Glory  Be To Jesus Christ!

Welcome to Holy Ghost Orthodox Christian Church. We are a parish of the Orthodox Christian Faith which was established on the day of Holy Pentecost in the Year 33 AD. Our parish community is a member of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese of the U.S.A. whose presiding bishop is His Grace, Bishop Gregory of Nyssa. The American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese is an autonomous diocese under the spiritual protection of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople of which His All-Holiness, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I is the Primate.

Our congregation of over 160 families is trans-national, attracting members from all branches of Orthodoxy and through conversion to the Holy Orthodox Faith. Through this web site, we are pleased to be able to introduce you to the worship and fellowship as it is expressed in the life of our Parish. If you are a new member of our parish, or are considering membership, these web pages will acquaint you with what our parish offers.

Come worship with us. We actively seek to share our faith with others. Learn More ... 


Church Schedule

Divine Liturgy begins at 9:30 AM.

Summer Divine Liturgy, from June to August, starts at 9:00 AM.

Coffee hour after Liturgy every Sunday.

All Feast Day celebrations follow the Julian Calendar.

Services are in English.



The Faith

An ever-growing number of persons from various backgrounds are becoming interested in the Orthodox Church. These individuals are discovering the ancient faith and rich traditions of the Orthodox Church. They have been attracted by her mystical vision of God and His Kingdom, by the beauty of her worship, by the purity of her Christian faith, and by her continuity with the past.  Read More




 

Parish News

Pat Overdorf Reposes In The Lord

Thursday, January 10, 2019

On Thursday January 10, 2019, Patricia (Pat) Overdorf fell-asleep-in-the-Lord peacefully, surrounded by her family.

Pat a life-long member of Holy Ghost Parish served our parish well in many capacities including and not limited to member of the Parish Council, Past President of the Altar Society, Social Center Manager, Member of the Cemetery Committee, Coffee Hour Coordinator and Outreach Coordinator to St. Mary's Shelter, and needy families at Thanksgiving. She will be sorely missed by all.

Funeral Arrangements are as follows: Read More

Metropolitan Gregory’s Christmas Message

Monday, January 07, 2019

CHRIST IS BORN! GLORIFY HIM!

Dear Beloved Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

I greet you with joy and love in the Name of our Incarnate Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Let us give thanks to Almighty God, by whose grace we have been given the opportunity to celebrate the Birth of His Son.

If we look around, we find hatred, mistrust, suffering, and the absence of peace and love in our homes, neighborhoods, cities, country, and in fact the whole world. This reality in life makes us cry out for God’s help, assistance, and intervention. Read More

Christmas Greetings from Father Peter

Monday, January 07, 2019

CHRIST IS BORN! GLORIFY HIM!

CHRISTOS RAZDAJETSJA! SLAVITE JEHO!

On behalf of Pani Carol, Daniel, Timothy and myself, I would like to thank you all for your cards, gifts, prayers and best wishes on the Feast of the Nativity. We wish all of God’s choicest blessings on the entire Holy Ghost Parish Family on this great Feast day and offer our sincere thanks Read More




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