Thursday, July 18, 2013

Russian Orthodox Church Consecration Set for July 20-21st

The Mountain View Russian Orthodox Church is planning a grand opening for this weekend. Events take place on both Saturday the 20th and Sunday the 21st. The Church, formally, the Church of the Holy New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia is located at the former Mountain View Manor old age home on Route 145 heading toward Cobleskill.

The schedule is:

3pm: Guest arrival and registration
6:30pm: All night vigil
9:30pm: Tea under the canopy

8:30am: Great Blessing
10am: Liturgy
1pm: Lunch under the canopy
2:15pm and 2:30pm: Church tour in English
3pm: Concert and program

All are invited, especially those curious about Russian history and culture and the Orthodox faith.

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