Friday, September 21, 2018 UTC

GLORY TO JESUS CHRIST! GLORY FOREVER! “Slava Isusu Christu” (SLA-VA EE-SUE-SUE KRI-STU) “Slava na Veeky” (SLA-VA NA VyEE-KEE)

All are welcome to worship with us! Here you will find orthodoxy of faith, purity of doctrine, beauty of worship, and a lasting commitment for holiness among people.

The Parish Mission: “You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your mind. This is the greatest and first commandment. The second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” (Matthew 22:37-39)

We do our Faith by: “Go Therefore, and make disciples of all nations.” (Matthew 28:19)

Saints Cyril & Methodius parish is located in Cary, NC at the northwest corner of Tryon Road and Piney Plains Road. Please join us for Divine Liturgy on Sundays and Holy Days as well as stay for refreshments in the Parish Hall afterwards. All are Welcome to Attend Church Activities & Celebrations!

NOTE: Please see posts below and calendar to right for special events and other scheduled Matins, Vespers and Divine Liturgies. Please see “Tabs” above for additional information.

SEPT 22, 23, 25 & 27: 18TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST, COMMEMORATION OF THE CONCEPTION OF JOHN THE BAPTIST (SEPT 23) & COMMEMORATION OF THE PASSING OF JOHN APOSTLE – EVANGELIST (SEPT 26)

SEPT 22: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM (SN); SEPT 23: DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00 AM; SEPT 25: DIVINE… [more]

SEPT 22, 23, 25 & 27: 18TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST, COMMEMORATION OF THE CONCEPTION OF JOHN THE BAPTIST (SEPT 23) & COMMEMORATION OF THE PASSING OF JOHN APOSTLE – EVANGELIST (SEPT 26) SEPT 22, 23, 25 & 27: 18TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST, COMMEMORATION OF THE CONCEPTION OF JOHN THE BAPTIST (SEPT 23) & COMMEMORATION OF THE PASSING OF JOHN APOSTLE - EVANGELIST (SEPT 26)

SEPT 29 & 30 & OCT 1, 2 & 4: 19TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & FEAST OF THE PROTECTION OF THE THEOTOKOS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

  SEPT 29: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM; SEPT 30: DIVINE LITURGY -  10:00 AM; OCT 2 - DIVINE LITURGY… [more]

SEPT 29 & 30 & OCT 1, 2 & 4: 19TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & FEAST OF THE PROTECTION OF THE THEOTOKOS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY) SEPT 29 & 30 & OCT 1, 2 & 4: 19TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & FEAST OF THE PROTECTION OF THE THEOTOKOS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

OCT 6, 7, 9 & 11: COMMEMORATION OF ST. THOMAS – APOSTLE (OCT 6), 20TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF JAMES ALPHEUS APOSTLE (OCT 9)

 OCT 6: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 pM; OCT 7 - DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00 AM; OCT 9 - DIVINE LITURGY… [more]

OCT 6, 7, 9 & 11: COMMEMORATION OF ST. THOMAS – APOSTLE (OCT 6), 20TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF JAMES ALPHEUS APOSTLE (OCT 9) OCT 6, 7, 9 & 11: COMMEMORATION OF ST. THOMAS - APOSTLE (OCT 6), 20TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF JAMES ALPHEUS APOSTLE (OCT 9)

OCT 13, 14, 16 & 18: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE 7TH ECUMENICAL COUNCIL (21ST SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST) & COMMEMORATION OF LUKE APOSTLE – EVANGELIST (OCT 18)

 OCT 13: VERSPERAL DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM; OCT 14: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM; OCT 16: DIVINE LITURGY… [more]

OCT 13, 14, 16 & 18: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE 7TH ECUMENICAL COUNCIL (21ST SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST) & COMMEMORATION OF LUKE APOSTLE – EVANGELIST (OCT 18) OCT 13, 14, 16 & 18: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE 7TH ECUMENICAL COUNCIL (21ST SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST) & COMMEMORATION OF LUKE APOSTLE - EVANGELIST (OCT 18)

OCT 20, 21, 23 & OCT 25: 22ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF JAMES – APOSTLE & BROTHER OF THE LORD (OCT 23)

 OCT 20: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM; OCT 21: DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00 AM; OCT 23: DIVINE LITURGY… [more]

OCT 20, 21, 23 & OCT 25: 22ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF JAMES – APOSTLE & BROTHER OF THE LORD (OCT 23) OCT 20, 21, 23 & OCT 25: 22ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF JAMES - APOSTLE & BROTHER OF THE LORD (OCT 23)

OCT 26: COMMEMORATION OF DEMETRIUS – GREAT MARTYR

We commemorate St. Demetrius on October 26th. He was born in Thessalonica of noble and devout parents… [more]

OCT 26: COMMEMORATION OF DEMETRIUS – GREAT MARTYR OCT 26: COMMEMORATION OF DEMETRIUS - GREAT MARTYR

OCT 27, 28, 30 & NOV 1: 23RD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

 OCT 27: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURYG - 4:00 PM; OCT 28: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM; OCT 30: DIVINE LITURGY… [more]

OCT 27, 28, 30 & NOV 1: 23RD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST OCT 27, 28, 30 & NOV 1: 23RD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

NOV 3, 4 & 6: 24TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST (RESUME STANDARD TIME)

   NOTE: PLEASE "FALL BACK" CLOCK 1 HOUR AT 2:00 AM SUNDAY!   NOV 3: DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00… [more]

NOV 3, 4 & 6: 24TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST (RESUME STANDARD TIME) NOV 3, 4 & 6: 24TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST (RESUME STANDARD TIME)

NOV 8: COMMEMORATION OF THE ARCHANGEL MICHAEL & ALL ANGELS

 NOV 8: DIVINE LITURGY - 6:00 PM. Celebrate the Feast of St. Michael with "thanksgiving-like" foods. We… [more]

NOV 8: COMMEMORATION OF THE ARCHANGEL MICHAEL & ALL ANGELS NOV 8: COMMEMORATION OF THE ARCHANGEL MICHAEL & ALL ANGELS

NOV 10, 11, 13 & 15: 25TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF ST. JOHN CHRYSOSTOM ARCHBISHOP (NOV 13TH) & ST. MATTHEW APOSTLE – EVANGELIST (NOV 16TH)

NOV 10: DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM; NOV 11: DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00 AM; NOV 13 - DIVINE LITURGY - 11:00… [more]

NOV 10, 11, 13 & 15: 25TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF ST. JOHN CHRYSOSTOM ARCHBISHOP (NOV 13TH) & ST. MATTHEW APOSTLE – EVANGELIST (NOV 16TH) NOV 10, 11, 13 & 15: 25TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF ST. JOHN CHRYSOSTOM ARCHBISHOP (NOV 13TH) & ST. MATTHEW APOSTLE - EVANGELIST (NOV 16TH)

NOV 15 – DEC 24: PHILLIP’S FAST

On November 14, Eastern Christian communities are celebrating the Feast of St. Philip, the Apostle,… [more]

NOV 15 – DEC 24: PHILLIP’S FAST NOV 15 - DEC 24: PHILLIP'S FAST

NOV 17, 18, 20 & 22: 26TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF ST. CECELIA (NOV 22ND)

NOV 17: DIVINE LITURGY  - 4:00 PM; NOV 18: DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00 AM; NOV 20: DIVINE LITURGY - 11:00… [more]

NOV 17, 18, 20 & 22: 26TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF ST. CECELIA (NOV 22ND) NOV 17, 18, 20 & 22: 26TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF ST. CECELIA (NOV 22ND)

NOV 20 & 21: FEAST OF ENTRANCE OF THE THEOTOKOS

 NOV 20: DIVINE LITURGY- 11:00 AM. The Feast of the Entrance into the Temple of Our Most Holy Lady… [more]

NOV 20 & 21: FEAST OF ENTRANCE OF THE THEOTOKOS NOV 20 & 21: FEAST OF ENTRANCE OF THE THEOTOKOS

NOV 24, 25, 27 29 & 30: 27TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF ST. ANDREW APOSTLE (NOV 30TH)

NOV 24: DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM; NOV 25: DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00 AM; NOV 27: DIVINE LITURGY  - 11:00… [more]

NOV 24, 25, 27 29 & 30: 27TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF ST. ANDREW APOSTLE (NOV 30TH) NOV 24, 25, 27 29 & 30: 27TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF ST. ANDREW APOSTLE (NOV 30TH)

DEC 1 & 2: 28TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

 DEC 1: DIVINE LITURGY - 4:00 PM; DEC 2: DIVINE LITURGY - 10:00 AM. This Sunday's Gospel is Luke… [more]

DEC 1 & 2: 28TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST DEC 1 & 2: 28TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

SEPT 22, 23, 25 & 27: 18TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST, COMMEMORATION OF THE CONCEPTION OF JOHN THE BAPTIST (SEPT 23) & COMMEMORATION OF THE PASSING OF JOHN APOSTLE – EVANGELIST (SEPT 26)

SEPT 22: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM (SN); SEPT 23: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM; SEPT 25: DIVINE LITURGY – 11:00 AM; SEPT 27: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM. The Gospel today, Luke 5: 1-11, is about the Four Fishermen Called as Disciples. In today’s Gospel reading, Christ comes upon several men, Sts. Peter,… Continue Reading …

SEPT 29 & 30 & OCT 1, 2 & 4: 19TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & FEAST OF THE PROTECTION OF THE THEOTOKOS (SOLEMN HOLY DAY)

  SEPT 29: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM; SEPT 30: DIVINE LITURGY –  10:00 AM; OCT 2 – DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM – 11:00 AM; OCT 4: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM. The Feast of the Protection (October 1st) commemorates the appearance of the most holy Theotokos in the Church of Blachernae in Constantinople… Continue Reading …

OCT 6, 7, 9 & 11: COMMEMORATION OF ST. THOMAS – APOSTLE (OCT 6), 20TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF JAMES ALPHEUS APOSTLE (OCT 9)

 OCT 6: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 pM; OCT 7 – DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM; OCT 9 – DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM – 11:00 AM; OCT 11 – DIVINE LITURGY – 6 PM. Today’s Gospel Reading is Luke 7: 11-16, in which Jesus raises a widow’s son. In the passage Jesus travels to Nain,… Continue Reading …

OCT 13, 14, 16 & 18: SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE 7TH ECUMENICAL COUNCIL (21ST SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST) & COMMEMORATION OF LUKE APOSTLE – EVANGELIST (OCT 18)

 OCT 13: VERSPERAL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM; OCT 14: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM; OCT 16: DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM – 11:00 AM; OCT 18: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM. The Gospel reading today is Luke 8: 5-15,  The Parable of the Sower, in which we see that Jesus very explicitly says that the… Continue Reading …

OCT 20, 21, 23 & OCT 25: 22ND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF JAMES – APOSTLE & BROTHER OF THE LORD (OCT 23)

 OCT 20: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM; OCT 21: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM; OCT 23: DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM – 11:00 AM; OCT 25: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM. Today’s Gospel Luke: 16: 19-31 is the parable about The Rich Man and Lazarus. The Parable begins “There was a certain rich man” –… Continue Reading …

OCT 26: COMMEMORATION OF DEMETRIUS – GREAT MARTYR

We commemorate St. Demetrius on October 26th. He was born in Thessalonica of noble and devout parents & was their only son, thus raised and educated with great care. His father was a commander in Thessalonica. When his father died, Emperor Maximian appointed Demetrius as commander. As he appointed him, Maximian, an opponent of Christ, recommended he persecute… Continue Reading …

OCT 27, 28, 30 & NOV 1: 23RD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

 OCT 27: VESPERAL DIVINE LITURYG – 4:00 PM; OCT 28: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM; OCT 30: DIVINE LITURGY & CATECHISM – 11:00 AM; NOV 1: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM. In Sunday’s Gospel, Luke 8: 26-39, Jesus Restores a Demon-Possessed Man.  Jesus took pity on the man who was overtaken by a legion of evil… Continue Reading …

NOV 3, 4 & 6: 24TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST (RESUME STANDARD TIME)

   NOTE: PLEASE “FALL BACK” CLOCK 1 HOUR AT 2:00 AM SUNDAY!   NOV 3: DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM; NOV 4: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM; NOV 6: DIVINE LITURGY – 11:00 AM. The Gospel reading this Sunday is Luke 8:41-56. We read about Christ healing the hemorrhaging woman. Important to note in this story is that thoughts… Continue Reading …

NOV 8: COMMEMORATION OF THE ARCHANGEL MICHAEL & ALL ANGELS

 NOV 8: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM. Celebrate the Feast of St. Michael with “thanksgiving-like” foods. We celebrate the holy archangel Michael  on November 8th and all the angelic powers (“bodiless powers”) and recognize that God created the angels in advance of human beings, and that they have their own place in the divine plan.… Continue Reading …

NOV 10, 11, 13 & 15: 25TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF ST. JOHN CHRYSOSTOM ARCHBISHOP (NOV 13TH) & ST. MATTHEW APOSTLE – EVANGELIST (NOV 16TH)

NOV 10: DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM; NOV 11: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM; NOV 13 – DIVINE LITURGY – 11:00 AM; NOV 15: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM. The Gospel Reading this Sunday is Luke 10:25-37. Luke 10:25-37, is The Parable of the Good Samaritan. “The Samaritan is the one who recognizes that when… Continue Reading …

NOV 15 – DEC 24: PHILLIP’S FAST

On November 14, Eastern Christian communities are celebrating the Feast of St. Philip, the Apostle, which also marks the beginning of the traditional St. Philip’s Fast, 40 days before the Great Feast of the Nativity of Christ.  According to legend, St. Philip the Apostle called down the wrath of God upon those who were torturing him… Continue Reading …

NOV 17, 18, 20 & 22: 26TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF ST. CECELIA (NOV 22ND)

NOV 17: DIVINE LITURGY  – 4:00 PM; NOV 18: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM; NOV 20: DIVINE LITURGY – 11:00 AM; NOV 22: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM. The Gospel Reading this Sunday comes from Luke 12: 16-21 about a Certain Rich Man. We are taught – thoughts that exclude God; thoughts so centered in… Continue Reading …

NOV 20 & 21: FEAST OF ENTRANCE OF THE THEOTOKOS

 NOV 20: DIVINE LITURGY- 11:00 AM. The Feast of the Entrance into the Temple of Our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary is celebrated on November 21 each year. The Feast commemorates when as a young child, the Virgin Mary entered the Temple in Jerusalem. The Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple… Continue Reading …

NOV 24, 25, 27 29 & 30: 27TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST & COMMEMORATION OF ST. ANDREW APOSTLE (NOV 30TH)

NOV 24: DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM; NOV 25: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM; NOV 27: DIVINE LITURGY  – 11:00 AM; NOV 29: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM. The Gospel Reading today is Luke 13:10-17 about Jesus Heals a Crippled Woman on the Sabbath. The story is about the controversy between Jesus and the synagogue leader who didn’t agree… Continue Reading …

DEC 1 & 2: 28TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

 DEC 1: DIVINE LITURGY – 4:00 PM; DEC 2: DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM. This Sunday’s Gospel is Luke 18:18-27, The Rich and the Kingdom of God. This gospel reading is about the rich young man who’s obedient to the rules and regulations of his faith, but is that enough? As with the young man, each… Continue Reading …