Category Archives: Missions and Evangelization

¨Orthodox Liturgy and Books¨ a Lecture by Archbishop Benjamin at Whitworth University Oct 14, 2019


Venerable Chariton the Confessor, abbot of Palestine (350). Venerables Cyril, schemamonk and Maria, schemanun (1337) (parents of St. Sergius of Radonezh). Uncovering of the relics of St. Elizabeth Romanov (1918). Orthodox Archbishop to Speak at Whitworth University Whitworth University is honored to host Archbishop … Continue reading

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“Acquiring the Mind of Christ” Retreat with Archimandrite Sergius Oct 12, 2019 at St Paul Brier, WA and Vespers & Lecture at St Katherines Kirkland Washington Oct 11, 2019


Prophet Jonah (9th c. B.C.). Hieromartyr Phocas, bishop of Sinope (117). St. Paul Orthodox Church-Brier, Washington (fb) presents:  Please note Friday and Saturday are different locations.   Friday, 10/11 @ St. Katherine Orthodox Church, Kirkland, Washington.  6:30pm, Moleben w/ Wonderworking Icon of St. Anna … Continue reading

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Joyous Feast of the Exaltation of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross! 2019


The Universal Exaltation of the Precious and Life-giving Cross.   Repose of St. John Chrysostom (407).  New Hieromartyr John priest (1918).  New Hieromartyr Nicholas priest (1937).   A Joyous Feast to all!  A few photos of  the Holy Cross over the NW!  ( … Continue reading

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What Happens When Your Band is Breaking into the Big Time and Three Men Leave to Become Orthodox Christians and Priests? A Film About this July 22nd Portland


Thursday July 18, 2019 / July 5, 2019  5th Week after Pentecost. Tone three. Venerable Athanasius of Mt. Athos (1003) and his six disciples. Uncovering of the relics (1422) of Venerable Sergius of Radonezh (1392). New Hieromartyr Gennadius priest, Martyrdom of St. Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Sunday Snapshot: Reconciliation at St Mary The Protectress Vancouver, Island British Columbia


2nd Sunday after Pentecost. All Russian Saints. Tone one. Apostles’ (Peter & Paul) Fast. Fish Allowed All venerable and holy Fathers of the Holy Mount Athos (movable holiday on the 2nd Sunday of Pentecost). St Mary Protectress Parish fb on Vancouver … Continue reading

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Mediterranean Delights and Music Fundraiser for Holy Nativity of the Theotokos Arabic Mission at St Nicholas Cathedral Seattle- June 9, 2019


The Ascension of our Lord. Holy Georgian Martyrs of Persia (17th-18th c.) (movable holiday on the day of the Holy Ascension) (Georgia). Venerable Symeon Stylites (the Younger) of the Wonderful Mountain (596). Venerable Nicetas Stylites, wonderworker of Pereyaslavl-Zalesski (1186). St. Xenia of Petersburg, fool-for-Christ (Glorification 1988). St Nicholas … Continue reading

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Sunday Snapshot ¨New Eastern Orthodox Christian Church will Celebrate First Pascha (Easter) at Midnight Saturday¨ 2019 An Article from the Spokesman Review


Christ is Risen! Virgin-martyr Glyceria at Heraclea (141) and with her Martyr Laodicius, jailer of St. Glyceria.   New Parish of St Luke was featured in an article before Pascha in the Spokesman Review: ¨New Eastern Orthodox Christian Church will celebrate First Pascha … Continue reading

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A Presentation on the ¨House of Hope¨ an Orphange in Armenia Portland May 26, 2019


Քրիստոս յառեաւ ի մեռելոց!  Օրհնեալ է յառութիւնն Քրիստոսի!   Great-martyr Irene of Thessalonica (1st-2nd c.). New Hieromartyr Nicholas priest (1919). .  St. Kevork´s Church in Clackamas presents: ¨ Breaking the Cycle of Dependency:  Contributing to Armenia’s Future ¨Mer Hooys’ mission is to … Continue reading

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Mediterranean Delights and Music Fundraiser for Holy Nativity of the Theotokos Arabic Mission at St Nicholas Cathedral Seattle- Feb 17, 2019


The Meeting of Our Lord, God and Saviour Jesus Christ.  A Joyous Feast to All! St Nicholas Cathedral Seattle, Washington fb will host a Fundraiser for Holy Nativity of the Theotokos Antiochan Orthodox Mission of Seattle, Washington fb pls note that Konevets … Continue reading

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St Luke a New Mission Parish in Spokane Washington! 2019


Forefeast of the Meeting of Our Lord Martyr Tryphon of Campsada near Apamea in Syria (250)  St. Brigid of Ireland (523)(Celtic & British) A warm welcome to the New Parish of St Luke in the  North Spokane region.  May the Lord richly bless this new vine … Continue reading

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Skete Planned Near Rathdrum, Idaho


New Martyrs and Confessors of Russian Church (movable holiday on the Sunday closest to January 25th).  Remembrance of all the departed who suffered in the years of persecution for faith in Christ.    Venerable Ephraim the Syrian (373)  Venerable Isaac the Syrian, bishop of Nineveh (ascetic writer) (7th … Continue reading

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Upcoming Marches for Life for 2019


  Sviatki. Fast-free  The Circumcision of Our Lord Jesus Christ. St. Basil the Great, archbishop of Caesarea in Cappadocia (379). St. Emelia, mother of Sts. Macrina, Basil the Great and Gregory of Nyssa (375).  St. Gregory, bishop of Nazianzus (374) and father of St. … Continue reading

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¨The Inspiration for My Prison Ministry¨ An Article by a NW Mother Involved with Prison Ministry for 13 Years


St. Alexander Nevsky (in schema Alexis), grand prince of Novgorod (1263)  A Joyous Advent to All! “I was in Prison and ye came unto me.”  Matt 25:36 Dear Readers if you are looking for a worthwhile charity to donate to this holiday … Continue reading

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¨Communicating with People in Personal Crisis¨ July 21, 2018 at Holy Apostles Shoreline, Washington


Martyr Justin the Philosopher, and those with him at Rome: Martyrs Justin, Chariton and his wife Charita, Euelpistus, Hierax, Peon, Valerian and Justus (166). Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church (FB) in Shoreline, Washington presents: ¨Would you like to learn skills to help you understand and approach someone who is having a personal crisis? Orthodox … Continue reading

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Fr Peter Heers Speaking in Yakima, WA April 28, 2018


XB! Holy Apostles of the Seventy: Herodion, Agabus, Asyncritus, Rufus, Phlegon, Hermes, and those with them (1st c.) Holy Cross Parish Yakima Washington presents Lectures with Fr Peter Heers  . ¨Fr. Peter Heers is the instructor of Old and New Testament at Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary in Jordanville, … Continue reading

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¨Paul Apostle of Christ – Where Sin Abounds Grace Abounds More¨ The Movie


XB! Holy Apostles of the Seventy: Herodion, Agabus, Asyncritus, Rufus, Phlegon, Hermes, and those with them (1st c.). ¨Paul Apostle of Christ¨ fb  An inspiring movie, fairly accurate to the history of St Paul.   Is this the best representation of St Paul, or the early Church, … Continue reading

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103rd Commemoration’s of the Armenian Genocide In the NW 2018


Քրիստոս յառեաւ ի մեռելոց!  Օրհնեալ է յառութիւնն Քրիստոսի!     This April 24th is the 103rd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide in Turkey.  (An event still not acknowledged there)  Here are some events commemorating it in the NW.  As I … Continue reading

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See Intent to Destroy¨ a Documentary on the Armenian Holocaust April 21st, 2018 and Support Our Armenian Brothers!


Քրիստոս յառեաւ ի մեռելոց!  Օրհնեալ է յառութիւնն Քրիստոսի!   Blessed Martyrs and Fathers of the St. David-Gareji Monastery (17th c.) (Georgia) (movable holiday on the Tuesday of the Bright Week).A Joyous Bright Week to All! This April 24th is the 103rd Anniversary of the … Continue reading

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Sunday Snapshot: Fr. Michael Johnson Awarded BSA Medal of Honor for His Heroic Action to Protect a Person He Did Not Know at Assumption Parish in Seattle 2018


Fourth Sunday of the Great Lent.  Venerable John Lestvichnik (of the ladder) (movable holiday on the 4th Sunday of the Great Lent).  Martyr Conon of Isauria (2nd c.). St. Nicholas (1919).  New Hieromartyr John priest and New Hieromartyrs Mardarius and Theopane (1938).  St. Nicholas (Velimirovich), bishop … Continue reading

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Sunday Snapshot: St Thomas Orthodox Church Snohomish, Wa in the Herald Net


First Sunday of the Great Lent: Triumph of Orthodoxy. Tone five. Great Lent. Food with Oil    A Joyous Lent to All! “Cyprus” Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos from the village Staromniy, Moscow region (movable holiday on the 1st Sunday … Continue reading

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