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 life-size image of the Virgin Mary, accompanied by a young Jesus, stretches her arms out above the altar. The Messiah โ€” surrounded by painted prophets โ€” gazes down from the dome inside the church's temple, which is adorned with Byzantine arches and columns. There's no organ here โ€” … [Read more...]