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Holy Prophet Elijah Orthodox Mission - Hero Image
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Holy Prophet Elijah Orthodox Mission - Durango, Colorado


Wednesday: Vespers - 5:30pm
Saturday: Great Vespers - 5:30pm
(confession available following Vespers          or by appointment)
Sunday: Divine Liturgy - 9:30am
(followed by a meal and book group together. We are currently reading "Beginnings of a Life of Prayer" by Archimandrite Irenei)


We Have Moved!

We are now located at: 

691 CR 233, Unit B-5, Durango, Colorado 81301

From Durango take 160 East towards Bayfield. Turn left on Three Springs towards Mercy Hospital. Take an immediate right on CR 233. Our chapel is located inside the Elk Park Center about .5 mile down CR 233 on your left. We are in unit B-5 on the second floor. 

Have Questions about the Orthodox Church?

If you’d like to learn more about the Orthodox Church, please call or visit us. You’ll be in good company as many of us are converts.

Our site has information about this Orthodox Mission, information about the Eastern Orthodox Church, the Orthodox Church in America (OCA) and its relationship to the Greek, Russian, Ethiopian, Serbian, Ukrainian, Romainian and other national Orthodox Churches. We also have links to Resources related to the Orthodox Church.

Parish News

Summer Events

Men Who Grill - Our Church will have a booth highlighting the life of Matushka Olga of Alaska. We will also be grilling some bacon wrapped items for the event. This event raises funds for the local Womens's Resource Center. Stop by and see us. The event is from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm on Saturday, June 11th. Here is an article from the Durango Herald previewing the event and highlighting St. Elijah's participation: 

Men Who Grill Article

Annual Church Meeting - On July 10th we will hold our annual Church meeting folliwing Divine Liturgy.

Archbishop Benjamin visit  - Archbishop Benjamin will be visiting us on July 15th through July 17th. We will celebrate our feast day with His Eminience on that weekend.         

Rocky Mountain Youth Camp - July 31st through August 6th youth from the Rocky Mountain Churches will gather together for camp. Contact me if you are interested in finding out more information.                                      

Orthodox Church Durango

If you are interested in the Orthodox Church and live in Cortez, Pagosa Springs, Farmington, or anywhere in Southwest Colorado, please contact us. We are persons from Greek, Russian, Syrian and other traditionally Orthodox countries. We are “convert” as well, as the Orthodox Church has become “home” to literally tens of thousands of Americans who have discovered the great richness and stability of Orthodox Christian worship, doctrine, spirituality, and life.