10th Anniversary Photos
10th Anniversary Photos - 07/31/11Most of these photos are from the Hierarchical Liturgy on Sunday, July 31, 2011. There are a few from other events throughout the weekend.
Many thanks to photographers Patrick St. Jean, Rdr. Michael Rodgers, Sbdn. Vladimir Grigorenko, Pamela Northam, Jessica Northam, Leah Cole, and Nathan Brouilette.
10th Anniversary Celebration
Updated August 5th
Photos and Recordings of this past weekend's festivities will be posted as they become available.
Video Playlist of Chantus Maximus Concert - A Musical Journey through the Orthodox World
CD recordings with higher quality audio will be available soon.
Metropolitan Jonah's talks on Christian Identity and Lifestyle in the 21st Century. Don't miss these!
mp3 of Talk 1
mp3 of Talk 2
Video of Metropolitan Jonah's sermon from the Divine Liturgy, Sunday, July 31, 2011
Video of Tonsuring of Reader Gregory and Reader Michael from the Divine Liturgy, Sunday, July 31, 2011
The Mission of The Orthodox Church in America, the local autocephalous Orthodox Christian Church, is to be faithful in fulfilling the commandment of Christ to “Go into all the world and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit…”
St. Maximus the Confessor Orthodox Church is part of the Diocese of the South, which is presided over by The Right Reverend Alexander, Bishop of Dallas, the South and the Bulgarian Diocese. Our mission is bringing the joy of Christ's resurrection to those who have never heard the Good News, and to strengthen and encourage the faithful who reside within Denton and the local area.
The Holy Scripture is a collection of books written over multiple centuries by those inspired by God to do so. It is the primary witness to the Orthodox Christian faith, within Holy Tradition and often described as its highest point. It was written by the prophets and apostles in human language, inspired by the Holy Spirit, and collected, edited, and canonized by the Church.
Holiness or sainthood is a gift (charisma) given by God to man, through the Holy Spirit. Man's effort to become a participant in the life of divine holiness is indispensable, but sanctification itself is the work of the Holy Trinity, especially through the sanctifying power of Jesus Christ, who was incarnate, suffered crucifixion, and rose from the dead, in order to lead us to the life of holiness, through the communion with the Holy Spirit.