Orthodox Christian Fellowship meets at the University of Maryland Chapel in College Park, Tuesdays at 5:30 PM for Vespers followed by discussion. Father Cosmas Caravellas of Sts Constantine & Helen in Annapolis and our own Father Christopher co-pastor this group of young people. Please keep the college age youth and their pastors in your prayers. For more information, please contact Father Christopher on the Contact Information Page.
St. Romanos Melodist Society – The St. Romanos the Melodist Society produces and publishes English language music of the Russian Orthodox Church. This website is the online extension of A Church Singer's Companion, a project started in 1998 with the blessing of Metropolitan (then Archbishop) Laurus. Inspired by the Russian Sputnik Psalomshchika, the Companion is envisioned to contain the music necessary for every service a parish choir might need to sing, while staying simple enough so that any parish choir can sing it.
The St. Romanos Society produces music in both printed and recorded formats, and conducts seminars and workshops on the proper performance of that music. The Society is a sodality of Holy Apostles Orthodox Church, an English mission parish currently worshipping in Beltsville, Maryland.
Pray For and Visit the Aged – "Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, to visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction." (James 1:27) These ladies are all in Riderwood retirement community: Olga Prisekin, Rosalie Belida, Betty Chisholm and Dorothy Dague.
Meal Signups – Add your name to the list to offer a meal in the upcoming weeks.
Nick’s Place – We give non-perishable goods to this halfway house for young men recovering from substance abuse.
Holy Apostles Chariots is our “ride-to-church” service.
The Choir– Rehearsals are from 7 to 9 PM on Thursdays. New members are needed. For more information, please contact the Choir Director, Nicholas Baumann, on the Contact Information Page.
The St. Juliana Sisterhood sees to various needs of the parish. For more information, please contact the Sisterhood President, Olga Postnikova, on the Contact Information Page.
Become a member! Pledge your financial support for Holy Apostles! –This is the time when you can be part of God’s providence for Holy Apostles. As we make our plans for the 2013 budget, your part of that is to make a financial pledge to the parish for 2013. The age-old Christian standard is 10%, the tithe. Those who do this receive blessings they can’t count, above and beyond any money they contribute. Sts. Joachim and Anna, the parents of the Mother of God, gave one-third to the poor, one-third to the temple, and lived on the remaining one third. Can one estimate the blessing it was to bring the Mother of God into the world? Pay for and support your parish.