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.

Moving Weeknd July 26 & 27


Bulletin August 3, 2014


Although rain prevented a walking procession, a car procession was made to our new church facility.



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  • Wednesday night after Vespers, we will split into 3 groups: one singing with Rick in choir practice, another cleaning the church (please bring vacuum and other cleaners), and a final group working on getting the pews connected and supported. Pick a group and come!

  • Moving Weekend: July 26-27
    On this Saturday and Sunday, St. Athanasius loaded up all of our holy things (and normal things) and headed to our new home, the first free-standing OCA parish in Kentucky! Saturday was early Vespers and moving till late. Sunday...
  • The OCA website just published a story about our parish's move to the new church.

    New church in Nicholasville, KY a “first”
    On Sunday, July 27, 2014, the faithful of Saint Athanasius Church here worshipped for the first time in their new…
  • Goodbye to our brother Cole Puterbaugh who is moving back "home" to Florida to be close to his family, after being with us at St. Athanasius for the past year. You will be missed, Cole!

  • Goodbye to dear friends and parishioners Trevor and Autumn Logan, with their two boys Azariah and Trey. Please remember them in prayer as they move to Colorado this week for a new job and family in that area.