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.

All are welcome to come visit our new church home!

Bulletin August 24, 2014

This week in the parish we remember St. John the Baptist on the Feast of his Beheading with Vespers on Thursday the 28th at 6:30pm and Liturgy on Friday the 29th at 7am.


Looking into the nave from the narthex.

Everyone is enjoying the acoustics in the new church.




Below is the Baptismal Font in the center of the narthex.

   We have recently celebrated two infant baptisms!

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  • The brother of our parishioner David Brian Gibson has passed away. Visitation for the Gibson family will be tonight from 5 to 9pm at the Betts & West Funeral Home in Nicholasville. The funeral itself will be at Betts & West at 1pm Saturday. May Anthony's memory be eternal.

    Anthony Gibson's Obituary on Lexington Herald-Leader
    Read the Obituary and view the Guest Book, leave condolences or send flowers. | NICHOLASVILLE -Anthony Stewart Gibson, 43, died Tuesday. He was a member of Edgewood Baptist Church. He was the son of David and Anita Gayle Turner Gibson, father of Austin and Skylar Gibson,
  • Our Sunday School coordinators have been thinning out the toys in the pre-school classroom. If any of these items are near and dear to you, please feel free to take them. Otherwise, they will go to Goodwill.

  • In the midst of punch list and continuing unpacking.

    Week 42: St. Athanasius Building Project
    In the midst of punch list and continuing unpacking.

  • Save the Date: St. Athanasius Open House Saturday, November 1 - | Make a Meme
    Save the Date: St. Athanasius Open House Saturday, November 1 -
  • Our first parish council meeting in the new church.