Saint John the Baptist Orthodox Christian Church

Edwardsville, PA

 

A Hospital for the Soul

"The Church is a hospital, not a court of justice.

Here, the priests do not hold you responsible for your sins, but grant you forgiveness."

- St. John Chrysostom - A.D. 386 - Homily 3 Concerning Almsgiving and the Ten Virgins

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  • Sanctity of Life Sunday
    01/26/2021
    On Sunday, January 24, the community of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church gathered for Divine Liturgy, a day proclaimed by the Orthodox Church in America as “Sanctity of Life Sunday.”
  • Recognizing Veterans
    11/12/2020
    On Sunday. November 8, the community of St. John the Baptist gathered for Worship, celebrating Divine Liturgy. At the end of Liturgy, Fr. Silouan asked all present military veterans to come to the fro
  • Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross • Edwardsville
    09/15/2020
    St. John the Baptist in Edwardsville celebrated the feast of the Cross amidst the “mess” of renovations currently occurring there consisting of a thorough paint job and all new wooden floo
  • Blessing of Students • Edwardsville
    08/31/2020
    It was a busy weekend at St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Edwardsville, PA.
  • Feast of the Dormition • Edwardsville
    08/20/2020
    The community of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Edwardsville, PA celebrated the Feast of the Dormition, the Falling Asleep of the Theotokos.
  • Heavenly Vision Project
    08/05/2020
    On Sunday, August 2, the community of St. John the Baptist met following Divine Liturgy to discuss and vote on a major initiative to prepare the temple for its next 100 years.
  • St. Elijah’s Day • Edwardsville
    08/05/2020
    We had an active weekend at St. John's in Edwardsville, PA. On Saturday (July 19th) Tewoldemedhin Rustu along with his wife and daughters were received into the Church through confession and
  • The Feast of Pentecost
    06/30/2020
    The celebration of the Feast of Pentecost began on Saturday, June 6 with Great Vespers & Litya.
  • Organized Worship Resumes
    06/30/2020
    On Sunday, May 31, the community of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Edwardsville, PA held their first regular Divine Liturgy since the onset of the pandemic.
  • Fathers Day 2020
    06/30/2020
    On Sunday, June 21, the community of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Edwardsville PA celebrated the Feast of All Saints of North America as well as Father's Day.
  • 30

    Jan

    Saturday
    Three Holy Hierarchs
    4:00 Great Vespers
  • 31

    Jan

    Sunday
    10:00 Divine Liturgy
  • 6

    Feb

    Saturday
    4:00 Great Vespers
  • 7

    Feb

    Sunday
    10:00 Divine Liturgy
  • 13

    Feb

    Saturday
    4:00 Great Vespers
  • 14

    Feb

    Sunday
    10:00 Divine Liturgy
  • 20

    Feb

    Saturday
    4:00 Great Vespers
  • 21

    Feb

    Sunday
    10:00 Divine Liturgy

A Parish of
The Orthodox Church in America

A Parish of
The Diocese of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania