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Saint Ellien of Homs (Syria) Orthodox Church, Brownsville

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General Details
 Type:  Church
 Archdiocese:  Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America
 Diocese:  Diocese of Charleston, Oakland, and the Mid-Atlantic
 Head:  Dn. Glenn McIntyre
 Feast Day:  February 6
Saint Ellien of Homs (Syria) Orthodox Church, Brownsville
Services Information
 Services Information:  A Typica Service with Holy Communion from the Reserved Sacrament is held each Sunday at 9 a.m. with Dn. Glen McIntyre as the celebrant.
Historical Details
 Build - Founding Year:  1917
 History:  There were only 2 Churches in the world dedicated to St. Ellien (Elian or Julian) of Homs, Syria--the original church in the city of Homs, Syria where St. Ellien lived and was martyred and St. Ellien in Brownsville, PA. Reports are that the recent fighting in Syria either greatly damaged or destroyed the original church which would mean that St. Ellien of Brownsville, PA is now the only remaining church dedicated to this Saint who was an Unmercenary Physician and Martyr for the Orthodox Faith
Address
 Street Address:  500 Spring St.
 Post Code:  15417
 City:  Brownsville
 State/Province:  Pennsylvania
 Country:  United States
Contact Information   
 Telephone Number:  724-785-9431
 Head Priest Email Address:  deaconglenn@verizon.net
Update
Added to the Directory on Monday 24 December, 2007
Last modified on Tuesday 22 January, 2013
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