Weekly Services

Here is our typical weekly and seasonal schedule of services:

SUNDAY MORNING

9:00 Matins

10:00 Divine Liturgy, with Coffee Hour and Church School following

SATURDAY EVENING

6:30 Great Vespers. Confessions are heard immediately following

WEEKDAY LITURGIES

Feastday Liturgies are offered at 6:00 a.m. unless otherwise announced.

GREAT LENT

Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts is offered Wednesday evenings at 6:00, with a light supper following. Confessions may be heard from 5:00-5:45 p.m.

Lenten Vespers is served Sunday evenings with Akron area clergy.  The location rotates each week to one of the Orthodox parishes in the area.

HOLY WEEK

The Liturgies of Holy Week are offered at 6:00 a.m.

From Palm Sunday evening (Bridegroom Matins) through Holy Thursday (Passion Gospels), evening services are offered at 6:00 p.m.

On Holy Friday, an all-day Church School program incorporates the Royal Hours and selected learning experiences from 10:00 a.m. until the Vespers of Holy Friday at 3:00 p.m.  The Lamentations at the Tomb are sung at 6:30 p.m.

On Holy Saturday the Divine Liturgy (9:30 a.m.) is followed by the reception of new Orthodox Christians through Baptism and Chrismation.

The Vigil of the Resurrection begins promptly at midnight.  On Holy Pascha the Agape Vespers are offered at 5:00 p.m.