Holy Dormition Orthodox Community is located at 1521 Rose Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95407. To find the community see our Directions page.

Upcoming Events

For the Whole Family

A Full Day of Traditional Music,
Dance, Food, Crafts, Games & More!
Saturday, May 31st Noon to 8:30 pm

More Info and Photos of the last Celtic Festival

Recent Events

Holy Saturday Baptism

Baptism of Wenc


Pascha 2014 Photos

Procession during Pascha service


This year Theophany was on a Sunday and we were blessed to have His Grace Bishop Daniil and three parishioners from St George Bulgarian church in Los Angeles with us for the weekend. There was a vigil on Saturday night and liturgy Sunday morning. After the agape meal we went to Doran beach to bless the Pacific ocean.

Blessing the Pacific ocean on Theophany

Click photo to see Slideshow


Scrooge and the Christmas Spirits came back

Another fantastic performance of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
was performed by the St. Porphyrios Players at the church of the Nativity in Navoto. We thank all the cast and crew woh made this possible.

Fr. John St. Nicholas Orphanage Novi Han Bulgaria

St, Nicholas Orphanage in Novi Han

The Holy Dormition Sisterhood with the Sts. Martha and Mary Diocesan Sisterhood raised money for Fr. John and the St. Nicholas Orphanage in Novi Han Bulgaria.
See the article and photos here

Welcome to the Harvest Fair

Our Annual Harvest Fair

On Saturday October 6 we celebrated our annual Harvest Fair giving thanks to the Lord for all we have been given in the past year out of the abundance of His grace. The festivities included: Good Food, Games, crafts, tea room, Apple Pie Contest, Drama and Music.

Photos Of the Harvest Fair


Photos Of The Remodel

New Construction

The 38th Annual Diocesan Convention

of the
Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese of the USA, Canada and Australia
His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph Presiding

JULY 19 - 21 2013

In Conjunction with the

My Life In Christ Youth Conference

July 15-21, 2013
and the

Ninth Annual Popadias' and Deaconissas' Conference

July 18-19, 2013 Hosted by

Holy Dormition Orthodox Church

Santa Rosa, California


Diocessan Report

Parish Report to the 38th Diocesan Convention

You can download a PDF of our last Parish Report to the Diocessan Convention by clicking on the photo. This report is a good overview of all we did last year including many photos.

Beth & tim got marriedOn June 2nd Timothy Zieminski & Beth McLeester were married during a Hierarchical visit from His Grace Bishop Daniil at St. Seraphims Orthodox Church here in Santa Rosa.
See Photos Here.

Photos From His Grace Bishop Daniil's Recent Visit

Dormition - Fort Ross 200th Anniversary - Fr. Seraphim Rose 30th Anniversary

His Grace Bishop Daniil serving LityHis Grace Bishop Daniil at Fort RossHis Grace Bishop Daniil serving at Fr. Seraphim's grave


Anchored In The Lord CD cover

Anchored In The Lord
New CD by the
Holy Dormition Youth Choir

This album is a collection of African-American traditional Spirituals, many of which have been arranged for choral performance by Moses Hogan in the tradition of the Fisk Jubilee Singers. We hope that you will find these songs as inspiring to listen to, as they are for us to sing.

To hear selections from the CD and to purchase a copy click the CD photo and go to the Anchored In The Lord CD page.

Mercy Of Peace CD cover

New CD by Living H2O

This album is a collection of some of our favorite liturgical selections from the Orthodox traditions of Bulgaria, Russia, Greece and Georgia.
It is our prayer that this music will bring peace to all those who hear it. Great music for Lent or anytime!

To hear selections from the CD and to purchase a copy click the CD photo and go to the Living H2O web site.