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COVID-19 Parish Closure Updates - 05/13/20

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Holy Week & Pascha Schedule - 04/09/20

Glory to Jesus Christ. Glory Forever!

This Sunday we celebrate the Triumphal Entry of Our Lord into Jerusalem. On this day we celebrate Christ's victory over death as foreshadowed by His resurrection of Lazarus from the dead and His reception into Jerusalem by His believers as the awaited for Messiah and King. This day also marks the beginning of His passion, death, and resurrection on Pascha, the ultimate conquering of death by Jesus Christ Himself.

Although we remain confined to our homes we will celebrate the milestones of Christ's passion through His resurrection as always. While we will not be with one another, we can and should remember all of the events of Holy Week in our own daily lives. It is an opportunity to enter into this Holy Week in a very intimate and personally engaged way. IF we do this we can suffer and die with Christ and also experience the joy of His resurrection in each of our hearts. 

Pre-Lenten Women's Retreat at St. Tikhon's Monastery Feb 22, 2020 - 02/13/20

A Women’s Retreat, sponsored by the Department of Curriculum and Education of the Diocese of Philadelphia and Eastern PA, will be held on Saturday, February 22, 2020 in St. Tikhon’s Monastery Trapeza. The topic for this year’s retreat is: “Preparing our Hearts for Great Lent.” The speaker will be Mother Gabriella, who serves as the Abbess of Dormition of the Mother of God Monastery in Rives Junction, Michigan. The cost for the retreat is $10 which includes breakfast and lunch. It is open to all women. See the flyer on the bulletin board and speak with Matushka Melanie if you would like to carpool.

The Feast of Holy Theophany - 01/06/20

On January 5th & 6th, the community of Holy Trinity Orthodox Church celebrated the Great Feast of the Holy Theophany of our Lord. On Sunday, January 5th following Divine Liturgy we celebrated Compline, the Great Blessing of the Waters and blessed the entire church (and everyone in it). On Monday, January 6th we celebrated Divine Liturgy for the Feast. The Great Feast of Theophany celebrates the Lord's baptism by John in the Jordan and the revelation of God as Trinity - Father, Son and Holy Spirit - to the world. 

Annual Church School Christmas Yolka - 12/22/19

December 22 2019, Holy Trinity Church School children performed their annual Christmas Yolka. This year the performance included a play, several readings, singing and musical performances relating to our Lord's Nativity. Holy Trinity Orthodox Church has a thriving Church/Sunday School Program with 26 children ranging from Kindergarten to High School. 

Christmas Cookie Sale Dec 21st - 12/02/19

December 21st, 2019 Holy Trinity Orthodox Church will be holding its annual cookie sale. We will have a wide assortment of cookies to be sold by the pound or half-pound. We also hope to offer welch style cookies. The sale will begin at 9:00 AM and continue through 1:00 PM. To place pre-orders call 570-313-2180. Walk-ins are also welcome. Pricing are as follows:

1 pound - $10
1/2 pound - $5

We look forward to seeing you at the sale. God bless and Merry Christmas. 

Chrismation of Louie Gianuzzi - 11/17/19

On Sunday, November 17th Louie Michael Gianuzzi was received into the Orthodox Faith by Chrismation. Louie has been such a blessing to our parish and we are very thankful to God that he is now Orthodox and with us here at Holy Trinity. May God grant him many, many years!

Harvest Dinner 2019 - 11/10/19

Every November parisioners at Holy Trinity gather for a wonderful thanksgiving themed "Harvest Dinner". At the dinner we offer thanks to all of our Veterans who have served us and our country. The food was outstanding as usual. We are thankful to Aimee Welgus, the Welgus family and all who worked so hard to make it a wonderful afternoon.

Altar Server Retreat - 10/19/19

On Saturday, October 19th, following our Church School Campout, Holy Trinity held a brief Altar Server Retreat for the continuing education and training of our servers. Led by Sub-Deacon Gregory Polk, altar servers practiced entering the church, altar, folding altar server robes, small and great entrances and more. We had a great turnout!

Church School Family Campout - 10/18/19

On Friday, October 15th, Holy Trinity children and families spent the evening and night together on the church grounds cooking-out, playing games and watching movies. We had a great time as you can see from the pictures below.

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401 East Main St
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705

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401 East Main Street
Wilkes Barre PA 18705
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