The parish was established in 1973 with the blessing of His Eminence, Archbishop NIKON, Bishop of Washington and the South. The parish is under the jurisdiction of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia which has parishes all over the world.
Our parish is in the Diocese of New York and Eastern America. Metropolitan Hilarion is the First Hierarch of our Synod of Bishops and our Diocesan Bishop. Our Diocesan Vicar Bishop is His Grace Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan. We are in the Deanery of the Carolinas and Tennessee.
Our parish faithful are of all ages and represent many cultures and national backgrounds. These include Americans of varying backgrounds as well as Russians, Ukrainians, Romanians, Bulgarians, Greeks, Serbs, etc.
Our church services and Divine Liturgies are celebrated primarily in English with some Church Slavonic and Greek. Services are held every Sunday as well as every Wednesday and Saturday evenings. Numerous weekday services and Liturgies are celebrated for Great Feastdays and the commemoration of various saints, prophets, apostles, martyrs, and confessors of the Orthodox Church.
The entrance to our church is at 122 South Main Street on the Town Square in downtown Summerville, SC, about 25 miles northwest of Charleston.
Please join us for our worship services!