Iconography Project at St. Demetrios- Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Iconography Project at St. Demetrios- Ft. Lauderdale, FL

World renowned Byzantine iconographer John Filippakis has been tasked with the iconography of Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, home of the Orthodox Christian Network. The Iconographer, John (Ioannis) Filippakis was born on March 26, 1951 in Iraklion, a city on the island of Crete, Greece. It...

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THE BUILD- Annunciation Sacramento

THE BUILD- Annunciation Sacramento

After 50 years at their current property, Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Sacramento, California has begun a transformative project to construct a multipurpose activity center, build a new library and better accommodate its 600 families and church organizations. With His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos of San Francisco on hand, Fr. James...

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St Nektarios Parish Profile

St Nektarios Parish Profile

Saint Nektarios Greek Orthodox Church is a young, vibrant and dynamic parish located in Southeast Charlotte, North Carolina. Founded in 1998 with the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Alexios, St. Nektarios hosts parishioners from many backgrounds, dedicated youth ministries, and considerable philanthropy that works locally, nationally and internationally. Their vision:...

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Last Judgment Sunday

Last Judgment Sunday

In this episode, Fr. Constantine discusses the Gospel on the Last Judgment, Matthew 25:31-46. He focuses on how we can serve Jesus by identifying and serving “the Least of Our Brethren.” Posted by the Orthodox Christian Network. You can find the Orthodox Christian Network on Google+

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2014 Share the Light Parishes

2014 Share the Light Parishes

Thank you to all the Parishes for their support of the OCN ministry!!! We were blessed to have all of these parishes donate so that the Orthodox Christian Network could comfort, inspire, and inform MILLIONS of Orthodox Christians located in all 196 countries and territories: St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church...

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Orientation

Orientation

So many churches (especially in the OCA) in the Northeast are celebrating, right now, their half- or centennial anniversaries. What marvelous celebrations. I give thanks to God for every Orthodox Christian, who 50-100 years ago brought and kept the Holy Orthodox Faith in this land, so that I, a stranger...

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Holy Trinity Cathedral, Chicago, IL

Holy Trinity Cathedral, Chicago, IL

Holy Trinity Cathedral in Chicago was established in 1882. At the time, it was called St. Vladimir’s. At the turn of the 20th century, the current cathedral building was designed by renowned architect Louis Sullivan and built under the guidance of St. John of Chicago and St. Tikhon, Patriarch of...

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Holy Nativity Antiochian Orthodox Church in Langley, British Columbia

Holy Nativity Antiochian Orthodox Church in Langley, British Columbia

Have you ever worshiped in a barn? What would you name a church that worships in a barn? My church began in 2002 as readers’ services conducted in a converted sheep barn in Langley, British Columbia just north of the American border. Our congregation had been worshiping at a nearby...

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Houston, TX: Saint Joseph Orthodox Church

Houston is a very big city. We moved here in 2012 not knowing much about the ramifications of big city life, especially as it might affect church life. I am guessing at this, since I only have a data point of one, but I think that with the state of...

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada: All Saints of Alaska Orthodox Church

Founded originally in the 1980s, the original Orthodox Church in America mission parish went dormant and was revived in 2002. We are now a small but full parish with an interesting mix of converts and cradle Orthodox, and a variety of ethnicities, including Egyptian, Greek, Russian, Serbian, Romanian, Chinese, Hispanic,...

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Cheyenne, WY: Saints Constantine and Helen Orthodox Church

Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church in Cheyenne, Wyoming might be located in the “Playground of the West,” but when it comes to living out our faith and spreading the Good News of Jesus Christ, we have been working hard since 1922 as a parish of the Metropolis of...

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Venice, FL: Holy Spirit Orthodox Church

Holy Spirit Orthodox Church in Venice Florida is a parish of the Orthodox Church in America, founded in 1984. We are located at 700 Shamrock Blvd, Venice FL 34293, 941-685-0623. Our website is http://hsoc-venice.com and we also have a Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/hsocparish and we invite you to learn more...

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