(i.e. Sun. evening, Mon. evening etc. to Thurs. eve.) Not in a Forefeast or Afterfeast; with saint of the temple*, or a saint of vigil rank
Lord, I Call: 8 saint, glory: saint; now: Theotokion - dogmatikon in the tone of the glory.
Litya: 1 temple (1st sticheron at litya for the patronal saint); rest saint; glory: saint; now: Theotokion.
Aposticha: all saint; glory: saint; now: resurrectional aposticha theotokion in the tone of the glory.
Troparia: saint (2x); Rejoice, Virgin Theotokos (1x) (If vigil is not served: saint (1x); glory and now: resurrectional theotokion in the same tone (1x))
* Note: if on one day both the temple saint and another great saint are celebrated, we sing the other saint’s service when the rector or superior wishes.
Leave-taking of the patronal feast
At vespers on the same day as the feast of the patron saint of a temple, the Leave-taking of the feast of the temple is observed under certain conditions.