Inaugural Liturgy Served in San Diego Mission

Bishop Sergios of Loch Lomond, Igoumenos of Saint Gregory of Sinai Monastery in Lake County, California, served the first liturgy in a new Mission effort in San Diego on Sunday, August 1/14.

His Eminence, Metropolitan Moses of Portland blessed the San Diego Mission to designate Saint John of Shanghai and the Western United States as its patron saint.

This inaugural Liturgy was served in the home of Dr and Mrs James Seraphim Steger.

We intend to serve once a month during this initial phase, to see if there are Orthodox Christians interested in joining a liturgical community whose Hierarchs are not involved in the pan-heresy of ecumenism - particularly in its chief institutional expressions, the World Council of Churches and the National Council of Churches.

Please contact Bishop Sergios at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested in this Mission, and would like more information. You can also reach Bishop Sergios by phone at 707 279 0488, and by post at Saint Gregory of Sinai Monastery, 8252 Harrington Flat Road, Kelseyville, CA 95451.

Dr Steger can be reached directly by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The liturgy is in English, and begins at 10 AM on designated Sundays.

The next liturgy at Saint John of Shanghai and the Western United States Mission in San Diego will be on Sunday, September 11, 2011.

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