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Looking Forward to Another 15 Years!

On the weekend of February 4th and 5th, the St. Athanasius community observed the 15th Anniversary of its official inauguration as a mission of the Orthodox Church in America. We served Great Vespers with...

Thanksgiving for 15 Years!

On February 1, 2002, the eve of the Great Feast of the Meeting of the Lord, a dozen families were united to the Holy Orthodox Faith and became the founding members of St. Athanasius...

Our Obligation: Protecting the Unborn

This past weekend our Orthodox Church in America commemorated Sanctity of Life Sunday. Since the 1st-century, Christians have proclaimed the truth that the killing of the unborn is a grave sin. This past Sunday,...

The Winter Pascha Continues

Theophany & Houseblessings The joyous Winter Pascha continues with the Feast of Theophany (Epiphany) during which we commemorate the Baptism of our Lord Jesus Christ and its place in the story of our salvation....

“Come O Ye Faithful”

We keep the Great Feast of our Lord’s Nativity not only with Christmas Services, but also by liturgical (and culinary) preparations and by full post-feast days, as well. We welcome you to join us...

The Journey to Nativity 2016

In the Orthodox Church, we begin preparing for the celebration of Christmas 40 days prior to the to the feast itself–on Nov. 15–when the Nativity Fast (also known as the St. Philip’s Fast or...

Benefit Dance this Saturday for JCFP

This Saturday, November 5, St. Athanasius is opening up its parish hall to host a Benefit Dance for the Jessamine County Food Pantry. Our community food pantry, bringing together over a dozen churches and...

Fall: A Season of Welcome

As we move into the cooler weather associated with October, we also find ourselves welcoming many new faces into our parish. This year, for the first time, we have formally designated the first Sunday...

Storing up September

September in Kentucky is one of the most beautiful of times here: “Indian Summer.” September is also the month when parish life tends to return to “normal.” Summertime travels have concluded. The children and...

Summertime in the Parish

We kicked off summertime with notable events in the life of our parish: the first archpastoral visit of Bishop Alexander to St. Athanasius and the first year our parish has hosted the Lexington-area Vacation...