Christ the Savior Orthodox Church http://orthodoxdelmarva.org/ 60 Prayer for Graduates / Father's Day http://orthodoxdelmarva.org/news_180617_1.html Sun, 17 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="1" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://orthodoxdelmarva.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2018/06-17/DSC03713.jpg&archive=0&final_h=200&final_w=300&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, June 17th, prayers were offered at the completion of the academic year, thanking the Lord for the blessing of His wisdom and knowledge, and asking Him to preserve the students in that which they have learned which is according to His divine law.&nbsp;It was also the civil holiday of Father's Day, and we were pleased to celebrate with the parish's founding priest, Protopresbyter Daniel Hubiak, and Fr. John's seminary professor, Archpriest Daniel Kovalak, who was visiting from Williamsport, PA.&nbsp;We ask our Heavenly Father's blessing up them and all the fathers, god-fathers, spiritual fathers, and everyone else who celebrates on this Father's Day. Many blessed years to all!</p></div> Christ the Savior Orthodox Church http://orthodoxdelmarva.org/news_180617_1.html New Catechumens: The Hill Family http://orthodoxdelmarva.org/news_180521_1.html Sat, 19 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://orthodoxdelmarva.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2018/05-19/20180519_184152.jpg&archive=0&final_h=225&final_w=300&percent=100"><p>On Saturday, May 19th, David and Miroslava Hill, together with their children, Damira and Marten, were enrolled into the catechumenate following the Great Vespers. We humbly ask the Lord's continued blessing upon them during their catechumenate as they prepare themselves for sacramental reception into the Orthodox Church!</p></div> Christ the Savior Orthodox Church http://orthodoxdelmarva.org/news_180521_1.html New Catechumen: Zachary Thomas Davidson http://orthodoxdelmarva.org/news_180516_1.html Sun, 13 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://orthodoxdelmarva.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/events/2018/05-13/DSC03583.JPG&archive=0&final_h=200&final_w=300&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, May 13th, Zachary Thomas Davidson who was enrolled into the catechumenate during the Divine Liturgy. We humbly ask the Lord's continued blessing upon him during his catechumenate as he prepares himself for sacramental reception into the Orthodox Church!</p></div> Christ the Savior Orthodox Church http://orthodoxdelmarva.org/news_180516_1.html End of Church School Year http://orthodoxdelmarva.org/news_180507_1.html Sun, 06 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="1" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://orthodoxdelmarva.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/events/2018/05-06/IMG_2449.JPG&archive=0&final_h=225&final_w=300&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, May 6th, the church school program came to a close with a special art project. Sincere appreciation is expressed to our church school teachers, Nissa Nancy Hall and Pat McAlpin, as well as the parents, and all who assisted with the program.&nbsp; May the Lord bless!</p></div> Christ the Savior Orthodox Church http://orthodoxdelmarva.org/news_180507_1.html Marriage of Sarah Keller and Kevin Kostyk http://orthodoxdelmarva.org/news_180428_1.html Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="1" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://orthodoxdelmarva.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2018/04-27/DSC03130.jpg&archive=0&final_h=200&final_w=300&percent=100"><p>On April 28th, Sarah Keller and Kevin Kostyk where joined in Mystery of Holy Matrimony at Christ the Savior Orthodox Church. They were surrounded by family and friends from near and far. Officiating at the ceremony were Fr. John Nosal and Fr. John Parsells. We heartily congratulate them on this beautiful occasion, asking the Lord's blessing upon their new life together with Him!</p></div> Christ the Savior Orthodox Church http://orthodoxdelmarva.org/news_180428_1.html Baptisms of Wiley Demetrius and Oliver Keller http://orthodoxdelmarva.org/news_180424_1.html Sun, 22 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="1" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://orthodoxdelmarva.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2018/04-22/DSC02294.jpg&archive=0&final_h=200&final_w=300&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, April 22nd, we had the Baptisms of both Wiley Demetrius and Oliver, sons of Derek and Ashley Keller. We congratulate them as well as their sponsors, the entire family and their friends. May the Lord God grant them all health, strength, salvation, furtherance in every good thing and many blessed years!</p></div> Christ the Savior Orthodox Church http://orthodoxdelmarva.org/news_180424_1.html Children's Egg Hunt http://orthodoxdelmarva.org/news_180415_1.html Sun, 15 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="1" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://orthodoxdelmarva.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2018/04-15/DSC00891.jpg&archive=0&final_h=200&final_w=300&percent=100"><p>On Thomas Sunday, April 15th, an egg hunt was held for the children of the parish. As we know, the egg is widely used as a symbol of the start of new life, just as new life emerges from an egg when the chick hatches out. However, there were of course no chicks in these eggs, just chocolate and candy - much to the delight of the children and the dread of their parents!</p></div> Christ the Savior Orthodox Church http://orthodoxdelmarva.org/news_180415_1.html Holy Pascha http://orthodoxdelmarva.org/news_180410_3.html Sun, 08 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="1" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://orthodoxdelmarva.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2018/04-08/Midnight/DSC_7289_1.jpg&archive=0&final_h=163&final_w=300&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, April 8th, the faithful gathered for the Midnight service, celebrating the Feast of Feast, Holy Pascha, which commemorates the Resurrection of our Lord God and Savior Jesus Christ. More than 100 people gathered for the celebration of the liturgical services which were followed by the blessing of foods and a festive meal in the hall and rectory. We greet you all with the joyous exclamation, "Christ is risen! Indeed He is risen!"</p></div> Christ the Savior Orthodox Church http://orthodoxdelmarva.org/news_180410_3.html Great and Holy Week http://orthodoxdelmarva.org/news_180410_2.html Sat, 07 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="1" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://orthodoxdelmarva.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2018/04-06/Matins/1/DSC_7066.jpg&archive=0&final_h=200&final_w=300&percent=100"><p>From April 1 - April 7, the faithful gathered at Christ the Savior to celebrated the solemn liturgical services of Great and Holy Week, which commemorates the Lord's voluntary Passion, His Cross, Death and Burial.</p></div> Christ the Savior Orthodox Church http://orthodoxdelmarva.org/news_180410_2.html Holy Unction http://orthodoxdelmarva.org/news_180410_1.html Wed, 04 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="1" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://orthodoxdelmarva.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2018/04-04/_DSC0580.jpg&archive=0&final_h=199&final_w=300&percent=100"><p>On Great and Holy Wednesday, April 4th, the faithful gathered for the Mystery of Holy Unction, the anointing with holy oil for the healing of soul and body. The Church&rsquo;s practice of Holy Unction dates back to Apostolic times, see James 5:14.</p></div> Christ the Savior Orthodox Church http://orthodoxdelmarva.org/news_180410_1.html Palm Sunday http://orthodoxdelmarva.org/news_180402_4.html Sun, 01 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="1" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://orthodoxdelmarva.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2018/04-01/_DSC0252.jpg&archive=0&final_h=199&final_w=300&percent=100"><p>On Palm Sunday, April 1st, the faithful gathered to celebrate the Lord's Entrance into Jerusalem. A procession around the church was made while the faithful bore in their hands palms in honor of the festive occassion. Following the beautiful divine services, a traditional Bakaliaro fish meal was offered for all present. Glory be to God for all things!</p></div> Christ the Savior Orthodox Church http://orthodoxdelmarva.org/news_180402_4.html Baptism of Eliseea Theodora http://orthodoxdelmarva.org/news_180402_3.html Sat, 31 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="1" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://orthodoxdelmarva.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2018/03-31/_DSC0111.jpg&archive=0&final_h=199&final_w=300&percent=100"><p>On Lazarus Saturday, March 31st, we had the baptism of Eliseea Theodora, daughter of Roy &amp; Mirona Bendfeldt.&nbsp; May the Lord grant her and them all, Many Blessed Years!</p></div> Christ the Savior Orthodox Church http://orthodoxdelmarva.org/news_180402_3.html Surprise 40th Birthday Party http://orthodoxdelmarva.org/news_180402_2.html Sun, 25 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="1" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://orthodoxdelmarva.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2018/03-25/b/IMG_20180325_222551_930.jpg&archive=0&final_h=300&final_w=300&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, March 25th, in the afternoon, following the festive services for Annunication, Mat. Emily organized a massive surprise party for Fr. John's 40th birthday. Family, friends, and parishioners gathered from near and far for this joyous event, which to Fr. John's embarrassment and Mat. Emily's credit was in fact a total surprise to him. Sincere appreciation and love is expressed to all who made this day so memorable and joyous!</p></div> Christ the Savior Orthodox Church http://orthodoxdelmarva.org/news_180402_2.html Annunciation http://orthodoxdelmarva.org/news_180402_1.html Sun, 25 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="1" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://orthodoxdelmarva.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2018/03-25/a/_DSC0023_1.jpg&archive=0&final_h=145&final_w=300&percent=100"><p>On Sunday, March 25th, Protopresbyter Daniel Hubiak offered a short lesson for the children of the parish on the Proskomedia (the Preparation for the Liturgy) and presented each child in the church with a proshora (church bread), which he used to commemorate them during the Divine Liturgy. Following the service, the wives of Fr. Daniel and Dn. Steven Hall, Matushka Dunia and Nissa Nancy, respectively, where given flowers in honor of their recent birthdays and in thanks for everything they do for the community. Glory to God for a beautiful feast of the Annunciation and for gifting this parish which such dedicated clergy and their wives!</p></div> Christ the Savior Orthodox Church http://orthodoxdelmarva.org/news_180402_1.html