Planting Grant Missions: The “new church in town” proclaims ancient faith!

BEAUFORT, SC [OCA] - November 2015 “Orthodox Christianity is for everyone because Orthodox Christianity is simply Christ in His fullness,” says Priest James Bozeman of Saint James Mission here.  “One of the great hurdles that we contemporary Orthodox Christians have to overcome is any mindset other than the fact that Christ is ‘the one thing needful,’ ...

Evangelization: “A Tale of Two Parishes!”

Lansing, NY

OCA - December 2014 Over the weekend of November 15-16, 2014, Archpriest Jonathan Ivanoff, Director of the Commission on Mission and Evangelism of the Diocese of New York and New Jersey, visited Holy Apostles Mission Church here to meet with Priest James Worthington, Rector, and his parishioners, to celebrate the divine services, and to share in ...

PLANTING GRANT MISSIONS: Discovering the Church’s fullness in upstate NY

Iconostasis

LANSING, NY [OCA] - October 2014 One year ago, the new iconostasis for Holy Apostles Mission here was being unpacked from a crate and set up in Father James Worthington’s garage. “The untreated wood was quickly stained and prepared for installation in the sanctuary,” said Father James. ” This was a time when the entire congregation came ...