Welcome! We are a parish of the Diocese of the South of the Orthodox Church in America (OCA), under his grace Nikon, Bishop of Boston, New England, and the Albanian Archdiocese, Locum Tenens of the Diocese of the South. We are the first OCA parish in Kentucky. We are located in the heart of the bluegrass region just outside Lexington.

Open House Invitation

Bulletin October 19, 2014

The Parishioners of St. Athanasius Orthodox Church Invite You to an

Open House on  Saturday, November 1 from  10am to 3pm

Church Tours

Choir Performances

Food Vendors

Bake Sale

Children’s Activities

Introduction of Local Political Candidates Running for Election

 Vespers: Evening Prayer Service at 3pm

100 Lime Lane in Nicholasville KY


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Readings and Saints for Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

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  • The OCA Holy Synod elects two ruling bishops and one new auxiliary bishop to serve in Canada, the Mid-West, and the West. This is a good sign that the last remaining diocese without a ruling hierarch, the Diocese of the South, will soon have its own bishop!

    Holy Synod elects nominees for vacant Sees, Auxiliary Bishop
    On Tuesday, October 21, 2014—the opening day of the fall session of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church…
  • After Wednesday night Vespers (6:30pm), Fr. Justin will lead a 2-part series exploring the classic Catechism for Alaskan natives written by St. Innocent in the 19th-century. Part 1 this Wednesday at 7:20pm.

  • Our October Parish Council meeting will be held tonight (Tue.) at 7:30pm. This meeting is open and we invite you to join us!
  • St. Athanasius' original baptismal font getting a new lease on life, serving once again this past Sunday, but now at St. Basil Orthodox Mission in Marietta, GA.

  • Fr. Ted Pisarchuk, former missions director of our diocese (who worked with Fr. David Rucker to bring our parish into the OCA), with his wife Lee Ann and Bishop Mark. Bishop Mark will be visiting our parish soon over the holidays!