All the Orthodox Liturgy is divided into certain services of the daily round, departing at a set time. Hundreds of years of formation and development of the Orthodox Liturgy they developed the Charter defining the procedure and peculiarities of each service.

In the Orthodox Church the liturgical day begins in the evening of the day on the eve of the celebratory events. Therefore, Sunday worship begins in the temple on Saturday evening. Most often Saturday night marked departure Sunday great Vespers, Matins and first hour.

On Sunday evening among other standard hymns, the choir sings some of the verses dedicated to the risen Lord. In some temples at the end of Sunday great Vespers, performed lithium with the blessing of bread, wheat, oil (oil) and wine.

For Sunday Matins are sung the troparion of the special at one of eight voices (melodies); polyeleos performed a special hymn "Praise the name of the Lord," after which the choir sings the Sunday troparia "the Angelic Council." Sunday Matins is read special canons: the Canon of the Sunday of the precious cross and the virgin (sometimes, depending on the join order of the Sunday service with the memory of the revered Saint, canons may vary). At the end of the Matins choir sings the great doxology.

Ends Saturday evening service of the first hour, after which the priest performs the sacrament of confession for those who wish to partake of the Holy Body and blood of Christ at the Liturgy on Sunday.

In the resurrection service in the Orthodox Church begins in the morning. Usually at half past eight. First, read the continuation of the third and sixth hours, and then followed by the main worship service Sunday divine Liturgy. The very Liturgy usually starts at nine in the morning. Often in Orthodox churches on Sunday dispatched Liturgy, compiled by the great St. John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople. This rite is standard, except that the choir performs a special Sunday troparion, depending on the current voice (there are eight of them).

Usually on Sundays in the churches after the Liturgy prayer is made, during which the priest prays for the needs of the faithful people: for health, for healing in sickness, blessing in the journey, etc.

After the prayer service in the temple can be commemorated in memory of the dead and the funeral. Thus, the Church on Sunday don't forget especially to pray not only for the health of living people, but dead.