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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Welcome! Services are in English.

What on Earth is the
Orthodox Church?

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, about 0.6 miles west of the  intersection of CA-99 and CA-132. Services are in English. Visitors 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  

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"From the Spirit comes our new birth, and from the new birth our new creation, and from the new creation our deeper knowledge of the dignity of Him from Whom it is derived. " -Saint Gregory of Nazianaus

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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.