Welcome to St. John's Eastern Orthodox Church! We are a small, humble parish nestled in beautiful Amarillo, Texas. We gladly welcome all newcomers and invite you to experience the timeless traditions and services of the ancient Orthodox Christian Faith. Please check our service schedule for current times and dates of liturgical services. We typically have a priest on a bi-weekly basis. When a priest is not here, we invite you to attend our Typika service followed by a Bible Study in our community hall. 

Please join us in prayer as we ask the Lord to bless us with a full-time priest:

O Lord Jesus Christ, enkindle the hearts of all Thy priests with the fire of zealous love for Thee, that they may ever seek Thy glory; Give them strength that they may labor unceasingly in Thine earthly vineyard for the salvation of our souls and the glory of Thine All-Honorable and Majestic Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, now and ever, and unto ages of ages. Amen.


Latest Sermons

Reflections by John Stell September 2022
September 08, 2022
Over the last several years, I have noticed a disturbing trend within our society. Even today it did not escape my notice, as I encountered a book at the store entitled, “Way of the Reaper.” While I have never read the book and I intend no disrespect toward the author, it is yet another telling sign of the glorification of death occurring within our culture. Read more »

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Latest News

October 2022 Newsletter
October 07, 2022
Thanks to Rusty Hanson, Patrick Mickey, and John Stell for their services with Chanting, Typika & Bible study. Thanks to Steve Wallace & Arlo Hanson for serving in the Altar the month of September and October. Thanks to Julie Harrison for the making of Prosphora for September and October. Thank you to the Petrey Family for keeping our grass mowed, trimming bushes, killing the weeds in the parking lot & behind the church. Read more »

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Upcoming Services & Events

Sunday, December 11
11 amReader's Typika Service & Bible Study
Wednesday, December 14
6:30 pmParish Council Meeting
Sunday, December 18
9 amOrthros
10 amDivine Liturgy
Sunday, December 25
11 amReader's Typika Service & Bible Study

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Emmanuel "Manny" Melotakis reposed in the Lord on Friday, October 21st.

O Christ, grant rest to him whom You have taken, in the light of Your face and in the sweetness of Your beauty, as the One who loves humanity.

Visitation will be from 5-7:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at Schooler Funeral Home, 4100 S. Georgia Street. Prayer service will begin at 7:00 p.m.

Fr. Lou Christopulos will be coming on Wednesday, October 26th and and will hold the following services:

8am - Orthros

9am - Divine Liturgy

11am - Funeral service for Manny Melotakis

Link to Manny's Obituary - 


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