Archpastoral Visit To Murphy, NC (4/91/17)
On the weekend of April 8-9, 2017, His Grace, Bishop Gregory made his first Archpastoral Visit to St. Nicholas Mission Parish in Murphy, NC.
Photos show scenes from the visit of His Grace, Bishop Gregory.
Bishop Gregory enters St. Nicholas before Divine Liturgy for Lazarus Saturday
His Grace distributing Antidoron
Bishop Gregory, Father James, and the people of St. Nicholas sharing a meal after the Lazarus Saturday Liturgy.
Bishop Gregory is greeted as he enters the church for Sunday Liturgy
The tonsuring of Jason Demas, one of several men tonsured on Palm Sunday
Bishop Gregory at the altar
The choir leading the people in joyful music
Bishop Gregory with his people
Subdeacon Jason Demas, Fr. James, His Grace, Subdeacon Maximus Cannaverde and Reader George Kondus
Receiving palms and willows
A joyous meal following Palm Sunday Liturgy