Christ is born! Glorify Him! At this beautiful Feast of Nativity we had the great joy to receive the handmaiden of God Veronica (Bella) into the Orthodox Church. May God grant her many grace-filled years!
Today we welcomed the handmaiden of God Mary into the holy catechumenate! May God grant her many years, and growth in virtues during her time of preparation.
We want to welcome our latest catechumens Martin and Susanna, and their daughter Rebecka. May God protect and help them as they prepare to be received into the Holy Orthodox Church!
Today we received our most recent catechumen, preparing for reception into the Holy Orthodox Church – Ethan. May God grant him many years!
Dn. Paisios, Matushka Theodora and myself just returned from the 20th All American Council (AAC) in Baltimore, MD. The AAC is a gathering of all rectors, assigned clergy and lay delegates from around the OCA, and takes place every three years. It was a joyful and productive time where many issues regarding our Church, current […]
I am pleased to announce we have reached our goal of raising $300,000 for our Site Work project on the Church property! In anticipation of reaching this milestone, Father Andreas, Tryphon and I met with our architects and engineer in March of this year with the primary question of “What’s next?” We had a fruitful […]
Axios! We pray that God will grant the newly ordained Deacon Paisios, Matushka Ludmilla and their children many grace-filled years of ministry!
Beloved in Christ: The Lord bless. Recently, I have been noticing a tremor and other symptoms that may indicate Parkinson’s Disease. After a battery of tests, I was indeed diagnosed with the initial stages of Parkinson’s. At this juncture, I do not expect it will adversely impact my ability to fulfill my duties as bishop. […]
As we have not entered into the Lenten spring, we are encouraged by the Church to practice generosity and charity. Several people have come to me and said that they would like to tithe of their stimulus checks (which I think is a beautiful thing to do), and they have asked me what they should […]
We want to welcome Richard Jenkins who was received as a catechumen in church today. May God grant him many grace-filled years! Please keep him in your holy prayers, as he embarks on this season of preparation to join the Holy Orthodox Church.