• A community of faith, Saint Barbara Greek Orthodox Church, Orange, CT

  • Growing in faith and knowledge of Jesus Christ through Holy Scripture and Holy Tradition.

  • Glorifying the Holy Resurrection of our Savior

  • We work together diligently celebrating cultural, educational, and community awareness in the Greater New Haven area and to the world.

  • We build the bridge between generations of all ages exemplifying unity in Christ in all we do.

  • We honor and appreciate those who have been exemplary in their service to Christian ministry.

Welcome to

St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church

"Welcome one another, therefore, just as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God." - Romans 15:7

Through this web site, we are pleased to be able to introduce you to the same worship and fellowship as it is expressed in the life of our Church. If you are a steward of our parish, or are considering joining our community, these web pages will acquaint you with what our parish offers.  We pray that you will enjoy learning more about the Orthodox Church and our parish and welcome you to join us in worship as we continue our Journey of Faith.  We hope the information on this site will provide you with daily inspiration to follow the commandments of God as we all strive to seek salvation and live life in the Light of the Resurrection of Christ.


Holiday Fantasy of Trees

The Saint Barbara Ladies Philoptochos Society presents its Annual Holiday Fantasy of Trees in the Saint Barbara Ballroom on the weekend of November 17-18, 2018.  Join us and view the spectacularly and creatively decorated Christmas Trees - and enjoy an opportunity to take one home with you.

Peruse the various vendor booths and enjoy some wonderfully homemade prepared traditional Greek food and pastry.

To view the schedule of events for the weekend as well as a list of trees and sponsors click on this link.

All proceeds benefit the philanthropic work of Philoptochos.


Choir Christmas Concert

Join us on Saturday, December 15, 2018 for an inspiring and beautiful evening of song and celebration celebrating the Christmas Season and the 100th Anniversary of the Saint Barbara Parish.

The free concert begins at 7:00 p.m. and will be held in the Church Proper.  The open to all and features the Musical Talents of the Saint Barbara Choir and the Saint Barbara Youth Choir under the direction of Stacey Schinas Grimaldi.


Sunday School Catechetical Program

The phiolosophy of the Saint Barbara Sunday School program is based on a Chirstocentric approach, which prepares the students with priciples of the Orthodox Faith, encouraging them to grow in God's service.  Our program seeks to build a solid foundation for the children of our community through exemplary lessons in the teaching and worship practices of the Greek Orthodox Faith.  

Click on the image to the left to view the Sunday School Handbook.  Click here to view the Registration Form.


Greek Language School

The philosophy of the Saint Barbara Greek Language School Program is based on a desire to offer our parishioners, who have a longing to become versed in the Greek Language, a loving, caring and supportive environment that will nurture the desire to learn and excel in their study of the Greek Language.  

Click on the image to the left to view the Greek Language School Handbook.  Click here to view the Registration Form.


Join Our Parish List Servers

Get updated on all the news and information about our parish by subscribing to our parish's email listservers here.


Online Stewardship

You can now make your 2018 Stewardship pledge online.  Simply click here to go to our online pledge form and make your monthly stewardship pledge with your credit card.




 

Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 11/16/2018

Matthew the Apostle & Evangelist
Visit the Online Chapel for more daily readings, hymns, a monthly calendar of saints and feasts, and more.

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Parish Publications:

Winter 2018


2019 Ad Journal


Upcoming Events and Services

Σαρανταήμερο

Nov 15

Nativity Fast Begins

Nov 15

Ἀπόστολος καὶ Εὐαγγελιστὴς Ματθαῖος

Nov 16

Matthew the Apostle & Evangelist

Nov 16

Philoptochos Holiday Fantasy of Trees

Nov 17

Gregory the Wonderworker & Bishop of Neo-Caesarea

Nov 17

See more on our Calendar Page »


Upcoming Events 

Annual Gala

Annual Ad Book

Grief & Wellness Group

Reading Group

JOY Events Flier


Registration Forms 

Sunday School

Greek Language School

Adult Greek School

Basketball

Volleyball

Adult Basketball

GOYA Fall Retreat


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