Praise God for a blessed first Divine Liturgy back at Galbreath Chapel!

August 28, 2016

It was great to celebrate the Resurrection of our Lord and to welcome our students back to campus!

Our next service is a lay service on Sunday, September 4, and our next Divine Liturgy is Sunday, September 11. All services will be held at 10:00 AM at Galbreath Chapel (on Ohio University’s College Green).


First Divine Liturgy of the 2016-2017 School Year

Kicking Off the 2016-2017 School Year!

August 20, 2016

Welcome to Athens, new and returning Ohio University students! A couple of announcements as we kick off a new school year:

Although there are no services in Athens on Sunday, August 21, please consider coming to the Ohio University Campus Involvement Fair to support the Ohio University Orthodox Christian Fellowship chapter! Current members will meet and hand out information and a treat to prospective members. Join us on College Green, 3-5 PM!

Our next Divine Liturgy will be held on Sunday, August 28 at 10 AM in Galbreath Chapel (on College Green). We look forward to celebrating our Lord’s Resurrection, and to reconnecting for the fall semester as well as welcome our new students to campus at coffee social after church.

Thank You and New Location

August 15, 2016

A huge thank you to our fellow Christians at Clarks Chapel for the love they’ve shown us over the past few years! We truly appreciate the hospitality they’ve extended to us. Starting August 28, 2016, all services will be held on the Ohio University campus at Galbreath Chapel, with a 10 AM start time. Please join us for Divine Liturgy and an extended coffee hour that day. We are excited for this next step in our parish’s growth!

July 2016 Divine Liturgies

July 9, 2016

St. Ephraim the Syrian Orthodox Chapel will offer Divine Liturgy on July 10 and 24, 2016 at 11:00 AM at Clarks Chapel.

We pray you are having a blessed summer so far, and look forward to seeing you at the services in Athens!

Happy Memorial Day Weekend 2016!

May 28, 2016

No services in Athens this Sunday, May 29, 2016 but we look forward to seeing you for Divine Liturgy next Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 11 AM at Clarks Chapel. Have a blessed and safe Memorial Day weekend!

June 2016 Services and Feast Days

May 25, 2016

St. Ephraim the Syrian Orthodox Chapel will offer Divine Liturgy on June 5 and 19, 2016 at 11:00 AM at Clarks Chapel.

Other Feast Days include: Feast of the Ascension of our Lord (June 9), Feast of All Saints (June 26), Start of the Apostles’ Feast (June 27), and Feast of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul (June 29).

We look forward to a blessed month, and to seeing you at the services in Athens!

First Official OCF Event of Spring 2016

February 19, 2016

The Ohio University Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF) gathered for a virtual Bible study and wings with Father Stephen last night. Truly a blessed experience!

If you would like more information about the Ohio University OCF chapter, please email Victoria Zanoudakis, Chapter President, at, or Alexa Fox, Faculty Advisor, at We would love for you to join us!

February thaw

February 7, 2016

Join us for a brief Lay service in Athens Sunday, Feb 7, at noon on Campus Green’s lovely Galbreath Chapel. All welcome!


January 23, 2016

Due to level 2 snow conditions and limiting plowing at the church, we will not have services January 24. Hope to see you in February!

Blessed Theophany!

January 10, 2016

January services, all at Clarks Chapel, Athens, Ohio

1/10 Divine Liturgy at 11 am, blessing of waters immediately following.

1/24 Divine Liturgy at 11 am


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