As the impending winter storm approaches, I want to reiterate our practice regarding services: • No one should travel to church for services if the road conditions are dangerous. • No services will be cancelled. • Those who cannot get to services should instead stay home, give thanks to God, be happy that at least a priest and […]
The Faithful of Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Christian Church invite you to the final services at University Lutheran Center, January 17 and 18, with Great Vespers at 6:30 on Saturday and Divine Liturgy, preceded by Third and Sixth Hour Prayers, beginning at 9:40am on Sunday. At the conclusion of the Liturgy, and after a time of […]
Nativity Schedule Great Vespers – 6:30 pm, December 24 Third and Sixth Hours – 9:40 am December 25 Divine Liturgy – 10:00am December 25 Theophany Schedule Great Vespers with the Lesser Blessing of the Waters, 6:30pm, January 5th All the services will be held at University Lutheran Center in the Basement Fellowship Hall.
Last week, our community made an offer for the purchase of a former Lutheran church at 7th and Kellogg in Ames. With Glory to God and through the prayers of St. Xenia of Petersburg, the Theotokos, and all the Saints, we were notified yesterday (Sunday, August 10) that at their congregational meeting our offer was […]
2014-0810-archpastoral-letter-mideast August 10, 2014 Metropolitan Tikhon issues Pastoral Letter Concerning Violence and Extremism in the Middle East SYOSSET, NY [OCA] His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, recently issued a Pastoral Letter Concerning Violence and Extremism in the Middle East. Pastoral Letter from His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon to the Clergy, Monastics and Faithful of the Orthodox Church in […]
You are all cordially invited to attend services with us while on campus. Fr. Marty is happy to provide any sacraments you may require during your time in Ames – especially communion, confession, anointing, prayer, and counseling. We are currently still meeting at University Lutheran Center, just between Pi Beta Phi, Alpha Gamma Rho, and […]
In order to commemorate our parish feast day, the Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord, we will serve Great Vespers at our usual location, University Lutheran Center, 2126 Gable Lane, in Ames at 6:30pm on August 5, 2014. We meet in the Basement fellowship hall, and all are welcome!
Fr. Marty and Candy closed on their new home, and so the Church now has a new mailing address and telephone. The mailing address is: 1411 Wilson Avenue Ames, Iowa 50010 and the telephone is: (515) 337-1192 Everything will be up and running by April 15, God willing.
On Sunday, March 9, 2014, the Holy Transfiguration community traveled with their Bishop Alexander to Pella, Iowa, where the Vespers for the Sunday of Orthodoxy was held. The faithful were joined by a contingent from St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Des Moines, Iowa, and their priest, Fr. Basil Hickman, concelebrated with Bishop Alexander, Fr. […]
Friday, March 14, 21, 28, April 4, 11 6:30pm Akathist Hymn to the Theotokos Saturday, March 15, 22, 29, April 5, 12 6:30pm Great Vespers Sunday, March 16, 23, 30, April 6 16 – St. Gregory Palamas, Second Sunday of Great Lent 23 – Veneration of the Precious and Life-giving Cross, Third Sunday of Great […]