St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church
A Parish of the Moscow Patriarchate
Reading, Pennsylvania Founded in 1905
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2022.04.25: 🍽️ Fundraiser Luncheon

A fundraiser luncheon will be held on Sunday, May 1, 2022, after Liturgy. Please make an effort to come and support our parish, and to enjoy some good food and fellowship! Invite your friends and family, too! Takeout is also available.

2022.04.25: Egg Hunt for Children

The egg hunt for children will be held on Sunday, May 1, 2022, in the church yard following Liturgy.

2022.04.16: Holy Week and Pascha Schedule

The schedule of services for Holy Week and Pascha is available here.

2022.04.10: 🛍️ ShopWithScrip Fundraiser

Gift card orders through the ShopWithScrip fundraiser program will be taken on Sunday, May 15, 2022, during coffee hour. This is how the program works: Our parish purchases gift cards at a discount, sells them at face value, and then keeps the difference. For example, our parish purchases a $100 grocery store gift card at a discount for $95, a parishioner purchases the gift card for $100, and our parish keeps the $5 difference. The gift cards can be purchased for gifts or everyday purchases such as groceries, gas, and restaurants. The full list of current retailers and rebates is available here.

2022.04.10:🔨 Building Fund Update

A total of over $11,000 has been raised through donations and fundraising for the building fund. Thank you to everyone who contributed toward this effort! A significant project in the future will be the church roof replacement with preliminary estimates of $26,000-$39,000. Please consider donating to the building fund to help us reach this goal. To donate specifically to this fund, please use the special blue envelopes that are available at the candle stand or otherwise designate your donation accordingly.

2022.04.10: 🍽️ Fundraiser Luncheon

A fundraiser luncheon will be held on Sunday, April 17, 2022, after Liturgy. Please make an effort to come and support our parish, and to enjoy some good food and fellowship! Invite your friends and family, too! Takeout is also available.

2022.03.12: Service Cancellation

Due to the inclement weather, Divine Liturgy on Sunday, March 13, 2022, is cancelled.

2022.03.09: Psalter Prayer Group

If you are interested in joining the Psalter prayer group, please see Svitlana Breniser.

2022.03.04:🚶‍♂️Update - Walk

We are happy to announce that Oleksii's initiative #WalkForLife joined to support the St. Nicholas roof fundraising. Last Sunday, Oleksii organized his first fundraising walk in Riverfront Park near the church after the liturgy. Some parishioners joined him. This initiative raised $80 for the roof repair project. Thank you all who participated. If you want to donate for the roof project, please reach out to Oleksii next Sunday. See you next time for the next WalkForLife. Please subscribe to Oleksii's channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgs4bClQE6Zcn3V3b3cIOzA. With best regards, Oleksii.

2022.02.22: 🍽️ Fundraiser Luncheons

A fundraiser luncheon is scheduled for Sunday, March 6, 2022, (Cheesefare/Forgiveness Sunday) after Liturgy. The luncheon will be hosted and prepared by the Billis, Drobot, and Marusyak families. Please make an effort to come and support our parish, and to enjoy some good food and fellowship! Invite your friends and family, too!

Fundraiser luncheons are tentatively scheduled for these Sundays after Liturgy. We are currently looking for volunteers (one or two families for a Sunday) to host and prepare luncheons on these days. If you are interested in volunteering and would like to sign up for one of these dates, please email us.

  • April 17, 2022 (Palm Sunday)
  • May 15, 2022
  • June 5, 2022
  • July 17, 2022
  • August 7, 2022
  • September 18, 2022
2022.02.22:🚶‍♂️Walk

Everyone is invited to take a walk to a nearby park next Sunday, February 27, 2022, after Liturgy. If you are interested, please see the Zavalov family after the service.

2022.02.10: 🧹 Church Cleaning Schedule

The church cleaning schedule is available here. A cleaning list and other helpful information is also available for those volunteering.

2022.02.10: 🛍️ ShopWithScrip Fundraiser

Gift card orders through the ShopWithScrip fundraiser program will be taken on Sunday, February 20, 2022, during coffee hour. This is how the program works: Our parish purchases gift cards at a discount, sells them at face value, and then keeps the difference. For example, our parish purchases a $100 grocery store gift card at a discount for $95, a parishioner purchases the gift card for $100, and our parish keeps the $5 difference. The gift cards can be purchased for gifts or everyday purchases such as groceries, gas, and restaurants. The full list of current retailers and rebates is available here.

2022.01.17: Children's Nativity Concert

Sharing some photos from the children's Nativity concert.

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2022.01.08: Inclement Weather

Due to the expected freezing rain, Divine Liturgy on Sunday, January 9, 2022, is cancelled. Stay safe, and have a blessed Holy Days.

2022.01.08: Update - Children’s Nativity Concert

The children’s Nativity concert and potluck luncheon are postponed until Sunday, January 16, 2022, following Liturgy.

2022.01.04: Children’s Nativity Concert

Please join us for the children's Nativity concert and potluck luncheon on Sunday, January 9, 2022, following Liturgy.

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