ST HERMAN'S ORTHODOX CHURCH
5355 38th Ave So - Minneapolis, MN 55417
(phone) 612.722.2506
DECEMBER 2019
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
1
Third Sunday of Advent
850 am Opening for...
9 am Church School/Adult Ed 
940 am Hours
10 am Divine Liturgy
We light the 3rd Candle of the Advent Wreath
12 NOON Coffee Hour
Fast: wine & oil
2
Fast
3
Fast
4
7 pm Daily Vespers
745 pm Parish Council Meeting
Fast
5
6 pm Vigil (with Litya) for St Nicholas
Fast
6
St. Nicholas
6 am Divine Liturgy (N.B. earlier start time)


6 - 730 pm St Nicholas Family Night
Fast: fish, wine, & oil
7
1015 am - 1145 am Catechumenate and Inquirers' Class

355 pm - Choir Rehearsal
430 pm Confessions
5 pm Vigil
Fast: wine & oil
8
Fourth Sunday of Advent
NO Church School/Adult Ed

910 Hours
930 am Divine Liturgy with Baptism of Anna Cyprus
We light the 4th Candle of the Advent Wreath
12 NOON Coffee Hour
Fast: wine & oil
9
Fast
10
Fast
11
7 pm Daily Vespers
Fast
12
6 pm Vigil for St Herman
Fast
13
Repose of St Herman of Alaska
6 am Divine Liturgy
7 pm Parastas (Memorial Service) for loved ones departed in December
Fast
14
10 am Baptism of Noah Andrew Wesche at St Andrew's Chapel (St Mary's Cathedral basement)

355 pm - Choir Rehearsal
430 pm Confessions
5 pm Vigil
Fast: wine & oil
15
Fifth Sunday of Advent
850 am Opening for...
9 am Church School/Adult Ed 
940 am Hours
10 am Divine Liturgy
We light the 5th Candle of the Advent Wreath
12 NOON Coffee Hour
Fast: wine & oil
16
Fast
17
Fast
18
7 pm Daily Vespers
Fast
19
Fast
20
7 pm Small Compline with Akathist for Departed
Fast
21
Forefeast of Christmas
355 pm - Choir Rehearsal
430 pm Confessions
5 pm Vigil
Fast: wine & oil
22
Forefeast of Christmas
Sixth Sunday of Advent
850 am Opening for Church School
9 am Church School & Adult Ed
940 am Hours
10 am Divine Liturgy (St JhnChrys)
We light the 6th Candle of the Advent Wreath
12 NOON Coffee Hour
730 pm Evening Vespers (for the Forefeast)
Fast: wine & oil
23
Forefeast of Christmas
Fast
24
Forefeast of Christmas
830 am Royal Hours

330 pm Vespers with Divine Liturgy of St Basil
530 pm St Herman's Holy Supper

1030 pm Vigil for Nativity of Christ (Divine Liturgy StJhnChry immediately follows)
Fast
25
NATIVITY OF THE LORD
(CHRISTMAS)
@12 MIDNIGHT Divine Liturgy of St JhnChrys
Fast free
26
Fast free
27
Fast free
28
355 pm - Choir Rehearsal
430 pm Confessions
5 pm Vigil
Fast free
29
Sunday After Christmas
940 Hours
10 am Divine Liturgy St JhnChrys
12 NOON Coffee Hour
Fast free
30
Fast free
31
Leavetaking of Christmas
6 pm Vigil with 3 OT readings and Litya
Fast free
Jan 1
Circumcision of the Lord
9 am Divine Liturgy of St Basil
Fast free
Jan 2
Fast free
Jan 3
830 am Royal Hours
6 pm Molieben (Thanksgiving service) in honor of Barb's 40 years of service to St Herman's
7 pm Dinner (in basement of St Herman's)
Fast free
Jan 4
355 pm - Choir Rehearsal
430 pm Confessions
5 pm Office of the Forefeast (Vigil, with Litya)
Fast free
Please consult the Sunday bulletin for changes to the monthly calendar.