St. Gregory the Theologian Orthodox Church
Orthodox Church in America
1500 Route 376 Wappingers Falls, NY 12590

Welcome!

Christ is in our midst!

Welcome to the web site of the St. Gregory the Theologian Orthodox Church, a pan-Orthodox community that serves the community of Wappingers Falls, and the mid-Hudson Valley. Our church is a parish of the Diocese of New York & New Jersey of the Orthodox Church in America. Here you can find information about our parish and its services and events. The service schedule section has the service, classes and events listed. The weekly bulletin is posted as well as the bi-monthly newsletter. Be sure to visit our "News & Events" section for upcoming liturgical, educational, social and fundraising events. Go to our Facebook page here to see all the services and classes live-streamed. 

Services and Events for the Week of April 19, 2021

The schedule of services and live-streamed events on the parish Facebook page this week are as follows: 

There will be Orthodoxy 101 class on Thursday at 7:00 PM. We will study the services of Holy Week.

For Presanctified Liturgy on Wednesday, April 21 at 3:00 PM go here.

For Presanctified Liturgy with His Eminence Archbishop Michael on Friday, April 23 at 6:30 PM go here.

For the Divine Liturgy for Lazarus Saturday on Saturday, April 24 at 9:00 AM go here.

For the Festal Vigil for the Feast of the Entrance into Jerusalem (Palm Sunday) on Saturday, April 24 at 5:00 PM go here.

For Divine Liturgy on Sunday, April 25 for the Feast of the Entrance into Jerusalem (Palm Sunday) at 9:00 AM go here

PROCEDURES

Members of the parish are asked to sign-up on the link provided in the above post if they would like to attend the services (please sign up all family members who are attending including children). If you are not a member of the parish, please contact Fr. Eric to check on availability. If you would like to receive communion after Liturgy on Sunday, please email Fr. Eric. He will NOT email attendees unless there is an issue.

The sign-up links for Holy Week and Pascha are in separate post. Communion will be available for people after the Paschal services on Saturday evening/Sunday early morning and on Pascha Sunday from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Baskets will blessed at the same times. See the posted instructions.

 

The Services of Holy Week and Pascha

Due to the current restrictions from both the Diocese and the civil authorities, there will be limited attendance offered for the services of Holy Week and Pascha. Please read the posted guidelines in the separate post. Priority will be given to those who have signed up prior to the services, however, a live-stream will be offered in the church hall for the overflow. All services will be live-streamed on the parish Facebook Live page. We will offer communion for the Orthodox after the Pascha Services as well as basket blessings. See the sign-up links for more information.

On Sunday, April 25 at 7:00 PM the Bridegroom Matins at 7:00 PM go here.

On Monday, April 26 Bridegroom Matins at 7:00 PM go here.

On Tuesday, April 27 Bridegroom Matins at 7:00 PM go here.

On Wednesday, April 28 Presanctified Liturgy at 3:00 PM go here.

On Wednesday, April 28 Matins of Holy Wednesday at 7:00 PM go here.

On Thursday, April 29 Vesperal Liturgy at 3:00 PM go here. Note there will not be a meal between but rather the services are separated.

On Thursday, April 29 the Matins with the 12 Passion Gospels at 7:00 PM go here.

On Friday, April 30 the Vespers with the Entombment at 4:00 PM go here.

On Friday, April 30 the Matins with the Praises at 7:00 PM go here.

On Saturday, May 1 the Vesperal Liturgy with the 15 Old Testaments Readings at 10:00 AM go here.

On Saturday evening at 11:30 PM the Services of Great and Holy Pascha go here. This includes an additional list for those who desire to be in the hall.

On Sunday, May 2 at 11:00 AM the Paschal Vespers go here. This also includes a list for those who want to receive communion before and after the Paschal Vespers.

On Monday, May 3 Bright Monday Pascal Liturgy at 9:00 AM go here.

May/June 2021 Parish Newsletter

Parish Guidelines for Holy Week and Pascha, 2021