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Welcome to St John The Baptist Russian Orthodox 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 Eminence, Metropolitan 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 70 families is multi-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
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Updated Church Etiquette:
- To receive Communion, place your arms across your breast, tilt your head towards the heavens and open your mouth wide.
DO NOT close your mouth on the spoon.
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God invites us to experience and participate in His love by offering ourselves to one another.Read More
Visitors and catechumens often voice opposition to the invitation to the chalice citing:
"Why do you say 'fear', I shouldn't be afraid of God".
For the Answer: