St. Nicholas Orthodox Church

Welcome to Our Church!

Located at 1 Saint Nicholas Drive, Donora PA 15033

Divine Liturgy (our main worship service) begins at 10:00a.m. each Sunday, (summer@9:30) with 3rd and 6th hours (psalm readings) beginning around 9:40. Book study (seasonal) is from 9:00-9:30 before service and Children's church meets at 9:25 downstairs. All visitors are welcome. 


Vespers (an evening prayer service) is offered every Saturday night at 6 P.M., after which Fr. John is available to hear confessions for Orthodox Christians.


Monday-Saturday, 7-8 A.M The Church is open for prayer, unless otherwise noted by Fr. John. 

We hope to see you soon! 


St. Nicholas Church is an energetic community of Orthodox Christians from diverse backgrounds who embrace the historic Orthodox Christian faith.  As part of the One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic Church established by our Lord Jesus Christ, we are committed to living, proclaiming, and manifesting the Gospel of Jesus Christ as a Church and in our broader community. We encourage newcomers!


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Our parish is a member of the Diocese of Western Pennsylvania of the Orthodox Church in America, under His Eminence Archbishop Melchisedek.  All are welcome to join us to experience the beauty of Orthodox worship, and the warmth and hospitality of the faithful of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church!


As restrictions in our state continue, so all services and church activities remain temporarily canceled. Be assured that prayers are still offered daily by our priest in our temple, for everyone during this trying time. 

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Mon River Blessing

Thank you to all who joined us at the Monongahela Aquatorium on Jan. 11th for a River Blessing! More than 35 people from various Orthodox Churches throughout the region gathered to bless the river and to join afterwards in fellowship. If you missed it this year be sure to be there next year! 

Mon Valley Independent Article

Herald Standard Article

Special Note!

Our "Transition Period" is OVER!!! Please join us in welcoming our new Reverend Father John Parker. Fr. John commenced his ministry here in Donora on July 1, 2019, serving his first Divine Liturgy at St. Nicholas on July 7. Please come and meet Fr. John and  Matushka Nadia and welcome them to our parish and to the community!

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