General Service Schedule:

Sundays (Registration Required)
9:00am — Matins
10:00am — Divine Liturgy

Wednesdays
7:00pm — Presanctified Liturgy

Saturdays (Registration Required)
5:00pm — Vespers with Confessions

Times and services are subject to change. Please check the calendar for the most up-to-date information.

St. Mary Orthodox Church

7223 Roosevelt Ave
Falls Church, Virginia 22042

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Contact:

See calendar for office hours.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (703) 280-0770

   Subdeacon Nicholas

St. Mary features a program in Byzantine chanting, adhering to its goal of presenting and preserving important traditions of Orthodox liturgical music. The program includes lessons in chanting in which participants learn how to read Byzantine “neume” notation; chant monophonically and accompany beautiful melodies with the characteristic background drone—ison; and understand the relationship between musical phrasing and the meaning of the text. Byzantine chanting can be heard in some of the services, such as at Matins, Vespers and during Holy Week. 

A formal class is organized by Subdeacon Nicholas Jones on Monday evenings from 7:00-8:00 for Advanced and 8:00-9:00 p.m. for Beginners. For more information, please contact Subdeacon Nicholas or visit www.byzantinechant.org.