Service Schedule

Upcoming Services

SATURDAY May 18th 6:30pmGreat Vespers (An evenings prayer service in preparation for Divine Liturgy. Fr. Joel is available to hear confessions after the service)

SUNDAY May 19th
8:30am - Matins (a short prayer service)
9:00am - Fr. Joel is available to hear confessions
9:10am - The Hours (a short preparation service)
9:30am - Divine Liturgy (The primary Sunday worship service. approx 1.5 hours long)
11:00am - Sunday School for the kids & youth, followed by fellowship for all.

WEDNESDAY May 22nd 6:30pmVespers (A midweek evening prayer service, often followed by Bible Study or Class) (approx 45 minutes long)

THURSDAY May 23rd 9amDivine Liturgy (An opportunity during the week to pray and worship)

SUNDAY May 26th
9:30am - Reader's Typika (A brief service that is conducted when the priest is not present) (approx 1 hour long)

Typical service schedule (subject to change).

St. Stephen's holds services many times a week. Please consult The Witness for the most up to date and accurate service schedule. Generally our services include:

SUNDAY
8:30am - Matins (a short prayer service)
9:00am - Fr. Joel is available to hear confessions
9:10am - The Hours (a short preparation service)
9:30am - Divine Liturgy (The primary Sunday worship service. approx 1.5 hours long)
11:00am - Sunday School for the kids & youth, followed by fellowship for all.

MONDAY 7:00amMatins (A short morning prayer service to begin the week)

WEDNESDAY 6:30pmVespers (A midweek evening prayer service, often followed by Bible Study or Class) (approx 45 minutes long)

THURSDAY 7am or 9am (refer to The WitnessDivine Liturgy (An opportunity during the week to pray and worship)

SATURDAY 6:30pmGreat Vespers (An evenings prayer service in preparation for Divine Liturgy. Fr. Joel is available to hear confessions after the service)

Holy Week Service Schedule 2019

SUNDAY, APRIL 21
8:30am - Matins (a short prayer service)
9:00am - Fr. Joel is available to hear confessions
9:10am - The Hours (a short preparation service)
9:30am - Divine Liturgy (The primary Sunday worship service. approx 1.5 hours long)

MONDAY, APRIL 22
7:00amPresanctified Liturgy (Slightly shorter version of the Divine Liturgy)
6:30pm - Bridegroom Matins

TUESDAY, APRIL 23
7:00amPresanctified Liturgy (Slightly shorter version of the Divine Liturgy)
6:30pm - Bridegroom Matins

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24
7:00amPresanctified Liturgy (Slightly shorter version of the Divine Liturgy)
6:30pm - No service at St. Stephens. There will be a service of Holy Unction at Holy Transfiguration

THURSDAY, APRIL 25
10:00am – Holy Thursday Vesperal Liturgy
6:30pm - Matins & Reading of The Twelve Gospels of the Passion of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ

FRIDAY, APRIL 26
8:00am – Royal Hours
4:00pm – Vespers (Service of the Cross. 1.5 hours)
7:00pm – Matins/Burial Service (1.5 hours) All Night Psalter Reading at
the Tomb

SATURDAY, APRIL 27
12:00am - Byzantine Lamentations
9:00am - Holy Saturday Liturgy (2 hours. 15 Old Testament Readings, 1 Epistle, and Gospel reading, & Eucharist)
10:30pm - Nocturns, Matins, and Liturgy for HOLY PASCHA! (Easter)

SUNDAY, APRIL 28
NO CHURCH (1am feast after Liturgy for HOLY PASCHA, which starts Saturday night)