Greetings! Saint Nicholas Orthodox Church is the R.O.C.O.R. parish for the greater Springfield and Western MA area since c.1953 under the authority, blessing, and protection of His Eminence, The Most Rev. HILARION, Metropolitan of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad.
Our services are primarily in English with some Church Slavonic. We follow the Julian Calendar liturgically as is the tradition of the Russian Orthodox Church. Our parishioners come from throughout the Pioneer Valley & northern Connecticut. Visitors are always welcome—please have a glance at our schedule of services and come visit St. Nicholas Orthodox Church now located just over the Massachusetts border in Enfield, CT.
Regular Weekly Services - capacity limitations & safety protocols
Saturday Vigil 6:00pm
Sunday Divine Liturgy 9:30am;
Hours 9:10 am, Holy Communion preparatory prayers 8:30am
Feast Days - unless otherwise announced
Vigil 6:30pm Great Vespers with Litia, Matins, First Hour
Divine Liturgy 7:00am, Third & Sixth Hours at 6:40am
Feast of the Presentation of the Lord in the Temple
Great Vespers following Sunday Divine Liturgy 2/14
2/15 Divine Liturgy: No local service; joining the Parish Feast
At Holy Presentation Of Our Lord Church, 5 Wheeler Tr., Stratford, CT
St. Nicholas Liturgical services will utilize the parish Hall in addition to the Nave of the Church until further notice due to capacity limitations; safety measures to be followed.
To participate in liturgical services at home, we recommend the following resources for texts, and sites for internet broadcast- streaming of services
Sites where to find streaming services:
Slavonic & English
All unrestricted donations
Formal entry with Cross, Cupola at main entry doors leading to parking lot.