Holy Trinity Church
Publish Date: 2020-01-12
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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 First Mode

Let us the faithful give praise and worship to the Logos, coeternal with the Father and the Spirit, born of the Virgin for our salvation; for of His own goodwill he consented to ascend the cross in the flesh and endured death and raised the dead by His glorious resurrection.

Apolytikion for Theophany Afterfeast in the First Mode

As You were baptized in the Jordan, O Lord, then the worship of the Trinity became manifest, for the voice of the Father bore witness to You, naming You the Beloved Son; and the Spirit, in the form of a dove, confirmed the certainty of the word. O Christ God, who appeared and illumined the world, glory to You.

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 Fourth Mode

You appeared today to us on earth, O Master, and Your light was signed on us who cry aloud to You and say with understanding, O Christ our God: You came and shone forth, O Light unapproachable.

Gospel and Epistle Readings

Epistle Reading

Prokeimenon. First Mode. Psalm 32.22,1.
Let your mercy, O Lord, be upon us.
Verse: Rejoice in the Lord, O ye righteous.

The reading is from St. Paul's Letter to the Ephesians 4:7-13.

BRETHREN, grace was given to each of us according to the measure of Christ's gift. Therefore it is said, "When he ascended on high he led a host of captives, and he gave gifts to men." (in saying, "He ascended," what does it mean but that he had also descended into the lower parts of the earth? He who descended is he who also ascended far above all the heavens, that he might fill all things.) And his gifts were that some should be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, some pastors and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ.

Gospel Reading

Sunday after Epiphany
The Reading is from Matthew 4:12-17

At that time, when Jesus heard that John had been arrested, he withdrew into Galilee; and leaving Nazareth he went and dwelt in Capernaum by the sea, in the territory of Zebulun and Naphtali, that what was spoken by the prophet Isaiah might be fulfilled: "The land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, toward the sea, across the Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles, the people who sat in darkness have seen a great light, and for those who sat in the region and shadow of death light has dawned." From that time Jesus began to preach, saying, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."


Wisdom of the Fathers

For as persons not even knowing where to put a step forward, so they sat, overtaken by the darkness.
St. John Chrysostom
Homily 14 on Matthew 4, 4th Century

Take heed, then, often to come together to give thanks to God, and show forth His praise. For when ye assemble frequently in the same place, the powers of Satan are destroyed, and the destruction at which he aims is prevented by the unity of your faith.
St. Ignatius of Antioch
Epistle to the Ephesians Ch. 13, 2nd century


News and Announcements

Stewardship Pledges

If you weren't able to turn in your 2020 Stewardship pledge last Sunday, please get a copy off of the candle stand and turn a copy in today. Thank you for your service and dedication to our community! 

Bible Study Begins

Bible Study began on Thursday, January 9 at 10:00AM.  We are studying the Book of Matthew and welcome everyone to join us.

Prosfora Workshop

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Prosfora Workshop.  

Festival Preparation Begins

Preparation for the 2020 Festival will begin on January 13 through January 17 at 9:00AM each day.  The first step on this busy road begins with grinding walnuts on each of the above days.  If you have some free time, come out and lend a hand.

Random Act of Kindness

You may have seen the flyers in the church suggesting that each day we perform a random act of kindness.  It’s easy and you can do it from your own home.  Just find a box and each day you add an item to the box.  The flyer gives a preferred food suggestion for each day.  Then on January 26, bring the box to church.  It’s that easy.  The boxes will be taken to an area food bank.  You can pick up a flyer to find out what the food suggestion is for each day.

Philoptochos Gyro Fundraiser

The next Gyro fundraiser is Tuesday, January 14 from 10:00AM-2:00PM.  There is a Gyro preparation day on Monday, January 13 at 8:00AM.  Come on either or both days and lend a hand.                        

Festival Preparation Begins

Preparation for the 2020 Festival will begin on January 13 through January 17 at 9:00AM each day. The first step on this busy road begins with grinding walnuts on each of the above days. If you have some free time, come out and lend a hand.

GOYA Calendar Sale

The GOYA is selling special calendars that outline the Orthodox Christian Church year. Instead of a traditional monthly calendar, it outlines the major seasons in the Church and is adorned with beautiful icons and photos of the Holy Land. They are $20 each. Overthrow the Tyranny of Months!

AHEPA Meeting

AHEPA will be having their next meeting on January 21, 2020, at Naples Restaurant in Steubenville at 5:30PM.

GOYA Basketball Tournament

The GOYA Basketball Tournament will be in Canton, Ohio, the weekend of January 31 through February 2.



  • Parish Calendar

    January 12 to January 26, 2020

    Sunday, January 12

    Vasiloptia Cutting after Liturgy

    8:50AM Orthros

    10:00AM Divine Liturgy

    2:00PM Blessing the Ohio River

    Monday, January 13

    9:00AM Grind Walnuts for Festival

    9:00AM Gyro Sale Prep

    Tuesday, January 14

    9:00AM Grind Walnuts for Festival

    10:00AM Gyro Sale

    7:00PM Parish Council

    Wednesday, January 15

    9:00AM Grind Walnuts for Festival

    5:00PM Confession

    6:00PM Paraklesis

    Thursday, January 16

    9:00AM Grind Walnuts for Festival

    10:00AM Bible Study

    Friday, January 17

    9:00AM Orthros & Divine Liturgy - St. Anthony

    9:00AM Grind Walnuts for Festival

    Sunday, January 19

    8:50AM Orthros

    10:00AM Divine Liturgy

    Monday, January 20

    Offices Closed

    Tuesday, January 21

    Father Out of Town

    9:00AM Bake Baklava for Festival

    5:30PM AHEPA Meeting

    Thursday, January 23

    9:00AM Bake Baklava for Festival

    Sunday, January 26

    8:50AM Orthros

    10:00AM Divine Liturgy