Christmas Carol Sing-Along

Beginning during the Christmas season in December 2010, St. John the Russian Orthodox Church has invited the entire Ipswich community to the Church for an evening of singing traditional Christmas Carols followed by holiday refreshments. Guests enter the Church, receive a caroling book and a candle and wait for the first hymn to begin, "Come All Ye Faithful".  This event continues to bring the true Christmas spirit in the hearts of our neighbors and community members.

2016 Slideshow from Local News Newspaper Link

2016 Slideshow from the Ipswich Chronicle Caroling Photos

2015 Slideshow from the Ipswich Chronicle Caroling Photos

2014 Slideshow from the Ipswich Chronicle Caroling Photos


Christmas Carol Sing

Jared Charney courtesy of Ipswich Chronicle 2014

For the last five years, St. John the Russian Orthodox Church has invited the community into the Church in order to sing carols together.  This event continues to create good will and relationships within the community of Ipswich. We are grateful to all for their participation and contributions.  A beautiful night and a beautiful tradition....

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Photography Jared Charney

Photography Jared Charney

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Tuesday, 10 / 23 April
7:00PM Bridegroom Matins
Wednesday, 11 / 24 April
6:30PM Holy Unction
Thursday, 12 / 25 April
Holy Thursday
9:00AM The Mystical Supper - Vespers with Liturgy of St. Basil
7:00PM 12 Gospels - The Crucifixion of Christ
Friday, 13 / 26 April
9:00AM Royal Hours - Commemoration of the Passion of Christ
10:15AM Vespers - The Removal of Christ's Body from the cross
6:00PM The Burial of Christ with Lamenations & Procession
Saturday, 14 / 27 April
Holy Saturday
9:00AM Vesperal Liturgy of St. Basil - Old Testament Readings
11:30PM Preparation for Procession
Sunday, 15 / 28 April
00:00AM Divine Liturgy - The Glorious Resurrection
2:00AM Paschal Breakfast and Celebration
3:30PM Paschal Vespers and Easter Egg hunt for children
4:30PM Open House
Monday, 16 / 29 April
8:00AM Matins with Divine Liturgy - Procession & Breakfast
Tuesday, 17 / 30 April
5:00PM Vespers

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