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The Feast of St. George

The church will hold a festival in Bethany after Sunday School services April 30th, honoring the commemoration of St. George, our church intercessor, which will be followed by vespers prayers and beautification of his holy relics at 6:30 pm. May his prayers and blessings be with us. Feast liturgy will be on Monday at 8:30 am. Christ is Risen!

تقيم الكنيسة معرضا للمأكولات ببيت عنيا عقب مدارس الأحد يوم 30 أبريل بمناسبة عشية عيد مارجرجس شفيع كنيستنا. سوف يتاح خلال هذه الفترة خداماً للمساعدة في التسجيل لزيارة قداسة البابا ، يليها رفع بخور عشية وتطييب رفات مارجرجس المقدسة. قداس عيد مارجرجس الاثنين ٨٣٠ صباحا. بركة صلاته تكون معنا وكل عام وانتم بخير.

2017 Papal Visit

Christ is Risen!

In preparation for the first visit of H.H. Pope Tawadros II to the North East, the registration for attending any of the events and to take the blessing of His Holiness is available at:


Registration will be open from 12 Noon, Sunday, April 23, 2017, to Wednesday, May 24, 2017.

Registration is first come first serve.

Holy Week Service Schedule 2017

Holy Week Service Schedule 2017

Date Occasion Service Time
Friday, April 7, 2017 Conclusion of Lent Friday Liturgy 8:30am – 1:30pm
Saturday, April 8, 2017 Lazarus’ Saturday Liturgy 8:00am – 10:30am
Eve of Palm Sunday Vespers & Procession 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Eve of Palm Sunday Midnight Praises 9:00pm – 11:00pm
Sunday, April 9, 2017 Palm Sunday Matins & Early Liturgy 5:00am – 9:00am
Liturgy* 9:00am – 12:30pm
General Funeral* 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Eve of Monday Evening Pascha 5:30pm – 9:00pm
Monday, April 10, 2017 Day of Monday Morning Pascha 6:30am – 7:30am
Afternoon Pascha 11:00am – 1:00pm
Eve of Tuesday Evening Pascha 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 Day of Tuesday Morning Pascha 6:30am – 7:30am
Afternoon Pascha 11:00am – 1:30pm
Eve of Wednesday Evening Pascha 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 Day of Wednesday Morning Pascha 6:30am – 7:30am
Afternoon Pascha 11:00am – 1:00pm
Eve of Holy Thursday Evening Pascha 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Thursday, April 13, 2017 Holy Thursday Matins, Lakan, & Liturgy 8:00am – 2:30pm
Eve of Good Friday Evening Pascha 5:30pm – 9:00pm
Friday, April 14, 2017 Good Friday Pascha* 8:00am – 6:00pm
Bright Saturday Praises & Revelation 11:00pm – 5:00am
Saturday, April 15, 2017 Bright Saturday Liturgy 5:00am – 7:00am
The Feast of the Resurrection Liturgy* 7:00pm – 12:30am
Sunday, April 16, 2017 Easter Sunday School Party Easter Celebration 11:00am – 1:00pm
Monday, April 17, 2017 Sham El Nessim (Easter Monday) Liturgy 8:30am – 10:30am

*Note – Services will be held in Bethany (Arabic), Main Church (English), and Archangel Michael Chapel (Mixed Language).

2017 Local Area Lenten Liturgy Schedule

Feast of the Theophany 2017

+ And suddenly a voice came from heaven, saying, “This is My beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.” [Matthew 3:17]

Blessed Feast of the Theophany to you all! H.G. Bishop Peter of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Kentucky will preside over the Liturgy.  Services will be held in the Main Church this Wednesday night from 6pm – 11pm. Abstention in preparation for communion will start at 2pm. We will be concluding at 11pm as it will be a work/school night. Services Schedule
  • 6:00pm-6:45pm Matins
  • 6:45pm-8:00pm Laqan (Liturgy of the Blessing of Water)
  • 8:00pm-11:00pm Liturgy
Wishing you and your family all the blessings and the joy of this Feast of the Theophany!

+++ This is the Lamb of God, who carries the sin of the world, who brought a horn of salvation, in order to save His people.

Alleluia (4), Jesus Christ the Son of God, was baptized in the Jordan.

This is He who is worthy of glory, with His good Father, and the Holy Spirit, both now and forever. +++

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