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"When I used to go to Fr. Tychon for Confession, I wouldn’t have anything serious to confess; and he would advise me, ‘There is sand, my son, there is sand!’ The little sins accumulate and add up to make a sand dune that is heavier than any single big stone. Someone who commits one big sin thinks of it all the time, repents and is humbled. You have a myriad of small sins. But if you examine the conditions under which you were raised, and the conditions under which the other person was raised, you will see that you are worse off spiritually than the other person.”

+ Elder Paisios the Athonite




 

 

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, Bulgaria, 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.

This lecture series will feature an extended discussion of the role of technology in our lives. We will place a special emphasis upon the cell phone, computer and "screen-life". Topics we will explore include:

  • What is Technology?
  • What is the Message of the Form Itself? Screens, Books and Cars
  • What is the Digital Revolution?
  • How can Technology be Viewed as a Gift from God?
  • Evil Tech
  • Technology and the Mystery of the Human Being
  • Technology and Church Life
  • How to Take Digital Technology Captive to Serve Jesus and His Kingdom

Family Night dinner will be served as part of the evening.  Dinner is $2.50 per person and $5 per family.  

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SERVICE SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2019

11:00 a.m.  6th Hour

7:00 p.m. Akathist to the Theotokos

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 2019

7:30 a.m. Orthros

8:00 a.m. Liturgy

4:00 p.m. Catechism, Fellowship Hall

5:30 p.m. Great Vespers

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 24, 2019

St. Gregory Palamas, Archbishop of Thessalonica

9:00 a.m. Orthros

10:00 a.m. Divine Liturgy

7:00 p.m. Vigil for the Great Feast of the Annunciation

 

MONDAY, MARCH 25, 2019

8:00 a.m. Divine Liturgy for the Great Feast of the Annunciation

7:00 p.m. Great Compline

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 26, 2019

5:00 p.m. Lenten Vespers with Great Compline

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 2019

6:30 p.m. Presanctified Liturgy

8:00 p.m. Family Night, Dinner, and Lecture #5 “Tech Evil”

in the series Master or Slave? 

Fellowship Hall

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2019

5:00 p.m. Lenten Vespers with Great Compline

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 15. 2019

7:00 p.m. Akathist to the Theotokos

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 16, 2019

7:30 a.m. Orthros

8:00 a.m. Liturgy

4:00 p.m. Catechism, Fellowship Hall

5:30 p.m. Great Vespers

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 17, 2019

Veneration of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross

9:00 a.m. Orthros

10:00 a.m. Divine Liturgy

 

Agape Hour in the Fellowship Hall following Sunday morning Liturgy


 
   


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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