Orthodox Church of St Matthew, Columbia, Maryland (MD)
  Orthodox Church of Saint Matthew
A parish of the Orthodox Church in America.

7271 Eden Brook Drive, Columbia, MD  21046     [directions]
Voice: 410-381-2284, Fax: 410-381-3737

V. Rev. Constantine White

Rev. Deacon Sergius Miller

Conor Patrick Tweedell
Michael Day

Metropolitan TIKHON's Visit

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Lenten and Holy Week Services

Saturday, April 12 Lazarus Saturday
10:00 AM Divine Liturgy
5:00 PM Great Vespers with Blessing of Palms
Sunday, April 13 Palm Sunday
9:30 AM Divine Liturgy
5:00 PM Anointing Service ( Sacrament of the Sick)
Monday, April 14 Holy Monday
7:00 PM Presanctified
Wednesday, April 16 Holy Wednesday
7:00 PM Bridegroom Matins
Thursday, April 17 Holy Thursday
10:00 AM Divine Liturgy
7:00 P.M Matins — Reading of the 12 Passion Gospels
Friday, April 18 Holy Friday
2:00 PM Great Vespers
7:00 PM Matins with Praises and Procession
Saturday, April 19 Holy Saturday
10:00 AM Divine Liturgy
  Blessing of Baskets
11:00 PM Begin Paschal Services to include:
 Midnight (Nocturn) Office
 Paschal Procession
 Paschal Matins
 Paschal Divine Liturgy
Sunday, April 20 Feast of the Resurrection of Christ
12 Midnight Paschal Service Continues
 Blessing of Baskets
 Paschal Agape Meal
12 Noon Resurrection Vespers for the Diocese of Washington
at St. Nicholas Cathedral, Washington, D.C.
Saturday, April 26 Bright Saturday
10:00 AM Paschal Divine Liturgy
5:00 PM Great Vespers

Weekly Services

Note: Holy Week services are listed above.

  Sundays 9:15amHours
    9:30am Divine Liturgy   (Church School & Fellowship Hour follow)
  Saturdays 5:00pmGreat Vespers

See calendar for additional services and events.

Orthodox Christianity

Introducing the Orthodox Christian Church from the Orthodox Church in America website has many answers to your questions about the Orthodox faith.


Older announcements are available in the News Archive.

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