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Upcoming Events and Services

Below is a summary of the major upcoming events and services within the parish of St. Andrew Orthodox Church.  For a more detailed description of all events, please visit our monthly calendar.


November 15, 2017: Nativity Fast Begins

That Nativity Fast begins on November 15th and ends following Divine Liturgy on December 25th, the Nativity of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

 

December 3, 2017: Sandwich Workshop

A sandwich workshop will be held on Sunday, December 3rd in the Fellowship Hall following Divine Liturgy.  The sandwiches will be delivered to a local shelter after they are prepared.  Please help out in this wonderful local outreach effort if you have the time!

December 10, 2017: Sisterhood Christmas Cookie Sale

The annual Sisterhood Christmas Cookie Sale will be held on Sunday, December 10th in the fellowship hall following Divine Liturgy.  A variety of delicious, homemade cookies will be on sale!

 

December 25, 2017: Divine Liturgy for Feast of the Nativity of Our Lord

Divine Liturgy to celebrate the Feast of the Nativity of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ will be held on Monday, December 25th at 9:00 AM at St. Andrew Orthodox Church.  A light agape meal will be served in the Fellowship Hall following Divine Liturgy.

 

January 5th, 2018: Vesperal Liturgy for the Feast of the Theophany

A Vesperal Liturgy for the Feast of the Theophany of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ will be held on Friday, January 5th at 6:00P.  The traditional blessing of water be done following the Vesperal Liturgy.

 

January 28, 2018: Annual Parish Meeting

The Annual Parish Meeting will take place on Sunday, January 28th, 2018 in the Church Nave starting at 12:00P.  A light luncheon will be served immediately following Divine Liturgy in the Fellowship Hall prior to the start of the Annual Parish Meeting.  Reports and related information will be distributed on Sunday, January 21st to allow time for review prior to the annual meeting.

 

February 1, 2018: Vesperal Liturgy, Feast of the Meeting of the Lord!

A Vesperal Liturgy will be served at St. Andrew Orthodox Church on Thursday, February 1st at 6:00P to celebrate the Feast of the Meeting of Our Lord Jesus Christ in the Temple.

 

February 10, 2018: 11th Annual Bible Bowl

The 11th Annual Pan-Orthodox Bible Bowl will be held on Saturday, February 10th, 2018.  The competition begins at 3:00P with the Elementary / Middle School Teams, followed by the High School Teams.  Great Vespers will be served following the competition, and an awards ceremony will conclude the evening following Great Vespers.  Come watch and encourage the youth of the Church Schools as they participate in this annual event!

 

February 18, 2018: Forgiveness Sunday

Forgiveness Sunday Vesper Services will be held on Sunday, February 18th following Divine Liturgy.  Great Lent begins on Monday, February 19th.

 

February 18, 2018: Sisterhood Maslenitsa Luncheon

The St. Andrew Orthodox Church Sisterhood will be hosting a Maslenitsa Luncheon on Sunday, February 18th in the Fellowship Hall following Divine Liturgy and Forgiveness Sunday Vespers.  Come join us to mark the end of the pre-Lenten calendar with this wonderful luncheon celebration.  If you would like to assist with the luncheon, please contact the Sisterhood.

 

February 19, 2018: Great Lent Begins

Great Lent begins on Monday, February 19th and continues through to the beginning Holy Week on Monday, April 2nd.  May God grant you a blessed Great Lent and peaceful journey to the celebration of Pascha and the Resurrection of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!

 

March 3-4, 2018: Visit by St. Tikhon's Choir

The Mission Choir from St. Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary will visit St. Andrew on Saturday, March 3rd and Sunday, March 4th.  The choir will sing during Great Vespers on Saturday and during Divine Liturgy on Sunday.  Following Divine Liturgy, there will be a luncheon in honor of the choir.  If you are interested in being a host family for a seminarian, please let us know.

 

March 25, 2018: Feast of Annunciation and Church School Lenten Luncheon

The St. Andrew Church School will be hosting their annual Soup and Crusty Bread luncheon on the Feast of the Annunciation, Sunday, March 25th following Divine Liturgy in the Fellowship Hall.  Free-will donations will be taken during the luncheon that will benefit the St. Andrew Church School.

 

April 2-7, 2018: Holy Week

The schedule for Holy Week services can be found on our parish calendar.

 

April 8, 2018: Pascha!

Paschal services will begin at 11:30 PM on Saturday evening, April 7th, with Nocturns followed by the Midnight Procession, Matins, Hours and Paschal Divine Liturgy.  Following Divine Liturgy, the blessing of the baskets will take place in the Fellowship Hall followed by a light Paschal Agape Meal.

 

April 14, 2018: Cemetery Cleanup

The annual Spring cleanup of the St. Andrew Orthodox Church Cemetery will take place on Saturday, April 14th.  Please contact the cemetery committee if you'd like to help out!

 

April 15, 2018: St. Thomas Sunday and Blessing of Graves

The annual blessing of the graves at St. Andrew Orthodox Church Cemetery will be held on Sunday, April 15th.  Departure from the church to the cemetery will begin around 12:00 PM following a light luncheon in the Fellowship Hall.

 

April 20-22, 2018: FOCA National Basketball Tournament

The FOCA National Basketball Tournament will be held in Cleveland, OH from April 20-22.  For more information about the tournament, please visit the FOCA website.

 

May 13, 2018: Mother's Day Luncheon

The St. Andrew O Club will host a Mother's Day luncheon on Sunday, May 13th, in the Fellowship Hall following Divine Liturgy.  Please join us as we honor all of the mothers in our parish!

 

May 16, 2018: Vesperal Liturgy - Ascension of Our Lord

A Vesperal Liturgy celebrating the Ascension of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ will be held on Wednesday, May 16th at 6:00 PM at St. Andrew Orthodox Church.

 

May 18-20, 2018: FOCA National Bowling Tournament

The annual FOCA National Bowling Tournament will be held May 18th-20th in Campbell, OH.  For more information about the tournament, please visit the FOCA website.

 

May 27, 2018: Pentecost

The Feast of Pentecost will be celebrated on Sunday, May 27th with Divine Liturgy at 9:30 AM at St. Andrew Orthodox Church.  Following Divine Liturgy will be the Kneeling Prayers Vespers Service.

 

June 1, 2018: 15th Annual St. Andrew Golf Tournament

The 15th Annual St. Andrew Orthodox Church Golf Tournament will be held on Friday afternoon, June 1st at The Wetlands Golf Club in Aberdeen, MD.  Registration will begin at noon, and a shotgun tee time start will begin at 1:30 PM.  Following the golf tournament there will be a dinner and awards banquet.  More information regarding golfer registration and sponsorship will be posted in the near future.

 

June 4-29, 2018: Saints Peter and Paul Fast

The fast of Saints Peter and Paul begins on June 4th and ends on June 29th.

 

June 10, 2018: End of Year Church School Recognition

The end of year Church School recognition will take place on Sunday, June 10th following Divine Liturgy.  Come and join us to celebrate this past year's accomplishments by our Church School students and teachers, and to congratulate our high school graduates!

 

June 17, 2018: Father's Day Luncheon

The St. Andrew Sisterhood will be hosting a Father's Day Luncheon on Sunday, June 17th in the Fellowship Hall following Divine Liturgy.  Please join us to honor all the fathers in our parish!

 

 
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