St. Seraphim of Sarov Orthodox Church
Welcome to Our Parish!

Welcome to St. Seraphim of Sarov Orthodox Church. We are an American mission parish of the Russian Orthodox Church. In our parish you will find Orthodox Christians from many different backgrounds. Of course there are Russians and Americans, however you will also find Serbs, Bulgarians, Romanians and others. Because we are a mission parish, our services are mostly in English, however, there is also some Slavonic as a remembrance of our ties to the Russian Church. We are under the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, headed by Metropolitan HILARION of New York and Eastern America. We are in the diocese of Western America under the pastoral rule of Archbishop KYRILL of San Francisco and Western America. We welcome your visit both here on our webpage and in person at our parish.
Holy Week:  April 11-20

April 11 - Friday

6:00 p.m.   Vespers

April 12 - Saturday

9:30 a.m.   Liturgy for the Raising of Lazarus
6:00 p.m.   Vigil for Palm Sunday

April 13 - Sunday

9:30 a.m.  Palm Sunday Liturgy
6:00 p.m.  Bridegroom Matins

April 14 - Monday

6:00 p.m.  Bridegroom Matins

April 15 - Tuesday

6:00 p.m.  Bridegroom Matins

April 16 - Wednesday

6:00 p.m. Matins

April 17 - Thursday

8:00 a.m. Liturgy of the Last Supper
6:00 p.m. Crucifixion Matins (reading of the 12 Gospels)

April 18 - Friday

10:00 a.m. Royal Hours
3:00 p.m. Taking Down from the Cross
6:00 p.m. Burial Service

April 19 - Saturday

10:00 a.m. Liturgy of the Harrowing of Hell
10:00 p.m. Reading of Acts
11:30 p.m. Nocturn
Midnight Paschal Matins and Liturgy

April 20 - Sunday

2:00 p.m. Agape Vespers

Helping Those In Need

There are many opportunities to help those in need within our church.  The Fund for Assistance provides aid for a variety of causes around the world.  Please click on the image below to see how you can help:
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