St. Symeon Orthodox Church
Diocese of the South, Orthodox Church in America
3101 Clairmont Avenue S, Birmingham, AL, 35205
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St. Symeon Orthodox Church is a parish of the Orthodox Church in America, Diocese of the South, composed primarily of American converts to Orthodoxy, along with Romanians, Russians, Serbs, Greeks, Arabs, and Bulgarians. The community is committed to keeping the Faith as transmitted by the Apostles to the first Fathers of the Church and preserved in the Holy Orthodox Church. There are links on this site for further information on Orthodoxy. Visitors are always welcome at St. Symeon! Many of us started our journey as “visitors.” We say to all, "Come and see!” Come and see and experience the unchanged Christian Faith – the Orthodox Church!

Our services are in English and open to the public. "Come and see!"

40th Anniversary Video
New CD - "Hymns of the Nativity of Christ"

St. Symeon Church Choir has just released their newest CD - Hymns of the Nativity of Christ! Avaliable HERE for $20.00.

In this extensive two disc recording,  our largest undertaking to date by far, we present a selection of hymns from the Great Compline, Festal Matins, and Divine Liturgy of the Feast of the Nativity of Christ, as well as a few traditional Orthodox carols from the Ukrainian and Carpatho- Russian traditions. Looking ahead to the glorious Feast of Theophany (which used to be celebrated by the Church together with the Nativity as one grand Feast, that of the God-Man Jesus Christ and the manifestation of the worship of the Holy Trinity), we have included the Troparion of Theophany as the final track. It is Aleksandr Kastalsky’s arrangement of the ancient Znamenny Chant, and is a first-time recording in English by a full choir.

In addition, there are seven other first-time recordings of chants/hymns in English: Tracks 1, 6, the sessional hymn portion of Track 11, Tracks 13, 16, 23, and 28. There are three hymns from the ancient Byzantine Chant tradition - Tracks 5, 9, and 17. May the holy joy that filled the cave in Bethlehem and the peace of the Incarnate Christ be ever in your hearts, both during the Advent season and throughout the year!

Upcoming Events
Upcoming Services
Tuesday, October 17th
6:30PM Inquirer's Class
Saturday, October 21st
6:00PM Great Vespers
Sunday, October 22nd
St. Abercius, Equal-to-the-Apostles, Bishop of Hieropolis
8:30AM Matins
10:00AM Divine Liturgy
Tuesday, October 24th
6:30PM Inquirer's Class
Monthly Calendar >
Daily Lives of the Saints

October 16, 2017

Martyr Longinus the Centurion, who stood at the Cross of the Lord

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Scripture Readings >

Father Ignatius' Last Sermon

The last sermon given by our beloved +Father Ignatius of Blessed Memory,

given on July 31, 2016.

St. Symeon on YouTube!

Our Most Recent Bulletin
Our Bishop

His Eminence, the Most Reverend ALEXANDER

Archbishop of Dallas and the South

Orthodox Church in America

 

Archbishop Alexander's Biography

 

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Make a Donation!

If you would like to help support St. Symeon Orthodox Church, donations are always welcomed. Donations are, of course, tax deductable, and a letter for your records is available on request. Please donate via PayPal using the link below, or make checks payable to St. Symeon Orthodox Church and send to:

 St. Symeon Orthodox Church

3101 Clairmont Avenue S

Birmingham, Alabama 35205

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