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We are a parish of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia in the Acworth, Georgia area. We are a “Western Rite” parish; which means that if you are visiting from a Roman Catholic, Episcopal, Anglican, or another Christian background, then you’ll find something that you’ll be familiar with and some things that are “different”. The fact that we are a Russian Orthodox Church doesn’t mean that you have to be of Russian descent or speak Russian. Our worship is in English and we have people from all walks of life who come together and worship in the way that the ancient undivided Church has worshiped to this modern day.
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Some things just don’t need to be changed. The Orthodox Church has remained “unchanged” since 33 A.D. It was the Councils of the early Church that codified the Bible, that wrote the Creeds, and that has preserved the teachings of Jesus Christ without change down to the modern day.
The Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia is was established in North America and other countries to bring people from all nations to the “fullness of the Christian Faith. Today, it has maintained it’s presence and vitality as one of the foremost Orthodox Church bodies in America.
The Orthodox Church was established by Jesus Christ in 33 A.D. It has remained unchanged down to the present day. It is a timeless Faith that has survived in pure and unadulterated form. It’s worship and Liturgy have a sense of profound sacredness . A Christian of the 4th Century would be able to come into a modern Orthodox service and instantly recognize the form of the Liturgy.
“The Good Shepherd””
We are currently meeting at the Acworth Church of God of Prophecy at 2877 Estuary Drive Acworth, Georgia 30101 This is a temporary arrangement as we look for a permanent location. Liturgy is at 10:30am.
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