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First organization meeting

11/15/16

Russian Christmas - First Divine Liturgy at Serbian Orthodox Church Hall

01/07/17

Charter of Incorporation; Shaw Avenue property purchased; began construction of church edifice

04/16/17

Blessing of cornerstone

07/04/18

First Annual Homecoming festivals

11/03/35

Ground Breaking

09/01/54

Beginning of construction for multi-purpose building, Parish house, and Russian Orthodox Center...

Fr. Dimitri H. Ermakov assigned Rector

07/01/70

Balalaika Beginnings

11/03/70

First rehearsal for the balalaika orchestra, which will be known as the Western Pennsylvania Balalaika Orchestra...

Old church demolition

09/10/73

Beginning of new church construction

First Divine Liturgy in new church

01/05/75

Consecration of Church by Bishop Theodosius

11/02/75

Iconostasis completion

01/17/86

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Upcoming Schedule
Sunday
9:00am - Sunday School
10:00am - Divine Liturgy
  
Saturday
5:00pm - Vespers
  
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Dormition of the Blessed Virgin Mary Russian Orthodox Church

 

330 Shaw Avenue

McKeesport, PA 15132

 

412-672-3444 (office)

412-469-8879 (home)