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. 

 

 

Liturgical Services

 

Sunday Divine Liturgy 

10:00 AM

 

Church School

Every Sunday during the school year

after the reading of the Prayers of Thanksgiving

 

Great Vespers & Confession

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

 

 

Parish Calendar & Divine Services

 

Sunday, 2/25

Divine Liturgy at 10:00 AM | Third Hour at 9:30 AM

Sunday of the Publican & Pharisee (Beginning of the Lenten Triodion)

Church School | Coffee & Fellowship Hour - all are welcome

 

Monday, 2/26 - 3/2

Fast-free week

 

Sunday, 3/3

Divine Liturgy at 10:00 AM | Third Hour at 9:30 AM

Sunday of the Prodigal Son

Church School | Coffee & Fellowship Hour - all are welcome

 

Saturday, 3/9

Memorial Saturday

Holy Forty Martyrs of Sebaste

 

Sunday, 3/10

Divine Liturgy at 10:00 AM | Third Hour at 9:30 AM

Sunday of the Last Judgement (Meatfare Sunday)

Church School | Coffee & Fellowship Hour - all are welcome

 

Monday, 3/11 - 3/17

Meat Fast

 

Sunday, 3/17

Divine Liturgy at 10:00 AM | Third Hour at 9:30 AM

Cheesefare & Forgiveness Sunday

Church School | Coffee & Fellowship Hour - all are welcome

 

Monday, 3/18

Beginning of the Great Fast

The Great Canon of St. Andrew

 

Parish Announcements

 

Saturday Great Vespers will now take place twice a month (first and third Saturdays), unless otherwise announced. 

 

2023 Tax Letters were emailed to parishioners on 1/29. If you did not recieve your tax letter or if you have any questions, please speak with our treasurer Daniel Bacon. 

 

Pledge Envelopes for 2024 are available in the bookstore. Please speak with Matushka Catherine if you need a box of pledge envelopes. 

Please join us for our 13th Annual Fish Dinner at St. Mark of Ephesus Orthodox Church

 

Date: Friday, March 15th from 5:00 - 8:00 PM

Cost: $25 per person 

Dinner includes: soup, baked haddock with rice pilaf and cole slaw, dessert & beverage

Please contact George or Nancy Haddad at nanhaddad1@comcast.net

or Cookie Bakas at mbakas8306@aol.com to purchase tickets

 

 

Help Support Our Parish

We are most thankful for your donation and may God bless you abundantly for your generosity.

 

Please click Here to Donate through PayPal

 

Needs List for our Parish

 

If you would like to donate to a specific "need" at St. Mark, please consider making a donation to something on our "Needs List". Just remember to write the "need" in the memo of your PayPal donation.

 

We thank you so much for your help!

 

1. New Vestments for our Clergy & Altar Servers including Altar Cloths

 

2. Building Fund 

 

3. Coffee Hour Donation (due to the rising costs of paper goods, please consider giving a donation to help offset our costs)

Photographs From His Grace, Bishop Benedict's visit and the Ordination of Subdeacon Peter to the Diaconate: Photograph of Clergy Members and Altar Servers.

Fr. Kevin, Fr. Deacon Peter, and His Grace, Bishop Benedict

The St. Mark Choir with Director, Jennifer Paulin

Fr. Arida, Fr. Kevin, Protodeacon Nicholas, and His Grace, Bishop Benedict

Subdeacon Peter reading the Epistle before his ordination.

Fr. John holding a hand-painted icon of St. Mark of Ephesus given to him from the parish for his many years of service, dedication and love to all of us at St. Mark.

Fr. Kevin presents Laura Geigle with a Gramota for her many years of service to the church.

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