is welcome to worship God with us according to the
ancient Orthodox Christian tradition at Saint Nicholas
Orthodox Church in Grand Junction, Colorado.
Who are we?
We are diverse
congregation consists of the descendants of immigrants
from Greece to western Colorado, but also of others
whose ancestors came from various traditionally
Orthodox countries. In addition, many parishioners are
simply “Americans” — generally converts from the
Roman Catholic and Protestant denominations.
are under the spiritual and ecclesiastical
jurisdiction of His Eminence Metropolitan Isaiah of
Denver. The Greek Orthodox
of Denver is part of the Greek Orthodox
of America which, in turn, is an Eparchy (province) of
Please contact us
hesitate to call us for more information.
local information, please contact our Parish Council president,
Mr. Fred Fowler, at 970-241-3279,
or via e-mail at
also contact Father Luke at the Metropolis Office in Denver,
303-333-7794, or via e-mail at
What do we believe?
We believe in one, holy, catholic and apostolic Church
Orthodox Church is one: it is the same throughout the world
for all of its 350 million adherents.
Orthodox Church is holy: it is the Body of Christ.
Orthodox Church is catholic: it is for all people, at all
times, in every place.
Orthodox Church is apostolic: it is the exact faith taught
by Christ, preached by the Apostles, and maintained by the
holy fathers. It is historically the same as it was in the
days of the Apostles during the first century.
Do you have to be Greek?
Of course not!
adjective “Greek” Orthodox simply means that our
Church has its origin in Greece and Asia Minor. Just
like "Roman" Catholic means that it has its origin in
also identifies us as a parish of the Greek Orthodox
Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Denver, of the Greek
Orthodox Archdiocese of America, and of the Ecumenical
Patriarchate of Constantinople.
is welcome: our congregation is diverse!