St. Xenia Orthodox Church
170 N. Lowell St. (P.O. Box 147)
Methuen, MA 01844
Welcome to our Parish!

One thing have I desired of the Lord, which I will require; even that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to behold the fair beauty of the Lord, and to visit His holy temple. (Psalm 26:4)

 St. Xenia’s is a parish of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia. Church Services are primarily conducted in the English language. Parish members and communicants come from many different communities in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
St. Xenia’s is a vibrant, growing parish with many families and children. This web site might give you some glimpse of our parish life, but we encourage your personal visit to our community.

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Theotokos "Softener of Evil Hearts"

The Myrrh-Streaming Icon of the Theotokos "Softener of Evil Hearts" will vist St. Xenia's on Monday, March 25th, at 7:00 PM.
We will serve a Moleben and Akathist before the Icon, followed by an anointing with the Holy Myrrh.
All are invited to attend.

For the elderly, or those with small children, the Icon will also be available for veneration in the church from 3:00-4:30 PM.

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Upcoming Events & Services
Wednesday, 11 / 24 April
Great & Holy Wednesday
6:30 Bridegroom Matins
Thursday, 12 / 25 April
Great & Holy Thursday
9:30 Vesperal Divine Liturgy
6:30 Matins w/12 Passion Gospels
Friday, 13 / 26 April
Great & Holy Friday
10:00 Royal Hours of Pascha
4:00 Vespers w/Taking Down from the Cross
6:30 Matins w/Lamentations
Saturday, 14 / 27 April
Great & Holy Saturday
9:00 Vesperal Divine Liturgy w/Readings
10:00 Reading of Acts of the Apostles
11:30 Midnight Office
Sunday, 15 / 28 April
12 Midnight Matins, Hours and Divine Liturgy
12 Noon Agape Vespers
Monday, 16 / 29 April
Bright Monday
9:00 Matins & Divine Liturgy
Activities for Children
Saturday, 21 April / 4 May
5:30 All-Night Vigil
Sunday, 22 April / 5 May
9:30 Hours and Divine Liturgy