Holy Assumption Orthodox Church
OCA Diocese of the Midwest
114 E. Main Street, Marblehead, Ohio 43440
20th Anniversary of September 11th
Debbie Garrard playing Taps
Debbie Garrard playing Taps
Debbie Garrard playing Taps
20th Anniversary of September 11th

On Saturday, September 11, 2021 Archpriest Andrew Bartek commemorated the solemn 20th Anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with a public memorial service held at his parish, Holy Assumption Orthodox Church, Marblehead, OH.  Present were parishioners & Village residents who participated in the service. 

The day started with Divine Liturgy followed by a memorial service in which 200 names of Ohio civilians and military personnel were read, accompanied by the tolling of the church bell for each name.  Participants included Tod Kelly, President of the Marblehead Penninsula Lions Club; Debbie Garrard, local President of the VFW Post 7572 Ladies Auxiliary; John Starcher, President of the Village Council and Auxiliary Guard member; and John Engelbeck, Marblehead Penninsula Lions Club member, VFW Post 7572 Auxiliary member and former Marblehead fire fighter.  Also present were local community members who had served in the military.  At the conclusion of the service, Debbie Garrard played Taps.

Fr. Andrew is a member of the Lions Club, lifetime Auxiliary member and Chaplain for the Lions Club, the VFW Post 7572 and the Marblehead Police Department.

May the memory of all who lost their lives during the 9/11/2001 attacks and those who succumbed to subsequent illnesses be eternal and their souls dwell with the blessed.

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Weekly Liturgical & Event Schedule

Wednesday, March 15
6:00pm Presanctified Liturgy/ Lite lenten meal

Saturday, March 18
3:30 Memorial Panikhida & 4:00pm Great Vespers 

Sunday, March 19
9:10am Hours / Divine Liturgy /lenten social

Wednesday, March 22
6:00pm Presanctified Liturgy/ Lite lenten meal

Saturday, March 25
9:10am Hours/ Divine Liturgy for Annunciation 

Sunday, March 26
9:10am Hours / Divine Liturgy /lenten social

Saturday, April 1
2:30pm Historical Plaque dedication followed by Church Open House/Tour and appeitizer reception. followed by Vespers. All are welcome and encourged to attend this event 



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