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Welcome to St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church!

Christ is in our midst! He is and Ever shall be! 

St Nicholas Orthodox Christian Church is a Parish of the Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania, of the Orthodox Church in America (OCA)

If you are an Orthodox Christian without a spiritual home, or are new to Orthodoxy and are interested in discovering more about the historic Faith, we invite you to visit us at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church. Come and experience for yourself the life-giving, transformative beauty of the ancient apostolic Faith!

When Great prince Vladimir was looking for a faith for his people, he sent emissaries all over the earth to explore different religions. They found what they were looking for in the beautiful temple of Hagia Sophia, where they said "we no longer knew whether we were in heaven or on earth." At the heart of the Orthodox Faith is the belief that The Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory’ –John 1:14. The Liturgical journey that we embark on throughout the year here at St. Nicholas bears witness to this ever-present truth that God became Man. Take a moment and contemplate these words from this weeks service:

 When You descended to death, O Life Immortal,

You destroyed hell with the splendor of Your Godhead.

And when from the depths You raised the dead,

all the powers of heaven cried out:

“O Giver of life, Christ our God, glory to You! 

Have you ever heard words like these before? If you would like to hear more such heavenly praises, please visit us. When we hear the un-distorted praises of the God of Love we are empowered to lead a new life in God. Come and See!

May the God of Love, the Holy Trinity, One in essence and undivided ever protect and keep you!

Your servant in Christ, 

Fr. Ian

Sunday, April 20th
11:00 am Paschal Vespers
Monday, April 21st
9:00am Bright Monday Liturgy
Wednesday, April 23rd
11:00am service for perogie workers
12:00pm Lunch @ Borderline
Thursday, April 24th
9:00 -12:00 Fr. Ian at Church office
Saturday, April 26th
6:45 9th Hour
7:00 Great Vespers followed by confession
Sunday, April 27th
9:00 Church School
9:40 The Hours
10:00 Divine Liturgy
Tuesday, April 29th
9:00 -12:00 Fr. Ian at Church office
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Holy Week Schedule



HOLY MONDAY - 9:00am Presanctified Liturgy

6:30pm Bridegroom Matins


HOLY TUESDAY - 9:00am Presanctified Liturgy

6:30pm Bridegroom Matins


HOLY WEDNESDAY - 9:00am Presanctified Liturgy

6:30 Holy Unction


HOLY THURSDAY - 9:00am Vesperal Divine Liturgy

6:30pm Matins/Passion Gospels


HOLY FRIDAY - 8:00am Royal Hours

4:00pm Great Vespers (Burial)

7:00pm Matins of Holy Saturday


HOLY SATURDAY - 9:00am Vesperal Divine Liturgy

11:30pm Paschal Matins

12:00am Paschal Divine Liturgy




PASCHA - 11:00am Paschal Vespers


BRIGHT MONDAY - 9:00am Divine Liturgy



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