CHURCH NEW YEAR BEGINS SEPT. 1
Join us for the beloved Akathist, 'Glory to God for All Things', with which we traditionally greet the beginning of the Church New Year.
- Wed. Aug 31, 7:00pm - Akathist: 'Glory to God for All Things'
- This is the version of the Akathist we use in our service, which Fr. Steven also emailed to the parish.
- Also, read Fr. Steven's new meditation: Becoming more Human, drawing closer to God
Scroll down to learn more about this beautiful hymn of praise and thanksgiving, where you can also order a lovely recording of it.
We hope to see you!
In our parish, we traditionally chant this beloved Akathist around the time of the Church New Year (September 1), on the eve of the American holiday of Thanksgiving in Noivember, and occasionally at the beginning of the Civil New Year on January 1.
Below you will find links to purchase the classic recording of the Akathist on CD or digital download, as well as to download the text in PDF or HTML format.
Akathist of Thanksgiving on CD
beautifully sung by St Ignatius of Antioch Orthodox Mission, Madison, Wisconsin.
St. Ignatius of Antioch Orthodox Christian Mission in Madison, Wisconsin, has long had a special fondness for this service. We are pleased to share with your their beautiful offering of this Akathist Service in English, hoping that others will receive as great a blessing from hearing this poignant service as they do when they pray it.
This CD also includes the hymn "O, Pure Virgin" by St. Nektarios of Aegina.
Total Recording Time: 64:42:00
CD available through ArchangelBooks.com