Sermon: Storms

Youth Serve Day @ Ronald McDonald House

Saturday, September 14th from 11a-1:30p For students age 13 years old are eligible to attend. Our youth and chaperones will start the morning with Divine Liturgy at SJM for the Feast of the Elevation of the Cross. Following the Liturgy and a light meal, we will arrive to Ronald McDonald House at 11am to bake […]

Sermon: Unity in Diversity

Vesperal Liturgy Wednesday August 14th at 6p

Join us on Wednesday, August 14th for the celebration of the Vesperal Liturgy of the Dormition of the Theotokos. The service is from 6p-7:30p. For those who cannot attend, you can access our live broadcast at the same time by clicking HERE or watch on Youtube via St. Justin Martyr Jacksonville, FL Channel.

Transfiguration at SJM

Yesterday, parishioners gathered together to celebrate the Vesperal Liturgy of the Holy Transfiguration of our Lord. A wonderful night with friends to share in the joy of the Feast Day! The Readings:– Old Testament Reading: Exodus 24:12-18; Composite 15 (Exodus 33:11-23; 34:4-6, 8); Composite 23 (I Kings 19:3-9, 11-13, 15-16– Gospel Reading: Matthew 17:1-9

Sermon: The Strong Bearing the Weak

Sermon: Battling Evil Thoughts

Sermon: Faithfulness in Charity

Sermon: When Reviled, We Bless

Sermon: What Does It Take To Be A Saint?

Sermon: Riding The Wind

Sermon: Share the Light of the World

Sermon: A Missionary’s Heart

Sermon: Women in Ministry

Sermon: The Great Commission

Sermon: A Three Day Pascha

Sermon: Too Small A Price

Sermon: Detached

Sermon: Take Up Your Cross and Follow

Sermon: Holy Reconciliation

Sermon: Lent Gets A Bad Rap

Missions and the Gospel: Bonnie Futch

Sermon: The Pigpen About Us

Homily by Archbishop Mark

Sermon: Where God Dwells

Sermon: Your Talents

Sermon: Answering God’s Call

Sermon: Eco-Asceticism

Islands of Adventure Trip

Ages: Middle School & High School, Grades 6th to 12th. 12 to 18 years of age. Location: Islands of Adventure | 6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819 Date: Depart Friday, January 18th from SJM @ 4:30p. Return Saturday, January 19th @ 8:00p to SJM. Cost: $74.00 by January 6th, 2019. Sign Up: HERE Youth Forms: HERE Description: […]

Caroling to Shut-Ins

Join us on Sunday, December 23rd at 1p, for our annual afternoon of bringing some of the holiday joy of the coming feast to those who cannot make it to church. We’ll sing some well-known Christmas carols. Singing talent is not required! Sign up is located in our Fellowship Hall on our community board. If […]

SJM Youth Canned Food Drive

 “I was hungry and you gave Me food; I was thirsty and you gave Me drink…Assuredly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these My brethren, you did it to Me.” ~ Jesus This November, our youth will be leading a Canned Food Drive to benefit the Mandarin Food […]

Sermon: Nets

Sunday School Begins

St. Justin Martyr Sunday School Program is now in session! St. Justin Martyr offers Sunday School for children ages 4 to 18 years old. The goal of our program to provide our students with a foundation of Prayer, Doctrine, Worship, Scripture, Spirituality, Missions, and Church History.  Classes meet every Sunday at 9a from September through April […]

Newly Installed, Old Testament Prophets!

On August 14th, 2018, we were blessed with newly installed icons in our church. The new icons are of the Great and Holy Prophets! They can be seen on the North and South Walls.  North Wall : Prophet David, Prophet Jeremiah, and Prophet Ezekiel  South Wall : Prophet Solomon, Prophet Isaiah, and Prophet Daniel    […]

MS Service Project w/ Ana’s Angels Animal Rescue

Ages: Middle School, Grades 6th to 8th. 11 to 13 years of age. Location: Petco Animal Supplies, 11111 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32223 Date: Saturday, August 18th. 8:30a – 2p. Two Shifts: 8:30a – 12p; 12p – 2p  Sign Up: HERE Description: This is an opportunity for our MS youth to help serve our community, not […]

Root, Root for the Jumbo Shrimp

On Friday evening, May 11th, was our Annual Baseball Game Night! The SJM family enjoyed a wonderful evening cheering on our Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp as they played the Tennessee Smokies. The night was filled with fun, smiles, baseball and fireworks. A time well spent with good fellowship. Congrats on all who attended! Join us for […]

Orlando Russian Mission First Liturgy

The first Liturgy of the newly launched Orlando Russian mission was celebrated on Saturday, April 28th with 40+ attendees. This welcomed Fr. Andrey Syrkin, and family, who is the priest in charge. Fr. Arkady Migunov of Annunciation Russian Mission faithfully served the Russian community for 8-9 years gathering  them once a month for Saturday morning […]

Newly Installed, Icon of Christ!

On April 26, 2018, we were blessed with another completed icon in our church. The newly installed Icon of Christ over our candle box.  Oh Lord Jesus Christ my God, have mercy on me a sinner.  

Going Goo Goo For Gaga Ball

Bright and early Saturday morning, March 24th, the picnic area quickly became a construction zone for future fun here at St. Justin Martyr. As an Eagle Scout project that benefited SJM, Zachery Hashey designed, planned, fundraised, purchased the material, and led a team to install a Gaga ball pit in the picnic area. The workmanship […]

Annual Pascha Picnic

[pdf-embedder url=”https://st-justin-martyr.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Picnic-flyer-8×11-2018-2.pdf” title=”Picnic flyer 8×11 2018″]Our Annual Pascha picnic will take place on Pascha, April 8th following Agape Vespers at 1:00p (weather permitting). Everyone is invited! There will be games, an Easter egg hunt for the kids, food and drinks, and time to visit with family and friends on this joyous day.      

Holy Week Schedule

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2018 Ladies Lenten Retreat

Most Holy Lady Theotokos save us! For the weekend of March 2nd & 3rd, St. Justin Martyr was blessed to have held a success women’s retreat with Khouri Frederica Mathews-Green as our guest speaker focusing on the theme of “Mary as the Early Christians Knew Her.” Guest from all over Florida came to hear Frederica […]

Summer Camps 2018 Registration Opening!

  A New Year means new friends, new memories, and new adventures with Summer Camps 2018 registrations opening soon!  Start the year off right by registering your child for camp as Camp St. Thekla opens registration on January 1st at 10AM EST! Spots fill up as quickly as they open. Be the first by connecting HERE […]

St. Nicholas to Visit SJM

This Sunday, December 10th, our SJM youth will decorate the Christmas tree and enjoy cookies in the Fellowship Hall during Coffee Hour.  St. Nicholas will make his annual visit following Liturgy. We welcome all children to be part of the celebration.  

Almsgiving for Nativity

Almsgiving For Nativity:  A wonderful SJM tradition is to give the gift of sandwich cards to the homeless on Christmas morning at Hemming Plaza. This year we will be giving Jimmy John’s gift cards. The cost of a regular sub sandwich including tax is $5.66.  If you would like to participate in this ministry of […]

SJM “Wake Up and Smell the Incense” Mugs Now Available in our Bookstore!

  In the past we have given visitors the gift of a coffee mug. “Wake up and Smell the Incense” is not an original idea, but the design is original by our staff.  Because the coffee mugs are popular, they are available for $10 ea., offsetting our cost to purchase more and give to visitors.  […]

Family Pumpkin Painting at SJM

Our Family Pumpkin Painting was a Success! On Sunday October 22, our SJM families came out to enjoy the Fall weather, and get creative painting pumpkins together. Artists of all ages created amazing pumpkin masterpieces, and were able to take their artwork home to display.        

The Ordination of Deacon James Marth

Click to see ordination of James Marth to the Holy Diaconate by His Eminence Archbishop Mark on behalf of Archbishop Alexander.  Axios!  

Baptism

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