Services to Begin February 9, 2013


Today was really exciting. Fr. Charles at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Rolla arranged for us to meet the president of the Knights of Columbus chapter at their building on Newman Road at about 10am this morning. We got there and he took us in and showed us around as we tried to visualize how we might set up the first chapel space for an Orthodox Christian community in Rolla. Here are a few photos…

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A Place for Services!


Over the last few weeks I’ve been talking with the priest at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Rolla about a potential place to hold services in Rolla. This morning I received an email back from him saying that their Knights of Columbus board has volunteered their hall to allow us to hold our services there every Saturday throughout the year… for free. We really could not have asked for anything better. Thank you, St. Patrick’s (and St. Patrick), and glory to God!

Merry Christmas!


May God grant you a joyous feast of the Nativity and a merry Christmas today! We hope to begin the new year by holding Liturgy in Rolla during January. Glory to God in the highest and on earth peace, goodwill to man!

The Orthodox Approach to Mission

A question often asked, especially in an historically Evangelical Protestant state such as Missouri, is, “What is the Orthodox approach to mission and evangelization?” The question has been answered in many ways, coming from multiple angles, but this weekend I had forwarded to me this talk on the Orthodox approach to mission, given by Fr. Irenei Steenburg, and it’s one of the best I’ve heard. Here are a few highlights…

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