Our 2014 schedule for Great Lent has been posted online, and is available as a PDF download here. Please make every effort to mark your calendars, and plan to incorporate these important services into your schedules as far as you are able!
It is with great joy that we announce the celebration of our patronal feast of St. Basil on the feast of the Three Hierarchs (Basil, Gregory and John) on January 29/30 this year.
- Great Vespers on Wednesday @ 5:00 pm at St. Basil Orthodox Church
- Banquet following Vespers at UNCW (Wagoner Hall) @ 6:30pm – guest speaker will be Fr. John Parker, Chair of the OCA Department of Evangelization
- Meals are $15.00 for adults/$5 for children – please do not let cost prevent your attendance as there are funds available to assure all can attend.
- Divine Liturgy for the Feast on Thursday @ 9:30 am at St. Basil Orthodox Church
- Blessing of our new property (Blue Clay Road) and groundbreaking ceremony following.
- Lunch following (location TBD) for those who can attend.
A formal invite can be found by clicking here. Please RSVP to email@example.com or 910-805-0981. All are welcome!
One of our members, Thea Nunez, will be climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro in Africa in order to to raise awareness of Type I Diabetes (a disorder that she has struggled with since her youth).
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Our community will pray the Akathist hymn, “Glory to God for All Things,” on Wednesday (the eve of Thanksgiving). Please join us for this beautiful occasion where we can give proper thanks to God for all of his bountiful provisions in our lives.
We will celebrate the Feast of the Entrance of the Theotokos with Great Vespers/Litya on Wednesday (11/20) at 6:00pm, and Divine Liturgy on Thursday (11/21) AM at 9:30.
This is a beautiful feast of the Church, and a wonderful precursor to the Feast of Nativity, which we solemnly await during this season of Advent. Come, and join in awesome wonder at the prelude of God’s good will!
A reminder that we will be celebrating Great Vespers with our sister parish, St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 8/7 at 6:00pm. A fellowship dinner in honor of our university students will be held at 7:00 in the St. Nicholas parish hall. Please join us!
Services on Sunday, 8/8 will be at St. Basil’s Kent St. location as usual.
Mark your calendars!
On Tuesday, July 16, we will be blessed to welcome Fr. Michael Oleksa to Wilmington. Fr. Michael is a noted author and speaker, most well known for his four part PBS Series, “Communicating Across Cultures.” St. Basil Orthodox Church (along with our sister parish, St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church) will host Father Michael for a wonderful evening of stories and learning – he is engaging and insightful, and you won’t want to miss this!
Click the image above for a full-size, downloadable poster for the event.
This year, on Saturday, May 18, Ss. Mary and Martha Monastery in Wagoner, SC will hold their annual pilgrimage, when parishioners, friends and faithful from the region will join the nuns of the monastery in worship and fellowship. Wagoner, SC is a manageable drive from Wilmington, and it is possible (with an early departure) to arrive for the 9 am Divine Liturgy. Hotel accommodations can also be made nearby off of Interstate 1-20 in Lexington, SC. Please mark your calendars, and set aside some time to meet other Orthodox Christians and the nuns of the monastery.
May 18, 2013 Fourteenth Annual Ss. Mary and Martha Orthodox Monastery Pilgrimage
At Ss. Mary and Martha Monastery: 65 Spinner Lane Wagoner, SC
Schedule: 8am Matins | 9am Divine Liturgy | Potluck Luncheon |
1pm Akathist followed by Grave Blessings |4pm Vespers
Feel Free to come for part or all of the day – there will be plenty of opportunities to socialize, walk the grounds and enjoy the day. Events will take place rain or shine, under the tent outdoors.
We are excited to announce that, having secured 7.5 acres of property for our permanent church home, we have begun the process of planning to relocate to the property. This is an exciting time in the life of our community – come grow with us! [READ MORE]