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Schedule of Services & Events for February and the Beginning of March, 2017

All services & events are at church unless otherwise specified

2/2 – Thursday 7-9 PM Choir Rehearsal

2/4 – Saturday 5:00 PM Evening Vigil
2/5 – Sunday 9:40 AM Hours & Divine Liturgy – Sunday of the Publican and Pharisee – Holy New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia
2/5 – Sunday 1:00 PM The Annual Meeting of the Parish

2/9 – Thursday 7-9 PM Choir Rehearsal

2/11 – Saturday 5:00 PM Evening Vigil
2/12 – Sunday 9:40 AM Hours & Divine Liturgy – Sunday of the Prodigal Son – The Three Hierarchs, Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian and John Chrysostom

2/12 5:30 PM - at the Steinway Piano Gallery in North Bethesda, Elena Swensen Piano Concert for the Benefit of the Parish – See Flyer

2/14 – Tuesday 6:30 PM Evening Vigil
2/15 – Wednesday 8:40 AM Hours & Divine Liturgy – The Meeting of our Lord God and Savior in the Temple – One of the 12 great feasts of the Church

2/16 – Thursday 7-9 PM Choir Rehearsal

2/17 – Friday 6:30 PM Matins and 1st Hour – The names of all the parish faithful departed are read aloud at this service
2/18 – Saturday 9:40 AM Hours & Divine Liturgy - Remembrance of all the Faithful Departed

2/18 – Saturday 5:00 PM Evening Vigil
2/19 – Sunday 9:40 AM Hours & Divine Liturgy – Sunday of the Dread Judgment  - Sunday of Meatfare – The last day when flesh meat may be eaten before the Great Fast – The St. Juliana Sisterhood will provide us with traditional Russian blini for our agape meal – Fr. Dimitrios Carellas will be with us for the weekend and will give the homily at the Sunday Liturgy

2/19 – Sunday 7:00 PM Spiritual Talk by Fr. Dimitrios Carellas on the Entry of the Theotokos into the Temple.

2/23 – Thursday 7-9 PM Choir Rehearsal

2/25 – Saturday 5:00 PM Evening Vigil
2/26 – Sunday 9:40 AM Hours & Divine Liturgy - Sunday of Forgiveness – Sunday of Cheesefare – The last day when dairy products may be eaten before the Great Fast

2/26 – Sunday 6:30 PM “Forgiveness” Vespers – In this service, the faithful gather to ask forgiveness of one another to properly prepare for a holy observance of the fast – All Orthodox Faithful should attend

Monday morning 3/14 begins the Great Fast – Consult your calendars for the rule of the great fast for each day, also consult with one of the priests

2/27 – Monday 6:30 PM Great Compline with the Reading of a portion of the Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete

2/28 – Tuesday 6:30 PM Great Compline with the Reading of a portion of the Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete

3/1 – Wednesday 6:30 PM Great Compline with the Reading of a portion of the Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete

3/2 – Thursday 6:30 PM Great Compline with the Reading of a portion of the Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete – a brief choir rehearsal follows the service

3/3 – Friday 6:30 PM Matins & First Hour
3/4 – Saturday 8:40 AM Hours and Divine Liturgy – First Saturday of Great Lent – Holy Great Martyr Theodore the Recruit

3/4 – Saturday 5:00 PM Evening Vigil
3/5 – Sunday 9:40 AM Hours & Divine Liturgy of St. Basil – The First Sunday of Great Lent – the Sunday of Orthodoxy – Immediately following Liturgy will be the Moleben for the Conversion of Those in Error

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