful news with your family and friends who might be living in the area. Click here for the driving directions to United Methodist Church in Plattsburgh, NY.
Service of Thanksgiving at St. John the Baptist, Spring Valley, NY 12/01/22
Having gathered in this Church of St. John the Baptist, Spring Valley, NY, for over 107 years, Faithful of the Parish assembled in prayer for the Akathist of Glory to God for All Things on Thanksgiving Eve.
Free Christmas Concert to be held on Saturday, December 3 at Holy Trinity Orthodox Church of East Meadow 11/26/22
[East Meadow, NY] - Holy Trinity Orthodox Church will host its Annual Christmas Concert on Saturday, December 3, 2022 at 7:00 PM. The Choir of Holy Trinity Orthodox Church will perform choral music of the Orthodox Church and traditional carols from both East and West. This is the first concert to be held since 2019 because of the pandemic. The parish began offering this concert to the local South Shore community in 2008. It will be livestreamed on Facebook as well; see the parish page at https://www.facebook.com/htocem.
St Nicholas Church Honors Fr. Michael Speck and Matushka Julie Speck 11/21/22
On Sunday, November 13, the faithful of St. Nicholas Church in Auburn, NY, surprised Fr. Michael and Matushka Julie Speck with gifts and a luncheon on the occasion of Fr. Michael's 35th anniversary of ordained ministry.
115th Anniversary of Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral 11/14/22
[Jersey City, NJ] - Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral of Jersey City celebrated the 115th anniversary of the founding of the parish on Sunday, October 30th with the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy celebrated by His Eminence, Archbishop Michael, Mitred Archpriest Joseph Lickwar (the Rector), Very Reverend John Kluchko, Very Reverend Samuel Kedala, Very Reverend Daniel Andrejuk (Representation Church of Saint Catherine the Martyr in Moscow), Deacon Stephan Karlgut, Deacon John Black (Saint Vladimir’s Seminary) and Deacon Solomon Longo (Saint Tikhon’s Seminary), Subdeacon Mark Federoff and Subdeacon Zachary Parisi.
Vacation Church School: Bringing Back Our Youth and Families 11/11/22
This Fall, we had a very productive teaching season, with over 30 participants attending special workshops held at Saints Peter and Paul Parish in Syracuse, NY; Holy Trinity Parish in Yonkers, NY; and Christ the Saviour Parish in Paramus, NJ. These three deanery offerings were generously sponsored by the DDB, and all participants took home two Vacation Church School (VCS) lesson plans to get their efforts started.