Holy Prophet Elijah Orthodox Mission - Hero Image
Holy Prophet Elijah Orthodox Mission - Hero Image
Holy Prophet Elijah Orthodox Mission - Hero Image
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 together)


The chapel is located inside the Main Mall at 835 Main Avenue in downtown Durango. The Main Mall is on the West side of Main Avenue between 8th and 9th street. The chapel is in suite 207 on the second floor in the North West corner of the building. You can park either on Main Avenue or in the back alley where there is an elevator.

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

January 8th

Members from St. Elijah's joined other Orthodox faithful from around Colorado for the Blessing of the Waters on top of Monarch Pass. Here is a link to a video of the service.               http://vimeo.com/116435567                                                                                            

August 5th - 8th

Another successful camp this year with close to 200 campers from the Rocky Mountain Region. 

July 19th - 20th

 We had a joyous feast! We celebrated our feast day by offering an icon exhibit for the Four Corners community. The Herald covered the event: Iconography Exhibit

June 14th

Archbishop Benjamin visited our mission and prayed and worshipped with us. The Durango Herald covered His Eminence's visit. Here is the link to the article.

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.