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Diocese of Toledo and the Midwest Parish Life Conference

The Parish Life Conference of the Diocese of the Midwest, presided over by His Grace Bp. ANTHONY will convene at St. Mary Basilica in Livonia, Michigan June 22-26. Highlights include daily liturgical services, an all day workshop on Wednesday for … Continue reading


Sunday June 19 the Orthodox Church celebrates the great Feast of Pentecost. Festal Orthros begins at 9:00am Divine Liturgy 10:00 followed by the “Kneeling Prayers” as we invoke the Holy Spirit for the coming year. Church Picnic at Homer Lake, … Continue reading

Church School Begins September 13, 9:15 on Sunday morning

October 10, 2015 “Becoming Truly Human”

A workshop on a better way to share your life and the good news of Jesus Christ with others. Adam Roberts will be sharing a developing program for treating others with love and respect as we share the joy of … Continue reading

St. Nicholas celebration 2015

Festivities with Bp ANTHONY for St. Nicholas Friday Dec. 4 6:30 Daily Vespers for with *reception of the Bishop Followed by and Teens evening with the Bishop Saturday Dec. 5 Brunch with Parish Council 5:00pm Great Vespers and Bp. ANTHONY … Continue reading

Pentecost 2015

May 31 is the Feast of Pentecost. Beginning with Great Vespers on Saturday Evening at 5:00 we celebrate the sending of the promised Holy Spirit upon the Apostles of Christ. We will offer Matins/Orthros at 9:00am Sunday and the DIvine … Continue reading

Blessed Ascension

Christ has ascended to heaven, seated at the right hand of the Father. To the surprise and delight of the angelic hosts a man is now glorified above them. From there He shall come to judge the living and departed. … Continue reading

Holy Week Schedule

Services for Holy Week 2015 6:30pm Sunday night Bridegroom Matins of HolyMonday 6:30pm Monday night Bridegroom Matins of HolyTuesday 10:00am Tuesday morning Presanctified Liturgy 6:30pm Tuesday night Bridegroom Matins of Holy Wednesday 6:00am Wednesday Presanctified Liturgy 6:30pm Wednesday night Holy … Continue reading

“The theology and practice of the Church is an apostolic gift”

One does not enter the Orthodox Church and according to our preferences attempt to shape and form its ethos, its cultural predisposition, primarily the “way things are done”, handed down by the Apostles themselves, . We must be shaped and … Continue reading

Nathan Hoppe, Missionary to Albania

OCMC missionary, NAthan Hoppe will be at St. Nicholas Orthodox CHrch, 312 West ELm, Urbana, Thursday July 10, 7:00PM. He will be sharing with us some of the amazing progress that is being made in rebuilding the Orthodox Church in … Continue reading