We invite you to come and join us to experience the worship of Early Christianity in a modern setting.—————————————————————————————————— ——————————————————————— —————————————————————————————————————- Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church, 3431 Trickum Road NE, Marietta GA 30066 Updated on October 26, 2016. The photos are courtesy of Stratis Papageorgiou Photography Our parish is preparing to provide generations of its members for years to come with the ability to worship, be educated in the faith and celebrate as a family the Life and Teaching of our Lord Jesus Christ, allowing God to transform their own lives through His Love.
After enduring the Soviet era as a state-controlled religious facade, the church quickly regained both membership and political influence in the early 1990s.Don’t worry, our churches don’t have the confessional booth like the movies where you talk to the voice behind the wall, but rather it’s a real conversation on how to better us.The priest is the channel to God, he is not supposed to hold grudges or judge you for your sin, but rather give you advice to repair your life. Christ says in the Gospel of Matthew, “Assuredly, I say to you, whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven.” James says, “Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed.Orthodox belief holds that the Orthodox Church is Christianity's true, holy, and apostolic church, tracing its origin directly to the institution established by Jesus Christ. Orthodox teachings include the doctrine of the Holy Trinity and the inseparable but distinguishable union of the two natures of Jesus Christ--one divine, the other human.Orthodox beliefs are based on the Bible and on tradition as defined by seven ecumenical councils held by church authorities between A. Among saints, Mary has a special place as the Mother of God.From my perspective, the most forgotten mystery (“sacrament”) of the Church is the mystery of Confession, also called the order of penance.