“Greek Orthodox Christian Church - Birmingham, Alabama”

Photography Credits: Beth Hontzas - Music: Presbytera Katerina Makiej






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Catechumens/Inquirers
October 13 - November 28, 2022

- Denise Obregon -




Catechumens and Inquirers

Are you interested in learning more about the Orthodox faith? Sundays, beginning 10/30 at 11:45am, Fr Gregory will host an 8 week class to explore the teachings, practices, and history of the Orthodox Church. The class is both for non-Orthodox who know little about the faith, and for Orthodox Christians who wish to learn more.

For more information, sign up here or call Denise in the Cathedral office (205-716-3080)



Denise Obregón is the oldest of 6 children, raised in a military family. With her family, she lived in Massachusetts, Alaska, Maryland, Ohio, Florida, as well as Okinawa...[more]
“Greek Orthodox Christian Church - Birmingham, Alabama”

Photography Credits: Beth Hontzas - Music: Presbytera Katerina Makiej

Sunday Morning Divine Liturgy - 9:30

307 19th Street South, Birmingham, Alabama 35233 | Fr. Gregory Edwards, Dean | 205.716.3080





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Denise Obregón is the oldest of 6 children, raised in a military family. With her family, she lived in Massachusetts, Alaska, Maryland, Ohio, Florida, as well as Okinawa and Germany. She met Fr Ernesto while they were both college students. She has been actively involved in church life since her teen years, (from Protestant Army chapel through Alliance, Presbyterian, Methodist, Baptist, Jesus people home churches, Episcopal/Anglican, and Orthodox since 2004). She has a BS in Medical Technology (hospital lab) with post graduate work in Theology, English as a Second Language, and Spanish. Denise has worked as a lifeguard, medical technologist, missionary, regional supervisor for fast food restaurants, receptionist, customer support, administrative assistant, bilingual case manager, instructor for Spanish and English. With her husband, as missionaries in Bolivia and Peru for 10 years (1990- 2000), she led the children's and women's ministry, Bible study courses, planned retreats, supervised short term volunteers, participated in the choir, and taught (British!) English. She has 3 daughters and 10 grandkids, ‘who are jewels in my crown and I love them to pieces. I like to read, walk, crochet, and play with grandchildren.