LEWISTON — Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church will celebrate the feast day of the parish at 6 p.m. Sunday, June 4, with the service of Vespers of the Holy Spirit. Clergy and parishioners from other Orthodox Christian parishes in the area will gather together to celebrate the descent of the Holy Spirit, which culminates the feast of Pentecost. The celebration is a weekend-long event.

• Saturday of Souls – Orthros, 8 a.m. Liturgy 9 a.m. and Memorial Service for all departed members of the parish following the Liturgy.

• Sunday of Pentecost – Orthros, 9 a.m. Liturgy 10 a.m. and the Service of the Kneeling Prayers following the Liturgy.

• Sunday Evening Vespers of the Holy Spirit, 6 p.m., followed by refreshments, hosted by the Holy Trinity Ladies’ Society.

• Monday of the Holy Spirit – Orthros, 8 a.m.; Liturgy, 9 a.m.

The icon of the Holy Trinity depicts three angels in the setting of the Hospitality of Abraham from the Book of Genesis. The Lord appeared to Abraham in the form of three angels, to whom Abraham and Sarah opened their doors of hospitality – Philoxenia – to strangers.

The Parish of Holy Trinity opens doors to the community and extend Philoxenia – love of strangers – to all. Join for the Vespers of the Holy Spirit on Sunday, June 4, at 6 p.m. for worship, fellowship, and refreshments.

Holy Trinity is a church of the Christian East, known collectively as the Orthodox Church. They are comprised of four of the five ancient centers of Christianity, in the East: Jerusalem, Antioch, Alexandria, and Constantinople, with the fifth being Rome in the West.

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church

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