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Our Mission Statement

To know and experience the love of GOD –Father, Son and Holy Spirit; to worship Him in spirit and in truth as taught by the Lord through His Apostles; and to welcome and encourage others to know and love Him!

We need your help at Easter

Don't Forget Red Eggs and Baked Goods

We are asking the community to bring red eggs for Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday. If possible - please put the eggs in small plastic sandwich-style bags and leave in the kitchen before the 11:30pm  Reurrection Service on Saturday and Easter Sunday Vespers.

Donations of homemade or bought baked goods for the Fellowship Hour after Easter Sunday Vespers may also be left in the kitchen. 

Holy Week Schedule of Services

Join us and celebrate the Resurrection

Friday – April 14- Great & Holy Friday

9:00 am  Reading of the Hours of Great and Holy Friday
Decorating the Epitaphul
3:00 pm Vespers of Holy and Great Friday - Taking down the cross and Burial of the Lord (Placing of the Holy Epitaful)
6:00 pm Matins of Holy and Great Saturday Lamentations and Procession with Lord's Tomb

 

Saturday - April 15- Great & Holy Saturday
10:00 am   Vesperal Divine Liturgy of St Basil (First Announcement of the Resurrection)
11:30 pm   Resurrection Service - Nocturne, Procession and Paschal Liturgy

 

 Sunday - April 16- Holy Pascha
11:00 am Paschal Vespers  
followed by Agape Social and Easter Egg Hunt

 

Monday - April 17- Bright Monday
10:00 am Paschal Divine Liturgy

Easter Message from Fr George in Easton Courier

Sharing our message

Fr. George was invited to contribute an editorial in our local paper, The Easton Courier, about the joy of Pascha
http://www.eastoncourier.com/53356/editorial-an-easter-message/

Friday, April 21-The Life Giving Fount -Mother of God

The Clergy Association of Greater Bridgeport will meet at St Dimitrie

 Please join is for this unique Liturgy.

The Life-Giving Fount who is the Mother of God Holy and Divine Liturgy 10:00a m.
This is Pan Orthodox Liturgy with the members of the Clergy Association of Greater Bridgeport serving the Liturgy together.
Blessing of Holy Water. Coffee Hour to follow. 

Monthly Pita Sale

Don't wait for the Food Fest or Festival

Beginning on April 1st we will offer whole or half pitas on the first Sunday of each month and they may be picked up after church.

Choose from the following fillings:

  • Leeks
  • Spinach
  • Sauerkraut
  • Onions

A whole pita, available prebaked or frozen, is $50 and a half pita, only available prebaked, is $30. 

Contact the church at (203) 268-8237, email the church at stdrocsecty@gmail.com or complete the attached order form

About St Dimitrie

Thank you for visiting the website of St. Dimitrie Romanian Orthodox Church in Easton, Connecticut. This site provides a glimpse into our parish, our Faith and our community.  We hope these announcements, updates, photographs and history will be interesting and enjoyable.
 
Our family invites you to come participate in the life of our parish and worship with us. 
Our doors and arms are open to you and we pray you find a home with us.
 

We are an Orthodox Christian Church under the auspices and ecclesiastical jurisdiction of the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America, Orthodox Church of America. The Presiding Hierarch of our Diocese is His Eminence Archbishop Nathaniel (Popp).

We invite you to learn about our Orthodox Christian faith, find out what's happening in our community and join us in worship!

We seek to live out the Gospel of Jesus Christ by maintaining the faith delivered to the apostles and handed down throughout the ages, worshiping together as a community of love, fellowship, and shared spiritual growth, and reaching out through ministry to serve the needs of those around us.
 
Services
Schedule of Sunday Services:
Matins at 9:15 am
Sunday Liturgy at 10:00 a.m.
  English with Romanian prayers and hymns (which will also be repeated in English) - and our choir
  
Feast Days:
Vespers on Eve of Feast Days at 6:00 pm
Feast Day Liturgy at 10:00am 
  Services will be in English and Romanian
 
Confessions will be available during Matins (9:15am until 10:00am), or, by appointment - Contact Fr George
at the Church Office at (203) 268-8237 or his cell (203) 895-5464.
 
Religious Education and Bible Study
These classes are open to everyone who is eager to learn more about the Orthodox faith. We welcome both Orthodox and non-Orthodox. 
  • Religious Education classes will meet Wednesday morning at 11:00am in the library - Everyone is welcome
  • Bible Study meets on Tuesday evening at 6:30. 
    For additional information contact Fr. George at the Church Office (203)268-8237 or  his cell (203) 895-5464. 
 
Further Information:  Any questions about our services, schedule or community? SeeAdministration tab at left
Bring your Children to Sunday School !!!!

Immediately following Communion, teachers will meet in the back of the church and bring children downstairs for class. Parents are invited to enjoy the remainder of the service and meet children after coffee hour. Class ends at 12:00 p.m.
See Linda Kolton or Audriana Ocrain with questions. You can reach Linda at lsoper123@gmail.com,  or call her at 203-696-0807 or Audriana at aocrain75@yahoo.com
 
See a slide show of some of our Sunday School children in class 
 
Click here to download  and print a Sunday School Registration form and bring it with you to class.
Go to our the Sunday School section on our Organizations page for more information
 
 

 

Pay Dues, Donations or Sponsorships by Credit Card

Did you know you can make donations, be a festival sponsor or pay your dues by credit card?

Click the Administration/Donation button in the upper left, then click  "Make a Donation" button and follow instructions

You can also go to www.stdimitrie.com

 

We accept PayPal, MasterCard, Visa and Discover

 

Recipes for Lenten Meals

Are you looking for meatless and dairy-free meal suggestions during Lent?

Our Sunday School teacher, and vegan chef, Linda Vanna Soper-Kolton offers her "Compassionate Cuisine" recipe blog to our community during the Lenten season.  All her recipes are meat- and dairy-free. 

You can even search for recipies by meal or specific ingredient.

Thank you Vanna for your sharing your gift with us

http://compassionatecuisine.org/recipes/

 

 

St. Dimitrie in the CT Post!

St. Dimitrie 's new icons are in the Pulse Section of Saturday's (8/31/13) CT Post!  See the article "Creative Gifts, Spirituality Shine in Icon Painter's Art"

http://www.ctpost.com/entertainment/article/Creative-gifts-spirituality-shine-in-icon-4769165.php

 

 

Click here to go to our Festival 2016 - Our Friends and Food to see some of the people and our menu items that helped make our Festival 2016 the most successful in our 37 year history. 

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St. Dimitrie Romanian Orthodox Church 504 Sport Hill Rd. Easton, CT 06612 (203) 268-8237