Orthodox Cleveland
Greater Cleveland Council of Orthodox Clergy
Orthodox Christianity in Greater Cleveland, Ohio

The twenty nine Orthodox Christian parishes and two monasteries of the Cleveland and Lorain, Ohio, area welcome you. The Orthodox Church, which was established at Pentecost, proclaims the Gospel of Jesus Christ, sanctifies its adherents through sacraments and serves humanity through many charitable endeavors.

Everyone is welcome to visit an Orthodox Church; however sacraments are reserved to practicing Orthodox Christians. The information provided in this web site is presented to aid the public in locating a church, attending its services, and learning the doctrine that it proclaims.

Map of Orthodox Churches in Cleveland area 

Dates to Remember

August 22 - 6:30pm -- "Becoming Truly Human: 25% of U.S. Adults Have No Religious Affiliation. This is Their Story." Premiere Screening at St. Innocent (8526 Usher Rd, Olmsted Falls) - flyer

August 24-27 - Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Festival - website - flyer

August 27 - 4pm -- Young Adult Picnic hosted by St. Matthew's Young Adult Group at St. Matthew Orthodox Church Picnic Pavilion (10383 Albion Rd, North Royalton) - flyer

September 7 - 9am-1:15pm & Thursdays Throughout the year -- St. John of San Francisco Academy Orthodox Christian Homeschool Cooperative - flyer

September 10 - 6pm -- Who's Killing My Faith? Session 1: Real Faith Does Not Break When Stressed taught by H. Paul Finley, director of St. Herman House / FOCUS Cleveland at St. Matthew (10383 Albion Rd, North Royalton) - flyer

September 15 & 16 - 7pm & 10am -- Inviting Our Neighbor Into The Timeless Faith, retreat with Fr. Barnabas Powell at St. Innocent (8526 Usher Rd, Olmsted Falls) - flyer

September 17 - 6pm -- Who's Killing My Faith? Session 2: Real Faith Does Not Break When Pressured taught by H. Paul Finley, director of St. Herman House / FOCUS Cleveland at St. Matthew (10383 Albion Rd, North Royalton) - flyer

September 24 - 2pm -- Collis Lecture at the Cleveland Museum of Art, "The Berlin Painter & His World: Athenian Vase-Painting in the Early Fifth Century B.C." by Dr. J. Michael Padgett.  Free tickets required for lecture and are available August 1.  Early reservations ensure choice seating 216.421.7350 or online at engage.clevelandart.org. Hellenic Preservation Society private reception immediately following the lecture $12 per person.  For more information contact Renee Steffas 216.287.5628 or reneesteffas@gmail.com -- flyer

September 24 - 6pm -- Who's Killing My Faith? Session 3: Real Faith Is Not Volatile in Its Expression taught by H. Paul Finley, director of St. Herman House / FOCUS Cleveland at St. Matthew (10383 Albion Rd, North Royalton) - flyer

October 24 - 6pm -- Who's Killing My Faith? Session 4: Real Faith Does Not Panic in a Crisis taught by H. Paul Finley, director of St. Herman House / FOCUS Cleveland at St. Matthew (10383 Albion Rd, North Royalton) - flyer

October 21 - 6pm -- St. Luke the Evangelist's 15th Anniversary Dinner & Silent Auction at the Tanglewood Club in Chagrin Falls. -- Save the Date

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