St. Paul the Apostle Orthodox Church
Diocese of the South - Orthodox Church In America
181 Preston Road, Denison, Texas
Divine Liturgy 6.2.2019
Ordination of Father Deacon Herman
Palm Sunday 2019
Palm Sunday 2019
Palm Sunday 2019
Palm Sunday 2019
Palm Sunday 2019
Palm Sunday 2019
Palm Sunday Coffee Hour 2019
Happy Birthday Elizabeth!
Happy Birthday Elizabeth!
Coffee Hour 3.31.2019
St Paul Church Today
St Paul Church
Welcome
Cemetery
Looking West
Baptism of Illia, Bright Saturday 2009
Blessing of St Herman Activity Center - April 10, 09
Setting Aside Elijah Ray as Reader for St Paul's
Theophany 2008 - Blessing of the waters at Waterloo Lake, Denison
Blessed is our God . . .
Isaiah . . .
The Litany
The Blessing
Immersion of the Cross
Sprinkling
Veneration of the Cross
Mingling of the Waters
Chrismation of Vasili, December 22, 2007
Claimed for Christ
Entrance
Psalms and Prayer
Absolution
"Thou art Illumined . . ."
Many Years
A word of Instruction
Newly Illumined Vasili
Holy Week, Pascha & Paschal Vespers 2007
Matins of Great and Holy Saturday
Chrismation of Michael and Marion
...thou art Illumined . . .
The newly Illumined with Sponsors
Paschal procession
Christ Is Risen! Indeed He Is Risen!
Andrew reads the Gospel in Russian
Sasha, server-in-training
March 10, 2007 Women's Retreat at St Paul's
Speaker Matushka Anna
Q & A Session
Breakfast and Luncheon
Time to visit and share
March 7, 2007 Archepiscopal Visit - Presanctified and Scout Award
Vladyka arrives at St Paul's
Our Spiritual Father speaks to us
Nate receives his scout award
Our scout and proud parents
The First of the Apostles go up on the walls September 2006
Archbishop Dmitri's July, 2006 Pastoral Visit
Wedding of Cole and Kierra - July, 2006
Bright Saturday 2006 Baptism of Little Emma
The Catechumenate
Baptism
Chrismation
Tonsuring
Churching
Newly Illumined Emma and her family
Holy Week / Pascha 2006
Archbishop Dmitri Visits St Paul's for Presanctified Liturgy - 7 April 06
Archepiscopal Visit and Tonsuring of Reader Joseph - March 2005
Presenting the Candidiate
Cutting of the Hair
Proclaiming God's word
Blessing and Admonition
Archbishop Dmitri serves the Liturgy
First Baptism At St Paul - November 2005
Newly Illumined George and four generations of family
Chrismations - December 2005
Newly Chrismated Deborah and Patricia
July 2004 Assembly Participants Treated to Lunch at our new Church
First Holy Week and Pascha in our new Temple - 2004
The Tomb
Pascha Vigil
Pascha Liturgy
Choir
Blessing of the Land and Church and First Liturgy, March 20, 2004
Chrismation of a New Member - January 2004
Claimed for Christ
Entering into the Church
Absolution
Anointing with Chrism
Chruch Construction Photos, Dec 2003 - Mar 2004
Dec 6, 2003
Dec 14, 2003
Dec 21, 2003
24 Dec, 2003
3 Jan, 2004
3 Jan, 2004
4 Jan, 2004
4 Jan, 2004
15 Jan, 2004
22 Jan, 2004
22 Jan, 2004
25 Jan, 2004
8 Feb, 2004
11 Feb, 2004
11 Feb, 2004
12 Feb, 2004
11 FEB, 2004
2 MAR,2004
9 MAR, 2004
AFTER FIRST LITURGY
22 APRIL, 2004
29 AUGUST, 2004
St Jacobs's Plan, 1849

The Mission of The Orthodox Church in America, the local autocephalous Orthodox Christian Church, is to be faithful in fulfilling the commandment of Christ to “Go into all the world and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit…”

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St. Paul the Apostle Orthodox Church is part of the Diocese of the South, which is presided over by The Right Reverend Alexander, Bishop of Dallas, the South and the Bulgarian Diocese. Our mission is bringing the joy of Christ's resurrection to those who have never heard the Good News, and to strengthen and encourage the faithful who reside within Denison and the local area. 

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The Holy Scripture is a collection of books written over multiple centuries by those inspired by God to do so. It is the primary witness to the Orthodox Christian faith, within Holy Tradition and often described as its highest point. It was written by the prophets and apostles in human language, inspired by the Holy Spirit, and collected, edited, and canonized by the Church.

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Holiness or sainthood is a gift (charisma) given by God to man, through the Holy Spirit. Man's effort to become a participant in the life of divine holiness is indispensable, but sanctification itself is the work of the Holy Trinity, especially through the sanctifying power of Jesus Christ, who was incarnate, suffered crucifixion, and rose from the dead, in order to lead us to the life of holiness, through the communion with the Holy Spirit.

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