Lenten Mission Vespers Hosted by St. Nicholas Orthodox Church - 03/05/2023
On Sunday, March 5, Pan-Orthodox Mission Vespers were celebrated on the 1st Sunday of Great Lent, by Fr. Nikolai Breckenridge, rector and president of the Lehigh Valley Orthodox Brotherhood, assisted by several Orthodox priests and deacons of the Lehigh Valley. Fr. Noah Bushelli of St. Philip Orthodox Church, Souderton, PA, delivered the Homily.
The choir, led by Choir Director/Reader Nick Lezinsky, sang beautifully. Orthodox Christians from around the Lehigh Valley attended this Vespers Service. Priests and parishioners, from Antiochian, Greek, Ukrainian, and our own Russian Orthodox Church, united to celebrate this Sunday’s Lenten Mission Vespers.
After the service, refreshments were served at the nearby Chrysostom Academy Conservatory. 170 members of the area Orthodox churches enjoyed the strict Lenten meal.