​​​Orthodox Church of the Holy Cross

Selections from our parish life virtual gatherings.

The Journey Project: Evening Prayer and and Reflections  (Vimeo Link)

Decision Making and Divine Guidance in 1st Corinthians, Fr. John Jillions joins a collection of parishes to walk us through the teachings in his most recent book.  This is presented as a series of online sessions. (Vimeo Link)

The Threshold (The Place In-between)” (Vimeo Link)

Our Parish “Journey Project” collects the images and reflections of our parishioners combined into song and visuals by Fr. John.

Holy Cross Liturgical Service Livestream on Facebook Live

As a response to the social distancing measures required by the State of New Jersey, whenever possible, we will live stream our church services whenever possible.  Live Stream Services will be broadcast on our Facebook Live page. 

Liturgy of the PreSanctified Gifts

Recorded live on the Last Friday of Great Lent - the Eve of Lazurus Saturday

  • Liturgy Opening (Great Litany, Antiphons)14:11
  • Come, Let Us Worship (Troparia, Kontakia, Holy God)5:12
  • Readings (Epistle, Alleluia, Gospel)6:30
  • Intercessions (Litanies)5:12
  • Cherubic Hymn9:41
  • Profession Of Faith (Father, Son & Holy Spirit; Creed)4:02
  • Anaphora (Mercy Of Peace, With Prayers)8:26
  • Our Father5:01
  • Communion Cycle7:24
  • Liturgy Ending10:20

  • PreSanctified Liturgy Section 0126:43
  • PreSancified Liturgy Section 0222:03
  • PreSanctified Liturgy Sect0315:54
  • PreSanctified Liturgy Sect 0427:41

The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom

​Recorded Live on The Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos

OCHC Facebook LIve Page

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​Services will include Great Vespers at 5:00pm on Saturday, and Divine Liturgy at 10:00am on Sunday.  Additional Services will be announced.   You can also get automatic notification of these services by visiting and liking our Holy Cross Medford, NJ Facebook Page.

11 Wilkins Station Road, (MAILING: PO BOX 805), Medford, NJ 08055
Fr. John Shimchick, Rector - Church: (609) 654-4865 - Rectory: (856) 665-2491