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

Click HERE to READ BOTH the Church Opening and COVID guidelines documents.

Confession Appointments and Liturgy Registration

Holy Confession: Our Heirarchs have indicated that all parishioners must receive the sacrament of Holy Confession prior to receiving Holy Communion. Father Oleg will hear confession by appointment only on the Saturdays in June, July and August.

Sign up here for a Saturday appointment for Holy Confession

Sunday Liturgy:  If you wish to attend a liturgy, you must sign up by 7:00 PM Saturday. Currently, registration is limited to 30 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.

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Great Vespers:  If you wish to attend a Vespers service you must sign up by 7:00 PM Friday. Currently, registration is limited to 30 participants. 

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Congratulations are in order for:

1) The school graduates of this year, Andrew Semenovych and Sabrina Ost. 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!

2) Protodeacon Mikhail Sawarynski in honor of the observance of the 16th Anniversary of his Ordination by Metropolitan Antony.  CONGRATULATIONS, PROTODEACON MICHAIL! MANY BLESSED YEARS!  See his Ordination photos HERE!

3) Protodeacon Mikhail & Pani Martha (50th Wedding Anniversary...See photos HERE!) AND Stephen & Melanie Unger (54th Wedding Anniversary)!  MNOHAYA LITA! MANY YEARS!


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If it's necessary for you to receive the Sacrament of Communion at your home, please call Father Oleg at (732) 507-2274


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, John Hnatow, Karen Osmun, Alex Semenovych, Lesya Semenovych, Mike Hnatow

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)



Sun. 09 August Holy Great-martyr and Healer Panteleimon (305). Ven. Anthusa, abbess and her 90 sisters (759). St. Clement of Ochrid (916), and Sts. Angelar (10th c.).
1 Cor. 3:9-17 Mt. 14:22-34
8:30 AM Third & Sixth Hours
9:00 AM Divine Liturgy (restriction of 30 people; also available Online)

For The Tenth Week After Pentecost

Mon. 10 August Holy Apostles of the Seventy and Deacons: Prochorus, Nicanor, Timon, and Parmenas (1st c.). Ven. Moses, wonderworker of the Kyiv Caves (14th c.).
1 Cor. 15:12-19 Mt. 21:18-22

Tue. 11 August Martyr Callinicus of Gangra in Asia Minor (250). Virgin-martyr Seraphima (Serapia) of Antioch (2nd c.). Martyr Theodota and her three sons, in Bithynia.
1 Cor. 15:29-38 Mt. 21:23-27

Wed. 12 August (Fast Day) Apostles Silas and Silvanus of the Seventy and those with them: Crescens, Epenetus, and Andronicus (1stc.).
1 Cor. 16:4-12 Mt. 21:28-32

Thu. 13 August Righteous Eudocimus of Cappadocia (9th c.). Martyr Julitta at Caesarea (304).
2 Cor. 1:12-20 Mt. 22:23-33

Fri. 14 August (The Beginning of the Dormition Fast) Procession of the Precious Wood of the Life-giving Cross of the Lord (1164). Holy Seven Maccabees (166 B.C.).
Heb. 11:33 - 12:2 Mt. 10:32 - 36; 11:1

Sat. 15 August Translation of the relics (428) of the Protomartyr and Archdeacon Stephen (428) Hieromartyr Stephen, pope of Rome (257).
Rom. 15:30-33 Mt. 17:24 – 18:4
5:00 PM Great Vespers

Sun. 16 August Venn. Isaac, Dalmatus, and Faustus (5th c.). Ven. Anthony the Roman (1147). Ven. Cosmas, eunuch and hermit of Palestine (6th c.).
1 Cor. 4:9-16 Mt. 17:14-23
8:30 AM Third & Sixth Hours
9:00 AM Divine Liturgy (restriction of 30 people; also available Online)