Service Schedule

St. John the Divine Greek Orthodox Church

2215 Chapline St.

Wheeling, West Virginia

Holy Week and Pascha 2017

Schedule of Services

SATURDAY OF LAZARUS (Strict Fast)

April 8

Matins

9:00 a.m.

Divine Liturgy (Youth Making Palm Crosses and Church Cleaning After)

10:00 a.m.

PALM SUNDAY (Fish Permitted)

April 9

Matins

9:00 a.m.

Divine Liturgy (Palm Sunday - Luncheon After Service)

10:00 a.m.

Evening Bridegroom Service

6:30 p.m.

HOLY MONDAY (Strict Fast)

April 10

Presanctified Liturgy

9:30 a.m.

Evening Bridegroom Service

6:30 p.m.

HOLY TUESDAY (Strict Fast)

April 11

Presanctified Liturgy

9:30 a.m.

Evening Bridegroom Service

6:30 p.m.

HOLY WEDNESDAY (Strict Fast)

April 12

Presanctified Liturgy

9:30 a.m.

Holy Unction Service

5:30 p.m

Evening Matins Service

8:00 p.m.

HOLY THURSDAY (Strict Fast)

April 13

Vesperal Liturgy of St. Basil (The Mystical Supper)

9:30 a.m.

Passion of our Lord/Service of 12 Gospels

6:30 p.m.

HOLY FRIDAY (Strict Fast)*

April 14

Royal Hours of the Passion

9:00 a.m.

Service of the Apokatheilosis (The Taking Down from the Cross)

3:00 p.m.

Service of Lamentations at The Tomb of Christ with Procession

7:00 p.m.

HOLY SATURDAY (Strict Fast)*

April 15

Vesperal Liturgy of St. Basil (Destruction of Hades Gates)

9:30 a.m.

Great & Holy Pascha Service (Followed by Resurrection Potluck Dinner)**

11:15 p.m.

HOLY PASCHA (Easter Sunday)

April 16

Agape Vespers (Vespers of Love with Gospel Reading in Various Languages; followed by Egg Hunt)

11:00 a.m.