St. Michael the Archangel Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA celebrated its sixtieth anniversary as a parish of the UOC of the USA in Baltimore, Maryland on Sunday, November 15, 2009.
The Divine Liturgy was led by His Eminence Archbishop Antony and His Grace Bishop Daniel, concelebrating with Fr. Vasyl Kryshtompol, the pastor of St. Michael Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Baltimore, Fr. Volodymyr Steliac, pastor of the Cathedral of St. Andrew the First Called Apostle, Silver Spring, MD, and Fr. Zinovij Zholobak of Pokrova Belarussian Parish, South River, NJ. The church was filled to capacity with worshipers attending the service and who were privileged to witness the setting aside of seminarians Andrew Matlak and Vasyl Dovgan of St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary of the UOC of the USA, So. Bound Brook, NJ as Subdeacons of our Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA. The parish choir, under the leadership of Nina Czeczulin, beautifully sang the responses for the service.