St Matthew Orthodox Church
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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Fourth Sunday of Great Lent:

St. John Climacus

The Sunday bulletin: April 11, 2021.

The monthly newsletters: March 2021; January 2021; December 2020.  

Sojourn of Israel with Pedro Sarsama

Sunday evening class, online at 6 PM: https://cutt.ly/ZxMutr3    Optional discussion follows 6:55-7:30: https://cutt.ly/BxMu2PX

Sponsor a Saint - Iconography Project: Phase II.

Welcome!

St Matthew Orthodox Church is an OCA (Orthodox Church in America) parish and is part of the OCA Diocese of the Midwest. We serve Green Bay, the Fox Valley, and Door County. We are a diverse community of Orthodox Christians and seekers from northeast Wisconsin.

The Orthodox Church humbly claims to be the One Church of Christ, founded on the apostolic witness to our Lord, born on the Day of Pentecost, and for 2,000 years making known to men, women, and children the path to salvation through repentance and faith in Christ. The Orthodox Church is not a denomination (for it predates Protestantism by 1,500 years) nor is it “the Eastern branch of the Roman Catholic Church.” It is, quite simply, the Church of Christ.

Calendar and Events

April/May 2021

Weekly Wednesday Vespers 6:00 pm & Weekly Saturday Great Vespers 5:00 pm (unless otherwise stated; all welcome)

Sunday Divine Liturgy Services 9:30 am (all welcome)

Wednesday, April 14, 6:00 pm - Presanctified Liturgy (all welcome)

Saturday, April 17, 9:30 am - Divine Liturgy: Saturday of the Akathist to the Most Holy Theotokos (all welcome)

Saturday April, 17, 11:30 am-4:00 pm - Deep Church Cleaning

Wednesday, April 21, 6:00 pm - Presanctified Liturgy (all welcome)

Friday, April 23, 6:00 pm - TBD

Saturday, April 24, 9:30 am - Divine Liturgy: Lazarus Saturday (all welcome)

Saturday, April 24, 5:00 pm - Vigil: Palm Sunday (all welcome)

Sunday, April 25, 6:00 pm - Bridegroom Matins

Monday, April 26, 9:30 am - Presanctified Liturgy

Monday, April 26, 6:00 pm - Bridegroom Matins

Tuesday, April 27, 6:00 pm - Bridegroom Matins

Wednesday, April 28, 9:30 am - Presanctified Liturgy

Wednesday, April 28, 6:00 pm - Matins

Thursday, April 29, 10:00 am - Vesperal Liturgy

Thursday, April 29, 6:00 pm - 12 Passion Gospels

Friday, April 30, 3:30 pm - Vespers

Friday, April 30, 6:00 pm - Lamentations

Saturday, May 1, 10:00 am - Vesperal Liturgy

Saturday, May 1, 11:30 pm - Nocturn, Matins, PASCHAL Liturgy

Tuesday, May 4, 9:30 am - Bright Week Divine Liturgy

Friday, May 7, 9:30 am - Bright Week Divine Liturgy

Guest and New Members

Guests and new members typically experience a very warm welcome at St Matthew services.  The activities of the Church, in addition to our worship schedule, include: individualized instruction and preparation for Baptism and Chrismation; pastoral counseling; participation in local, national and international ministries; an annual parish picnic; fund raising activities, and the annual St Matthew Dinner.

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St. Matthew Orthodox Church
607 Ravenswood Dr; Green Bay, WI 54302
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The Mission of The Orthodox Church in America, the local autocephalous Orthodox Christian Church, is to be faithful in fulfilling the commandment of Christ to “Go into all the world and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit…”

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Saint Matthew Orthodox Church is part of the Diocese of the Midwest, which is presided over by The Right Reverend Paul (Gassios), Bishop of Chicago. Our mission is bringing the joy of Christ's resurrection to those who have never heard the Good News, and to strengthen and encourage the faithful who reside within the Green Bay vicinity.

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The Holy Scripture is a collection of books written over multiple centuries by those inspired by God to do so. It is the primary witness to the Orthodox Christian faith, within Holy Tradition and often described as its highest point. It was written by the prophets and apostles in human language, inspired by the Holy Spirit, and collected, edited, and canonized by the Church.

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Holiness or sainthood is a gift (charisma) given by God to man, through the Holy Spirit. Man's effort to become a participant in the life of divine holiness is indispensable, but sanctification itself is the work of the Holy Trinity, especially through the sanctifying power of Jesus Christ, who was incarnate, suffered crucifixion, and rose from the dead, in order to lead us to the life of holiness, through the communion with the Holy Spirit.

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