Holy Trinity Church
Publish Date: 2021-11-28
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Holy Trinity Church

General Information

  • Phone:
  • (740) 282-9835
  • Fax:
  • (740) 282-2091
  • Street Address:

  • 300 South Fourth Street

  • Steubenville, OH 43952
  • Mailing Address:

  • P.O. Box 788

  • Steubenville, OH 43952

Contact Information

Services Schedule

Sunday Worship

Matins - 9am
Divine Liturgy - 10am

Wednesday Nights

Confession - 5pm
Salutaions to the Theotokos (Virgin Mary)
 - 6pm

Past Bulletins

Hymns of the Day

Resurrectional Apolytikion in the Plagal Second Mode

When the angelic powers appeared at Your grave, the soldiers guarding it feared and became as dead. And standing by the sepulcher was Mary who was seeking Your immaculate body. You devastated Hades, not afflicted by it. You went to meet the virgin, and granted eternal life. You resurrected from the dead. O Lord, glory to You.

Apolytikion for Stephen the New in the Fourth Mode

When you had trained ascetically on the mountain, wearing the armor of the Cross, blessed Father, you then destroyed the spiritual armies of the foe. Afterwards you manfully stripped yourself for the contest * and you slew Copronymous with the sword of the true Faith. For both these vict'ries you were crowned by God, monastic Martyr Saint Stephen, extolled by all.

Apolytikion for the Church in the Plagal Fourth Mode

Blessed are You, O Christ our God, Who did show forth the fishermen to be all-wise, by sending down upon them the Holy Spirit.  And through them, You drew the world into Your Net, O Friend of Man, glory to You.

Seasonal Kontakion in the Third Mode

On this day the Virgin Maid goes to the grotto to give birth to the pre-eternal Word in an ineffable manner. Dance for joy, all the inhabited earth, on hearing. Glorify along with Angels and with the shepherds Him who willed that He appear as a newborn Child, the pre-eternal God.

Gospel and Epistle Readings

Epistle Reading

Prokeimenon. Plagal Second Mode. Psalm 27.9,1.
O Lord, save your people and bless your inheritance.
Verse: To you, O Lord, I have cried, O my God.

The reading is from St. Paul's Letter to the Ephesians 2:4-10.

Brethren, God who is rich in mercy, out of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead through our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved), and raised us up with him, and made us sit with him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus, that in the coming ages he might show the immeasurable riches of his grace in kindness toward us in Christ Jesus. For by grace you have been saved through faith; and this is not your own doing, it is the gift of God: not because of works, lest any man should boast. For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.

Gospel Reading

13th Sunday of Luke
The Reading is from Luke 18:18-27

At that time, a ruler came to Jesus and asked him, "Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?" And Jesus said to him, "Why do you call me good? No one is good but God alone. You know the commandments: 'Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Honor your father and mother.' " And he said, "All these I have observed from my youth." And when Jesus heard it, he said to him, "One thing you still lack. Sell all that you have and distribute it to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me." But when he heard this he became sad, for he was very rich. Jesus looking at him said, "How hard it is for those who have riches to enter the kingdom of God! For it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God." Those who heard it said, "Then who can be saved?" But he said, "What is impossible with men is possible with God."


Wisdom of the Fathers

Love of money is the worship of idols, a daughter of unbelief, an excuse for infirmities, a foreboder of old age, a harbinger of drought, a herald of hunger.
St. John Climacus
The Ladder of Divine Ascent, Step 16:2,7 and Step 17:1, 6th Century

He who has conquered this passion has cut out care; but he who is bound by it never attains to pure prayer.
St. John Climacus
The Ladder of Divine Ascent, Step 16:2,7 and Step 17:1, 6th Century


News and Announcements

Christmas Dinner Donations

We are collecting monetary donations to help defray expenses for our 11th Annual Christmas Day Dinner. Checks can be made out to Agape Fund with a memo of Christmas Dinner. Along with monetary donations we will also need volunteers to help cook, serve, and socialize with our neighbors and friends from the community. There are flyers for the dinner on the Pangari, take a few to help spread the word.

Christmas Poinsettia and Christmas Card

If you would like to donate a poinsettia to be placed in front of the church and/or would like your name added to the community Christmas card, please fill out a form located on the Pangari and return it to Erin in the church office no later than December 1.

Adult Education

We will have a three-week book study on Wednesday,December 1, 8 and 15 via Zoom. We are reading All is Well by Dr. Al Rossi. The reading is easily digestible, and our classes will focus less on lecture and more on discussion of the assigned readings. If you are interested in seeking peace in this Nativity season, please contact Fr. Matthew or the church office.

Icarian and AHEPA Christmas Dinner

The Icarians and AHEPA will be having a Christmas Dinner on Thursday, December 9 at 5:30 PM in the Hellenic Hall. Please see Enza Anderson or Tommy Kotsanis to RSVP.


The Philoptochos will have their Christmas Meeting on Thursday, December 2 at 6:30 PM in the Hellenic Hall. Please call the church office by Monday November 29 to RSVP.

Gyro Sale

The next Gyro sale is Tuesday, December 7 from 10 AM until 1 PM.