Assumption of the Virgin Mary
Ukrainian Orthodox Church
1301 Newport Avenue, Northampton, PA
Assumption of the Virgin Mary Ukrainian Orthodox Church Online

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Welcome to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary Ukrainian Orthodox Church!

Covid information

Click HERE for Prayer in Time of Corona Virus

On Wednesday, May 19, our Parish Council  reviewed the current CDC and State health officials’ recommendations concerning Covid precautions. Therefore, as of this date, the following will be in effect:

  1. Fully vaccinated people will no longer have to wear masks during church services and activities. Those who are not fully vaccinated are asked to continue wearing masks for their protection and the protection of others. We will rely on the honor system and will not ask for vaccination proof. Anyone is welcome to continue wearing masks if they should choose.
  2. We will continue to preregister for Liturgy attendance via SignUp Genius accessible from our Website (in order to maintain contact tracing).
  3. We will continue to maintain social distancing within the nave of the church.

Hopefully these remaining precautions can be lifted in the near future.

We are fortunate that we have been able to keep our church open during this difficult year though we have had to abide with restrictions. Thank you all for your understanding, patience, and cooperation.  We pray that we can resume normal parish life soon and that this health crisis will be eliminated.

-the Parish Council

Attendance at any Liturgy: If you wish to attend a liturgy, you must sign up by 7:00 PM the evening before the liturgy. Currently, registration is limited to 50 participants. NOTE:  If you have signed up but cannot attend the service, please edit your sign up so the slot will be open for someone else.

Sign up here to be on a list of people who will be allowed in our church to attend a liturgy on the specified date

Tune in to our news, announcements, and online Facebook Livestream Liturgies HERE!

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Welcome to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary Ukrainian Orthodox Church!

We are a parish of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA under the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople and our doors and hearts are open to you and your family!  Our church follows the Julian (Old) Calendar. All Orthodox Christians are welcome and encouraged to participate in the Blessed Sacraments of Repentance and Eucharist.  See the bulletin tab for all liturgical information regarding feasts and commemorations.

Do you love God and desire a deeper union in Him through Christ?  Are you moved by the beauty of traditional architecture, iconography, and liturgy?  Do you love to experience warm, family-friendly fellowship, to hear good music and Christ-centered preaching, to participate in enriching adult education and to offer the same to your children?  If so, then "Come and See" us!  It would be a blessing if you could visit us and we encourage you to come back as often as you can.  Perhaps you will find our parish to be your spiritual home!

We are located at 1301 Newport Avenue in Northampton, Pennsylvania.

Visit the 360° Virtual Tour of our church by opening the "360 Virtual Tour" page.  It is a fully immersive, sharable virtual reality tour of our church building. Enjoy  a glimpse of the beauty and majesty within our church.

Greeters for the month:  Margaret Leindecker, Marty Dowling, John Hnatow, Karen Osmun, Mike Hnatow, Howard Winters, Martha Misko

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Congratulations are in order for:

1) Vladimir and Emma Krasnopera, just celebrated their 73rd Wedding Anniversary!  MNOHAYA LITA! MANY YEARS! See their Wedding photo HERE.

2) Celebrate the couple in our church married the longest....Taras & Rosemarie Pypiuk!  MNOHAYA LITA! MANY YEARS!  See their Wedding photo HERE. 

 3) Andrew Semenovych and Sabrina Ost, our high school graduates of this year,  May the Lord give them the strength and the abilities to start and finish their college education and enter the professions they for which they are called!

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Still Important, but not NEW:

  • Congratulations to Rev. Fr. Oleg!!! 🎓🎓🎓 for receiving his Masters of Divinity from St Sophia's Seminary (PHOTOS)
  • Baptism and Chrismation of Fr Oleg and Pani Olha's daughter Elizabeth (PHOTOS)

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DAILY LITURGICAL CALENDAR,  SCRIPTURE READINGS AND MENAION     

Sun.    13 June…8:30 AM; THIRD & SIXTH HOUR   Acts: 20: 16-18, 28-36          John 17: 1-13

                             9:00 AM; DIVINE LITURGY of JOHN CHRYSOSTOM