“Greek Orthodox Christian Church - Birmingham, Alabama”

Photography Credits: Beth Hontzas - Music: Presbytera Katerina Makiej


Living Faith



Sermons
Experiencing God's Wonder
Sunday Sermon
September 25, 2022
Father Micah shares with us how we might experience God's wonder. ...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
A Word from the Holy Mtn.
Sunday Sermon
September 18, 2022
Father Gregory shares some words from his recent visit to Mount Athos. ...
Fr. Gregory Edwards, Ph.D
Sermons
Youth Sermon - Holy Cross
Sunday Sermon
September 13, 2022
Father Paul shares the Good News of the Holy Cross with our youth. ...
Fr. Paul Costopoulos
Sermons
Faithfulness to Christ
Sunday Sermon
September 05, 2022
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Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Symbol of Faith - Finale
Nicene Creed
August 28, 2022
Today Father Gregory concludes his sermon series, The Symbol of Faith, with the lines, I expect the resurrection of the dead. And the life o...
Fr. Gregory Edwards, Ph.D
Sermons
Symbol of Faith - Part 7
Nicene Creed
August 21, 2022
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Fr. Gregory Edwards, Ph.D
Sermons
The Value of Prayer
Sunday Sermon
August 14, 2022
Today, on the 9th Sunday of Matthew, the Gospel comes to us from Matthew 14:22-34. Jesus comes to His disciples, who are unsure who He is, w...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Symbol of Faith - Part 6
Nicene Creed
August 07, 2022
In today's Gospel, taken from Matthew 14:14-22, Jesus has compassion on a gathering of people, healing their sick and feeding five thous...
Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
Symbol of Faith - Part 5
Nicene Creed
July 31, 2022
Today, the 7th Sunday of Matthew, Father Gregory continues to examine the Nicene Constantinopolitan Creed with part 5 in his series, Symbol ...
Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
Practical Christianity
Sunday Sermon
July 24, 2022
Today, on the 6th Sunday of Matthew, the Epistle reading comes to us from Romans 12:6-14. Father Micah's message encourages Orthodox Chr...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Symbol of Faith - Part 4
Nicene Creed
July 17, 2022
Today, as we celebrate the Holy Fathers of the 4th Ecumenical council, Father Gregory appropriately continues his sermon series on the Nicen...
Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
Symbol of Faith - Part 3
Nicene Creed
July 10, 2022
Today, on the 4th Sunday of Matthew, the Gospel comes to us from Matthew 8:5-13. Therein, we hear of a centurion who is a model for Orthodox...
Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
Seek First His Kingdom
Sunday Sermon
July 03, 2022
Today, on the 3rd Sunday of Matthew, the Gospel comes to us from Matthew 6:22-33. Therein Jesus tells us we should not be anxious about basi...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Free and United
Sermon - 2nd Sunday of Matthew
July 02, 2022
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Father Elias Stevens
Sermons
Sunday of All Saints
Sunday Sermon
June 19, 2022
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Fr. Ernesto Obregon
Sermons
Symbol of Faith - Part 2
Nicene Creed
June 12, 2022
Today in Orthodoxy we celebrate God's Spirit poured out on all flesh in the last days, Holy Pentecost. Father Gregory continues his seri...
Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
Symbol of Faith - Part 1
Nicene Creed
June 05, 2022
Today we celebrate 318 Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council who gathered in Nicaea in 325 A.D. The Orthodox Church recognizes several cou...
Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
Communion with Creation
Sunday of the Blind Man
May 29, 2022
Today, on the Sunday of The Blind Man, the Gospel is read from John 9:1-38. In this pericope, we hear about the healing of a man born withou...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Spirit and Truth
Sunday of the Samaritan Woman
May 22, 2022
Today, on the Sunday of the Samaritan Woman, the Gospel is read from John 4:5-42. In the abundance of richness in this Gospel, Father Micah ...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Sunday of the Paralytic
Sunday Sermon
May 15, 2022
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His Grace Bishop Sebastian
Sermons
The Day of Resurrection
The Myrrh Bearing Women
May 08, 2022
Today is the Sunday of the Myrrh Bearing Women, who came to the Tomb to anoint Jesus with spices. The Gospel is taken from Mark 15:43 - 16:1...
Fr. Paul Costopoulos
Sermons
Wounded Healers
Thomas Sunday
May 01, 2022
Today, on Thomas Sunday, the Gospel is taken from John 20:19-31. Jesus appears to His Apostles, giving them peace and showing them His hands...
Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
Palm Sunday
Sunday Sermon
April 17, 2022
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Fr. Paul Costopoulos
Sermons
Our Father - Conclusion
Sunday Sermon
April 10, 2022
Today Father Gregory concludes his series on the Lord's Prayer by contemplating the line "But deliver us from evil." The previ...
Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
Sunday St. John Climacus
Sunday Sermon
April 03, 2022
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Fr. Ernesto Obregon
Sermons
Sunday of The Holy Cross
Sunday Sermon
March 27, 2022
Today is known as the Sunday of The Holy Cross. The Church places the Cross of Christ in our midst as a signpost on our journey toward Pasch...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Our Father - Part 6
Sunday Sermon
March 20, 2022
Today Father Gregory continues his series on the Lord's Prayer with the line, "and lead us not into temptation." Temptations i...
Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
Sunday of Orthodoxy
Sunday Sermon
March 13, 2022
Today is the first Sunday in Lent. It is also known as the Sunday of Orthodoxy, a day we commemorate the restoration of Holy Icons back into...
Fr. Dcn.Tikhon Cobb
Reflection
Forgiveness Sunday
Sunday Reflection
March 06, 2022
Today, on Forgiveness Sunday, the Gospel comes to us from Matthew 6:14-21. The Lord said, "If you forgive men their trespasses, your he...
Dr. Jeannie Constantinou
Sermons
Our Father - Part 5
Sunday Sermon
February 27, 2022
Today is Meatfare or Judgement Sunday in the Orthodox Church. Father Gregory reminds us that we live in a fallen world, speaking on the horr...
Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
The Prodigal Awakens
Sunday Sermon
February 20, 2022
Today in the Orthodox Church is known as the Sunday of the Prodigal Son. The Gospel reading for the day comes to us from Luke 15:11-32. In t...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Our Father - Part 4
Sunday Sermon
February 13, 2022
Today Father Gregory continues his series on the Lord's Prayer by reflecting on the petition, "Give us this day our daily bread.&qu...
Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
Our Father - Part 3
Sunday Sermon
February 06, 2022
Today, Father Gregory resumes his series on the Lord's Prayer with Part 3 of Our Father at the phrase, "Your will be done on earth ...
Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
Illumined to Give Glory
Sunday Sermon
January 30, 2022
In today's Gospel taken from Matthew 5:14-19, Jesus tells us we are to let our light shine before men, allowing them to see our good wor...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Prayer Makes God Visible
Sunday Sermon
January 23, 2022
Father Micah takes an aside from our current sermon series, Our Father. In today's Gospel lesson taken from Luke 18:35-43, a blind man c...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Our Father - Part 2
Sunday Sermon
January 16, 2022
Today, Father Gregory continues his series on the Lord's Prayer. Each of the three lines covered today, Hallowed be Thy name, Thy kingdo...
Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
Our Father - Part 1
Sunday Sermon
January 09, 2022
Today Father Gregory shares part one of a three-part series on the rich and deep central prayer of the Orthodox Church, The Lord's Praye...
Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
Mark's Radical New Gospel
Sunday Sermon
January 02, 2022
Today, on the Sunday before Epiphany the Gospel comes to us from Mark 1:1-8. Scholars consider Mark to be the oldest Gospel writer and the i...
Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
New Exodus, a New People
Sunday Sermon
December 26, 2021
Today, on the Sunday after the Nativity, the Gospel comes to us from Matthew 2:13-23. The second chapter of Matthew corresponds to the Old T...
Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
Love is Sacrifice
Sunday Sermon
December 19, 2021
Today on the Sunday before the Nativity, the Gospel lesson is taken from Matthew 1:1-25. In this pericope, we hear the genealogy of Jesus Ch...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Awake O Sleeper and Arise
Sunday Sermon
December 12, 2021
Today, on the 11th Sunday of Luke, the Epistle reading comes to us from Ephesians 5:8-19. In this pericope, St. Paul encourages the faithful...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Straightened to Praise
Sunday Sermon
December 05, 2021
Today, on the 10th Sunday of Luke, the Gospel reading comes from Luke 13:10-17. In this pericope, Jesus encounters a woman with a spirit of ...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Gifts Offered for All
Sunday Sermon
November 28, 2021
Today on the 13th Sunday of Luke the Gospel reading comes to us from Luke 18:18-27. A ruler comes to Jesus seeking the answer for eternal li...
Fr. Dcn.Tikhon Cobb
Sermons
Entrance of the Theotokos
Sunday Sermon
November 21, 2021
Today we celebrate The Entrance of the Theotokos into the temple. This Feast commemorates Joachim and Anna's offering of Mary to the tem...
Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
We Are the Innkeepers
Sunday Sermon
November 14, 2021
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Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
Healed by Christ Himself
Sunday Sermon
November 07, 2021
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Fr. Paul Costopoulos
Sermons
Is Lazaros at Your Gate?
Sunday Sermon
October 31, 2021
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Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
Contemporary Possession
Sunday Sermon
October 24, 2021
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Fr. Micah Hirschy
Sermons
Speaking in Parables
Sunday Sermon
October 17, 2021
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Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean
Sermons
Life and Death Meet
Sunday Sermon
October 11, 2021
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Fr. Gregory Edwards Ph.D - Dean


“Greek Orthodox Christian Church - Birmingham, Alabama”

Photography Credits: Beth Hontzas - Music: Presbytera Katerina Makiej

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