St. Nicholas Orthodox Church will be celebrating a full cycle of Holy Week services for 2023. Holy Week begins on Sunday evening, with the Bridegroom services. These are special Matins services, each with individual themes calling to mind preparing for the coming of the bridegroom of the Church, Jesus Christ. The Matins of Holy Thursday […]
Onward and Upward: St. Nicholas Makes a Move!
After two great years at our storefront in Prescott Valley, St. Nicholas Church has moved! Services continue as before, but in a new location – Chino Valley. Click here to get directions! We are happy to make the much needed move and begin the steps needed to prepare to build our own parish temple! […]
The Great Blessing of Waters at Fain Park
It was a chilly 37 degrees (F) on Thursday, January 19th in Prescott Valley, as an ancient ritual of blessing took place at Fain Lake. The occasion, Theophany – the commemoration of the Baptism of Jesus Christ in the Jordan River by John the Baptist. This feast is held worldwide, and for most Orthodox Churches, […]
Historic Visit by Bishop James to St. Nicholas
His grace, James, bishop of Sonora made an historic visit to St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Prescott Valley, AZ on Wednesday, July 13, 2022. His grace is making a tour of northern Arizona satellite mission parishes, an historic first. Arriving in the evening, he celebrated the Service for the Blessing of the Beginning of a […]
Bishop James to make historic visit to St. Nicholas Church
On Wednesday, July 13, an historic visit by an Orthodox bishop will take place at the St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Prescott Valley. His Grace Right Reverend James Bishop of Sonora will make a pastoral visitation to the people of the local mission parish. This will mark the first time an Orthodox bishop has visited […]
St. Nicholas Members Elevated to Minor Orders
On Sat. March 19, 2022 at the hierarchical Divine Liturgy celebrated by his eminence, Archbishop Kyrill of San Francisco and Western America two parishioners of St. Nicholas Church advanced to ordination to minor Holy Orders. Michael Alvey was ordained a Reader. Michael Winters was also ordained a Reader, then immediately ordained a Subdeacon. More photos […]
Prosphora Baking Class
We are announcing that this Saturday we will hold a Prosphora Baking Class Saturday, February 26th 10 am (class will be 4 hours) At the Mike and Bonnie Winters’ House 1991 Barrett Dr. Prescott, AZ 86301 *Please bring a notepad and pencil* Please RSVP by texting Matushka Rachel at 928-830-1407 Matushka Deborah Peck will leading […]
Axios! Fr. Michael Vallecillo Ordained to the Priesthood
It is a great day in the life in any parish when one of their own is elevated to Holy Orders, and even more so when one of those is ordained to the rank of presbyter, to the Holy Priesthood. On Sunday, February 20, 2022, a small group from ASONA, including Fr. John, Dcn. Joseph, […]
Festal Liturgy for St. Nicholas Celebrated
The patronal feast of our parish was celebrated with a festal liturgy on Sunday, December 19, 2021 by Fr. John A. Peck, and Dcn. Joseph G. Peck. Fr. John had a little help with his sermon, as you can see in the photos below.
Renewal and Renovation!
Thanks to the generous tithing, gift offering, hard work, and time of a few our members our parish home got a facelift! Here is the work in action!