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 on November 1

10495584_541935375929344_5512690554862024463_oOn Saturday, November 1 from 10am to 3pm the parishioners of St. Athanasius Orthodox Church will host an open house event and invite you to come and visit the new worship space. We will have food vendors, children’s activities, church tours, singing w/the choir, bake sales and more!

If you interested in visiting our weekend cycle of services, please know you are welcome to attend any or all!  The cycle includes Vigil on Saturday at 6:30pm followed by Confession;  Sunday School at 9am; Divine Liturgy at 10am followed by Fellowship/Coffee Hour at noon.  On Wednesday evenings Vespers is served at 6:30pm and Christian Education Class follows at 7:20pm.

On October 1 we will celebrate the major feast of the Protection of the Most-Holy Theotokos with Great Vespers at 6:30pm on Sept. 30 and Liturgy at 7am on Oct. 1

 

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  • His All-Holiness' inspiring (English-language!) address to the Orthodox bishops of the United States. Eis polla eti, despota!


    Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops
  • Vespers tonight at 6:30pm followed by a talk and slide show on the Orthodox Mission in Guatemala to be presented by Fr. David and Matushka Rozanne Rucker.
  • Last night's parish council meeting. We are now ready to present the Budget to the parish community this Saturday evening after Great Vespers and almost ready for our Annual Parish Meeting on Sunday, Sept. 28.


  • St. Athanasius was blessed to receive a gift from another parish (thank you Fr. Ted Pisarchuk) of some canvas "frescoes." These images add so much to our new church.


    "Frescoes" Going Up
    St. Athanasius was blessed to receive a gift from another parish (thank you Fr. @[1316989900:2048:Ted Pisarchuk]) of some canvas "frescoes." These images add so much to our new church.
  • Parish Council Meeting tonight at 7:30pm. We will review the proposed Budget for 2014-2015, the plans for our Annual Parish Meeting, and other business. The meeting is open to the parish community.