Archive for the ‘Video’ Category

Children’s Yolka (Matinee) at St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox church

Monday, January 11th, 2010

 Children’s Yolka (Matinee) at St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox church inMcKinney, TX. The beginning of our own local Christmas tradition – one of the Three Wise Men bringing presents to the kids and asking them for a little performance in return. Fr Deacon Nicholas was the wise man.This is the beginning. of the Yolka.


The idea is to build this humble little show into a gala which is done every year. One of the wise men will tell the Christmas story, and verious parts will be acted out.

Link to this video:


Many more Yolka and other church videos are available from multiple sources, courtesy of Natalia:



Pascha videos

Friday, May 8th, 2009

Courtesy of Nat, here are some Pascha videos. We will put them on the website when we figure out a place to put them! At the present time, we are in the midst of redesigning the site, and will have a place for video links.


Holy Saturday: YouTube, Yahoo, MySpace, Metacafe, DailyMotion, and Veoh


Pascha, part 1: YouTube, Yahoo, Metacafe, DailyMotion, and Veoh


Pascha, part 2: YouTube, Yahoo, MySpace, Metacafe, DailyMotion, and Veoh

Liturgy on the Land – Slideshow and movie medley

Sunday, May 18th, 2008

Complements of Natalia Hawthorne, two videos chronicling our first liturgy on the new land in McKinney. This was an outdoor liturgy on Thomas Sunday, 2008. We are building on this land this summer.

Liturgy On The Land (Slideshow) –

Liturgy On The Land (Movie medley) –

Video: "Make a change with your change" – RESULTS!

Friday, May 2nd, 2008

On Pascha, we counted our change. This video, by our parish “video documentalist”, Natalia, shows the process. I especially love how both of the twins asked to help in their squeaky little voices, and they were put to work putting pennies in a cup!

Anybody want to guess HOW MUCH we collected in only a month? The answer is in the video!

VIDEO:Choir singing "Shine Shine, O new Jerusalem…"

Friday, May 2nd, 2008

“Shine, shine, O new Jerusalem,
for the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee;
dance now and be glad, O Sion,
do thou exult, O pure Theotokos,
in the arising of Him Whom thou didst bear.”
Sung by the choir at St Nicholas, Dallas/MCKINNEY! Texas
Want to see more? Visit Natalia Hawthorne’s videos, and subscribe to them if you wish.
Thank you Natalia! This is a great idea! I hope you do a lot more.