Are you interested in the Orthodox Church? Come and visit with us at St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church at 2504 St. Mary’s Street. Fr. Thomas offers explorer classes several times a year.
Ready to begin speaking with someone about Orthodoxy? Please use the Orthodox Inquirer Form and an Outreach member will contact you shortly.
In the meantime, you can explore the links below that will give you a good idea about the Greek Orthodox Church. The links will direct you to the Greek Orthodox Church of American located in New York City.
Introduction- Introduces the non-Orthodox to Orthodox Christianity.
House of God- Describes the interior of the church building.
Worship- Discusses the form and characteristics of Orthodox worship.
Liturgy- Describes the meaning and celebration of the Eucharist.
Sacraments- Describes the meaning and importance of liturgical life.
Special Services and Blessings- Describes the non-sacramental services which contribute to spiritual life.
Teachings- Outlines the salient points of doctrine and basic credal affirmations.
Spirituality- Discusses the meaning of theosis as the goal of Christian life.
History- Sketches the great epochs of Orthodoxy.
For those who decide to continue their journey by becoming an Orthodox Christian, our article on The Church outlines the procedure for becoming a member of the Orthodox Church.
Friday of the 16th Week
Saints and Feasts Commemorated
Polycarp the Holy Martyr & Bishop of Smyrna; Proterios, Archbishop of Alexandria; Gorgonia the Righteous, sister of Gregory the Theologian; Damian the New Martyr of Mount Athos; Boswell, Abbot of Melrose Abbey
Visit the Online Chapel for more daily readings, hymns, a monthly calendar of saints and feasts, and more.