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.
We want to welcome Noah and Jocelyn Hendrickson who were received as catechumens in church today. May God grant them many grace-filled years! Please keep them in your prayers, as they embark on this season of preparation to join the Holy Orthodox Church.
As childhood friends we became high school sweethearts, got married early after high school and began our lives together in downtown Portland. We took turns completing college as we grew our family with four children: James, Mary (Haydee), Maximus (Ron), and Isaiah. After several years growing tired of the rain in northern Oregon, we pursued […]
The history of the Christmas tree goes back to St. Boniface of Germany (AD 675-754). Although the account below draws from Western sources, they are not contradictory to what has come down to us in our own Orthodox tradition regarding St. Boniface (who is commemorated in the Orthodox Church on June 5). The story of […]
From “Approval Finalized” Building Project Update, November 19, 2014 – “On March 26, 2014, Fr. Andreas and our building group met with the real estate agent to look at the property at 647 Valley View Road, Ashland. We examined the dwelling and the property for our potential use. During the month of April, we investigated […]
While we do not have any legal restrictions in regards to our capacity, in order to maintain social distancing our maximum number for any service is 45 attendees. We still typically have two Liturgies every week: one weekday Liturgy at 8.00 am, and the normal Sunday Liturgy at 9.00 am. This may vary depending on special […]
Right now, we typically have two Liturgies every week: one weekday Liturgy at 8.00 am, and the normal Sunday Liturgy at 9.00 am. This may vary depending on special feasts and celebrations. We will also have a daily Vespers and Great Vespers on Saturday night at 6.00 pm. See the calendar for service time. Observe the following: […]
You may have heard about the new restrictions being instituted in Oregon starting next Wednesday, November 18, due to the unprecedented increase of COVID-19 cases throughout the state. These new restrictions will extend to at least December 2. According to the new measures, we will again be limited to 25 people in services – beginning Wednesday. This […]
Many Years to the newly tonsured Reader Paisios and his family! May God grant them a long and grace-filled ministry in His Holy Church.
We are slowly but surely making strides toward the construction of our new church in Ashland, OR! We have completed the sewer extension and lateral line, which was necessary for us to proceed with our project. This will help “establish” our project, and we now officially move from “planning” to “building”! Unfortunately, the Almeda Fire […]