The first Sunday of the month we will not have a Readers Service in Tuscaloosa. We will attend St. Symeon's in Birmingham, Alabama so that we may take communion. All other weekends we will continue to have Readers Service in Tuscaloosa.
There will be no Holy Week services at St. Gregory's. Please attend St. Symeon's in Birmingham for Holy Week and Pascha services. For a listing of service dates and times plese visit birminghamorthodox.com
The Very Reverend Archpriest Demetrius Edwards, age 68, fell asleep in our Lord, January 7, 2016. He was preceded in death by his loving wife Matushka Constance, parents Coraline and Theodore, sisters Carolyn and Mayline. He was an adoring father to Lori Edwards and Bethany Tsismanakis (James), devoted grandfather (Grumpy) to Nickolas, Gabriel, Alexander and caring brother to Betty Mynatt, Jimmy, James and Ralph Edwards. He faithfully served God and His Holy Orthodox Church. He was a founding member of St. Symeon and St. Gregory Orthodox Churches. It was his honor to serve the faithful of St. Gregory’s as their parish priest for 24 years.
Services will be held at St. Gregory’s Orthodox Church, Moundville, Alabama. Visitation will be Jan. 10, from 5-7 p.m. with Panikhida service at 7 p.m. Funeral service Jan. 11 at 10 a.m. The V. Rev. Archpriests Alexander Fecanin and John Stefero officiating. Burial at St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Cemetery, Brookside, Alabama. Family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials in his honor be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
May his memory be eternal!
St. Gregory the Theologian Orthodox Church welcomes you to our website! Our parish is part of the Diocese of the South in the Orthodox Church in America (OCA). While our church is located in Moundville, Alabama we serve the entire Tuscaloosa metro area and we invite you to worship with us for one of our services which you can find here.