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

Upcoming Events

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Our Patronal Feast

Dormition Of The Most Holy Theotokos

Will be celebrated with His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph

Thursday, Aug. 27th  6:00 PM   
Greet His Eminence at the church for Holy Dormition Vigil

Friday, Aug. 28th 9:00 AM
Greet His Eminence at at the Church for Divine Liturgy

Agape meal will follow Divine Liturgy under the Redwoods

Recent Events

Thomas Evind Baptized

Holy Saturday Baptism

Thomas Evind was baptized on Holy Saturday April 11 2015 at Holy Dormition Orthodox Church By Fr. Michael Oyer. The Godfather is Fr. Dcn. Samuel Woolums. See Photos Here

Welcome to the Harvest Fair

Our Annual Harvest Fair

On Saturday October 4 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

Memory Eternal
Memory Eternal Konstatine

Our dear brother in the Lord Constatine Jaeckel peacefully passed away at home on Friday July 18 2014 after a long battle with cancer. The funeral and burial was on Thursday July 24 2014. Photos of the service and burial.

Diocessan Report

Parish Report to the 39th 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.

Pentecost Baptism

Deborah Nylund is baptized on Pentecost

Holy Saturday Baptism

Baptism of Wenceslas



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

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


Photos Of The Remodel

New Construction


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.