After five years of worshipping in our current space in the home of one of our members, St John Cassian Chapel has purchased a permanent building of our own. The new location will be at 1731 13th Street North in Bessemer, Alabama. The new facility features a large worship space, a fellowship hall, kitchen, offices, nursery, and library, as well as room to expand for classrooms and a ‘flex space’ for meetings, adult education, catechism, and other uses.
The building needs some work, and we will soon be beginning renovations to turn it into a truly Orthodox temple, worthy of the Lord. We anticipate moving in before Great Lent this church year.
If you would like to help out with the renovations, either by donating your time and labor, or through a financial contribution, we would be very grateful for your assistance. Dates/times for workdays will be announced here and on our FaceBook page. Donations can be processed securely through PayPal here.
We would like to extend a big THANK YOU to everyone who has helped us over the years, all of those who have prayed for us, and to everyone who has supported us as we have grown from a small group to real community of Orthodox Christians. We know that this move will be a big step toward helping bring the light of Orthodox Christianity to the people of Bessemer and the surrounding areas of metro-Birmingham.