“The whole earth is a living icon of the face of God.” – St. John of Damascus
Welcome! We are pleased that you have taken the time to visit St. John of Damascus Orthodox Church’s website. We are committed to sharing with you the fullness of the Gospel of Jesus Christ here in Tyler, TX and hope that God will grant you his mercy on your journey. St. John of Damascus Orthodox Church is a mission church of the Orthodox Church in America under the Archpastoral direction of His Beatitude TIKHON, Archbishop of Washington, Metropolitan of all America and Canada, and His Eminence, ALEXANDER, Archbishop of Dallas and the Diocese of the South.
The Orthodox Church is the One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic Church professed in the Nicene Creed, which guards the “faith once for all delivered to the saints” (Jude 3). As the Church by grace, not by triumph or merit, we seek only to share the fullness of the Gospel with all who will hear it. We have great hope that if you are seeking Christ, you will find Him here and we invite you to Come and See!
Yours in Christ,