Welcome to Ss. Peter & Paul Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church in Potomac, MD. We are a parish of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America and welcome you to worship with us every Sunday at 10:30am. We hope you find this website helpful to learn more about our community, services, and events.
Schedule of Services for Great Lent
Sunday, February 11th
MeatFare Sunday (Sunday of the Last Judgement)
Sunday February 18th
Cheesefare Sunday (Sunday of Forgiveness)
Great Lent begins on Monday February 19th
On Monday evenings of Great Lent the Service of the Great Compline will be held at 7:00pm.
(February 19th, 26th, March 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th)
On Wednesday evenings of Great Lent the Liturgy of the Presanctified gifts will be Celebrated at 7:00pm
(February 21st, 28th, March 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th)
On Friday evenings of Great Lent the Service of the Akathist will be held at 7:00pm
(February 23rd, March 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd)
- Following the service (exception for March 30th) a Lenten potluck dinner and a short presentation will be held in the church hall.
The Service of Great vespers for the pan orthodox Sunday of orthodoxy will be held at 5:00pm on Sunday, February 25th at St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Washington DC.
The Feast of the Annunciation will be celebrated on Sunday, March 25th with Divine Liturgy at 10:30am
Lazarus Saturday is March 31st with Divine Liturgy at 9:00am
Palm Sunday is April 1st with Divine Liturgy and Procession of Palms at 10:30am.
Holy week starts on Sunday evening April 1st through Saturday, April 7th (see separate schedule)
Holy Pascha (Orthodox Easter) is Sunday, April 8th (separate schedule forthcoming)
Our weekly church bulletins are available at church and online. We include church news, commemorations, events, the Epistle, Fellowship Hour schedule, and more. Download>
Kogok Banquet Hall Rental
Interested in renting our banquet hall? It is available for wedding receptions, meetings, and parties and seats up to 450 with formal and informal settings. Event planning, commercial kitchen facilities, catering, tables, chairs, china, and silverware are available. Visit our Banquet Hall Rental page for more information.
Schedule of Services
9:30am - 10:30am | MATINS
10:30am - 12:00pm | DIVINE LITURGY | SUNDAY SCHOOL
12:00pm - 1:00pm | FELLOWSHIP HOUR
Feast Day Liturgies - Eve of the Feast Day
6:00pm | Matins
7:00pm | Divine Liturgy
10620 River Road, Potomac, MD 20854 | Directions