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 

Clergy Wives Breakfast

On Saturday, October 25, St. Matthew Church hosted a breakfast for the Cleveland area clergy wives. 

Front Row (l to r):  Pa. Lindsay Zobenica (retired Serbian), Mat. Carol Garklavs (Holy Trinity), Pres. Goldie Doukas (St. Demetrios), Pr. Roxana Ilinca (St. Mary), Kh. Rachel Thurman (St. Luke).

Back Row (l to r):  Sh. Joanne Vazquez (deacon's wife from St. Matthew), Sh. Sandy Tolbert (deacon's wife from St. Matthew), Kh. Bonnie Harmon (St. Matthew), Pr. Dorina Gherman (Buna Vistera), Mat. Anna Margheritino (St. Innocent), Pres. Maria Constantine (St. Paul)

Dates to Remember

January 25 - 6 p.m. -- Sanctitiy of Life Sunday, St. Matthew Church, N. Royalton. Service followed by a presentation by H. Paul Finley of St. Herman's Orthodox House of Hospitality. -- Event Flier


March 1, 2015 -- Sunday of Orthodoxy Pan-Orthodox Vespers, Holy Trinity Church, Parma.

Food for Thought

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