An Introduction to Orthodoxy at St. John
Ever wondered about the origins of the Christian faith?
You are warmly invited to a weekend experience of the Eastern Orthodox Church.
Take a tour of the ancient faith that still lives brightly today--around the globe, and right here in Cedar Park!
Make yourself at home at any or all of the events listed below! RSVP helpful, but not required. To RSVP, check out our flyer: https://www.smore.com/86ph3.
4 pm St. Thomas Catechetical School
A weekly priest-directed, laity-led exploration of the Orthodox faith: her doctrine and teaching; history and canonical structure; architecture, icons, and music; worship and liturgical life
6 pm Great Vespers
An evening service of psalms, hymns, scripture readings, and contemplative prayer
8 am Orthros
A "sunrise" service of psalms, hymns, and scripture readings--flowing into the Liturgy
10 am The Divine Liturgy
Our main weekend service, which includes hymns, scripture readings, a sermon, and the Holy Eucharist. Join parishioners for a cup of coffee and light lunch at the picnic tables after!
Our delightful on-site bookstore, Christ the Lightgiver, will also be open throughout the weekend. Come on in!