Saint Nicholas Orthodox Church
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia
308 North Page Avenue, Endicott, NY 13760
Services for Great and Holy Lent, 2024

Saturday, April 27:

  • Hours and Divine Liturgy, Lazarus Saturday, 9:15am
  • Great Vespers for Palm Sunday ad the blessing of the branches and palms, 5:30pm

Sunday, April 28: Hours and Divine Liturgy, Palm Sunday, 9:15am

Great and Holy Monday, April 29:

No services, church cleaning, 6:00pm


Great and Holy Tuesday, April 30:

No services, choir rehearsal, 6:00pm


Great and Holy Wednesday, May 1:

Holy Unction, 6:00pm


Great and Holy Thursday, May 2:

Vesperal Divine Liturgy of St. Basil, commemorating the Mystical Supper, 9:15am

Matins and the Reading of the Twelve Passion Gospels, 6:00pm


Great and Holy Friday, May 3:

Vespers and the Placing of the Shroud, 3:00pm

Matins with Lamentations and the Burial Procession, 6:00pm

Father will be available for Confessions after the service of the Placing of the Shroud on Great and Holy Friday.  A light lenten meal will also be offered between the two Friday services.


Great and Holy Saturday, May 4:

Vesperal Divine Liturgy of St. Basil, 10:00am 

Evening: Confessions and reading from the Book of Acts, starting at 10:00pm; Nocturns, 11:30pm



Midnight Procession, Resurrection Matins, Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom for Pascha, followed by the blessing of baskets and the breaking of the fast.  All are welcome to join us for a festive meal following the Paschal services!


Sunday of Pascha, May 5:

Agape Vespers, 11:00am


Bright Monday, May 6:

Hours, Paschal Divine Liturgy, followed by procession and Reading of the Four Gospels to the "Four Corners of the Earth," 9:15am

Prayers for Peace in Ukraine

We at St. Nicholas Church ask your prayers for peace in Ukraine, an immediate end to all violence and hostility, and a peaceful reconciliation between our brothers and sisters.    

Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God. Matthew 5:9

Donations for victims of the crisis are being taken through the Fund for Assistance.

Contact and Service Information


Parish Priest: Father Matthew Smith

Phone: (607) 221-5542


Saturday Great Vespers at 5:30pm

Sunday Hours and Divine Liturgy at 9:15am

Coffee hour following Liturgy; church school and adult classes offered periodically.  All are welcome!