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“Holy Scripture is the greatest gift which God has given to man...the word of God is like an instrument which punctures the hardness of our heart. It is like a charge of dynamite which blasts our passions to the left and to the right. It purges our heart and fills it with virtues...the Holy Scriptures provide us with spiritual experience...Where God’s voice is, there is God, hidden within the voice. The spiritual book is a mystery, a sacrament...the words and lines of Holy Scripture are the garments of Christ...we know the names of dozens of actors and celebrities by heart, backwards and forwards. The same thing with sports stars...Here’s a better idea, let’s do something else. When you go home tonight, open up [the Scriptures].”

Elder Aimilianos the Holy Monastery of Simonopetra on Mt. Athos




 
Welcome to Saint Andrew Orthodox Church

 

Thank you for visiting the St. Andrew Orthodox Church website. We hope you find our site informative and edifying. We also invite you to join us for one of our liturgical services – services that have been part of the worshipping tradition of apostolic Christianity since the era of the “early Christian Church."

Our parish is part of the ancient Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch where St. Luke in the Book of Acts tells us the believers were mockingly called “Christians” for the first time (Acts 11:26). We are part of the global Eastern Orthodox Church community which includes national churches in traditionally Orthodox countries like Russia, Greece, Romania, Serbia, Cyprus, and the Middle East, but also in Japan, China, India, the Philippines, throughout Europe including Germany, France, Poland, Finland, across the British Isles, throughout the African continent including Ghana, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, and across North, Central and South America.  There are over 250 million Eastern Orthodox Christians in the world today and over 1 million in the United States. 

Our parish is more than just a place where people come to worship the living God (although it is first and foremost that!). St. Andrew is a vibrant faith community of people of all ages and backgrounds who are working out their faith together and raising their families in accordance with the commandments of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and the sacred norms for spiritual life of the ancient Holy Eastern Orthodox Church.

Many of our congregants journeyed to the Orthodox Church from other Christian faith traditions and denominations and some non-Christian religious and spiritual traditions. Whether you are “on a journey” or just wanting to visit a local Orthodox parish you will be welcome at St. Andrew. We are always honored to have visitors join us for prayer and worship.

St. Andrew Patronal Banquet - Celebrating 25 Years!
St. John Chrysostom Catechetical School - New Series!

Wednesday nights at 7pm

Family Night meals will be served for a donation of $2.50 per individual and $5.00 per family. 

Lecture Schedule
Sep 6th Oct 25th
Sep 27th Nov 1st
Oct 4th Nov 8th
Oct 11th Nov 15th
Oct 18th Nov 22nd
Aerial Drone Flight Over St. Andrew Orthodox Church

(Click picture of temple to view aerial flight)

Advent Catechumen Classes Fall 2017

Advent Catechumen Classes will begin on October 14th, at 4pm in the Fellowship Hall.  To view the entire class schedule Click Here.  

Current Bulletin and Newsletter

Sunday October 22, 2017 Weekly Bulletin

Click Here to Download

 

 

Weekly Service Schedule

SERVICE SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2017

5:00 p.m. Vespers for the Holy and Great Martyr Artemios

and St. Gerasimos of Kephalonia

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2017

7:30 a.m. Orthros

8:00 a.m. Liturgy for the Holy and Great Martyr Artemios

and St. Gerasimos of Kephalonia

4:00 p.m. Catechism Class

5:30 p.m. Great Vespers

 

SUNDAY, OCTBER 22, 2017

9:00 a.m. Orthros/10:00 a.m. Liturgy

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2017

5:00 p.m. Vespers for the Holy Martyrs and Notaries Marcian and Martyrios

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2017

5:00 p.m. Vigil

 6:30 p.m. Liturgy for the Holy and Glorious Great-Martyr

Demetrios the Wonderworker and Myrrh-streamer

8:00 p.m. Family Night and Lecture #6:

“The Black Churches in America” in the series

American Holiness: A Religious History of America and Her Saints

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2017

5:00 p.m. Vespers for the Holy Martyr Nestor

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2017

11:00 a.m.  6th Hour

5:00 pm. Vespers for the Holy Martyrs Terence and Neonilla

and Their Children and for Righteous Father Stephen the Sabbaite

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2017

7:30 a.m. Orthros

8:00 a.m. Liturgy for the Holy Terence and Neonilla

and Their Children and for Righteous Father Stephen the Sabbaite

4:00 p.m. Catechism Class

5:30 p.m. Great Vespers

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2017

9:00 a.m. Orthros/10:00 a.m. Divine Liturgy

 

Divine Liturgy will be interpreted in American Sign Language

the second Sunday of each month near the north trancept

 

Agape Meal following Liturgy in the Fellowship Hall 

Modest attire required - no shorts, no bare shoulders

Church Temple Tours available by Appointment

 

 

 


 
   


Saint Andrew Orthodox Church
4700 Canyon Crest
Riverside, CA 92507

Phone:
951-369-0309

Email:
info@saintandrew.net
webmaster@saintandrew.net




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