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The Nativity of our Lord

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As Orthodox Christians, we begin the celebration of the Nativity of Christ — on January 7th — with a time of preparation. Forty days before the feast of the birth of Our Lord we enter the period of the Nativity Fast: to purify both soul and body to prepare to receive our Lord. CHRIST IS BORN! GLORIFY HIM! With this seasonal greeting we affirm that Jesus, who took on flesh and was born into our world, is indeed the Christ, and worthy of glorification. Nativity; Troparion, Tone IV … [Read more...]

Sunday Service announcement

There will be no vigil this Saturday evening. Divine Liturgy will be held at 10:00am at the "church house" 4922 N. River Rd in Rogue River.  If you wish to “go to” confession, please call me Father Seraphim and we will do confessions over the phone.  There will be no confessions done on Sunday. After Liturgy we will have coffee and spend some time visiting together.  Please bring a fast-friendly finger-food "something" to share. I have missed all of you and look forward to seeing you … [Read more...]

Service Cancellation Announcement

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  A message from Father Seraphim, Services this weekend are being canceled due to the extremely cold weather and poor road conditions that are predicted for the weekend (we have heard 5 degrees predicted for Sunday morning, brrrr…). The officials are recommending that people do not travel on the roads this weekend unless necessary so I feel that we must cancel our services for the sake of everyone's safety this weekend. If you know of someone that had plans to attend church this weekend … [Read more...]

Akathist of Thanksgiving: “Glory to God for All things”

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It was such a blessing when we gathered for the Akathist of Thanksgiving, "Glory to God for All Things", this past Thursday morning, Thanksgiving Day. It was difficult to miss the beautiful, moving words that were chanted and sung. If you do not yet have a copy of this enchanting Akathist, you can download a PDF version from orthodoxyinrolla.org here. Background of this Akathist service: Since the fall of Communism, the Church – and the entire world – has been made aware of the crimes … [Read more...]

Axios! He is Worthy!

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On Thursday, October 24, 2013, the parish of St. Innocent Orthodox Church and the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia welcomed a new Subdeacon. By the Grace of God and through the mystical Holy Orders of the Church, His Eminence Archbishop Kyrill, of the San Francisco and Western American Diocese, ordained Kevin Roberts to the Subdiaconate. After a moleben to St. Katherine, Reader Kevin was brought forth for the laying on of hands by His Eminence Archbishop Kyrill and the prayers of … [Read more...]

CHANGE IN SERVICES

There will be no service Wednesday July 24 or Thursday July 25.  A Reader Service will be held Saturday July 27 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday July 28 at 9:00 a.m.  Services will resume the normal schedule (please see calendar) the week of July 29 … [Read more...]

Change in Service Schedule – Week of July 8

This week Akathist and Confession will be held Thursday evening at 6:00 (rather than Wednesday).  Divine Liturgy will be Friday morning at 6:00 am. There will be a baptism at 9:00 am Saturday morning followed by a light meal. … [Read more...]

Service Cancellation – Wednesday/Thursday June 19 & 20

There will be no service on Wednesday evening, June 19  or Divine Liturgy Thursday morning.  Father Seraphim will hear all confessions Saturday before Vigil. … [Read more...]

Congratulations

Congratulations to Fyodore and Polina on their engagement and future marriage. … [Read more...]

Welcome Genevieve Emmelia

Parents Kevin and Marie Roberts welcomed beautiful baby girl Genevieve Emmelia  June 11.  May God grant all three of you many years! … [Read more...]