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Please join us for services in the Norwood building, 34 N Main St., so that we may worship without restrictions
on numbers. There will be plenty of room for social distancing!! 


                      2021 Stewardship Appeal  


Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

We are the only Orthodox Church in St. Lawrence county. St. Lawrence county is the

largest county in our state. What an opportunity! What an opportunity to build the Orthodox

Church in America. We are not here to cater to a certain demographic or cultural group. We are

here to bring Orthodoxy to everyone.  >>>Read More

St. Olympia Chapel




To the new website for the Saint Olympia Orthodox Church located in Potsdam, New York.

Please bookmark this page to return again and see the changes.


Weekly Service Schedule:



Great Vespers 5:00 PM



Matins – 8:45 am (9:30 am during the summer)

Divine Liturgy – 10 am


Fellowship meal following the services


St. Olympia Orthodox Church in Potsdam, NY, is young church community under the Orthodox 
Church of America, Diocese of New York/New Jersey in cooperation with the Monastery of St. Silouan the
Athonite, OCA Archdiocese of Canada. Divine Liturgies are held weekly at a private chapel. Fellowship and
a parish lunch follow the services. For many years prior to the establishment of this mission, St. Vasilios Greek
Orthodox Church in Watertown, NY, came to Potsdam twice a year to hold a liturgy. The services offered by
this mission parish are meant to supplement those offerings.
 Members of the St. Olympia Orthodox Church are from all ethnic backgrounds: Greek, Russian, Albanian, 
Ukrainian, Eritrean... and just plain American.
Services are primarily in English, and the music is from both the
Byzantine chant and Russian choral traditions. The community is a mix of students,
post-doctoral researchers
and faculty, as well as local families. It is a blend of "cradle Orthodox," converts to the faith and people
exploring Orthodoxy

The community is cared for by our Priest Fr. Paul Fedoroff, Priest in Charge.

For a printable flyer on our Mission

  St Olympia Info Flyer




Here are two very important links from Archbishop Michael

Archpastoral Letter Regarding the Coronavirus Pandemic



Diocesan Guidelines Concerning the Coronavirus Pandemic


 Please share these links with other so that we can spread the word

We recognize that with the constantly changing COVID-19 situation around the world, this is an unprecedented time for everyone — a time that, for many, is filled with uncertainty


Parish Announcement re Venerating Without Touching Icons and Other Sacred Items 


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