Archangels Church observes Greek Orthodox Easter

The Archangels Greek Orthodox Church in Stamford has announced its schedule for Christian Orthodox Holy Week.

Holy Week runs Saturday, April 23, Orthodox Easter, Sunday, May 1.

Tuesday, April 26

10:30 a.m.: Wrapping Easter Eggs in Tulle

7 p.m.: Bridegroom Orthros with Hymn of Cassiane

Wednesday, April 27

4 p.m.: Holy Unction

7: p.m.: Orthros of Last Supper with Anointing of Unction

Thursday, April 28

6:30 a.m.: Divine Liturgy — Last Supper

7 p.m.: Orthros of Christ’s Passion with Procession of Crucifix

Friday, April 29

9 a.m.: Royal Hours of Passion

10 a.m.: Retreat for Children: Worship, Lunch, Stations, Activities

10:30 a.m.: Preparation of Symbolic Tomb (Kouvouklion)

2 p.m.: Vespers — Descent from Cross (children participate)

7 p.m.: Orthros — Praises Before Tomb and Procession

Saturday, April 30

9 a.m.: First Resurrection Liturgy

11:30 p.m.: Vigil for Pascha

Sunday, May 1

Midnight: Resurrection Service

12:15 a.m.: Orthros of Pascha

1 a.m.: Divine Liturgy of Pascha

2:15 a.m.: Paschal Reception

11 a.m.: Agape Vespers

Noon: Easter Egg Hunt for Children

Archangels Greek Orthodox Church is located at 1527 Bedford Street, Stamford. The pastor is the Rev. Dr. Harry Pappas.

Regular Sunday worship includes Orthros (morning prayer) at 8:45 a.m.; Divine Liturgy, 10 a.m.; church school, 11 a.m.; Liturgy with family, then class, 11 a.m.; and fellowship coffee hour, 11:45 a.m.

Meditation and Prayer are offered Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., and Sunday afternoons until 5 p.m.

Adult Bible studies meets Wednesdays from 7:15 to 8:30 p.m.

Additional information is available at 203-348-4216 or [email protected]

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