Membership Application-St. Mary Orthodox Church-Falls Church, VA

 
Membership
How to formally join our parish community at St. Mary Orthodox Church.
"We being many, are one body in Christ, and members individually of one another." -Romans 12:5

Membership Form for Protection of the Holy Mother of God

“By virtue of his or her baptism and chrismation, an individual is a member of the Holy Orthodox Church which is the Body of Christ, and as such is called to live in accordance with her teachings, traditions, and religious services, and to regularly support the Church through the local parish.” (Episcopate By-Laws, Art. IX, sec. 13)

We invite you to become a member of Protection of the Holy Mother of God.  Orthodox Christians age 18 and over with official memberships more than six months old, are granted voting privileges in our annual Parish Assembly. If you already have an application on file, but have a change in marital or family status, you may want to consider updating your membership for our records.

Membership Form in Fill-In PDF format


Annual Stewardship Pledge Form for Protection of the Holy Mother of God
As a member of Protection of the Holy Mother of God, I understand that it is my (our) personal responsibility to help support, nurture, and build-up the Church through the wise of stewardship of the good gifts that God has given me (us): time, talents, and treasures.

Annual Pledge Form in Fill-In PDF format


You may submit your PDF form as an e-mail attachment to treasurer@stmaryorthodox.org or print and mail them to:
Protection of the Holy Mother of God Orthodox Church
ATTN: Treasurer
7223 Roosevelt Ave
Falls Church, VA 22042
Welcome to St. Mary Orthodox Church
 
"Today the faithful celebrate the feast with joy / illumined by your coming, O Mother of God. / Beholding your pure image we fervently cry to you; / Encompass us beneath the precious veil of your protection; / Deliver us from every form of evil by entreating Christ, / your Son and our God that He may save our souls.”

Consecrated in 1988, Protection of the Holy Mother of God Orthodox Church (St. Mary), is a community of the Orthodox Church in America, an English-language parish of the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America, that meets in Falls Church, VA.  Our congregation is a mix of cradle, convert, and "re-vert" worshippers, coming from all different walks of life and backgrounds. In other words, we are a great American "melting pot" of Orthodoxy in the heart of the Nation's Capital!


Our Mission:

To share the light and the joy of Christian Orthodoxy in Northern Virginia, to educate the faithful and newcomers in the Faith and its teachings and traditions, making them accessible to all, and to practice hospitality and community building in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.

"Celebrating over 25 Years of Truth, Tradition and Hospitality in Northern Virginia"
We invite you to join Rev. Father David Subu, Protodeacon Peter Danilchick, Deacon Nicholas Dujmovic and our entire community to share the fullness of faith with our friends and neighbors. Please join us for worship and fellowship. If you know someone who may be seeking an English-Service focused Orthodox community, please tell him or her about us!




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