With the revival of spirituality in the Orthodox world increasingly can be heard on the newly built temple, the restored old church.What it was destroyed in the years of atheism and rebellion, now reborn with new vigor and redoubled parishioners.One of these small islands of Orthodoxy is a village paradises, where the shore Yauza majestic temple erected in honor of one of the most revered by the people of the saints - St. Seraphim of Sarov.
Pure prayer place in the north of Moscow
heavens - an ancient village, which originally inhabited by the Orthodox.Initially, the settlement acted Church of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin.Over time, it has decayed, and the faithful attributed to other parishes in the county, in the heavens just left the chapel.In the early 21st century, it has been decided at this point to build a new church in 2005, was set worship cross, made the first prayer and laid the foundation.So began their existence Temple Seraphim heavens. parishioners interest in the construction of the new church is reflected in the numerous charitable donations for the construction.
great ascetic of the Russian Church - the guardian of orthodoxy
The name of the temple Venerable.Seraphim of Sarov in the heavens was no accident.Holy man, whose name is called the parish, is considered one of the most respected in the Orthodox world.During his holy ascetic life he showed a lot of miracles and healing Providence faithful to the glory of the Lord.But after his death recorded many miraculous healings from the icon of the saint.Many of them were among the residents of Moscow and the Moscow region, so the arrival of St. Seraphim of Sarov in the heavens deservedly named after the famous all over Russia the holy elder.The true guardians of the Orthodox faith and the Christian tradition is a great saint, after whom is named the temple under construction in the heavens Administrative District Northern Medvedkovo.
parish church complex in the heavens
main church parish - church of St. Seraphim of Sarov, the bottom of which is dedicated to the throne of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker.There are regularly performed the service.Since the main temple is named after the great holy elder, the entire parish church of St. Seraphim of Sarov in the heavens it is also referred to in his honor.Baptismal church complex in the heavens is the Church of Presentation of Mary, the first Divine Liturgy which was completed in 2006.The first action the construction of the complex is considered to be the chapel of St. Nicholas, consecrated in 1995..Advanced complex holds a sufficient number of active clubs, offices and part of Sunday schools.
Social parish community service
Temple of St. Seraphim of Sarov in the heavens is the source of many social initiatives Orthodox.The current group of "Mercy" helping the weak and the elderly at home, every Saturday a prayer for healing is done by Orthodox addictions.After the prayer service held pastoral conversation, operates a telephone hotline.Conversations with parishioners held regularly, not only collective, but individual.Ready to charity group members to assist infirm persons in hospitals that have successfully carried out until 2013, providing support to patients in the medical ward.
School for adults and children
operating in the territory of the complex and the Orthodox Sunday school for parishioners.Traditional teaching Sunday school children covered by pre-school and school-age children, but in this island of Orthodoxy went a little further, to open a school for adults.With the arrival of classes for adult audiences throughout the week: the weekend in the first half of the day, after the service, and prayers, and weekdays - in the evening.
opens its doors to the temple of St. Seraphim of Sarov in the heavens and kids.Children's Sunday School operates on weekends, the rate of employment for two years.Conducts classes choir Orthodox theater.Function and numerous clubs for children: the church embroidery, art studio, drama club.Children and young people are actively involved in leisure time in the temple Seraphim of Sarov, as the modern world is full of temptations and temptations.Where a child does not know where to direct its energy, its direct and gateway street, unfortunately, not always in the right and positive way.
Support stumbled and lost souls
In the late 20th century, with the blessing of archpriest correspondence began with Sunday school students convicted serving sentences in penal colonies.As a result of corrective labor colonies came orthodox prayer support and instruction, which gives convicted the church of St. Seraphim of Sarov in the heavens.Moscow and Moscow region is not a territorial limitation to the Orthodox communion, so the correspondence school at the Church of St. Seraphim of Sarov visit convicted of Arkhangelsk and Murmansk colonies.Classes are held in the form of correspondence training, for two years in absentia men taught the course "Fundamentals of the Orthodox Faith."This invaluable support and assistance provided by a remote temple of St. Seraphim of Sarov in the heavens, promotes opportunities for prisoners to participate in the sacraments of the Church, to learn in Sunday school the basics of Orthodoxy.After his release from prison, most prisoners are approved in Orthodoxy: become zealous parishioners in the community, some elected monastic path, start trudnicheskie feats in the monastery.
sing-joint practice as a means of unity of Orthodox
Orthodox faith is not so long ago, full-scale Russian reborn on earth, many members are not aware of until the end of the importance and necessity of unity with God and living according to the laws of God in the world.Joint prayer is a means of uniting the faithful with a single idea, it gives the opportunity to feel directly involved in the Christian community.Since the days of the early Christians practiced praying together for the glory of the Lord, now the joint participation in worship is carried out during the Divine Liturgy.The temple in honor of St. Seraphim of Sarov in the heavens is one of those where believers to pray together distribute texts of prayers.This is where prayer primate imprinted solemn "Amen" of the whole Orthodox community, it is here "Peace to all" sounds powerful and triumphant cry of the Orthodox world.