About St Nectarios

O Come, let us Worship and bow down before our King and God.
O Come, let us worship and bow down before Christ, our King and God.
O Come, let us worship and bow down to Christ Himself, our King and God.

This invitation marks the beginning of each day for the Orthodox Church. It comes from the office of Vespers, and it expresses the attitude which is at the heart of Orthodoxy. The Worship of God - the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, - is fundamental to the life and spirit of the Orthodox Church. Learn More»

For current announcements and information, please see the  St Nectarios monthly newsletter under the "Newsletter" tab.

Parish Council News


Thank you, 2019 Parish Council members, for your willingness to serve, share your talents, and give of your time for this important ministry.   May God grant you the wisdom to discern and do His will in all things.   The first 2019 Parish Council meeting took place in January at which time the officers for 2019 where elected.  They are as follows:


President – Maria Touvannas

Vice President – John Bekhazi

Treasurer – Tatiana Van Dinter

Secretary – Matt Van Dinter

Members at Large - Ted Kinan and Nancy Manthos


The Parish council normally meets once per month.  The dates for these meetings are published in the monthly St Nectarios Newsletter (see the "Newsletter" tab).


Liturgy and Typica Services

Father John Angelis from Seattle is assigned to St Nectarios. He normally serves two weekends each month when he conducts several days of activities including a Sunday morning Divine Liturgy.   He visits the Tricities several weekends each month - providing services and community outreach.  On weekends that he is not here, Devine Liturgy is being provided on selected Saturdays/Sundays by visiting Priests.  On weekends without a Devine Liturgy, a Typica (reader) service is held on Sunday.

Orthodox Sunday Church School

Anytime is a good time for children to start attending!. Two classes are being offered: one for younger and one for older children.   Just come to Church with your children - the classes start after Communion. All are welcome!  Parents are encouraged to particpate in these classes.  Please contact Jim Droppo if you would be willing to be a helper for either of our classes.

Orthodox Discussion Meetings will be held at the St Nectarios Church  on Saturday afternoons when Father John is here.  The topics are listed in the listing of church activities. Please come, and invite your friends to come with you, to enjoy what is normally a lively discussion – and learn more about Orthodoxy.  These meetings are part of a series of informal meetings with Father John for discussions of church-related topics.

Visitations:  Father John Angelis is available for daytime visits, consultations, and confessions when he is at the St Nectarios Church. His current visits cover the greater TriCity Area - taking him out to places such as Hermiston, Oregon and Outlook, Washington.  To make an appointment, please call him on his cell phone (2O6.678.636O). 

Church Cleanup Activities:  You (and your family) are invited to help in the routine clean-up of our church facility.  Dates are announced in the Church Bulletins.

Email Distribution List: If you would like to be on our email distribution list, please send a request to tricityorthodox.aol.com.




Please see 'Announcements' (under the 'About Us' Tab) for additional information about St. Nectarios activities.

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