Welcome to St. Ephraim Orthodox Church!
Welcome to our website! We are a community of Orthodox Christian faithful located at the crossroads of IH-10 and Loop 410 in north-central San Antonio, TX. Our parish has been described as very friendly, warm and welcoming. We are a diverse people representing many cultures with our spiritual home in the Ancient Patriarchate of Antioch in present day Damascus, Syria. As a community we are united by a deep desire to live our Orthodox faith and grow to our fullness in Christ.
Our parish is active with weekly liturgical services, a weekly Sunday School for school age children during the school year, a Women’s organization (St. Ephraim’s Women’s Society) known as SEWS, a Men’s group (The Brotherhood of St. Alexander of Comana), a Chanter & Choir Ministry, Altar Servers, Parish Council Ministry, as well as, other service/mission projects which are done for the broader community. We invite you to come and worship with us. We host a fellowship coffee hour in our parish house each Sunday following Divine Liturgy and a monthly pot-luck luncheon or men’s BBQ on the first Sunday of each month. All are invited and we encourage you to come see what Orthodox Christianity is all about.
With all the rain we had this year the grass at the Church grows very fast. Please consider offering your time & talent in volunteering to help us … [more...]
The Parish Council has voted to call a special meeting of all eligible voting members on Sunday September 11, 2016. The meeting will be held in the … [more...]
Sunday School will resume in September. Teachers and parents should begin to prepare for the upcoming year. Last year we had over 40 children in our … [more...]
Weekly ServicesSATURDAY- Great Vespers 6:00pm (followed by Confessions)
SUNDAY - Matins (Orthros) 8:45am
SUNDAY - Divine Liturgy 10:00am (Eucharistic)
Daily Vespers & Bible Study/CatechismWEDNESDAY- Daily Vespers 6:30pm
Bible Study/Catechism is held during the fall and spring months. Meeting in the parish house, following Daily Vespers.
Please check our calendar for the current Church schedule as weekday services are subject to change.