Our Mission receives matching grant!

We are pleased to announce that St. Innocent of Alaska Orthodox Mission has obtained a matching grant from the O’Connor Foundation in Hobart, NY to aid our building fund! All donations to our building fund will be matched dollar for dollar up to $10,000! We are very grateful to God for this blessing! Please help our Mission’s building fund! Any donation you make will be matched! To make a donation, use the “Make a Donation” link on the homepage of our website, or contact Fr. Vasil Dubee at 607-644-6432

We have recently purchased ten acres of land on Cemetery Hill Road in Oneonta which will be the future site of our NEW PERMANENT HOME! By the grace of God, we are in the beginning stages of building a new Orthodox church, rectory and parish hall. Please keep us in your prayers through this large task ahead of us.

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Our future home site!

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Timbering process

His Eminence, Archbishop Michael Visits Our Parish

His Eminence, Archbishop Michael presided at Great Vespers on the evening of Saturday, August 26th at 5:00 PM.

Hierarchical Liturgy began at 9:30 AM on Sunday, August 27th.  The Rev. Vasil Dubee was awarded the Nabedrenyk, a vestment symbolizing a shield that is awarded to priests. Father Vasil was also installed as the Rector of our parish and our annual parish picnic followed the divine services. Glory to God for such a beautiful day!