ST. JOHN THE THEOLOGIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH
158 West End Avenue - Shirley, NY 11967
631-281-5960   www.stjt.org

DECEMBER 2017
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Nov 26
10:00 Liturgy
Fast: wine & oil
Nov 27
Fast
Nov 28
7:00pm - Compline
7:30pm - Special Adult Education film presentation
"Becoming Truly Human"
Fast
Nov 29
Fast
Nov 30

No choir practice or evening office hours tonight

Fast
1
Fast
2
2:00 pm Prosfora Club, Christmas cleaning/decorating
4:00 pm JOY play & choir rehearsal
5:00 pm Vespers
Fast: wine & oil
3
10:00 Liturgy
Sisterhood mtg
Christmas Card 
sign-ups due
Fast: wine & oil
4
Fast
5
7:00 pm Vespers (Children leave shoes in Narthex)
Fast
6
St. Nicholas
Fast: fish, wine, & oil
7

7:15 pm Choir
7:30 pm Parish Council

Fast
8
Fast
9
 
6:00 Vespers with Abp. +MICHAEL
Fast: wine & oil
10
10:00 Hierarchical Liturgy w/Abp +MICHAEL;
JOY Play & Concert follows
Fast: wine & oil
11
Fast
12
7:00 pm Vespers,
Confessions
Fast
13
St. Herman of Alaska
Fast: wine & oil
14
7:15 pm Choir 
Fast
15
Fast
16

6:00 pm
Slavonic Vespers,
Slavonic confessions follow
Fast: wine & oil
17
10:00 Liturgy
Fast: wine & oil
18
Fast
19
Fast
20
Fast
21
7:15 pm Choir
7-9:00 pm Advent Confessions
Fast
22
Fast
23
6:00 Vespers, confessions follow
Fast: wine & oil
24
10:00 Liturgy, Vespers for Christmas follows
immediately
Fast: wine & oil
25
NATIVITY OF THE LORD
Christ is Born!
10:00 am Divine Liturgy of the Nativity of Christ
26
Fast free
27
St. Stephen the Protomartyr
Fast free
28
Fast free
29
Fast free
30
Fast free
31
10:00 Liturgy,
Parish Christmas Party (Yolka)
Fast free
Jan 1
Circumcision of the Lord

St. Basil the Great
10:00 am Liturgy

Moleiben for the Civil New Year;
Vasilopita
Fast free
Jan 2
Fast free
Jan 3
Fast free
Jan 4
Fast free
Jan 5
7:00 pm Great Festal Vespers
Fast
Jan 6
THEOPHANY
10am Liturgy
Great Blessing
of Water; home
blessings begin

6:00 Vespers

The online calendar (http://www.stjt.org) always supercedes any printed/posted calendar. Please check the website for periodic updates.