Dormition of the Mother of God
Orthodox Monastery
Rives Junction, Michigan

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Holy Nativity and Theophany Services

2017-2018 Schedule

Feast of the Nativity – Schedule of Services 2017

 

Friday, December 22                                                               

  6:30 am Royal Hours

 

Sunday, December 24 – Eve of Nativity                                

  8:00 am Akathist & Hours

 9:00 am  Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom (Note change of time for Sunday Liturgy)

11:00 am Great Vespers for the Feast

  6:00 pm  Vigil Service (Great Compline, Litia, Matins)

 

Monday, December 25 – Nativity of the Lord                          

  9:00 am  Akathist, 3rd & 6th Hours

10:00 am  Festal Divine Liturgy of St. Basil followed by Agape meal

  6:00 pm  Vigil Service

 

Tuesday, December 26 – Synaxis of the Theotokos                     

  9:00 am  Akathist Hymn, 3rd & 6th Hours

10:00 am  Feastal Divine Liturgy followed by Lunch and Caroling

  6:00 pm Vigil Service

 

Wednesday, December 27 -- St. Stephen the First-martyred        

  8:00 am  Akathist, 3rd & 6th Hours

  9:00 am  Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom

 

Sunday, December 31 – Leave taking of Nativity                  

  9:00 am  Akathist & Hours

  10:00 am  Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom

  6:00 pm  Vigil Service

11:30 pm  Thanksgiving Service

 

Monday, January 1 – Circumcision of our Lord, St. Basil the Great

  9:00 am  Akathist, 3rd & 6th Hours

10:00 am  Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great

 

Feast of Theophany – Schedule of Services 2018

 

Friday, January 5 – Eve of Theophany                                        

  6:30 am  Royal Hours, Typica

  8:00 am  Vesperal Liturgy of St. Basil & Great Blessing of Water

  6:00 pm  Vigil Service

 

Saturday, January 6 – Theophany                                                          

  9:00 am  Akathist, 3rd & 6th Hours

10:00 am  Divine Liturgy of St. John & Great Blessing of Water

  6:00 pm  Vigil

 

Sunday, January 7 – Synaxis of St. John the Baptist       

  9:00 am  Akathist & Hours

  10:00 am  Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom


Christ is born!

Glorify Him!

Christ comes from heaven!

Go to meet Him!

Christ is on earth!

Arise to Him!

Sing to the Lord all the earth

and with merry spirits,

All ye people praise His birth for He is glorified.

First Ode of the Christmas Canon