Member of  The Holy Archdiocese of The Diaspora-Hellas
Christ First Last and Always
Diocese of California-Dependencies: India , Kenya , The Cameroon ’s , Florida 

What is The Christian Orthodox Church

The Christian Orthodox Church is self governing Orthodox Church which ministers to Orthodox Christians in America , Dependencies and those lead to us by the Holy Spirit.

The Christian Orthodox Church is a Eucharistic centered, Orthodox Church, centering on the ministry, passion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, and the indwelling of the Holy Spirit in our lives. It is a communion of persons gathered for worship and service within the Christian Apostolic tradition. The Church encourages liturgies, monastic communities and hermitages which give expression to Christ in their daily lives.

The Basic Foundations of the Christian Orthodox Church are scripture, tradition, the definitions of the seven ecumenical councils, and the teachings of the Church fathers. We hold to the  Apostle's Creed, and Nicene Creeds. Simply put, Orthodoxy has been teaching creeds, sacraments, and scriptures affirmed by the apostolic Church as founded by Christ, and established by His apostles and their successors for centuries..

The Christian Orthodox Church emphasizes the importance of the life of the Church as a common ground community that all may be one in Christ (John 17), understanding the role of peace, and social justice and mutual support is of the utmost importance. (Luke 4:18-19) .

At the center of the Church's public worship is the Liturgy of the Eucharist. Christ himself established this greatest of all the Mysteries. It can be said the fruits of the Holy Eucharist are: forgiveness of sins, cleansing, Sanctification, justification, unity with God and His Church. In order to have the benefits of these holy blessings, we partake of it as the Body of Christ at the Divine Liturgy, which in the Orthodox Church is primarily a community experience. A person’s spiritual growth is nourished through prayer, word and Sacraments

The ministries of deacon, and priest are open to qualified men, single or married. Bishops are unmarried. These three ministries exist for the service of priestly leadership, sacramental and spiritual worship.

The ministries of deaconess, abbess, are open to qualified women.

Everyone has some place in the Church, for the Church is made up of you, the Orthodox Christian.  Amen      

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If you are not Orthodox, and are interested in pursuing the Orthodox priesthood, please contact the Christian Orthodox Church via E-Mail.

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