St.John Chrysostom

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St. John Chrysostom Albanian Orthodox Church

Witnessing to the fullness of the Orthodox Faith in the City of Philadelphia

Divine Liturgy with Father Kakhaber Kurtanidze (Fr. Kai) every Sunday at 10:00

237 N 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 215-563-0979

All Services in English

To all parishioners, friends and new church members,

Come join the church and pray to Lord Jesus for blessings of joy and prosperity. We welcome all visitors to the church for Sunday prayers every week. Let’s come together and join us in praying Lord Jesus for making this world a peaceful and a better place.


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Recent Livestreams

Recent Photo Albums

Veneration of Holy Cross - 04/07/24

The Third Sunday of Great Lent is that of the Veneration of The Holy Cross. The Cross stands in the midst of the church in the middle of the Lenten Season to be venerated as that reality by which man must live to be saved.

Womens Day Dance Party - 03/09/24

We had a great night celebrating Women’s Day.  About 107 people attended the party.  Great food and lots of Albanian folk music.  Thanks to all that helped on this event.

Windows project - 03/08/2024

New windows being installed at church.

Bishop Nikodhim visiting St. John's church - 02/24/2024

During his visit he tonsured Dave Brook to  be a reader-psalti and also the Herald award of St. Constantine and Helena was  presented to Susan and Vladimir Melnik.

Icon Auction part II - 01/14/24

We had a great auction and participation on this fund raising event for our church.

Icon Auction part I - 01/07/24

A Great participation from parishioners on this Auction.  We also celebrated first anniversary of Fr. Kai.


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