Service Schedule

Upcoming Services

SATURDAY JANUARY 25th
5:00pm - Chant Rehearsal
5:30pm - Choir Rehearsal
6:30pm - Vespers (An evening prayer service in preparation for Divine Liturgy.)

SUNDAY JANUARY 26th
9:00am - Matins
9:30am - Church School in annex (parents are welcome to bring their childern across the street to the annex for singing, lectionary based Gospel presentation --some sort of short skit, puppet show, or other highly visual presentation--, coloring, snacks, memory verses, Liturgy explanation, and Gospel lesson)
9:40am - Fr. Joel is available to hear confessions
10:00am - Divine Liturgy (The primary Sunday worship service. approx 1.5 hours long)
11:30am - Fellowship time

MONDAY JANUARY 27th 7:00pmAkathist (Theotokos "Healer of Cancer")

WEDNESDAY JANUARY 29th 6:30pmVespers (Three Holy Hierarchs) (A midweek evening prayer service, often followed by Bible Study or Class) (approx 45 minutes long)

THURSDAY JANUARY 30th 9amDivine Liturgy (Three Holy Hierarchs) (An opportunity during the week to pray and worship)

SATURDAY February 1st
6:30pm - Vespers (An evening prayer service in preparation for Divine Liturgy.) (Meeting of Christ in the Temple)

SUNDAY February 2nd - Feast of Meeting of Christ in the Temple
9:00am - Matins
9:30am - Church School in annex (parents are welcome to bring their childern across the street to the annex for singing, lectionary based Gospel presentation --some sort of short skit, puppet show, or other highly visual presentation--, coloring, snacks, memory verses, Liturgy explanation, and Gospel lesson)
9:40am - Fr. Joel is available to hear confessions
10:00am - Divine Liturgy (The primary Sunday worship service. approx 1.5 hours long)
11:30am - Fellowship time

MONDAY February 3rd
7:00pm - Akathist (Theotokos "Nurturer of Children")
8:30pm - Patristic Pints (at Backstep Brewery)

WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 5th 6:30pmReader Vespers (A midweek evening prayer service, often followed by Bible Study or Class) (approx 45 minutes long)

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 8th
6:30pm - Vespers (An evening prayer service in preparation for Divine Liturgy.)

SUNDAY FEBRUARY 9th
9:00am - Matins
9:30am - Singing at Nursing Home (all are invited and parents are welcome to bring their childern across the street to the Nursing Home for singing)
9:40am - Fr. Joel is available to hear confessions
10:00am - Divine Liturgy (The primary Sunday worship service. approx 1.5 hours long)
11:30am - Fellowship time

MONDAY FEBRUARY 10th 7:00pmAkathist (Theotokos "Inexhaustible Cup")

WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 12th 6:30pmReader Vespers (A midweek evening prayer service, often followed by Bible Study or Class) (approx 45 minutes long)

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 13th 9amDivine Liturgy (An opportunity during the week to pray and worship)

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 15th
6:30pm - Vespers (An evening prayer service in preparation for Divine Liturgy.)

SUNDAY FEBRUARY 16th
9:00am - Matins
9:30am - Church School in annex (parents are welcome to bring their childern across the street to the annex for singing, lectionary based Gospel presentation --some sort of short skit, puppet show, or other highly visual presentation--, coloring, snacks, memory verses, Liturgy explanation, and Gospel lesson)
10:00am - Divine Liturgy (The primary Sunday worship service. approx 1.5 hours long)
11:30am - Fellowship time

MONDAY FEBRUARY 17th
7:00pm - Akathist (Theotokos "Softener of Evil Hearts")
8:30pm - Patristic Pints (at Backstep Brewery)

WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 19th 6:30pmReader Vespers (A midweek evening prayer service, often followed by Bible Study or Class) (approx 45 minutes long)

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 20th 7amDivine Liturgy (An opportunity during the week to pray and worship)

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 22nd
6:00pm - Vespers (An evening prayer service in preparation for Divine Liturgy.)
7:00pm - Art Night!

SUNDAY FEBRUARY 23rd - MEATFARE SUNDAY
9:00am - Matins
9:30am - Church School in annex (parents are welcome to bring their childern across the street to the annex for singing, lectionary based Gospel presentation --some sort of short skit, puppet show, or other highly visual presentation--, coloring, snacks, memory verses, Liturgy explanation, and Gospel lesson)
10:00am - Divine Liturgy (The primary Sunday worship service. approx 1.5 hours long)
11:30am - Fellowship time

WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 26th 6:30pmReader Vespers (A midweek evening prayer service, often followed by Bible Study or Class) (approx 45 minutes long)

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 29th
6:00pm - Vespers (An evening prayer service in preparation for Divine Liturgy.)

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
9:00am - Matins (a short prayer service)
9:30am - Church School in annex (parents are welcome to bring their childern across the street to the annex for singing, lectionary based Gospel presentation --some sort of short skit, puppet show, or other highly visual presentation--, coloring, snacks, memory verses, Liturgy explanation, and Gospel lesson)
9:30am - Fr. Joel is available to hear confessions
10:00am - Divine Liturgy (The primary Sunday worship service. approx 1.5 hours long)
11:30am - Fellowship time.

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)