Saint Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church - Forthcoming services and activities http://www.stnicholaswallsend.org.au/ 60 Our next services: 26-27 May, the Great Feast of Pentecost http://www.stnicholaswallsend.org.au/news_180502_3.html Sun, 13 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400 <p style="line-height: 150%; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: 13px; font-family: 'trebuchet ms', geneva;">Our next services will be All-night vigil with the blessing of wheat, wine, oil and five loaves at 6.00pm on Saturday 26 May and Divine Liturgy at 9.00am on Sunday 27 May, the Great Feast of Pentecost and Trinity Sunday. On this day the Orthodox Church commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the apostles and disciples.&nbsp; In accordance with the practice of the Russian Orthodox Church, our church will be decorated with green branches and Vespers with the kneeling prayers will be served immediately after Divine Liturgy. The small bunches of flowers customarily held by the faithful on this feast-day will be available to our parishioners and friends on Sunday morning. </span></p> Saint Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church http://www.stnicholaswallsend.org.au/news_180502_3.html