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November 2017

The various liturgical services offer many opportunities for service to the community, both in proclaiming the Word of God and assisting the clergy at the altar. 


Tonsured Reader: Isaac Howard

Dionysius Rusnak, Diakonissa Helena Kocher, Subdeacon John Eller

Altar Servers

Thomas Maty, Subdeacon John Eller, Andrei Condratev


The choir sings at all liturgical services and is made up of singers both young and old.  Rehearsals are held weekly, and new members are always welcome.

Choir Directors: Denise Norman

Sopranos: Diakonissa Helena Kocher, Denise Norman

Altos: Kassiane Eller

Tenors: Dionysius Rusnak



According to the Church Fathers, the goal of formal education is to allow a follower of Christ to come closer to God, to spread and defend the Faith, and to act as a good steward of His creation.

Adult Education:  Rev. Fr. James (Bohlman)

Catechumenate:  Rev. Fr. James (Bohlman)

Teens:  Fr. Deacon Vassily Kocher

Children:  Diakonissa Helena, Deborah Andrews, and Suzanne Upchurch


Sisters: Justina Andrews, Katherine Bright, Nonna Eller, Hilaire Hughes, Diakonissa Helena Kocher, Dorothy Kocher, Denise Norman,Tabitha Popiela, Laura Howard, Marianne Haugh, Suzanne Upchurch, and Aurora Condratov

The Sisterhood is a way for the women of the parish to build up each other and the Body of Christ through prayer, service, charity and hospitality.  The Sisters meet once monthly, and all adult women of the parish are invited to join.


Father James, Rev. Deacon Vassily Kocher, Subdeacon John Eller, Gregory Givan, Dan Condratov, Dennis Rusnak, Neil Pasternak,Thomas Maty, David Homyk, Kyril Wickenburg, Jeff Bright

Parish Council

The Parish Council brings together the priest and the laity in the Orthodox spirit of conciliarity to provide for the needs of the church and to be good stewards of the temporal blessings God has granted our community.

President:  Rev. Fr. James (Bohlman)

Warden:    Dennis Rusnak

Treasurer:  Mary Roth

Secretary:  Kathy Eller

Finance:    Dan Condratov

At large:    Dan Condratov, Brandon Howard


Prosphora & Litiya Guild  

Dennis Rusnak

Vestment Guild

Dorothy Kocher


Hilaire Hughes

St. Mary Magdalene's Kiosk

Diakonissa Helena Kocher


Zacchaeus(Jeff) Bright

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