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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

Holy Week Schedule 2014

St. Nicholas Orthodox Church • Urbana, IL PALM SUNDAY EVENING • APRIL 13 Bridegroom Matins, 6 PM • Confessions Follow The Procession with the icon of Christ, the Bridegroom of the Church, takes place, and we re- member the righteousness … Continue reading

Entrance of the Theotokos

On November 20, the eve of the Feast of the Entrance of the Most Holy Theotokos into the Temple, our parish will celebrate an Evening Liturgy beginning at 6:30.