Saint John the Baptist Orthodox Church
Western Rite parish of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America
11199 Angleberger Road, Thurmont, MD 21788

January 24, 2021, Third Sunday after Epiphany, "They Have No Wine" (Fr. James Hamrick)

January 10, 2021, First Sunday after Epiphany, "A Joyful Mystery" (Fr. James Hamrick)

January 3, 2021, Second Sunday after Christmas, "Out of Egypt" (Fr. James Hamrick)

December 24, 2020, Nativity of Our Lord, "Christ is Born!" (Fr. James Hamrick)

December 13, 2020, Third Sunday in Advent, "The Testimony" (Fr. James Hamrick)

December 6, 2020, Second Sunday in Advent, "Preparing the Way" (Fr. James Hamrick)

November 29, 2020, First Sunday in Advent, "The Kingdom of God is Near" (Fr. James Hamrick)

November 22, 2020, The Last Sunday after Pentecost, "The End" (Fr. James Hamrick)

November 8, 2020, 22nd Sunday after Pentecost, "Whose We Are" (Fr. James Hamrick)

November 1, 2020, Feast of All Saints, (Deacon Stephen Kerr)

October 25, 2020, Christ the King Sunday, "Christ is King!" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

October 11, 2020, 18th Sunday after Pentecost, "Be of Good Cheer!" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

October 4, 2020, 17th Sunday after Pentecost, "Let God Arise" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

September 27, 2020, 16th Sunday after Pentecost, (Deacon Stephen Kerr)

August 30, 2020, 12th Sunday after Pentecost, "The Good Samaritan" (Deacon Stephen Kerr)

August 23, 2020, 11th Sunday after Pentecost, "The Divine Touch of God" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

August 16, 2020, 10th Sunday after Pentecost, The Children's Homily (Deacon Stephen Kerr)

August 9, 2020, 9th Sunday after Pentecost, "Under the Shadow of His Wings" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

August 2, 2020, 8th Sunday after Pentecost, "The Just Steward" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

July 26, 2020, 7th Sunday after Pentecost, "Bearing the Good Fruit" (Deacon Stephen Kerr)

July 12, 2020, 5th Sunday after Pentecost, "The Law of the Heart" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

July 5, 2020, 4th Sunday after Pentecost, "To Forsake All" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

June 28, 2020, 3rd Sunday after Pentecost (Deacon Stephen Kerr)

June 14, 2020, Trinity Sunday, "Unity in Diversity & Diversity in Unity" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

June 7, 2020, Pentecost, "Whose Kingdom Shall Have No End" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

May 27, 2020, The Ascension of Our Lord (Deacon Stephen Kerr)

May 24, 2020, 5th Sunday after Easter, "Peace in Victory" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

May 17, 2020, 4th Sunday after Easter, Children's Homily (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

May 10, 2020, 3rd Sunday after Easter, "Seeing Christ" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

May 3, 2020, 2nd Sunday after Easter/Finding of the True Cross, "Gate of Paradise" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

April 19, 2020, Easter Sunday, "Hell Vanquished!" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

April 17, 2020, Good Friday (Deacon Stephen Kerr)

April 16, 2020,Maundyy Thursday, "People of Ritual" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

April 12, 2020, Palm Sunday (Deacon Stephen Kerr)

April 5, 2020, Passion Sunday, "The I AM" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

March 22, 2020, Third Sunday in Lent, "The Church" (Deacon Stephen Kerr)

March 8, 2020, First Sunday in Lent, "Re-Creation" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

March 1, 2020,Quinquagesimaa Sunday, "The Cry of the Heart" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

Februraryy 23, 2020,Sexagesimaa Sunday, "In God's House" (Deacon Stephen Kerr)

February 9, 2020, Fifth Sunday after Epiphany, "Holy Church" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

February 2, 2020, Presentation of Our Lord Candlemass), "Holding Out Hope" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

January 26, 2020, Third Sunday after Epiphany, "The Good Wine" (Deacon Stephen Kerr)

January 12, 2020, First Sunday after Epiphany, "Looking for Jesus" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

January 5, 2020, The Epiphany of Our Lord, "Christ's Appearing" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

December 29, 2019, Sunday in the Octave of the Nativity, "The Manifest Promises of God" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

December 24, 2019, The Nativity of Our Lord, "Christ is Born! Glorify Him!" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

December 22, 2019, Fourth Sunday of Advent, "The Path to Mercy" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

December 8, 2019, Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, "The Beginning of Our Salvation" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

December 1, 2019, First Sunday of Advent, "Lift Up Your Heads!" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

November 24, 2019, Last Sunday after Pentecost (Deacon Stephen Kerr)

November 17, 2019, 22nd Sunday after Pentecost, "Armor Up!" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

November 10, 2019, 21st Sunday after Pentecost, "Redeeming the Time" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

November 3, 2019, 20th Sunday after Pentecost (Deacon Stephen Kerr)

October 27, 2019, 19th Sunday after Pentecost, "Christ in Us" (Deacon Stephen Kerr)

October 20, 2019, 18th Sunday after Pentecost, "The Final Word" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

October 6, 2019, 16th Sunday after Pentecost, "Our Struggle" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

September 29, 2019, 15th Sunday after Pentecost, "Get Off the X!" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

September 22, 2019, 14th Sunday after Pentecost (Deacon Stephen Kerr)

September 8, 2019, Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary  (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

March 24, 2019, Second Sunday in Lent, "The Glory of the Lord" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

March 3, 2019,Sexagesimaa Sunday, "A Life Lived for Others" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

February 24, 2019,Quinquagesimaa Sunday, "Finishing the Race" (Deacon Stephen Kerr")

February 17, 2019, Sixth Sunday after Epiphany, "The Small Things" (Children's Sermon, Fr. JamesHamrickk)

February 10, 2019, Fifth Sunday after Epiphany, "The Rule of Love" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

January 3, 2019, Fourth Sunday after Epiphany, "The Testing of Faith" (Deacon Stephen Kerr)

January 14, 2018, Second Sunday after Epiphany, "Out of the Waters" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

January 7, 2018, First Sunday after Epiphany, "In the Present" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

December 24, 2017, First Mass of Christmas, "The Sign" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

December 24, 2017, Vigil of the Nativity (Deacon Stephen Kerr)

December 17, 2017, Third Sunday in Advent, "Rejoice!" (Fr. JamesHamrickk giving the Children's Homily)

December 10, 2017, Second Sunday in Advent, "Preparing-the-Way" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

December 3, 2017, First Sunday in Advent, "Signs and Wonders" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

November 26, 2017, Last Sunday after Pentecost, "Christ Will Come Again" (Deacon Stephen Kerr)

November 12, 2017, Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost, "In Imitation of Christ" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

November 5, 2017, Sunday in the Octave of All Saints, "Rendering All Their Due" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

November 1, 2017, The Feast of All Saints, "All Things Visible and Invisible" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

October 29, 2017, Feast of Christ the King, (Deacon Stephen Kerr)

October 22, 2017, Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost, "Redeeming the Time" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

October 8, 2017, Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost, "Such Power" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

September 24, 2017, Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost, "The Virtue of Humility" (Deacon Stephen Kerr)

September 10, 2017, Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost, "Kingdom Primacy" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

September 3, 2017, Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost, "A Life of Thanksgiving" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

August 27, 2017, Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost (Deacon Stephen Kerr)

August 20, 2017, Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost, "Be Opened!" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

August 15, 2017, The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, "The Good Part" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

August 13, 2017, Tenth Sunday after Pentecost, "Our Trust" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

August 6, 2017, Transfiguration of Our Lord, "The Light of Love" (Deacon Stephen Kerr)

July 30, 2017, Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, "Debtors and Heirs" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

July 23, 2017, Seventh Sunday after Pentecost, "The Gift of God" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

July 9, 2017, Fifth Sunday after Pentecost, "Righteousness of the Heart" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

July 2, 2017, Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, "The Lord Be With You" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

June 25, 2017, Third Sunday after Pentecost, "Return to Him" (Deacon Stephen Kerr)

June 18, 2017, Corpus Christi Sunday, "The Body of Christ" (Children's Homily, Fr. JamesHamrickk)

June 11, 2017, Trinity Sunday, "A New Creation" (Fr. JamesHamrickk)

June 4, 2017, Pentecost, "The Tabernacle of God" (Fr.JamesHamrickk)

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Calendar of Events
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Sunday Services (view weekday Feast Days under Calendar of Events above by clicking on View Month)
9:30am - Matins
10:00am - Mass

The Orthodox West Short Film

Follow three men on their journey to becoming Western Rite priests in the Orthodox Christian Church.

Feasts & Saints' Commemoration Days
Repose of St. Raphael Hawaweeny of Brooklyn
27 Feb 2021 at 12:00am

St. Ethelbert, King and Confessor
26 Feb 2021 at 12:00am

St. Walburga, Abbess
25 Feb 2021 at 12:00am