Holy Protection
Orthodox Christian Church
UOC of the USA-Ecumenical Patriarchate
3820 Moores Lake Road Dover FL 33527
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Our Church Family

As Scripture says, the Church is the family or household of God (Eph. 2.19), and this takes root in the local community.  Holy Protection is a local community of God's Church, the ancient Christian Church, God's Holy Catholic and Apostolic Orthodox Church, a Church that includes holy people of old and was made the Body of Christ as the fulfillment of His Incarnation.  We are dedicated to being serious about God, to building up each other personally, as families, and as the family of God. 

Our parish is over a quarter of a century old and was founded by Fr. Anastasije Arthur Starr (Starkovic), who was our first Parish Priest until his repose in fall of 2003.  Our second and current Parish Priest, Fr. Harry Linsinbigler, was appointed in late 2003 and began work on January 1 of 2004.  Holy Protection is an established parish of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the United States of America of the Ecumenical Patriarchate and a member jurisdiction of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America.    

Our parish has been involved in many outreach programs over the years, including but not limited to hospital ministry, prison ministry, clothing the needy, feeding the needy (giving away free dinners and also distributing food during the year), gifts to troops, among many other things.  Our current ministry focuses toward the community are listed on the home page. 

 

Pan Orthodox Lenten Retreat

JOIN US AS WE HOST A PAN ORTHODOX LENTEN RETREAT

FEBRUARY 23, 2018 - FEBRUARY 28, 2018

NEED FOR REPENTANCE IN AN UNSORRY WORLD

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Click HERE for registration forms. 

To be held at the Bethany Center in Lutz and at Holy Protection Orthodox Church, Dover

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Upcoming Schedule
Sunday, November 26th
9:45 Sunday Divine Liturgy
Sunday, December 3rd
9:45 Sunday Divine Liturgy
Sunday, December 10th
9:45 Sunday Divine Liturgy
Sunday, December 17th
9:45 Sunday Divine Liturgy
Sunday, December 24th
9:45 Sunday Divine Liturgy
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