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St. John the Baptist Russian Orthodox Church, Rahway, New Jersey


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An Apostolate of the American Carpatho- Russian Orthodox Diocese of the USA






Photo Gallery of Past Events of St. John's Russian Orthodox Church

Orthodox Pentecost 2012

Pentecost 2012




Youth Skating Party - 2/24/08
See Photo gallery of the Skaters here.



Newly Ordained Fr. Deacon Michael Rustick
See Photo gallery of the 12/22/07 Ordination here.

Our first annual St. John's Rahway Marathon was a success! We collectively completed the 26-mile Marathon and then our families enjoyed a time of fun, food, football, and fellowship. If anyone still needs to turn in pledges, please see Larissa Lee. So far, we have collected over $200s for the Sunday School.  

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 Holy Theophany 2007

Enter Theophany 2007 Photo Gallery Here.


New Jersey Deanery Altar Boy Retreat  held at St. Ephrosynia Orthodox Church in South River, New Jersey
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The Weeping Icon of Saint Anna Visits Area
      The Myrrh-Streaming Icon of Saint Anna of the the Russian Orthodox Church of Our Lady the Joy of All Who Sorrow, Philadelphia, PA, was received at our Deanery's Mother Church, St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, Perth Amboy, on Wednesday, February 15th.  An Akathist to Sts. Joachim & Anne was celebrated and Archimandrite Afanasy, the caretaker of the Icon, spoke briefly.  All in attendance had the opportunity to venerate the Icon, and receive some of the oil.
       On the following morning, February 16th, 9:00am, the Icon was made available for veneration and prayers, at our church here in Rahway.  Read more about the Myrrh-streaming icon of St. Anna here

The Myrrh-Streaming Icon of Saint Anna was here in Rahway.

The Myrrh-Streaming Icon of Saint Anna
Fr. Andrew retrieves some oil which is streaming from the Holy Icon.


Sitka Mother of God Icon

Bishop Nikolai of Alaska and the Sitka Mother of God Icon visited our sister parish in Perth Amboy on the Feast of Pokrov. On the following Sunday, this copy of the Sitka Icon was presented in our Temple for the faithful to venerate.

Dormition - 2005

Hundreds of Photos of St. John's Church Events in the Following Galleries:
Annual Yolka - 2005
Sub-deacon Michael Rustick's Ordination, 12/17/2005

Pictures from the Pumpkin Picking Family Outing 2005 are online here.

Metropolitan Nicholas Visits Our Parish for Our 90th Anniversary, 10/9/2005
Iconography of the Prophets - 2005
Yard Sale 2005
Paschal Liturgy - PASCHA 2005
Resurrection Matins - PASCHA 2005
October 2004 Sunday School Family Outing
New Jersey Deanery Altar Boy Retreat at St. John's Church 2004
Altar Boy Retreat 2004
Yard Sale 2004
Pascha 2004
Pysanky artist, Mary Jane Weber,
a parishioner of our own Saint John the Baptist Russian Orthodox Church.
The Pirohi Project
Orthodoxy Sunday - Orthodox Christian Church of the Annunciation - Brick, New Jersey*
Snow Storm Clean Up
 St. Mary's Altar Guild's 75th Anniversary
Annual Yolka - 2004
Father Andrew Lectures on "The Jesus Prayer" at Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church, South River, NJ
SS. Cyril & Methodios Church Consecration at Camp Nazareth
Yard Sale 2003
Pascha 2003
Father Andrew performs the  Blessing of the Cars on the Sunday following the feast of the Prophet Elias. - 2003
Our Church Picnic - 2003

In 2003, St. John's Altar Servers attended a lecture given by Bishop Nicolai of The Russian Orthodox Diocese of Alaska (OCA)

An August 14th visit from Archbishop Kristof & Bishop Jan of the Orthodox Church in Slovakia
(photos below)

Paul Hanas greets the Bishops at the doors of the Church with the traditional gifts of bread and salt.

Father Andrew escorts the Bishops into St. John's Church.
Other Events
Father Andrew blesses the Fruit on the Feast of The Transfiguration
Father Andrew blesses The Fruit with the sprinkling of Holy Water on
The Holy and Great Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord.
The Faithful gather for a group photo on the Feast of The Transfiguration.
The Faithful gather around the Tetrapod with the Blessed Fruit, for a group photo after the divine Liturgy on the Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord.

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