For years, a man named Stephen Tema, and hundreds of others that he converted to Orthodox Christianity, waited for a Bishop to come to Nigeria and baptize the faithful. During this time, Stephen Tema was arrested, beaten, and rejected by nearly all of his friends and family for preaching Orthodox Christianity. Against all odds, he continued to pray for help from across the world, until one day his prayer was answered.
Watch the official trailer of an upcoming documentary about the Orthodox Christians of Nigeria.
St. John of Kronstadt Orthodox Church began as a mission parish in the year 2000, in a home chapel in Palm Coast, FL – a small town on Florida’s northeast coast located between St. Augustine and Daytona Beach. After two years, it became necessary to have services in area community centers, rented for Sundays and other Holy Days. Read more...
2021 St. Xenia Camp
Greetings St. Xenia Camp family,
As previously announced, through the intercessions of St. Xenia, the prayers of so many of you, and with the blessing of Metropolitan Demetrius, St. Xenia Camp 2021 will return to Forest Acres in Fryeburg, Maine August 15-21! Given the continued impact of COVID-19, camp this year may yet be somewhat different from the past Forest Acres experiences. We are sharing this information ahead of registration so that all families can make an informed decision on whether they feel comfortable sending their camper(s) this year. [Read more...]