Welcome to St. John the Divine
We are a parish of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian archdiocese of
We are a pan-Orthodox church. We welcome all nationalities.
Our ethnic diversity includes Middle Eastern, Greek, Russian, and
Slavonic backgrounds. We are also blessed with many committed converts.
Please contact us if you have any questions. You are welcome to
attend our services.
Peace be with you.
Upcoming Events and Services
Fr. Philip Rogers
discern the Lord’s will in moving forward we are holding our
services at 729 East School Street. See you there!
It is with sorrow that we acknowledge the reassignment of Fr. Philip to
another church in Tennessee. We have benefited beyond measure from
his tireless efforts and excellent spiritual guidance. He has been a
brilliant light shining and guiding us through these difficult times. He
will be missed tremendously.
for the times for the
celebration of these services as well as our normal monthly services.
As we continue to grow and do the
work that the Lord has called us, we are constantly in need of
assistance. Donations can come in the form of financial help, labor
towards our many different projects and upkeep needs, food for our
pantry, or ideas for how we can more successfully shine the Light of
Christ in Lake Charles.
Are you looking for an
opportunity to help out our Church community? Do you see a need
that is not being addressed that you would like to help with?
Please speak with Fr. Michael if you any thoughts.
If you have particular ideas
for topics, please let Fr. Michael know.
Teachings of the Church Fathers
“If you want the Lord to hear you, never offend anyone. Your words
should be peaceful, sweet, leavened with honey.” -
Elder Ieronymos of Aegina