Welcome! We are a warm, friendly community worshipping Jesus Christ together in the ancient and beautiful Christian Orthodox tradition. Our services are entirely in English. We are a parish of The Orthodox Church in America, in the Diocese of New York and New Jersey. We are currently celebrating our 50th anniversary year!

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Holy Prince Wenceslaus (Vyacheslav) of the Czechs Bulletin for September 28, 2014 - Download Bulletin Today we commemorate the Holy Prince Wenceslaus (Vyacheslav) of the Czechs. He was a grandson of the holy Martyr and Princess Ludmilla. Also, Celeste Johnson and David Gregor will be united in the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony!  
pet bird ready to be blessed Blessing Is The Orthodox Way – Even For Animals And Pets - Download Pet Blessing Flyer Download Order of the Service You Are Invited! Come And See The Blessing of Pets And Animals The offering of blessings is significant and customary in the Orthodox Christian tradition. Reflecting the transforming and sanctifying grace of the Holy Spirit within the Body of Christ, these blessings act as manifestations of …
Screen Shot 2014-09-19 at 1.10.44 PM Bulletin for September 21, 2014 - Download Bulletin Today we commemorate Saint Dmitri, Metropolitan of Rostov.  
Screen Shot 2014-09-12 at 10.49.55 AM Bulletin for September 14, 2014 - Download Bulletin The Exaltation of the Cross Come, O Adam and Eve, our first father and mother! You fell from divine glory through the envy of the murderer of humanity! Bitter was the pleasure of the Tree of old; but see, the honored Tree of the Cross draws near! Run with haste and embrace it …
2014_Picnic_37 2014 Parish Picnic - Parish Picnic Sunday ~ September 7, 2014 Lions Park 12►
Screen Shot 2014-09-01 at 8.43.19 AM Bulletin for August 31, 2014 - Download Bulletin Note that next week’s service will be held at Lions Park in Gates, with a picnic to follow!
Screen Shot 2014-08-22 at 8.51.38 PM Bulletin for August 24, 2014 - Download Bulletin Kitchen Cleaning … an opportunity to serve! Do you have an hour of time to offer? Grab a partner or come as you are, and help keep our kitchen clean and beautiful. We’re looking for a “good scrub” and mopping of the floor once a month. All supplies are provided! All we need …
Screen Shot 2014-08-18 at 6.55.10 PM Bulletin for August 17, 2014 - Download Bulletin The “Falling-Asleep” (Dormition) of the Theotokos “She who is higher than the heavens and more glorious than the Cherubim; She who is held in greater honor than all creation; She who by reason of her surpassing purity became the vessel of the everlasting Essence, today commends her most pure soul into the hands …
5058304257_721e571b10_m Orthodoxy: don’t just take our word for it. - Here is a very interesting site with links to many wonderful resources about Orthodoxy. In the US. Orthodoxy is something of a mystery but sites like these can help to illuminate the great treasury of spirituality that is our faith. Read about the journey to Orthodoxy, or 12 reasons someone became Orthodox, and much more! …
Screen Shot 2014-08-10 at 8.30.27 AM Bulletin for August 10, 2014 - Download Bulletin Hymns of Transfiguration (from Great Vespers) Before Your Crucifixion, O Lord, You took Your Disciples (Peter, James & John) to a high mountain and were transfigured before them, illumining them with bright rays of Your power. From love of mankind and in Your sovereign might, it was Your desire to show them the …