A talk about the Orthodox Church in Nigeria, June 15

Fr. Chrysostom Onyekakeyah, a priest from Nigeria, will be visiting Portland and giving a talk about the Orthodox Church in Nigeria.

When: Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 4:00 pm
Where: Holy Trinity Cathedral in Portland

V. Rev. Archmandrite Fr. Chrysostom Onyekakeyah is a Nigerian clergyman, under the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria and All Africa. He is currently working on his Master’s Degree in Divinity at St. Vladimir’s Seminary in Crestwood, New York. For the past 18 years, he has been doing mission work in different regions of Nigeria and the Benin Republic. Fr. Chrysostom founded numerous Parish stations, one Mission Nursery/Primary School of St. Christopher’s, Prayer groups, and a vibrant Youth’s Association. He is the author of four Orthodox Books, including the well-known “Orthodoxy in Africa.”

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St. John’s Family Camp, July 28 – August 2

Registration is now open for the 2019 St. John’s Family Camp at the Kiwanis SKY Camp in Fall Creek, OR. This year’s theme is “The Mysteries of the Church”

Come and Join us for a meaningful and memorable time on the beautiful shores of Fall Creek Reservoir near Eugene, OR.

  • Stay in a cabin or bring a tent
  • Attend Daily Divine Services
  • Enjoy Good Food & Great Fellowship
  • Come for the whole week, a partial stay, or just for a day
  • Offering a Robust Children’s Program and Engaging Content for Adults!

Register and pay for the entire week by June 1st and get $30 off by entering the code “PAIDINFULL” at checkout.

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Mid-Pentecost, ASA Feast Day, May 22

Come celebrate Mid-Pentecost with Agia Sophia Academy at our Feast Day Liturgy:

May 22nd, 2019
7:30am Orthros
8:30am Divine Liturgy & Artoklasia followed by light refreshments & treats

Please R.S.V.P. to christina@asapdx.org or 503-641-4600

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St. George day at St. George Antiochian Church, April 29

All are invited to celebrate the Feast of St. George on Bright Monday, April 29, with Metropolitan Joseph and the clergy and parishioners of St. George Antiochian Church.

9 AM Orthos
10 AM Divine Liturgy with Metropolitan Joseph
Meal to follow

Address: 2101 NE 162nd Ave. Portland, OR

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Agia Sophia Academy’s 15th Anniversary Gala, June 1

Agia Sophia Academy, Portland’s orthodox christian school, invites you to celebrate its 15th anniversary on June 1st at Oregon Zoo. The evening program includes cocktail reception, live auction, paddle raise, dinner, and more! Tickets are $100 per person, please come and support the local orthodox school! Visit www.asagala.org or contact naomi@asagala.org for more details.

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2019 Pan-Orthodox Lenten Services

Pan-Orthodox lenten services are back!!! It’s been a wonderful tradition among Orthodox parishes in Portland area to celebrate Presanctified Liturgies and other services during Lent together. This year, these services are as follows:

Sunday, March 17: Sunday of Orthodoxy Vespers at Holy Trinity (Greek) at 5:30pm

Wednesday, March 20: Presanctified Liturgy at St. John the Baptist (Greek) at 6:30pm

Monday, March 25: Vesperal Divine Liturgy at Annunciation (OCA) at 6:30pm, for their patronal feast day

Wednesday, April 3: Presanctified Liturgy at Holy Trinity (Greek) at 6:30pm

Wednesday, April 17: Presanctified Liturgy at St. George (Antiochian) at 6:30pm

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Men’s Lenten Retreat in Goldendale, April 12-14

The Greek Orthodox Monastery of St. John the Honorable Forerunner in Goldendale, Washington, with the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos of San Francisco, invites you to a Lenten Retreat with The V. Rev. Archimandrite Maximos Constas

Fr. Maximos will be speaking on:
Confession and Spiritual Direction in the Orthodox Tradition

See the attached brochure for registration information, schedule, directions etc.

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St. George Rummage Sale, March 16

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church hosts a rummage sale on March 16, from 9am to 3pm. Address: 2101 NE 162nd Ave. Portland, OR

Items for sale include: Men’s, women’s and children’s clothes, shoes, kitchen items and small appliances, furniture, tools, fishing gear, frames, books, brand new items, Christmas decorations, purses, wall décor, toys, bedding and a lot more!

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Lenten Retreat “The Way of Escape: Overcoming Temptation and Sin”, March 29-30

St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Beaverton invites you to a Lenten retreat with Fr. Michael Shanbour on March 29-30.

Fr. Michael is a priest of Three Hierarchs Orthodox Church in Wenatchee, WA, and is the author of “Know the Faith: A Handbook for Orthodox Christians and Inquirers”

Friday, March 29
7:00pm Session 1
8:30pm Dessert reception

Saturday, March 30
9:00am Divine Liturgy
10:00 Light breakfast
11:00 Session 2
1:00pm Lunch
2:00 Session 3
4:00 Vespers

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Human Trafficking workshop and fundraiser, March 2

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