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

Brian Patrick Turano & Ann Elena Rodier were married on Sunday June 5th 2016

Ansgar Hoyle & Mara McLeester were married on Sunday May 8th 2016

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Recent Events

THEOPHANY - Blessing The Pacific Ocean

Photos of this years blessing of the Pacific Ocean

Harvest Fair Entry

Our Annual Harvest Fair

On Saturday October 3 from Noon - 8:00 pm we will celebrated our annual Harvest Fair to give thanks to the Lord for all we have been given in the past year out of the abundance of His grace.
See Photos Here

Dormition of the Theotokos - Our Patronal Feast

This year His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph celebrated our Feast Day, the Holy Dormition of the Mother of God, on Friday, August 28 2015. We began our celebration on Thursday evening with a wonderful Hierarchical Vigil for the Holy Dormition. At the end of the Vigil, His Eminence spoke inspiring words about our blessed Mother, the Holy Theotokos, exhorting us to become like her. 

See Full Story and Photos Here

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

Memory Eternal KonstatineMemory Eternal

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.


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

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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.