St. Paul the Apostle Orthodox Church

Dayton, Ohio



St. Paul's is a family-friendly, all-in-English parish of the Orthodox Church in America, Diocese of the Midwest. We welcome visitors and inquirers, and look forward to the chance to introduce ourselves to you!


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What's New


Special Event: St. Paul's Second Icon Exhibition October 14-16
Mary & The Saints: A Celebration of Eastern Orthodox Iconography



This exhibition features more than 75 rare icons of the Virgin Mary and various other saints commemorated by Eastern Orthodox Christianity. Taken from private collections across the United States, the exhibition will include unique examples from 15th century Medieval Russia, 16th and 17th century Greece, through 19th century Imperial Russia as well as contemporary Icons painted in America. This is a singular opportunity to view prime examples of the spiritual art of the Eastern Orthodox Church as they were originally intended in their appropriate setting. Admission is free. Both self-guided and docent tours will be available.
Weekend Schedule
Friday, October 14th : 5-8 PM (Opening Reception;
Greek Street Food Truck in the parking lot)
Saturday, October 15th: 10 - 5 PM
Sunday, October 16th : 12 PM - 5 PM
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Wednesday Morning Discussion Group will NOT meet this week. Next meeting will be Wednesday, September 28, 11 AM to discuss chapters 5-8 of On the Edge of the World by Nikolai Leskov, the story of an Orthodox mission priest and bishop in 19th century Siberia.
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Sunday Afternoon Discussion Group meets at noon, Sunday, September 25 to continue the discussion of Volume 4, Spirituality, of Fr. Tom Hopko's The Orthodox Faith, revised edition. The complete text is also available online at OCA.org at no cost. Some copies will also be available through the parish bookstore - see Fr Ted.
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NEW from Fr. Ted's Blog
9/20:  The Fathers: Moderation, Excess and Addiction
9/19:  The Parable of the Rebellious Tenants
9/18:  Defying Our Self-Loving Nature
9/17:  Christ Lives in Me
9/16:  The Cross of the Temple
9/15:  Exulting in the Cross
9/14:  The Cross: Sign of Victory over Evil
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OCA Review for September 2016 is here: monthly highlights in PDF from the OCA website.