2014-0810-archpastoral-letter-mideast August 10, 2014 Metropolitan Tikhon issues Pastoral Letter Concerning Violence and Extremism in the Middle East SYOSSET, NY [OCA] His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, recently issued a Pastoral Letter Concerning Violence and Extremism in the Middle East. Pastoral Letter from His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon to the Clergy, Monastics and Faithful of the Orthodox Church in […]

You are all cordially invited to attend services with us while on campus. Fr. Marty is happy to provide any sacraments you may require during your time in Ames – especially communion, confession, anointing, prayer, and counseling. We are currently still meeting at University Lutheran Center, just between Pi Beta Phi, Alpha Gamma Rho, and […]

In order to commemorate our parish feast day, the Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord, we will serve Great Vespers at our usual location, University Lutheran Center, 2126 Gable Lane, in Ames at 6:30pm on August 5, 2014. We meet in the Basement fellowship hall, and all are welcome!

Fr. Marty and Candy closed on their new home, and so the Church now has a new mailing address and telephone. The mailing address is: 1411 Wilson Avenue Ames, Iowa 50010 and the telephone is: (515) 337-1192 Everything will be up and running by April 15, God willing.

On Sunday, March 9, 2014, the Holy Transfiguration community traveled with their Bishop Alexander to Pella, Iowa, where the Vespers for the Sunday of Orthodoxy was held. The faithful were joined by a contingent from St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Des Moines, Iowa, and their priest, Fr. Basil Hickman, concelebrated with Bishop Alexander, Fr. […]

Friday, March 14, 21, 28, April 4, 11 6:30pm Akathist Hymn to the Theotokos Saturday, March 15, 22, 29, April 5, 12 6:30pm Great Vespers Sunday, March 16, 23, 30, April 6 16 – St. Gregory Palamas, Second Sunday of Great Lent 23 – Veneration of the Precious and Life-giving Cross, Third Sunday of Great […]

(Ames, Iowa, Feb. 8, 2014) — Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church is pleased to announce that His Grace, Alexander (Golitzin), Bishop of Toledo and the Bulgarian Diocese, will be visiting central Iowa in early March. He is expected to serve a Great Vespers service in Ames on Saturday, March 8, prior to heading to St. Nicholas […]