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Konevets Quartet, February 15

Konevets Quartet, a male vocal ensemble from St. Petersburg (Russia) presents

Music without borders
Church music and folk songs of different countries

Friday, February 15 at 7:30pm
New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia Orthodox Church
13820 S Union Hall Rd, Mulino, OR 97042

A concert by the Konevets Quartet offers a fascinating program of harmonic brilliance in the rich tradition of Russian choral music and the male chamber choir.

The KONEVETS QUARTET was founded in 1992 by graduates of the St. Petersburg Music Conservatoire-Glinka Choral Academy; who sang in the Konevets Holy Nativity of Mother of God Monastery choir. Their goal was to share the rich Russian vocal traditions with audiences the world over. With their dedication to creating a perfect harmonious sound, their repertoire was created especially for this purpose, and remains such to this day.

The heart of their repertoire is Orthodox sacred music, ranging from chants and hymns by twentieth century composers, such as Chesnokov, Grechaninov and Stravinsky, to ancient chants and hymns sung in unison or in two or three- part arrangements and in contemporary four-part arrangements, sometimes re-harmonized by the Quartet.

The quartet’s secular repertoire features Russian and Ukrainian folk songs, classical selections and Imperial regimental songs and marches which were forbidden during Communism. The third portion of the repertoire features lyrics by Russian poets set to music by Tchaikovsky, Borodin and other famous composers.

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Logos Bookstore Annual Sale, November 9-11

This week, Logos Bookstore offers 20% off everything in stock:

  • Friday, Nov 9th     10 am – 3 pm
  • Saturday, Nov 10th   10 am – 7 pm (Except during Retreat Talks & Vespers)
  • Sunday, Nov 11th   Noon  – 2 pm

Bookstore address:

  • St John the Baptist Orthodox Church
    14485 SW Walker Road
    Beaverton, OR 97006

get the flyer

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KLIROS sings Cheskonov’s Panikhida, November 10

Local liturgical vocal ensemble KLIROS will sing Pavel Chesnokov’s panikhida. This memorial service is offered in memory of World War I.

When: Saturday, November 10, at 7pm (after Vespers), reception following

Where: St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, 2210 SW Dolph Court, Portland, OR 97219

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Beauty and the Orthodox Way, November 9-10

ST. JOHN NATIVITY RETREAT: “Beauty and the Orthodox Way,” on November 9-10 (Friday evening through Saturday all day).

The speaker will be Dr. Timothy Patitsas, Asst. Professor of Ethics at Holy Cross School of Theology.

A suggested donation of $25 will cover the retreat costs, including a continental breakfast and lunch. Please RSVP to the church office at

7:00 pm – Session I
8:30 pm – Dessert Reception

9:00 am – Liturgy
10:00 am – Light Continental Breakfast
11:00 am – Session II
1:00 pm – Lunch
2:00 pm – Session III
4:00 pm – Great Vespers

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Choral Workshop, September 22

Choir workshop with Benedict and Maria Sheehan

  • Benedict Sheehan is Director of Music at St. Tikhon Seminary & Monastery and Artistic Director, Chamber Choir of St. Tikhon’s Monastery.
  • Maria Sheehan is a Professional vocalist & Voice instructor.

Saturday, September 22, 2018
Church of the Annunciation, Milwaukie, Oregon

  • 11:00-12:00: Registration, Lunch
  • 12:00-1:00: Vocal workshop with Maria Sheehan
  • 1:00-2:30: Repertoire Rehearsal with Benedict Sheehan
  • 2:30-3:00: Q&A: The Mission of Orthodox Musicians in America
  • 3:00: Refreshments
  • 8:00: All-Night Vigil, S.Rachmaninov, St. Mary’s Cathedral.
    Benedict Sheehan will be appearing as guest conductor.

Suggested donation for the workshop & lunch fee is $30 per participant.

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Romanian Festival, September 1-2

Welcome to St. Mary’s Romanian Orthodox Church‘s 15th annual festival!

13505 SE Stark St, Portland, OR 97233.
September 1st & 2nd, 11am-8pm.
See the attached flier for details.

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Sister Maria of St. Elisabeth Convent, August 25

St. Nicholas Orthodox Church invites you to Vespers on Saturday, August 25, followed by refreshments, bookshop and presentation on the Convent of St. Elisabeth (Minsk, Belarus) with Sister Maria.

2210 SW Dolph Ct, Portland, OR, 97219. Vespers begin at 6pm.

Please take this special opportunity to support beautiful work and mission of the sisters.

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Greek Open Golf Tournament and Brew Fest, September 18

Agia Sophia Academy invites you to Greek Open Golf Tournament  on Tuesday, September 18, at Langdon Farms Golf Club.

Golfer registration is $125. Dinner only is $50. For more information and to register, please visit

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KLIROS Book Swap, August 18

Love books? Love browsing? Or perhaps just want to clear space on your book shelves? Come to the Kliros Book Swap! Dispose of old books and browse for new ones!

Nominal fee to bring and leave books or exchange for “new” ones. Left-over books will be sold or recycled.

Location: St Nicholas Orthodox Church, 2210 SW Dolph Court, Portland, Oregon 97219

Click the image below to download the flier:

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Holy Trinity Summer Camp (aka Camp Angelos), July 8-13

Holy Trinity Summer Camp registration is now open!

Dates are Sunday, July 8th – Friday, July 13th for those entering 3rd grade – 12th grade.  It is $285 per camper and $200 for each additional camper in a family.  Financial assistance is available.

The registration is streamlined to make it easier this year. Immunization dates are no longer needed, with the exception of the camper’s most recent Tetanus immunization.

There is also important information (packing list, theme nights, dress code, drop off/pick up times, etc.) on the intro section of the registration. Those registering be sure to read this as it will answer most of your questions.

To register, go to

Please know registration will close on June 30th and all accounts will be locked out, so the medical staff can prepare for camp. For any questions, please contact Presbytera Stephanie Paris at 503.477.4600.

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