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.
Dates to Remember
October 22 - 6 p.m. -- St. Luke 3rd Annual Fundraiser Dinner at the Tanglewood Club (8745 Tanglewood Trail, Bainbridge, 44023). This year's dinner will be a clambake! -- Event flier
October 28 - 7 p.m. -- Sister Vasa on Marriage and Divorce in the Age of Fluidity at Oberlin College Wilder Hall 101 (135 W Lorain St, Oberlin, OH 44074) -- Event flier
October 29 - 10:30 am -- Sister Vasa on Rejection and Failure in Light of Faith at Ss. Cyril & Methodius Orthodox Church (3056 Reeves Ave, Lorain, OH 44052) -- Event flier
October 29-30 -- "Beholding the Beauty of the Lord: The Liturgy of the Orthodox Church" Retreat with the Very Rev. Dr. Alexander Rentel at St. Innocent Orthodox Church in Olmsted Falls -- Event Flier
November 11-13 -- Lecture Series: The Second Coming of Christ and Akathist for St. Mary of Egypt at St. Matthew Church (10383 Albion Rd., N. Royalton) -- Event flier
November 13 - 5 p.m. -- St. Herman's FOCUS Cleveland presents "An Evening with Fr. Chad Hatfield: St. Herman of Alaska: Orthodox America's First Defender of the Poor" at St. Paul Hellenic Banquet Center (4548 Wallings Rd., N. Royalton, 44133). Fr. Chad is the Chief Executive Officer of St. Vladimir Orthodox School of Theology in Tuckahoe, NY -- Event flier -- Online registration.
November 14 - 7 p.m. -- Pan-Orthodox Holy Unction Service at St. Mary Cathedral (3256 Warren Rd., Cleveland, 44111)
December 11 - 5 p.m. -- Pan-Orthodox Nativity Concert at St. George Church (2587 West 14th St., Tremont).
Food for Thought