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Growth through gardening

...mayor at the dedication of the Empty Chair Memorial. He also started attending services at St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox church and participated in a sidewalk chalk contest at Douglas Public Library.He's done some gardening in the past...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-23/growth-through-gardening
Local
Living and Growing: Opening again the box of wisdom

...living language was almost 30 years ago when I was commissioned to write (paint) an icon of St. Nicholas for the Orthodox Church in Juneau. I was asked to write the inscriptions on the icon in two of the liturgical languages used at the church...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-03-02/living-and-growing-opening-again-bo
Neighbors
New Orthodox bishop installed in Sitka

JUNEAU - A new bishop for the Orthodox Church has been installed for the Diocese of Sitka and all...for life.The installment drew the hierarchy of the Orthodox Church in North America.Among those attending were the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-25/new-orthodox-bishop-installed-sitka
State
New Orthodox bishop installed in Sitka

JUNEAU - A new bishop for the Orthodox Church has been installed for the Diocese of Sitka and all...for life.The installment drew the hierarchy of the Orthodox Church in North America.Among those attending were the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-24/new-orthodox-bishop-installed-sitka
State
Parnell wants school choices expanded

...construction skills," he said.Kodiak's St. Innocent Academy is a home for boys operated by members of the Eastern Orthodox Church. They attend the Kodiak City School District. The home has housed as many as nine students, but currently has only...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-26/parnell-wants-school-choices-expanded
State | AK legislature
Orthodox Holy Synod elects new Alaska Bishop

Archimandrite David [Mahaffey] was elected by the members of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America to fill the vacant Episcopal See of Sitka and Alaska on Oct. 16, 2013.The election took place during the fall session...

http://juneauempire.com/node/43048
Neighbors
History Notes concerning Orthodox Christianity and the Alaska Church

...Russian Mission in 1844. So the Orthodox Church has been part of the history...Slovakia, and the youngest, the Orthodox Church in America.St. Herman, one...foundation and built the many Orthodox churches that stand as National Historic...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-02-16/history-notes-concerning-orthodox-c
Neighbors
A donation from distant neighbors

...past the St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church on Fifth Street. The church...donated by the St. Paul Russian Orthodox Church.Zacharoff was born on St...Alaska Native heritage and the Orthodox Church had a long tradition of offering...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-02-13/donation-distant-neighbors
Local
Russian Orthodox bell returned to Kodiak

...bells are considered joyful and a sign of hope in the Orthodox Church."This is very, very important," he said...other bell we're seeking to be returned."The Orthodox Church hopes to also receive the second bell, the Camulos...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-14/russian-orthodox-bell-returned-kodiak
State
Ceremony rains blessings on Juneau's cats and dogs

...downtown Friday to have their cherished critters blessed. In a small park that sits between St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church and the Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Father Ed Penisten led the ceremony to commemorate...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-10-05/ceremony-rains-blessings-juneaus-cats-a
Local

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