Archpastoral Visit of Metropolitan Jonah July 16 – 18, 2016

Saturday, July 16

5:30pm: Vigil

Sunday, July 17 – Royal Martyrs of Russia

9:30am: Greeting of the Metropolitan & Hierarchical Liturgy
12:30pm: Festal Potluck Meal
1:30pm: Lecture: “Symbolism & Meaning of the Hierarchical Liturgy”
5:30pm: Vigil

Monday, July 18 – St Elizabeth the New Martyr

9:30am: Greeting of the Metropolitan & Hierarchical Liturgy
12:30pm: Festal Potluck Meal
1:30pm: Lecture: “An Introduction to the Philokalia”

Met Jonah Visit – July 2016

Fundraising BBQ to be held on June 25th

On Saturday, June 25, 2015 from 11:00am – 3:00pm, St Elizabeth the New Martyr Orthodox Church will be holding its annual fundraising BBQ.
All are welcome to enjoy BBQ pork, 2 sides, and a drink for the low price of $8.00.
All proceeds go toward the replacing the church’s roof.
St Elizabeth the New Martyr Orthodox Church
1615 Shull Street
West Columbia, SC 29169
803-600-0001

Nativity/Orthodox Christmas: January 6 & 7, 2016

On Wednesday, January 6 and Thursday, January 7 Nativity services will be held at St Elizabeth the New Martyr Orthodox Church. All are welcome to join us for these festive days celebrating the birth of Our Lord.

Eve of Nativity – Wednesday, January 6:
9:00am: Royal Hours & TypikaIMG_1870
10:30am: Vesperal Liturgy
5:00pm: Vigil

NATIVITY – Thursday, January 7:
9:40am: Hours & Liturgy
12:00pm: Festal Meal & Yolka

Printable Flyer available here.

Metropolitan Jonah will make his first archpastoral visit to St Elizabeth the New Martyr Orthodox Church – July 17th – 19th

Metropolitan Jonah will make his first archpastoral visit to St Elizabeth the New Martyr Orthodox Church in West Columbia, SC July 17 – 19. Metropolitan Jonah will be presiding over the divine services for the feast of St Elizabeth the New Martyr and through the weekend. The schedule is as follows:

Friday, July 17
5:30pm: Vigil

Saturday, July 18
St Elizabeth the New Martyr
9:30am: Greeting of the Metropolitan; Hours; Hierarchical Liturgy
12:30pm: Festal Meal in St John’s Parish Hall
5:30pm: Vigil

Sunday, July 19
7th Sunday after Pentecost
9:30am: Greeting of the Metropolitan; Hours; Hierarchical Liturgy
12:30pm: Trapeza in St John’s Parish Hall
1:30pm: Metropolitan Jonah Lecture – “Temple Worship and the Liturgy”

Please join us for these joyful days!

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Fundraising BBQ: Saturday, June 6, 2015

On Saturday, June 6, 2015 from 11:00am – 3:00pm, St Elizabeth the New Martyr Orthodox Church will be holding it’s annual fundraising BBQ.

All are welcome to enjoy BBQ pork, 2 sides, and a drink for the low price of $8.00.

All proceeds go toward the Building Fund.
St Elizabeth the New Martyr Orthodox Church
1703 Shull Street
West Columbia, SC 29169
803-600-0001

Annual Parish Meeting on Sunday, September 28 at 12:30pm in St John’s Parish Hall

With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, ruling bishop of the Diocese of New York and Eastern America, we will have our Annual Parish Meeting on Sunday, September 28 at 12:30pm in St John’s parish hall.  Everyone is strongly encouraged to attend and participate. The Parish Council and Clergy have worked hard this year in support of the parish, so please honor their efforts by your attendance.

With much love in Christ,
Fr Mark

2014 – Annual Parish Meeting Agenda

Rector’s Address

Warden’s Address

Treasurer’s Report

Audit Committee’s Report

Church Budget

Sisterhood Report

Brotherhood Report

Election of Officers and Parish Council

Current Matters

Bishop Nikolai of Manhattan to Visit St Elizabeth the New Martyr Orthodox Church

The newly-consecrated Bishop Nikolai of Manhattan and Vicar Bishop of the Diocese of Eastern America and New York will make his first archpastoral visit to St Elizabeth the New Martyr Orthodox Church in West Columbia, SC July 17 and 18. Bishop Nikolai will be presiding over the divine services for the feast of St Elizabeth the New Martyr. The schedule is as follows:

Thursday, July 17
5:30pm: Vigil

Friday, July 18
9:30am: Greeting of the Bishop; Hours; Hierarchical Liturgy
12:00pm: Festal Meal in St John’s Parish Hall

Please join us for these joyful days! 

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