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Welcome to Saint Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church

Irvine, California

“Make love your aim.”  1 Corinthians 14:1

What is the Orthodox Church?

The Orthodox Christian Faith has much to offer the world, and yet it is unknown to most American Christians.  St. Paul’s offers education classes for adults,  Bible studies, digital resources, and more
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Attend a Worship Service

Whether you are Orthodox or not, we invite you to join us for worship on Sunday.  The main service is the Divine Liturgy, which begins at 10:00 am.   See schedule of services for more information

Prayer

“Prayer is the test of everything. If prayer is right everything is right.” – St. Theophan the Recluse (1815-1894)  Read more about learning how to pray…

Worship Services

Every Sunday Morning Prayer (Matins) 9:00 am
Divine Liturgy 10:00 am
Wednesday
August 29
The Beheading of St. John the Baptist
Divine Liturgy – 10:00 AM  (Morning Prayer, 9:00 AM)
Saturday
September 1
Church New Year / Prayer for Creation
Divine Liturgy – 10:00 AM  (Morning Prayer, 9:00 AM)
Saturday
September 8
The Birth of the Theotokos
Divine Liturgy – 10:00 AM  (Morning Prayer, 9:00 AM)
Friday
September 14
Exaltation of the Holy Cross
Divine Liturgy – 10:00 AM  (Morning Prayer, 9:00 AM)
Procession with the Cross 11:15 AM

Events

  • Friday, September 7, 2018
    Saint Paul’s Golf Classic
  • Saturday, October 6, 2019
    10:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Men’s Retreat:  When Men Pray
    With George Papageorge

  • Friday, October 26, 2019 | 7:30 pm
    40th Anniversary Church Music Concert + Reception

  • Friday, November 9th 7-9 pm
    Saturday, November 10th 9 am -12:30 pm
    Called to be Free: the Freedom of Orthodoxy
    With Father Barnabas Powell

“Love one another”
John 13:34
“If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.”
Matthew 16:24
“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.”
John 1.1

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Saint Paul's Greek Orthodox Church

From this morning’s Service of the Preparation of the Bread and Wine before beginning the celebration of the Liturgy. Special thanks to Derick Fouts for making the Bread of Offering.

A prayer from the service:

O God, our God, You sent our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, the heavenly Bread, as food for the whole world, that He might be our savior, redeemer, and benefactor, blessing and sanctifying us: Bless this Offering, and accept it upon Your heavenly Altar. Remember those who offered it and those for whom it was offered, for You are good and love mankind. Preserve us blameless in the celebration of Your divine Mysteries.

For sanctified and glorified is Your most honorable and majestic Name: of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, now and ever and unto ages of ages. AMEN.
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