Saint James Orthodox Church
Our church continues in the historic tradition under the care of the Antiochian Patriarchate
established by Saints Peter and Paul. (“In Antioch they were first called Christians.” –Acts 11:26)


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Forgivness Sunday

Services for the Sixth Week of Lent
All services this week start at 6PM, unless otherwise noted.

Monday, March 30:       Compline 
Wednesday, April 1:       Presanctified Liturgy
Friday, April 3 :              Little Compline with Canon of St Lazarus
Saturday, April 4:           9AM:  Liturgy for Lazarus Saturday
                                      6PM: Great Vespers
Sunday, April 5:              Palm Sunday
                                       9AM: Matins
                                       10AM: Divine Liturgy

Welcome to our web site! We are glad that you stopped by. Here is where you can learn about Saint James Orthodox church in Modesto, California; and about Orthodoxy in general. We meet at 725 Maze Blvd in Modesto, near the intersection of CA-99 and CA-132. Services are in English. Vistors are welcome! Click here for a map.

Weekly Schedule of Services:
    Great Vespers :   6 PM Saturday
    Matins             :   9 AM Sunday
    Divine Liturgy  : 10 AM Sunday

Contact Information:
    725 Maze Blvd
    Modesto CA 95351
    Phone:   209-522-7800
    Pastor: Fr. Thomas Zell  

Quote of the Day:  

"Make me, Lord, like Lazarus, poor in sin, that I may not be tormented in the unquenchable fire, praying in vain for a finger to be dipped in water to relieve my burning tongue. But make me dwell in the bosom of Abraham, as the lover of mankind. "-Vespers Stichera
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Saint James Orthodox Church
725 Maze Blvd
Modesto CA 95351
Saint James is a canonical parish of the Self Ruled Antiochian Archdiocese of North America under the Omophor of Metropolitan JOSEPH.