Our Vision and Mission
Our VISION Is:
Taking the Gospel to the world for it's life & salvation
"For as in one body we have many members, and all the members do not have the same function, so we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members of one another." Romans 12:4
Saint James Orthodox Christian Church Services were first held in the Fall of 1979. Fr. Eresto Rios was Saint James first Priest and still remains as Pastor. Fr. Maximus Urbanowicz is the Priest at Saint James. He has traveled the world as a missionary, until God called him to the Orthodox Church.
Our MISSION Is:
We are Great Commission church manifesting Jesus Christ to
the world by fishing for men (evangelism), feeding the faithful
(teaching/ sacraments), and following Jesus Christ as His disciple
(discipleship) according to Orthodox Christianity.
What is Orthodoxy?
The Orthodox Church is:
Evangelical but not Protestant.
It is Orthodox but not Jewish.
It is Catholic but not Roman.
It is not denominational.
It is PRE-denominational.
It has believed, taught, preserved, defended and died for the faith of the Apostles,
since the Day of Pentecost.