St. John the Divine Antiochian Orthodox Church

528 Seventh Street
Lake Charles, LA  70601

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Concerning the january 2014 fire

Welcome to St. John the Divine



We are a parish of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian archdiocese of North America.

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

While we discern the Lord’s will in moving forward we are holding our services at 528 Seventh Street. See you there!

10-11-15 10 am Typica w/Communion
Dn. Elias
10-17-15 10 am Divine Liturgy w/
Fr. Michael
10-25-15 10 am Typica w/Communion
Dn. Elias
10-31-15 10 am Divine Liturgy w/
Fr. Michael

Fr. Philip Rogers
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.

Special Services.  See the calendar for the times for the celebration of these services as well as our normal monthly services.

Donations Needed.
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.

Volunteers Needed.
 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.

A Missions and Evangelism Project of the Archdiocese

Metropolitan Joseph   Metropolitan Joseph


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