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Does anyone know where to locate a Church?
« on: December 20, 2012, 02:23:45 AM »
 I'm trying to find a place to attend Liturgy if I can, but I have no idea where to start. Does anyone know how to help with it?

 I live in the Spokane area, if that helps!

 p.s. Sorry if this is in the wrong forum. :p
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Re: Does anyone know where to locate a Church?
« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2012, 03:20:07 AM »
This site will help you locate any Eastern Orthodox Church in North America:
http://orthodoxyinamerica.org/

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Re: Does anyone know where to locate a Church?
« Reply #2 on: December 20, 2012, 03:22:11 AM »
Also, you might want to read this article before attending. It's tells briefly about some aspects of Byzantine liturgy. Reading it might help you avoid some cultural shocks. :)
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Re: Does anyone know where to locate a Church?
« Reply #4 on: December 20, 2012, 06:41:05 AM »
This site will help you locate any Eastern Orthodox Church in North America:
http://orthodoxyinamerica.org/



Excellent resource.  I have used it myself!

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Re: Does anyone know where to locate a Church?
« Reply #5 on: December 20, 2012, 02:21:18 PM »
The Greek Church. http://holytrinityspokane.org/
Antiochian Eastern- Rite http://www.christthesavior.us/
Antiochian Western- Rite http://spokaneorthodox.com/
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Re: Does anyone know where to locate a Church?
« Reply #6 on: December 20, 2012, 02:54:44 PM »
 Thanks you guys! Turns out there's an Antiochian Church right in my area! :)

 Also, how should one dress to attend the Divine Liturgy?

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Re: Does anyone know where to locate a Church?
« Reply #7 on: December 20, 2012, 04:08:48 PM »
Thanks you guys! Turns out there's an Antiochian Church right in my area! :)

 Also, how should one dress to attend the Divine Liturgy?
Dress conservatively, and respectfully.

Also, it depends on the parish. In my ROCOR parish, a nice dress shirt and trousers will do you just fine, while the Greek church i go to sometimes, anything less than a full suit will look out of place a little. A nice compromise I find, if i am ever unsure to dress, in any situation(church or otherwise) is what is called a business casual dress, which is a nice pair of trousers and a polo.

Remember though, most importantly, your dress should be to glorify God and not be distracting.

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Re: Does anyone know where to locate a Church?
« Reply #8 on: December 20, 2012, 04:21:44 PM »
I live in Portland, Or. And have several friends who attended that parish. It's a good one. Wear what makes you comfortable. You'll have a good time.
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Re: Does anyone know where to locate a Church?
« Reply #9 on: December 20, 2012, 05:27:27 PM »
Thanks you guys! Turns out there's an Antiochian Church right in my area! :)

 Also, how should one dress to attend the Divine Liturgy?
Business casual will be fine there, I don't know about the Greek Church I haven't checked it out yet. 8)
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