Metropolitan Tikhon visits Christ the Saviour Orthodox Mission in Berlin, MD
Metropolitan Tikhon visits Christ the Saviour Orthodox Mission in Berlin, MD - 12/30/12
On Sunday morning, December 30th, Fr. John Parsells together with the faithful of Christ the Saviour Orthodox Mission in Berlin, MD welcomed His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon who came to visit the parish. The Hierarchical Divine Liturgy was also concelebrated by Fr. David Straut and Protodeacon Joseph Matusiak.
At the Little Entrance, the Rector, Father John Parsells, was presented with the award of the Nabedrennik in appreciation of his faithful service to the parish and the diocese.
Following the Divine Liturgy, a coffee hour was prepared by the parishioners as His Beatitude met with the faithful.
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