Our 3rd Annual GRAVE WATCH VIGIL
APRIL 10, 9PM until APRIL 11, 9AM There is a sign-up sheet at the candle desk in the vestibule. Holy… [more]
MAR 30, 2015
Click here for this week's bulletin GRAVE WATCH A Vigil will be kept at the tomb of our Lord, remembering… [more]
Church School End of Year Calendar
Church School Calendar of Class/Events MARCH 29th - regular class APRIL 5th (Palm Sunday)… [more]
Welcome to St. Elia the Prophet Orthodox Church!
St. Elia the Prophet Orthodox Church - Akron, Ohio, is the spiritual home of a close-knit parish family of people from many different backgrounds and walks of life, all seeking to live a vital Orthodox Christian way of life. The full cycle of liturgical worship in the English language, a parish choir, Christian education programs for children and adults, service activities, fellowship and fun are all part of our rich parish life. St. Elia opens its doors and gives a warm welcome to all!
APRIL 10, 9PM until APRIL 11, 9AM There is a sign-up sheet at the candle desk in the vestibule. Holy Friday is one of the most solemn days within the life of the Orthodox Church. On this day, we witness our Lord willingly give His life for our sake. We watch our […]
Click here for this week’s bulletin GRAVE WATCH A Vigil will be kept at the tomb of our Lord, remembering His sufferings and death for our salvation. A vigil is time spent in meditation and prayer while one or more people read the Psalms and the Gospels before the Tomb in Church. A Sign-up is […]
Church School Calendar of Class/Events MARCH 29th – regular class APRIL 5th (Palm Sunday) – ALL children to join in the procession of palms as a class 9th (Holy Friday) – A day of silence and of prayer. If any child needs a letter to request excused absences from school, please see Fr. Don or […]
In his book entitled, “Sabbath as Resistance: Saying No to the Culture of Now,” Walter Brueggman writes about the institution of the Sabbath by the God of Israel shortly after their deliverance from the bondage of Pharaoh and Egypt. For many years, the people of Israel were subjected to the Pharaoh’s constant, insatiable and anxiety-driven […]
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