Russian Orthodox Church of the Holy Epiphany
A parish of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia
963 South Street
Roslindale (Boston), Massachusetts 02131-2309
- Protodeacon Alexander Jarostchuk
- Deacon Victor Ganson
- Parish Warden: Dr. George Ganson
- Senior sister: Tamara Boriakoff, tel. (978) 562-2293
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The Annual General Meeting of the church members of the Epiphany church will take place after Liturgy on Sunday, March 16th, 2014, at 12:30 p.m.
Quorum absent, the meeting would be put off till 1:30 p.m. and will be considered legitimate with any number of people gathered.
All the parishioners of the Epiphany church are welcome to the meeting, but only the full parish members may vote and be elected for parish appointments: i.e., persons over 18 years of age, who come to confession and communion at the Epiphany parish and who have paid their membership fees for 2013.
2. Churchwarden’s report.
3. Treasurer’s report.
4. Inspection Commission’s report.
5. Senior sister’s report.
6. School headmaster’s report.
7. Building Committee report.
8. Discussion of the reports.
9. Budget confirmation for 2014.
10. Elections of the church-parish council for 2014.
11. Elections of the inspection commission for 2014.
12. Current Affairs.
2014 Lenten Choir RetreatAnyone who has an interest in Liturgical music is invited to attend the Lenten Choir Retreat, to be held March 13-16, 2014, at St. Xenia Orthodox Church in Methuen, MA.
The retreat is designed for singers and choir conductors of all ages, and will be conducted in the English language. Participants will rehearse and sing the services of Soul Saturday, and Liturgy for the Second Sunday of Great Lent (St. Gregory Palamas), in English.
Retreat events include two virtual Master Class sessions with Maestro Vladimir Gorbik, choir director of the Moscow Representation Church of the Holy Trinity-St. Serguis Monastery.
Edifying presentations will be given by Dr. Vladimir Morosan on “Musical Ethos of Orthodox Lenten Services,” Laryssa Doohovskoy on “Vocal Health,” and Reader Robert Stauffer on “The Canon as a Musical Construct.”
More information and online registration options, click here.
For the flyer, click here.
For the schedule, click here.
A Beautiful Video
The following is a video, in Russian with English subtitles, about Orthodox monks and a monastery providing shelter for orphaned and disabled children.
To watch the video, click on the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FyV2P27EGZ0#t=74
Letter from the Rector
December, 2013Dear brothers and sisters in Christ,
I congratulate all on the coming feast day of our Lord's Nativity and wish upon you, your families and loved ones our Lord's blessing in the new year and beyond.
As you noticed from the schedule and the parish website, we are and have been very busy at the parish. Besides serving nearly 200 services a year, sixty baptisms, and over 200 personal moleben and panikhida services, not to mention house and car blessings and other needs, the clergy have visited a large number of sick and elderly at hospitals, and aided families during various difficulties. The life of our parish never sleeps. I wish to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has assisted me in the service of our Church. So many have offered their time and talents in beautifying our church, maintaining the buildings and properties, leading the faithful in prayer with singing, teaching our children, reaching out to parishioners who are new or need help, preparing our meals, helping the faithful find a prayer book or other spiritually edifying writings, driving an elderly parishioner who can't drive, and many other ways. May God reward you with His mercy for your good deeds!
I wish to also thank you for your financial support. Bills of the church need to be paid, and without your regular support, our parish would not be able to fulfill its mission, nor would we be here when you need the church or clergy during critical times. Please remember your church at this time of year so that we can continue fulfilling our mission. Donations can be made electronically on this site through our secure paypal account. Our yearly Nativity donation drive makes up a significant part of our annual budget.
May God bless!
Yours in Christ,
Archpriest Victor Boldewskul
Parish Rector of Holy Epiphany Church, Boston.
Supporters of Holy Epiphany Church can safely donate on-line via a secure connection on the Paypal website to the Beautification Fund and/or to the Church Maintenance Fund. We understand that for many this is more convenient.
Borschfest 2012 - VideoWatch the video from last year's Borschtfest.
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