St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Nesquehoning has announced its worship schedule for Great and Holy Week and Holy Pascha:

* April 27, 10 a.m. - Divine liturgy commemorating the raising of Lazarus from the dead

April 27, 4 p.m. - Great vespers with Litia for Palm Sunday

* April 28, 10 a.m. - Devine liturgy commemorating our Lord's entry into Jerusalem with the blessing of willows and festal anointing

* April 29, 6 p.m. - Liturgy of the presanctified gifts

* April 30, 6 p.m. - Liturgy of the presanctified gifts

* May 1, 6:30 p.m. - Sacrament of Holy Unction for the healing of soul and body

* May 2, 10 a.m. - Vespers with Divine Liturgy of St. Basil commemorating our Lord's Last Supper

* May 2, 6:30 p.m. - Reading of the 12 Passion Gospels

* May 3, 9 a.m. - Royal Hours of Good Friday

* May 3, 3 p.m. - Vespers for Great and Holy Friday

* May 3, 9:30 p.m. - Canon of Lamentations sung at the tomb

* May 4, 9 a.m. - Vespers with Divine Liturgy of St. Basil commemorating our Lord's descent into Hades and his rest in the tomb

* May 4, 8:30 p.m. - Procession around the church and Matins of the Glorious Resurrection, followed by blessing of the paschal foods

* May 5, 10 a.m. - Divine Liturgy of the Glorious and Life Giving Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ, with festal anointing, followed by blessing of the paschal foods

St. John the Baptist is located at 9 West Railroad St. in Nesquehoning and is led by the Rev. Father Robert J. Teklinski.