Sunday, November 18, 2012

Announcement - Our First Divine Liturgy is Scheduled be to Jesus Christ!

With the blessing of His Grace Bishop Peter, Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Mission will celebrate our first Divine Liturgy this Sunday, November 25, at 10AM.  This will be the first-ever Divine Liturgy served in the Peoria, Illinois area by the Mid-America Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church. 

The service will be held at at the historic Zion Church in Brimfield, Illinois. 

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The service is to be celebrated by Peoria native, Archpriest David Moser.  Fr. David was received into the Russian Orthodox Church in the 1970's while he was living in Indianapolis.  He was ordained into the priesthood by reigning Archbishop Alypy of Chicago and Mid-America and currently serves as rector of St. Seraphim Orthodox Church in Boise, Idaho.

Services will be in English, starting with the Hours then the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom according to the Russian Typikon with Old (Julian) Calendar commemorations: 25th Sunday after Pentecost, Holy Hierarch John the Merciful, and St. Nilus the Faster.

All are welcome and encouraged to attend this history-making event.

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