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100th Anniversary of St. John the Baptist Eastern Orthodox Church East Pittsburgh (11/16-17/19)

On Saturday, November 16 and Sunday, November 17 Metropolitan Gregory made an archpastoral visit to St. John The Baptist Orthodox Church in East Pittsburgh, PA to celebrate the parish's 100th Anniversary.

Photos show scenes from Evening Vespers, Divine Liturgy and the Luncheon that followed at Edgewood Country Club in Churchill, PA.
Fr. Joseph leads the clergy out for the start of Evening Vespers
His Eminence Metropolitan Gregory during Evening Vespers
Clergy from around the Deanery joined East Pittsburgh faithful for Evening Vespers
Faithful of East Pittsburgh
Evening Vespers
Evening Vespers
Evening Vespers
Evening Vespers
Evening Vespers
Evening Vespers
Fr. Joseph speaks to the faithful about his excitement for St. John's 100th Anniversary
His Eminence Metropolitan Gregory shares his thoughts during Great Vespers
His Eminence Metropolitan Gregory shares his thoughts during Great Vespers
His Eminence Metropolitan Gregory shares his thoughts during Great Vespers
His Eminence Metropolitan Gregory shares his thoughts during Great Vespers
St. John's East Pittsburgh recently had these beautiful Icons added to the front of the balcony.
His Eminence Metropolitan Gregory blesses the food during the conclusion of Evening Vespers.
His Eminence Metropolitan Gregory blesses the food during the conclusion of Evening Vespers.
Church President, Robert Perevuznik Jr greets His Eminence at the beginning of Diving Liturgy
Fr. Joseph presents the cross to His Eminence.
Diving Liturgy
Divine Liturgy
Divine Liturgy
The Newley renovated church shows its beauty during Divine Liturgy.
Divine Liturgy
Divine Liturgy
Divine Liturgy
Fr. John Fedornock reads the Gospel in his old church.
His Eminence Metropolitan Gregory shares a few thoughts during Divine Liturgy.
The Great Entrance
The Great Entrance
The Great Entrance
The Great Entrance
Divine Liturgy
Divine Liturgy
Divine Liturgy
His Eminence Metropolitan Gregory blesses the newly added icons to the Balcony Front.
His Eminence Metropolitan Gregory blesses the newly added icons to the Balcony Front.
His Eminence Metropolitan Gregory blesses the newly added icons to the Balcony Front.
His Eminence Metropolitan Gregory blesses the newly added icons to the Balcony Front.
His Eminence Metropolitan Gregory blesses the newly added icons to the Balcony Front.
After blessing the Icons, His Eminence Metropolitan Gregory blessed the faithful.
In a special surprise ceremony, John Stagon Jr received a special award from His Eminence Metropolitan Gregory for his faithfulness and loyalty to St. John's East Pittsburgh for many years.
In a special surprise ceremony, John Stagon Jr received a special award from His Eminence Metropolitan Gregory for his faithfulness and loyalty to St. John's East Pittsburgh for many years.
In a special surprise ceremony, John Stagon Jr received a special award from His Eminence Metropolitan Gregory for his faithfulness and loyalty to St. John's East Pittsburgh for many years.
In a special surprise ceremony, John Stagon Jr received a special award from His Eminence Metropolitan Gregory for his faithfulness and loyalty to St. John's East Pittsburgh for many years.
In a special surprise ceremony, John Stagon Jr received a special award from His Eminence Metropolitan Gregory for his faithfulness and loyalty to St. John's East Pittsburgh for many years.
St. John's East Pittsburgh - November 17, 2019
Luncheon at Edgewood Country Club
Luncheon at Edgewood Country Club
Luncheon at Edgewood Country Club
Luncheon at Edgewood Country Club
The youth of St. John's East Pittsburgh present flowers to His Eminence Metropolitan Gregory
The youth of St. John's East Pittsburgh present flowers to His Eminence Metropolitan Gregory
The youth of St. John's East Pittsburgh present flowers to His Eminence Metropolitan Gregory
Luncheon at Edgewood Country Club
Luncheon at Edgewood Country Club
Luncheon at Edgewood Country Club
Luncheon at Edgewood Country Club
Luncheon at Edgewood Country Club
Luncheon at Edgewood Country Club
Luncheon at Edgewood Country Club
Ron Kitsko starts off the speeches.
Church President, Robert Perevuznik Jr. shares his thoughts and memories at St. John's East Pittsburgh
St. John's East Pittsburgh's 100th Anniversary Committee
Past pastor, Fr. John Fedornock shares some memories and accomplishments in his time at St. Johns.
Luncheon at Edgewood Country Club
Fr. Joseph speaks about how blessed he is to be apart of St. John's East Pittsburgh
His Eminence Metropolitan Gregory talks about continuing to grow our churches and how East Pittsburgh is headed in that direction.