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.
On 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