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St. Elia Psalm Prayer Group

It’s almost that time again! This Lent, join the St. Elia Prayer Group as we once again unite to pray the Psalms together throughout the fast, which for Orthodox Christians begins this year on Feb. 23. You do not need to be a member of St. Elia Akron to join. All you need is a […]

Annual State of the Parish Address


  Click HERE to read the Rector’s Report for 2015  

Next Saturday Parish Education Night rescheduled for Jan. 31


Don’t miss the next installment of our 2014-15 Saturday Parish Education Nights, as we continue our study of the Beatitudes. This free event has been rescheduled for Jan. 31. Here is the schedule: 5 p.m.: Vespers 6 p.m.: Supper 6:30-7:30 p.m.: Presenter Protodeacon Joel Chupp A program for all ages!

Thank you for another successful food drive!


More than 140 lbs. in food donations were received during this year’s Nativity Fast. The majority of the items collected benefited the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank, which provides food assistance to as many as 180,000 people in Northeast Ohio each year. Additionally, some of your food donations were also used to help needy neighbors in our […]

BREAKING NEWS: St. Nicholas Visit Confirmed!


St. Nicholas will visit our Parish Family this Sunday, December 7, 2014!   We just received the official confirmation from confirmed sources that we will have this special visitor grace us with his presence on Sunday.  You will not want to miss this visit as he only has time to come visit once a year. […]