Homily 484 – 30th APE Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa January 16, 2022 Epistle: (258) Colossians 3:12-16 Gospel: (91) Luke 18:18-27 In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, One God. I frequently talk about the free will God has given us, in order that we might […]

Homily 483 – 29th APE Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa January 9, 2022 Epistle: (224-ctr) – Ephesians 4:7-13 Gospel: (8) – Matthew 4:12-17 In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, One God. We have reached the conclusion of the holiday season, having celebrated the Nativity of […]

January 2, 2022, services will be reader’s services (Typica for Sunday). Fr. Marty and Mat. Candy are in Texas and won’t be able to return because of Saturday’s anticipated snow, and due to them having a COVID exposure in Texas. Please plan on attending, but only if safe to travel!

Nativity and Theophany CHOIR December 24, Christmas Eve (Friday):  Vespers Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great, 1:00 PM (Note the earlier time than in the past) December 25, Christmas Day (Saturday):  Divine Liturgy for the Nativity of Christ, 9:30 AM December 25 (Saturday):  NO EVENING VESPERS SERVED.  Please feel free to sing/read vespers at […]

Homily 482 – 26th APE Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Ames, Iowa December 19, 2021 Epistle: (328) Hebrews 11:9-10, 17-23, 32-40 Gospel: (1) Matthew 1:1-25 In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, One God. Emmanuel. With us is God. In a few days, we’ll sing that refrain repeatedly […]