HOLY TRINITY ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN CHURCH
140 Horseheads Blvd. - Elmira Heights, NY 14903

DECEMBER 2018
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Nov 25
8:40 am, 3rd & 6th Hours
9:00 am, Divine Liturgy, Fellowship Hour, Church School 

Reader: Alex Charlanow 
Fast: wine & oil
Nov 26
Fast
Nov 27
Fast
Nov 28
Fast
Nov 29
Fast
Nov 30
Fast
1
5:00 pm, Great Vespers, Confession

Reader: Rdr. William 
Fast: wine & oil
2
8:40 am, 3rd & 6th Hours
9:00 am, Divine Liturgy, Lenten Potluck Fellowship, Choir Rehearsal 

Reader: Rdr. William 
Fast: wine & oil
3
Fast
4
Fast
5
6:00pm - Great Vespers and Litya - St. Nicholas 
followed by Lenten Potluck Supper

Reader: Rdr. William 
Fast
6
St. Nicholas
Fast: fish, wine, & oil
7
Fast
8
Conception of the Holy Theotokos
5:00 pm, Great Vespers & Litya, Confession, Choir Rehearsal 

Reader: Antonina Melnik
Fast: wine & oil
9
Conception by Righteous St. Anna of the Theotokos 
8:40 am, 3rd & 6th Hours
9:00 am, Divine Liturgy, Fellowship Hour - Cheplick Family, Church School 

Reader: Antonina Melnik
Fast: wine & oil
10
Fast
11
Fast
12
6:00pm - Great Vespers and Litya - St. Herman 

Reader: Antonina Melnik 
Fast
13
Ven. Herman of Alaska 
Fast
14
Fast
15
5:00 pm, Great Vespers & Litya, Confession

Reader: Steve Cheplick 
Fast: wine & oil
16
Holy Forefathers
8:40 am, 3rd & 6th Hours
9:00 am, Divine Liturgy, Fellowship Hour - Karney Family, Choir Rehearsal

Reader: Steve Cheplick 
Fast: wine & oil
17
Fast
18
Fast
19
Fast
20
Fast
21
Fast
22
Saturday before Nativity
5:00 pm, Great Vespers, Choir Rehearsal 

Reader: Sdcn. Michael
Fast: wine & oil
23
Sun. Before Nativity 
8:40 am, 3rd & 6th Hours
9:00 am, Divine Liturgy, Fellowship Hour - Charlanow Family, Church School 

Reader: Sdcn. S Michael 
Fast: wine & oil
24
STRICT FAST
Eve of the Nativity
8:00am - Royal Hours (Readers Service)
7:00pm - Vigil of the Nativity

Reader: Reader William 
 
25
NATIVITY OF THE LORD
8:40am - Hours 
9:00am - Festal Divine Liturgy

Reader: Sdcn. Michael 
Fast Free Period 
26
Fast free
27
Fast free
28
Fast free
29
5:00 pm, Great Vespers, Confession

Reader: Rdr. William 
Fast free
30
Sun. after Nativity
Sun. Before Theophany 
8:40 am, 3rd & 6th Hours
9:00 am, Divine Liturgy, followed by Parish Christmas Reception

Reader: Rdr. William 
Fast free
31
Leavetaking of Nativity 
6:00pm - Great Vespers and Litya with Prayers for Civil New Year 
Fast free
Jan 1
Circumcision of the Lord
9:30am - Divine Liturgy @ Sts Peter and Paul - Endicott 
Fast free
Jan 2
Fast free
Jan 3
Fast free
Jan 4
Fast free
Jan 5
Eve of Theophany
5:00 pm, Vigil of Theophany with Blessing of Water

Reader: Sdcn. S Michael 
Fast: wine & oil

Please consult the Weekly Schedule for changes to the Monthly Calendar.