Welcome to St. Mary's Orthodox Church!

Welcome to St. Mary's Orthodox Church in Iron Mountain!

St. Mary's is a parish of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America, serving the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Northern Wisconsin.

We are located at 311 West D Street in Iron Mountain, MI; on the corner of West D Street and Stockbridge Ave. 

Visitors & inquirers are always welcome at St. Mary's! Please visit new our Inquirers Page and our Contact & Visitors Page

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Thank you for visiting and have a blessed day!

Upcoming Services (all services are listed in Central Time)

10

Dec

Saturday

5:30pm Great Vespers

11

Dec

Sunday

9:00am Orthros
10:00am Divine Liturgy
Children's Sunday School 

17

Dec

Saturday

Daniel the Prophet
5:30pm Great Vespers



Classes

Youth Sunday School

The children of the parish are dismissed following Communion for Sunday school lessons.  As our parish pulls from a large geographic area, and not everyone is able to travel to Liturgy every Sunday, the lessons are designed so children can attend when they are present.  If your child has a paint shirt please bring it along, some of our activities are hands-on crafts.


Today's Scripture Readings from the Antiochian Archdiocese
ST. PAUL'S FIRST LETTER TO TIMOTHY 1:18-20; 2:8-15
Timothy, my son, this charge I commit to you in accordance with the prophetic utterances which pointed to you, that inspired by them you may wage the good warfare, holding faith and a good conscience. By rejecting conscience, certain persons have made shipwreck of their faith, among them Hymenaios and Alexander, whom I have delivered to Satan that they may learn not to blaspheme. I desire then that in every place the men should pray, lifting holy hands without anger or quarreling; also that women should adorn themselves modestly and sensibly in seemly apparel, not with braided hair or gold or pearls or costly attire but by good deeds, as befits women who profess religion. Let a woman learn in silence with all submissiveness. I permit no woman to teach or to have authority over men; she is to keep silent. For Adam was formed first, then Eve; and Adam was not deceived, but the woman was deceived and became a transgressor. Yet woman will be saved through bearing children, if she continues in faith and love and holiness, with modesty.
LUKE 21:5-8, 10-11, 20-24
At that time, as some spoke to Jesus of the temple, how it was adorned with noble stones and offerings, he said, "As for these things, which you see, the days will come when there shall not be left here one stone upon another that will not be thrown down." And they asked him, "Teacher, when will this be, and what will be the sign when this is about to take place?" And he said, "Take heed that you are not led astray; for many will come in my name, saying, 'I am he!' and, 'The time is at hand!' Do not go after them. And when you hear of wars and tumults, do not be terrified; for this must first take place, but the end will not be at once. Then he said to them, "Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom; there will be great earthquakes, and in various places famines and pestilences; and there will be terrors and great signs from heaven. But when you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, then know that its desolation has come near. Then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains, and let those who are inside the city depart, and let not those who are out in the country enter it; for these are days of vengeance, to fulfill all that is written. Alas for those who are with child and for those who give suck in those days! For great distress shall be upon the earth and wrath upon this people; they will fall by the edge of the sword, and be led captive among all nations; and Jerusalem will be trodden down by the Gentiles, until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled.
Today's Commemorations in the Antiochian Archdiocese
Ambrose, Bishop of Milan, Athenodoros the Martyr of Mesopotamia, Righteous Father Gerasimus, Ascetic of Euboia

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Today's Thought

Wherefore also the Lord Jesus Christ, wishing to make us stronger against the temptations of the devil, fasted when about to contend with him, that we might know that we may in no other way overcome the enticements of evil. -St. Ambrose of Milan


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What is Orthodoxy?

"Sometimes called the Eastern Orthodox Church, the Orthodox Church is the first Christian Church, the Church founded by the Lord Jesus Christ and described in the pages of the New Testament.  Her history can be traced in unbroken continuity all the way back to Christ and His Twelve Apostles.  For twenty centuries, she has continued in her undiminished and unaltered faith and practice.  Today her apostolic doctrine, worship, and structure remain intact.  The Orthodox Church maintains that the Church is the living Body of Jesus Christ."      

Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America. 


Daily Orthodox Scriptures for Kids
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