About our Parish

 

Our Congregation Today

Our church community is a group of Orthodox Christians located in Brisbane, Australia, who strive to follow Christ in the Church that He founded.  At present, we are the only Orthodox Christian parish in Brisbane where all services are in the English language.

 

Each weekend, we typically welcome ~90 people to at least one of our regular services.

 

Our parishioners are from all over the world, with birthplaces spanning from Australia and New Zealand, to Eastern Europe and Southeast Asia, South Africa, South America, and beyond.

 

Some of our parishioners have been Orthodox before they could walk, while the majority of our adult parishioners chose to be Orthodox later in life. 

 

All are united by our common faith, creating a friendly, welcoming atmosphere where it is the norm to seek, find and follow Truth.

 

We welcome any to join us, and to experience the Church that Christ founded.  [Our Services & Events]

 

First Time Visitor Information

If this is your first time visiting our church, we encourage you to view our Visitor Information Page.

 

Our Location

Please note: as renovations of our church are underway, our services are being held in two different venues in Woolloongabba.  We are currently anticipating that we will return in Summer 2024.  See our services page for location details.

 

Our Parish Feastday: The Annunciation of the Theotokos

Our parish is dedicated to the Holy Annunciation, one of the major feastdays of our Church calendar. We sing how it is the ‚Äėbeginning of our salvation‚Äô ‚Äď because the story of the salvation of humanity by Jesus Christ begins with His conception, when He took human flesh. You can read more about it on OrthodoxWiki.

 

Our Parish History

Founded in 1972, our parish made history in the mid-1980s by being the first Orthodox parish in Australia to have all services in the English language.  You can read more on our Parish History page.

 


 

Our Clergy

Fr Andrew leads our parish, assisted by Fr Stephen, along with our deacon, Fr Palladius, and Subdeacon John.  You can learn more on our Clergy page.

 

Our Parish Ministries

There are many ways that parishioners of Holy Annunciation serve within their parish.  You can learn more on our Ministries page.

 

Our Faith

Orthodox Christians are people who follow God ‚Äď Father, Son and Holy Spirit ‚Äď within the Church founded by Jesus Christ around 33AD.

If you‚Äôd like to know about the Orthodox Faith, please see the ‚ÄėAbout Orthodox Christianity‚Äė section of this website.

 

 

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Stewardship:

- BSB: 064132
- Account: 00904659
- Name: Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church

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Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church
Woolloongabba, Brisbane
Queensland, Australia
info@holyannunciation.net

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