After the Divine Liturgy on Sunday, we gathered by our new church building where Sergey took a lovely group photograph!
Later that evening, parishioners were invited to the home of Reader Joseph and Lydia Sprinkle for a service of prayer in their chapel, the Akathist of Thanksgiving (Glory to God For All Things).
Many thanks to Sergey for these lovely photographs!
After the photograph was taken, many gathered in the new church building to see the latest work that has been done, and broke into song, singing the Troparion to the Cross. The echoing reverberations of singing in our new church were a joy to hear! Father Christopher captured a few moments of it on video: