Ash Wednesday Services

There will be two services on Ash Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at St. Peter Orthodox Church: Noon: Blessing and Imposition of Ashes 6 PM: Blessing and Imposition of Ashes followed by Mass … [Read more...]

Mass of Epiphany 1/6

From the Collect prayer within the Mass of Epiphany: O God, who by the leading of a star didst manifest Thy only-begotten Son to the Gentiles; Mercifully grant that we, who know Thee now by faith, may after this life have the fruition of Thy glorious Godhead; through the same Thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen. Come join us tonight at 6 pm as we celebrate the Feast of Epiphany and experience together the revelation of Jesus Christ as God Incarnate who has come to save us all. … [Read more...]

The Masses of Christmas

On Christmas Eve, Lessons and Carols will begin at 7:00 pm immediately followed by the Midnight Mass of Christmas. We will gather together once again on Christmas Day for Matins beginning at 9:30 am followed by Mass at 10:00 am. Come and let us gather together to worship our Lord who has come that we might have salvation! … [Read more...]

Mass Friday 6 pm 11/21

This Friday night at 6 pm we will have Mass for the Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is in this Mass that we remember our Lord's Mother being brought by her parents (Joachim and Anna) and presented to the Temple Community in Jerusalem headed by the Priest and Prophet Zacharias.  The Virgin Mary would spend her childhood and early teenage years being prepared by God and the angels to be the vessel in which God would dwell and through which He would come for our … [Read more...]

Baptism of Lilian Lewis

It is both and honor and a joy for me to announce the baptism of Lilian Lewis.  Last Sunday (November 9, 2014) at Mass, Lilian Candace Lewis was baptized into Christ.   Congratulations to her parents, Hayes and Shana Lewis, as well as the rest of her family. What a joy that another soul is filled with God and joined to the Holy Trinity!     … [Read more...]

Weekend Schedule 11/1

What a wonderful opportunity we have for both Worship and Fellowship this coming weekend. Our schedule for this weekend is as follows: Saturday 10:00 AM:  All Saints Day Mass Saturday 5:00 PM:  Vespers Saturday 6:30 PM:  Annual Chili Cook-Off Sunday Morning:  Matins and Mass as usual followed by Sunday School Monday 6:00 PM:  All Souls Day Mass Here are a few reminders regarding these events.  First, the cost for the Chili Cook-Off is $10 per adult and there is no charge for … [Read more...]

Visit by Bishop John 10/19

We are honored to have His Grace Bishop John with us this Sunday, October 19th.  Bishop John will be joining us for Matins and Mass Sunday morning.  Mass will be followed by a Bar-B-Q lunch orchestrated by the St. Sophia's Women's Ministry of our Parish.  There will be no per person charge for the lunch.  We will have a basket for your kind donations to offset the expense of the meat which is estimated somewhere between $500 - $600 dollars. After the meal, Bishop John has offered to spend two … [Read more...]

Sunday School Begins 10/5

Our Sunday School program will commence again for all ages on Sunday, October 5th. The Adult Sunday School class will focus the history of God's salvation beginning in Genesis and leading up to the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. Sunday School for Pre-K through High School will focus on the Kingdom of God.  What is the Kingdom of God?  Who are we as citizen's of that very Kingdom?  And, what can we learn about our God Who is our King?  Classes will be separated by grade level as … [Read more...]

Mediterranean Lunch 9/14

Eva Kaskos will be preparing an authentic Mediterranean meal for all who would like to attend next Sunday, September 14th, after Mass.  The preparation of this meal will have a two-fold purpose as a fundraiser for her daughter, Rand, who has been chosen to participate in a school event in California in January, 2015 (and needs money to be able to do so); and secondly as a fundraiser for our very own Teen SOYO.  (Eva has said she will donate a portion of the funds raised to our Youth … [Read more...]

The Camp St. Raphael Experience by Jonathan McNary

What is Camp St. Raphael? Camp St. Raphael is the youth camp of the Diocese of Witchita and Mid-America for youth ages 8 – 17.  From the first day of camp to the last, everyone has a specific schedule. When you, along with your cabin and brother cabin wake up to begin the day, you start with chores that are listed for you.  These chores vary every day for everyone. Next is breakfast time and from there we all go to Orthros (morning prayer) at the chapel. When Orthros has ended, we are given … [Read more...]