Orthodox Cleveland
Greater Cleveland Council of Orthodox Clergy
Orthodox Christianity in Greater Cleveland, Ohio

The twenty nine Orthodox Christian parishes and two monasteries of the Cleveland and Lorain, Ohio, area welcome you. The Orthodox Church, which was established at Pentecost, proclaims the Gospel of Jesus Christ, sanctifies its adherents through sacraments and serves humanity through many charitable endeavors.

Everyone is welcome to visit an Orthodox Church; however sacraments are reserved to practicing Orthodox Christians. The information provided in this web site is presented to aid the public in locating a church, attending its services, and learning the doctrine that it proclaims.

Map of Orthodox Churches in Cleveland area 

Dates to Remember

September 21 - 7pm -- Orthodoxy on Tap with Nicholas Savas of OCN (Orthodox Christian Network) at Happy Dog - flyer

September 23 - 4pm -- St. Matthew 20th Annual Clam Bake (10383 Albion Rd, North Royalton) - flyer

September 24 - 2pm -- Collis Lecture at the Cleveland Museum of Art, "The Berlin Painter & His World: Athenian Vase-Painting in the Early Fifth Century B.C." by Dr. J. Michael Padgett.  Free tickets required for lecture and are available August 1.  Early reservations ensure choice seating 216.421.7350 or online at engage.clevelandart.org. Hellenic Preservation Society private reception immediately following the lecture $12 per person.  For more information contact Renee Steffas 216.287.5628 or reneesteffas@gmail.com -- flyer

September 24 - 6pm -- Who's Killing My Faith? Session 3: Real Faith Is Not Volatile in Its Expression taught by H. Paul Finley, director of St. Herman House / FOCUS Cleveland at St. Matthew (10383 Albion Rd, North Royalton) - flyer

Dates TBA - 7pm -- St. John of Damascus Byzantine Chant Class led by Ted Cherpas at Sts. Constantine & Helen - flyer

October 5 - 6:30pm -- The Eastern Orthodox Women's Guild of Greater Cleveland Ohio celebreates its 55th Anniversary at the Copper Stone Center. - flyer

October 13-14 - 6:30pm & 8:30am -- The 33rd Annual Eleanor Malburg Eastern Churches Seminar covering "Overshadowed by the Spirit: Saints Known and Unknown" - Notre Dame College (4545 College Rd, South Euclid, OH 44121) - flyer & form

October 15 - 4pm -- St. Demetrios Clambake in memory of Nick Tjotjos at St. Demetrios (22909 Center Ridge Rd, Rocky River) - flyer

October 21 - 6pm -- St. Luke the Evangelist's 15th Anniversary Dinner & Silent Auction at the Tanglewood Club in Chagrin Falls. -- flyer

October 24 - 6pm -- Who's Killing My Faith? Session 4: Real Faith Does Not Panic in a Crisis taught by H. Paul Finley, director of St. Herman House / FOCUS Cleveland at St. Matthew (10383 Albion Rd, North Royalton) - flyer

December 1 - 7:30pm -- Thriving in Our Lives: thriving in our parenting a retreat at St. Demetrios with Dr. Philip Mamalakis (22909 Center Ridge Rd, Rocky River) - flyer

December 2 - 9am -- Thriving in Our Lives: thriving in our home, relationships, and marriage a retreat with Lunch at St. Demetrios with Dr. Philip Mamalakis (22909 Center Ridge Rd, Rocky River) - flyer

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