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Archbishop + THEJODOSIUS – Greetings on the 75th Anniversary

September 19, 1999

Dear Father Andrey and faithful parishioners!

With great joy, I greet all of you on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Holy Resurrection Church. A parish anniversary is, indeed, a time to celebrate and to give thanks. fellowship, together with our necessary recommitment to living the Gospel, makes up a great

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Fr. Andrey Somow – 75th Jubilee Rector’s Message

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ!

It is a great pleasure and joy to greet you on the occasion of the celebration of our 75th Anniversary. Congratulations and best wishes to all of you, and to all our friends and well-wishers!

Today we commemorate with glory the first Orthodox Divine Liturgy, celebrated in our city,

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Daniel de Broder – My Life at Holy Resurrection Church

By SubDeacons Daniel de Broder

As I look back at the past eight years, at this church, there art so many memories. I am twenty years old, and currently assist in the Altar at Holy Resurrection as a reader and acolyte. My parents guided me throughout my life, taught me everything I know. I

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Dennis Stepanyak – YOUTH IS OUR STRENGTH

By Sub-Deacon Dennis Stepanyak

Your Beatitude, the most Reverend Bishops, Reverend Fathers, all parishioners of the Holy Resurrection Church.

From the bottom of my heart I would like to congratulate all of you with the 75 Anniversary of our church. This church became a home to me two and a half years ago when

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Sandra Leclerc – FUTURE GENERATION

By Sandra Leclerc

Your Beatitude, Your Eminence, Your Grace, Reverend Fathers, and dearly beloved parishioners and guests!

I have a honor to be chosen by Fr. Andrey to speak at our great “diamond” celebration. For those of you who do not know me, I am Sandra Leclerc, otherwise known as “The Sunday School Teacher”.

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Irene A. Rozvaliaeff – Jubilee Greeting

By Irene A. Rozvaliaeff

A tribute should be paid to the Priest and the founders. In all cases the Priest is the prime mover in the endeavor of establishing a church, promoting the Orthodox Faith and providing help to those of newcomers into a strange land, who may have been without language skills, but

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Anatole Portnoff – ANNIVERSARY GREETING

By Anatole Efimovich Portnoff

Your Beatitude, Dear Vladyko Theodosius, our merciful father! Highly respected Archpastors and Pastors: Esteemed ladies and gentlemen!

Towards the beginning of the twentieth century, 86 years ago, a six year old boy named Tolya – serving as an acolyte to His Eminence Methodius, Archbishop of Chelyabinsk and Orienburg, Metropolitan of

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Fr. Andrey Somow – 75th УЕАR BEGINS

The first Orthodox Divine Liturgy in Vancouver, B.C. was celebrated at the local YMCA by Archimandrite Antonin (Pokrovsky) on September 14, 1924. A group of the Orthodox believers from Vancouver and surrounding areas of the Mainland pulled together to establish an Orthodox Community, and thus, to lay the foundation for the future Holy Resurrection Church

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