Upcoming Youth Events
2024 Youth Events

Nerf n' Pizza

  • Date: Saturday, March 9th
  • Time: 11am - 3pm
  • Location: St. Michael's Church Old Forge
  • Description: Calling all St. Michael's youth! Join us for an afternoon of Nerf gun battles and Old Forge pizza! Ages 9 and up. Bring your own Nerf gun and a friend - darts and goggles provided. Questions? Contact Jason Hart - jasonhart4@gmail.com


Cosmic Bowling

  • Date: TBD - Summer 2024
  • Time: TBD
  • Location: Idle Hours North
  • Description: Youth of all ages are invited to join us for a fun night of Cosmic Bowling! Stay tuned for further details.


Washington DC

  • Date: TBD - 2024
  • Time: TBD
  • Location: Washington DC
  • Description: A one or two day overnight trip to Washington DC is being planned! We plan to visit the Orthodox Cathedral and Bible Museum.
Upcoming Calendar
  • Sat

    5:00PM Great Vespers and Matins
  • Sun

    9:10 The Hours
    9:30 Divine Liturgy.
  • Wed

    11:00AM-1:30PM Silent Prayer & Confession

What is the Orthodox Church?

“The Orthodox Christian 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 nearly 2,000 years ago.”
– Our Life in Christ

The Mission of The Orthodox Church in America, the local autocephalous Orthodox Christian Church, is to be faithful in fulfilling the commandment of Christ to “Go into all the world and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit…”

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St. Michael Orthodox Church is part of the Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania, which is presided over by The Most Reverend Mark (Maymon), Archbishop of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania. Our mission is bringing the joy of Christ's resurrection to those who have never heard the Good News, and to strengthen and encourage the faithful who reside within Old Forge and the local area. 

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The Holy Scripture is a collection of books written over multiple centuries by those inspired by God to do so. It is the primary witness to the Orthodox Christian faith, within Holy Tradition and often described as its highest point. It was written by the prophets and apostles in human language, inspired by the Holy Spirit, and collected, edited, and canonized by the Church.

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Holiness or sainthood is a gift (charisma) given by God to man, through the Holy Spirit. Man's effort to become a participant in the life of divine holiness is indispensable, but sanctification itself is the work of the Holy Trinity, especially through the sanctifying power of Jesus Christ, who was incarnate, suffered crucifixion, and rose from the dead, in order to lead us to the life of holiness, through the communion with the Holy Spirit.

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