St. Symeon Orthodox Church
Diocese of the South, Orthodox Church in America
3101 Clairmont Avenue S, Birmingham, AL, 35205
Holy Week Schedule

Lazarus Saturday
X April 20 - 10:00am ~ Lazarus Saturday Divine Liturgy                
                        6:00pm ~ Palm Sunday Vespers w/ Blessing of Palms
Palm Sunday
X April 21 - 8:30am, 10:00am ~ Palm Sunday Matins & Divine Liturgy
                                        5:00pm ~ First Bridegroom Matins
Holy Monday & Tuesday
X April 22/23 - 6:30pm ~ Bridegroom Matins
Holy Wednesday
X April  24 - 6:00pm ~  Holy Unction
Holy Thursday
X April  25 - 10:00am ~  Mystical Supper Liturgy
                         6:00pm  ~ 12 Passion Gospels
Holy Friday
X April 26 - 10:00am ~ Royal Hours
                        4:00pm ~ Vespers – Shroud to the Tomb
                        7:00pm ~ Lamentations at the Tomb 
Holy Saturday  ~ The Blessed Sabbath 
X April 27 - 10:00am ~ Divine Liturgy    
Bright Week
X  Holy PASCHA  X  Begins Saturday, April 27 at 11:30pm
X  Paschal Agape Vespers – Pascha Sunday, April 28, 3:00pm
X  Bright Monday Liturgy – April 29, 10:00am with Procession
X  Bright Wednesday Vespers – May 1, 6:30pm

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St. Symeon Orthodox Church is a parish of the Orthodox Church in America, Diocese of the South, composed primarily of American converts to Orthodoxy, along with Romanians, Russians, Serbs, Greeks, Arabs, and Bulgarians. The community is committed to keeping the Faith as transmitted by the Apostles to the first Fathers of the Church and preserved in the Holy Orthodox Church. There are links on this site for further information on Orthodoxy. Visitors are always welcome at St. Symeon! Many of us started our journey as “visitors.” We say to all, "Come and see!” Come and see and experience the unchanged Christian Faith – the Orthodox Church!

Our services are in English and open to the public. "Come and see!"

Upcoming Services
Friday, April 26th
10:00AM Royal Hours
4:00PM Vespers with the Taking Down from the Tree
7:00PM Lamentations
Saturday, April 27th
10:00AM Blessed Sabbath Divine Liturgy
Sunday, April 28th
3:00PM Agape Vespers
Monday, April 29th
10:00AM Divine Liturgy
Wednesday, May 1st
6:30PM Paschal Vespers
Daily Lives of the Saints
Upcoming Events
Our Bishop

His Eminence, the Most Reverend ALEXANDER

Archbishop of Dallas and the South

Orthodox Church in America


Archbishop Alexander's Biography


Make a Donation!

If you would like to help support St. Symeon Orthodox Church, donations are always welcomed. Donations are, of course, tax deductable, and a letter for your records is available on request. Please donate via PayPal using the link below, or make checks payable to St. Symeon Orthodox Church and send to:

 St. Symeon Orthodox Church

3101 Clairmont Avenue S

Birmingham, Alabama 35205

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