Category Archives: Parish Gatherings & Outings

A Nationwide Approach of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA for the Staged Reopening of Churches during the COVID-19 Pandemic

“Feed My Lambs”

To the Orthodox Christian Faithful of the United States of America:

Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen!

In this time of global pandemic, the majority of the Faithful of our Churches have been withheld from receiving Holy Communion and attending Divine Services in order to safeguard their health and the health of others. We, the Hierarchs of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA, are taking action to restore the possibility of Holy Eucharist to the “lambs” of Christ, in accordance with His word.[1]…

Church, Don’t Let Coronavirus Divide You May 15, 2020 | Brett McCracken

For church leaders and elder boards everywhere, the last few months have presented a near-constant array of complex challenges related to shepherding a church during the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest complex challenge is perhaps the trickiest yet: how to prudently resume in-person gatherings.

Schedule of services and events May 13 – May 20

Monday, May 14
7 PM – Spirituality Class

Tuesday, May 15
9 AM – Hours

Wednesday, May 16
6 PM – Vespers for Ascension
7 PM – Catechism Class

Thursday, May 17
9 AM – Liturgy for Ascension
10 AM – Prayer Group
7 PM – St. Nectarios Service

Friday, May 18
9 AM – Old Testament Class

Saturday, May 19
10 AM to 12 noon – Church School
5 PM – Vespers
5:30 PM – Pot-Luck Dinner and Presentation by Fr. John Chakos on the missionary work in Guatemala

Sunday, May 20
10 AM – Divine Liturgy
1 PM – Parish Council Meeting

Readers Schedule
5/20 – Christopher Mihaly
5/27 – Paul Sulich

Coffee Hour
5/20 – OYMT Team
5/27 – Chrissanth in memory of her mother, Olga

Schedule of services and events for October 29 – November 5

Monday, October 30
7 PM – Spirituality Class

Tuesday, October 31
8:30 AM – Third Hour
9 AM – Stuffed Cabbage

Wednesday, November 1
7 PM – Adult Catechism Class

Thursday, November 2
8:30 AM – Akathist
9 AM – Prayer Group

Friday, November 3
9 AM – Old Testament Class

November 3 to November 5
Lenox St. Nectarios Retreat

Sunday, November 5
10 AM – Divine Liturgy – Fr. Sergei Bouteneff will be in Danbury to serve Liturgy while Fr. Luke is away on the parish retreat in Lenox, MA. Please welcome Fr. Sergei.

Wednesday, November 8
9 AM – Divine Liturgy Synaxis of the Heavenly Angels
12 noon – Fr. Luke will be leaving for Taylor, PA to pray before the miraculous myrrh streaming icons: the Hawaiian Iveron icon of the Mother of God and the Kardiotissa of Taylor

Readers Schedule
11/5 – Sandi Fong
11/12 – Bob Faubel
11/19 – Paul Toaso
11/26 – Suzanne Molineaux

Coffee Hour
11/5 – Lenox Retreat
11/12 – Zaengle/Sulich
11/19 – Suzanne
11/26 – OPEN

Schedule of services and events for September 10 – September 17

Monday, September 11
9 AM – Panachida for those who lost their lives in 911
7 PM – Spirituality Class

Tuesday, September 12
8:30 AM – Third Hour
9 AM – Perogie Session
7 PM – Play Rehearsal

Wednesday, September 13
6 PM – Vespers for the Elevation of the Cross
6:30 PM – Abbreviated Catechism Class
7:30 PM – Play rehearsal

Thursday, September 14
9 AM – Liturgy – Elevation of the Cross – Strict Fast Day
7 PM – Play Rehearsal

Friday, September 15
9 AM – Old Testament Class
7 PM – Play rehearsal

Saturday, September 16
5 PM – Dinner Theater – Trinity Troubadours Present: Medieval Mayhem

Sunday, September 17
10 AM – Divine Liturgy – Collection for IOCC for Hurricane Relief
11:30 AM – Coffee Hour
12:30 PM – Parish Council Meeting

Readers Schedule
9/17– Suzanne Molineaux
7/24 – Sandi Fong

Coffee Hour
9/17 – Bob & Carolyn
9/24 – OYMT

St. Nectarios Adult Retreat hosted by Holy Trinity Orthodox Church

sower-seedsSt. Nectarios Adult Retreat hosted
by Holy Trinity Orthodox Church


Retreat Master: Kenneth Kidd, Development Director
Orthodox Christian Mission Center

 The Village Inn – Lenox, MA
November 4-6, 2016


Cost: $320 per couple/$210 per single (tax included)
Includes: 2 nights stay at the inn, 2 complete breakfasts, 1 dinner

Rooms will be reserved on a first-come-first-serve basis. Reservations may be made by contacting Susan at 203-746-6008 or via email at [email protected]. Reservations must be received by October 1st. Checks should be made payable to Holy Trinity Orthodox Church and given to Susan Sulich or mailed to the church, 74 Joe’s Hill Rd., Danbury, CT 06811.


Friday November 4th
2:00:  Start of check in time at The Village Inn (; choose entrée for Saturday dinner at the inn when you check in.
Dinner: On your own at one of the many restaurants in Lenox

Saturday November 5th
Breakfast at your leisure in the Village Inn dining room
9:30—11:30 a.m.: Morning Prayers and Retreat Program: Kenneth Kidd on Missions
Afternoon: Free time. Visit the Norman Rockwell Museum, Prime Outlets or one of the many other area attractions or take in the scenic beauty of the Berkshires
5:30—6:30 p.m.: Moleben to St. Nectarios and Confessions
6:30—7:30 p.m.: Fellowship Hour in the Village Inn living room
7:30 p.m.: Dinner together in the Village Inn dining room

Sunday November 6th
8:45—10:15 a.m.: Divine Liturgy
10:30 a.m.: Group Photo at the inn
10:45 a.m.: Full country breakfast Village Inn dining room
12:00 noon: Checkout

Schedule of Services and Events for the weeks of July 3 – July 24

Tuesday, July 5
8:30 AM –

Wednesday, July 6
7 PM
– Catechism Class

Thursday, July 7
8:30 AM
– Akathist
4 PM to 7 PM – Monthly food sale

Friday, July 8
9:30 AM
– Old Testament Class
4 PM- 6 PM – OYMT drop off luggage

Saturday, July 9
7:30 AM –
OYMT Meet to leave to West Virginia

Sunday, July 10
10 AM
– Divine Liturgy with Fr. Sergei Bouteneff

Sunday, July 17
10 AM
– Divine Liturgy with Fr. Sergei Bouteneff

Wednesday, July 20
9 AM
– Divine Liturgy for Prophet Elias

Thursday, July 21
9 AM
– Trinity Golf Tourney

Friday, July 22
9:30 AM
– Old Testament Class

Saturday, July 23
2 PM
– Akathist to Icon of the Mother of God of the Inexhaustible Cup
4:30 PM – Meet for Family Outing to Bridgeport Bluefish Game

Sunday July 24, 10 AM – Divine Liturgy

Readers Schedule
7/10 – Nicholas Fong
7/17 – Paul Sulich
7/24 – Sandi Fong
7/31 – Paul Toaso


Pentecost and Parish BBQ Coming Up!

Parish BBQ May 31st: On Pentecost, our Parish Feast Day, we will be having a BBQ to celebrate the end of church school and to raise funds for the Altar Boy Retreat/Young Women’s Retreat and the Camp Nazareth Bus. The BBQ will take place in lieu of our regular coffee hour. The church will supply the meat, we ask parishioners to bring sides dishes. There will also be a Pie Baking Contest. Bring your favorite pie, any flavor or variety. Prizes will be awarded to best pies and they will then be served for dessert. We ask everyone attending to make a donation to help our youth enjoy the summer programs being offered by the Diocese.

Sweetheart Dinner Dance – Please RSVP by Feb 7th!

The Sweetheart Dinner-Dance is set for Saturday, February 14th
Cocktail Hour 6:00-7:00 PM

Catered Dinner and Dancing begins at 7:00 PM

Cost is only $35/person
Each ticket purchased is entered in a raffle for a romantic get-away at the Village Inn, Lenox, MA

Appetizers, Dinner, Dessert, Live Entertainment
BYOB-Set Ups Provided

Holy Trinity Church Hall

RSVP by February 7 to
Bethany 203-482-6224
Susan [email protected]