St. Mark Of Ephesus Orthodox Church
261 Main Street, Kingston, Massachusetts 02364
Church Telephone Number: 781-585-8907


Welcome to St. Mark of Ephesus Orthodox Church


We are a vibrant, growing community of Orthodox Christians belonging to the Orthodox Church in America. We are dedicated to sharing the love and teachings of Jesus Christ. We welcome all who seek to grow in their faith and knowledge of God. Our community is a place of love and support for all people, and we invite you to join us in worship and fellowship. 



Sunday Divine Liturgy      Third Hour

10:00 AM                          9:30 AM


Great Vespers & Confession

5:00 PM on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month (unless otherwise noted)




Schedule of Services for Great Lent 


Wednesday, April 17

6:00 pm - Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts

Lenten fellowship meal following the Liturgy 


Thursday, April 18

6:00 pm - Canon of St. Andrew with the Life of St. Mary of Egypt


Sunday, April 21 

Fifth Sunday of Great Lent - St. Mary of Egypt

9:30 Hours | 10:00 am - Divine Liturgy of St. Basil

Church School & Lenten fellowship hour


Wednesday, April 24

6:00 pm - Liturgy of the Presanctifed Gifts

Lenten fellowship meal following the Liturgy


Saturday, April 27

9:30 am - Baptismal Divine Liturgy

Vespers with the Blessing of Palms after Liturgy


Sunday, April 28 

Entrance into Jerusalem - Palm Sunday

9:30 - Hours | 10:00 am - Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom

(No church school) Lenten fellowship hour

Schedule of Services for Holy Week 


Tuesday, April 30

6:00 pm - Bridegroom Matins


Wednesday, May 1

6:00 pm - Holy Unction (healing service)


Thursday, May 2 

9:30 am - Vesperal Divine Liturgy

6:00 pm - Matins for Holy Friday with the 12 Passion Gospels


Friday, May 3

3:00 pm - Vepsers for Holy Friday

6:00 pm - Matins for Holy Saturday


Saturday, May 4 

9:30 am - Vesperal Divine Liturgy for Holy Saturday

11:30 pm - Compline/Nocturnes of Holy Saturday


Sunday, May 5

12:00 Midnight -  HOLY PASCHA

Resurrection of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ

Paschal Matins | Divine Liturgy

(procession weather permitting) 

Blessing of the Paschal Artos, Eggs, & Baskets

Parish Announcements


Church Cleaning Help: We are in great need of volunteers to clean the church for the months of April, May and October. If you would like to volunteer, please speak with Mat. Catherine


This Lenten Season Donate to the Pascha Flowers Fund: your generous donations will help offset the costs to beautify our church for Holy Pascha, including the purchase of potted lilies, flowers for the iconostasis, the Holy Shroud, wreaths for the doors and much more. You may donate by giving your payment to our Treasurer or simply donate through this website by clicking on the "Pascha Flowers Fund" tab. Thank you so much for your donation.


There will be a Choir Rehearsal in preparation for Holy Week and Pascha on Saturday, April 20th from 3:00-5:15 pm.


There will be no Church School on Sunday, April 28th (Palm Sunday)


The Parish Council will meet on Thursday, May 16th at 6:00 pm at the church.


The last day of Church School will be on Sunday, June 2


We continue to collect items for distribution to those in need via a local food pantry. Please leave your donation in the blue bin located in the church bookstore. Thank you so much for your donation.



St. Mark of Ephesus Church Family

Visit from Bishop Benedict 2024

Spring flowers coming up at St. Mark

Our Church School students learn about the Veneration of the Holy Cross, 2024

Pascha Baskets at the Pascha morning fellowship celebration

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