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St John Wonderworker: An Orthodox Church in America

About Our Parish

Our parish is named after a modern saint, Saint John the Wonderworker, who was known for his great love for others, especially his love for orphanedchildren. St. John’s Troparion says that he gave hope to the hopeless, and giving hope is close to the heart of our parish. All of us need the hope that can only come from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Through prayer and outreaches such as the Loaves and Fishes program which feeds the homeless, St. Nicholas Academy, our bookstore, our choir, and other ministries, we care for each other and the needy around us. Our parish is a loving, growing, Orthodox community where we strive together towards the greatest hope of all, heaven.

Our parish was named after St. John the Wonderworker, but has also been greatly impacted by our first priest, Father Jacob Myers who recently reposed. Under his leadership, Saint John’s has been a parish known for prayers, hospitality and ministry to others. Many converts have come into the faith and the parish continues to grow. The parish is actively involved in Pan Orthodox activities and ministries. Our parish has many converts to the faith as well as members from a variety of international backgrounds.

Saint John the Wonderworker Parish is the first church in the world named after Saint John (Maximovitch) of Shanghai and San Francisco. The parish is located in Atlanta, Georgia and joined the OCA as part of the Diocese of the South under Archbishop Dmitri of Dallas (now reposed) in September of 2000. Currently, we are under His Beatitude, The Most Blessed TIKHON, Archbishop of Washington, Metropolitan of All America and Canada and His Eminence, The Most Reverend NIKON, Archbishop of Boston, Locum Tenens of the Diocese of the South.

Services are held in English. We welcome visitors to stay for lunch after liturgy on Sundays.

Η Αμερικανοί Λυδία Λιου & π. Σεραφείμ Ρόουζ μιλάνε για τον Άγιο Ιωάννη Μαξίμοβιτς




Η Αμερικανοί Λυδία Λιου & π. Σεραφείμ Ρόουζ

μιλάνε για τον Άγιο Ιωάννη Μαξίμοβιτς

Ἀπό τήν μαρτυρία τοῦ ἱερομονάχου Σεραφείμ Ρόουζ (Fr. Seraphim Rose) γιά τόν Ἅγιο Ἰωάννη Μαξίμοβιτς:

«Στήν Ἀμερική ὑπάρχει ἕνα ἔθιμο, κατά τό ὁποῖο διοργανώνουν πανηγυρισμούς, Halloween, ὅπου οἱ νέοι βρίσκουν εὐκαιρία νά ντυθοῦν μέ στολές μάγων, δαιμόνων, φαντασμάτων καί νά ἐπικαλοῦνται σκοτεινές δυνάμεις. Μιά ὁμάδα Ρώσων διοργάνωσαν μιά τέτοια γιορτή, ἕνα Σαββατόβραδο, ἐνῶ στόν Καθεδρικό Ναό τοῦ San Francisco γινόταν ἡ πρώτη ὁλονύκτια γιά τόν Ἅγιο Ἰωάννη τῆς Κρονστάνδης. Μέ λύπη παρατήρησε ὁ Ἅγιος Ἰωάννης Μαξίμοβιτς, ὅτι πολλοί ἔλειπαν ἀπό τήν ὁλονυκτία. Μετά ἀπό τήν Continue reading “Η Αμερικανοί Λυδία Λιου & π. Σεραφείμ Ρόουζ μιλάνε για τον Άγιο Ιωάννη Μαξίμοβιτς”

“Πείτε στόν κόσμο: Παρόλο πού έχω πεθάνει, είμαι άκόμα ζωντανός!” —Άγιος Ιωάννης Μαξίμοβιτς (+1966)




“Πείτε στόν κόσμο:

Παρόλο πού έχω πεθάνει,

είμαι άκόμα ζωντανός!”

—Άγιος Ιωάννης Μαξίμοβιτς (+1966)


Άγιος Ιωάννης Μαξίμοβιτς, Επίσκοπος Σαγγάης καί Σάν Φρανσίσκο, ὁ Θαυματουργός

εκδ. Ι. Μονής Αγ. Νεκταρίου Φωκίδος

Τρίκορφο 2009