St John Chrysostom Albanian Orthodox Church
Witnessing to the fullness of the Orthodox Faith in the City of Philadelphia
All Services in English


237 N 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Divine Liturgy at 10:00 every Sunday

Phone: 215-563-0979


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You must fill the attendance form if you intend to come to church. If you do not feel well or think you may have been exposed to someone with Covid-19 please refrain from coming to the Divine Liturgy in person; instead join us online. Bring your mask, which you will be required to put on prior to entering the church. Your temperature will be taken outside the church prior to entry. By attending services at St. John Chrysostom Albanian Orthodox Church, you and the members of your party assume the risk that COVID-19 presents. In addition, you understand that the services will be broadcast on YouTube and consent to appearing in the broadcast and on YouTube as an attendee of the services. For any questions or suggestions please email

Administrative changes

Administrative Changes announced for the Albanian Archdiocese - 02/11/2021
Metropolitan Tikhon, Locum Tenens of Boston, New England, and the Albanian Archdiocese recently announced administrative changes for the Albanian Archdiocese. Protopresbyter Arthur Liolin was appointed Chancellor Emeritus of the Albanian Archdiocese, stepping away from his daily duties as Chancellor. Igumen Nikodhim (Preston) has been appointed as interim Chancellor for the Albanian Archdiocese in his place. Click onto the following link to view Metropolitan Tikhon's announcement:

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This summer's pilgrimage

2021 Orthodox Pilgrimage to Alaska Visit the relics of St. Herman and have the opportunity to visit Spruce Island and Monk’s Lagoon where ” Apa Herman” lived and prayed. Join the congregation in Anchorage for a special July 4th liturgy, then visit Eklutna best known for it’s iconic native orthodox cemetery. Take in the wonders of Kenai National Forest while visiting a historic village parish. And don’t forget the opportunity to see some of Alaska’s wonderful wildlife up close at the Wildlife Conservation Center.

For more information call 713-688-6793
or visit the website to book today!

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3. Select "St John Chrysostom Albanian Orthodox Church" as your charity
4. Follow the on-screen instructions to activate AmazonSmile in the mobile app



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Liturgy in the park 2019




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