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A wonderful article drafted by our own Rdr. Victor Lahnovych has been published on the homepage of the Eastern American Diocese. The article discusses the festive period beginning with Nativity and continuing through Theophany and is accompanied by Photo Reports of the various festivities including caroling for Bp. George and Igumen Seraphim, as well as our Parish Yolka.

Many thanks to Rdr. Victor and the editors of for the wonderful article and its accompanying translation into Russian.

The article may be viewed at the following links:

Article in English
Article in Russian




Christ the Savior Fall Festival



Sunday, November 3rd  – noon to 6:00pm



Christ the Savior Orthodox Church
6378 Rte. 152, Wayne, WV 25570
(Next to Save-a-lot)

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

We are pleased to invite all of you to our upcoming Fall Festival, “A Taste of the Old World”, which we will be hosting at Christ the Savior Orthodox Church on Sunday, November 3rd from noon to 6:00pm.  Our inaugural event will take place under colorful tents on the front lawn of Christ the Savior Orthodox Church in Wayne and will include the following attractions, which are guaranteed to be fun for all:

  • Large Rummage Sale/Bazaar (Flea Market)
  • Inflatable Jumpers for the kids
  • Several classic festival food options including Hot Dog lunches, Walking Tacos, etc.
  • Russian Food Sampling Area with…
    -Pel’meni – (Savory Russian Dumplings)
    -Peroshki – (2 delicious varieties of fried perogis: Meat and Apple)
    -Blini – (Delicious Russian Pancakes)
    -Oliviye – (Russian Potato Salad)
    -Vinegrette – (Russian Beet Salad)
  • Bake Sale featuring parish made baked delicacies such as Baklava, Fresh Pies, Cookies, Russian Teacakes and more…
  • Hot Beverages including Homemade Apple Cider, Russian Tea, Coffee and more…
  • Local Vendors including the monks from Holy Cross Monastery
  • Guided Tours of our newly beautified church
  • Musical Entertainment including choir performances inside the church
  • And much more!

Mark your calendars today and plan on coming over and joining us at our Wayne location, situated only 15 minutes from Exit 8 on Interstate 64.

We are looking forward to seeing you soon!

Call Fr. Jonah with any questions or comments at: (828) 279-8862.

Feel free to visit our Facebook Event Page as well…

Note: Download our full-size event fliers using these links:


Upcoming Event: “The Priest” Movie, March 1st at 7:00pm

February 14, 2013

March 1st – 7:00pm – Fast-free Friday! On March 1st, the excellent Russian film “The Priest” will be screened in Christ the Savior Church as part of a fundraiser event.  In addition to watching the film, a full meal will be served.  An alternative film for children will be shown in the Activity Room during […]

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Service Reminder: The Meeting of the Lord

February 14, 2013

As a reminder, tomorrow (Feb. 15th) is the feast of the Meeting of the Lord.  Services will be held according to the following schedule: Tonight (Feb. 14th): 6:30pm – Vigil Tomorrow (Feb. 15th): 9:15am – Divine Liturgy

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New Church Beautification Photos are online…

January 31, 2013

    Over the past year and a half, a significant amount of work has been done to the interior of Christ the Savior Church, primarily focused on Church Beautification.  Some of the additions include the following: Dec 2011: Candle Counter, Fresco Icons and Initial Toweling in Narthex Pascha 2012: Toweling in Nave and altar, […]

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Photo Report from Jim and Tatiana’s Wedding

January 29, 2013

On November 25, 2012, Jim Lees and Tatiana Linger were united in Holy Matrimony in Christ the Savior Orthodox Church.  The wedding and the reception which followed was a joyous event in our humble parish.  May God grant Jim and Tatiana many years and lives filled with the love of God and each other! Photos […]

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Photos from Parish Life 2012 Published

January 29, 2013

Our parishioner Anton Shelepov graciously shared a large number of photos taken at Christ the Savior parish during the 2012 year.  These photographs are quite beautiful and, with Anton’s permission, they have been uploaded to our parish photo album and are available for viewing at this link.

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The 40th Day Panihida was served for Faina Barinova

January 28, 2013

On January 28th, the 40th day Panihida was served for the Faina Barinova, the mother of our dear parishioner Vera Barinova.  Following the Panihida, a memorial meal (paminka) was served.  Both the service and memorial meal were attended by a large number of Vera’s friends.  We offer heartfelt condolences to Vera with the passing of […]

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The Theophany of the Lord in Christ the Savior Church – 2013

January 24, 2013

On January 5th (18th OS) and 6th (19th OS), services for Holy Theophany were served in Christ the Savior Church.  On the morning of the feast, a festive Divine Liturgy was served, followed by the Greater Blessing of Waters.  After the conclusion of the Liturgy, several of the faithful traveled to Huntington where the Ohio […]

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Nativity Services in Christ the Savior Church

January 24, 2013

Photo reports are available on the celebration of the Birth of Christ in Christ the Savior Church at the links below. Eve of Nativity (Great Vespers, Vigil, 12 Dish Dinner) Nativity (Liturgy, Festive Trapeza with Caroling) Caroling at Holy Cross Monastery

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