Deep Roots In Fresh Soil

Orthodox Christianity Comes To Erie, Colorado 250-member St. Luke grew from tiny Lafayette church established nearly two decades ago By John Aguilar The building is brand-new, the land never before scraped, but the site in Erie where St. Luke Orthodox Christian Church now sits has roots going back nearly two millennia. A vivid, larger than […]

Ancient Rhythm

By Robin Galiano Russell Converts to Orthodoxy are drawn by its unchanging nature, aesthetic beauty and spiritual mystery Orthodox churchgoers line up at the end of service to kiss the cross being held by Father David Hovik in Arlington, Wash. After six months of catechism studies, Hovik and 104 members of the independent Grace Community […]

The Catechumens of Lewistown, MD

“This is what we have longed for and hungered for—to finally be joined to the ancient Church established by Christ and the Apostles…”

Renowned Protestant Pastor Converts His Community to Orthodoxy

Irkutsk, 5 April 2010, Interfax – Pastor Igor Zyryanov from the Irkutsk Region, after 18 years of working at Protestant meetings and two years of pastoral missionary work, converted to Orthodoxy together with his family and community. “It wasn’t easy for us, but now and in the future we will further study and follow the […]

Episcopal Congregation Embraces Orthodox Faith

A new Orthodox Christian church is forming in north Oklahoma City. Mark Wallace, a former Charismatic Episcopal priest, is leading his former congregants through becoming an Orthodox Christian congregation. Wallace and many members of his former Holy Trinity Charismatic Episcopal Church are taking classes and attending services at St. Elijah Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church, 15000 […]

Episcopalian Minister and Congregation Convert

It appears the fruits of St. John of San Francisco’s labors have paid off. After a year of instruction and a prayer, an Episcopalian clergymen and many from his congregation entered the Orthodox Church. While the members of the congregation were chrismated in April, their former minister was ordained to the Holy Priesthood a little […]

Convert Parish To Be Received

Bishop Thomas  of the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of North America is scheduled to receive by Chrismation, the membership of the Western Rite Mission in Warrenton, Virginia at 7.00 pm on Friday the 30th of March at Christ Church, 95 Green Street, Warrenton. Fr. Nicholas Alford, Rector of Saint Gregory the Great Western Rite Parish in […]