Who we are


We are Orthodox Christians living in Carbondale, IL, home of Southern Illinois University (SIUC), and surrounding areas.

Our mission is addressed  to Orthodox Christians of all nationalities, including American, Greek, Middle Eastern, Russian, Romanian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Georgian, Albanian, who reside or are visiting the area. It wholeheartedly  welcomes also all inquirers of any Christian or non-Christian confession. Please “Come and See”!

Our mission is under the auspices of the Antiochian  Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America

with the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph and of His Grace Bishop Anthony of Toledo and the Midwest.


The mission church is currently located at

1320 South Giant City Road, Suite G,

Carbondale, IL 62902.

(Driving south on Giant City Road from Hwy 13, 

it is on the right side in the block between

E. Park St. and Vercliff Dr.,

behind “Giant City Plaza”.

Click also on this link for directions.

PLEASE NOTE: Actual Google directions may still be wrong!

For additional information please call

Fr. James at 314-440-8924.

Serving Orthodox faithful and inquirers in Carbondale, IL and surrounding areas