Holy Friday Evening Services at St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church in Bethlehem, PA - 04/29/16
Fr. James Weremedic, Rector, assisted by Fr. James Mason, lead the parishioners, at St. Nicholas in Bethlehem, PA, in Good Friday’s, Burial Vespers and Matins - Laminations. For Burial Vespers Christ was taken down from the Cross and placed in a tomb. During Mains - Laminations at the tomb, the parishioners conducted an outdoor procession around the church.
Now there will be an "All Night Watch" at the tomb of Christ. St. Nicholas parishioners will read the Psalms at the tomb throughout the night, until the beginning of our Pascha service starting Saturday at 11PM.