Holy Apostles Orthodox Church
345 Ridge Rd, Lansing, NY
Orthodox Church in America

Holy Apostles Orthodox Church is a mission parish of the Diocese of New York and New Jersey, serving Lansing, Ithaca (including Cornell and Ithaca College), Cortland, and the surrounding areas. 

At Holy Apostles Orthodox Church, you will find a welcoming, Christ-centered community of believers growing together spiritually in love and in the unchanging faith handed down from the Apostles.

       If you are an Orthodox Christian looking for a home…
       If you are looking for the timeless Christian faith…
       If you are looking to strengthen your faith…
       If you are searching for what God has in store for you…
       If you need a place to call home…
       If you have nowhere else to turn…
          Then please join us!

  • Pascha 2024
    Through death Thou dost transform what is mortal, and through burial Thou dost transform what is corruptible; for in a manner befitting God Thou dost make incorrupt and immortal the nature which Thou
  • Archbishop Michael Visits for Palm Sunday
    On the weekend of Palm Sunday, April 27-28, Archbishop Michael made his annual Archpastoral visit to Holy Apostles Parish in Lansing, NY. At Saturday evening Vespers, Vladyka shared a moving serm
  • Holy Week 2024
    Our full schedule of Holy Week services can be found on the Monthly Calendar page. Here is a brief explanation of the services. It should be noted in general that, during Holy Week, everything is done
  • Christmas 2023
    Christ our God has come in the flesh.The Father begot Him from the womb before the Morning Star.He rules the heavenly hosts,yet now He lies in a manger of dumb beasts.He Who looses the tangled knots o
  • Summer Lake Blessing
    The Feast of the Procession of the Cross originated in Constantinople, where the Cross was carried through the city during the first part of August to bless water sources, with prayers for protection
  • Archbishop Michael visits
    For St. Thomas Sunday (the Sunday after Pascha), Archbishop Michael made his annual visit to Holy Apostles. He tonsured Nikolaos Demetriades as a reader, and awarded Fr. Joel the Kamilavka. Especially
  • Blessing of Cayuga Lake 2023
    To celebrate Jesus sanctifying the waters by his baptism, Orthodox churches not only bless water in church, but traditionally bless the nearest body of water as well. We have a long-standing practice

The Orthodox Church is evangelical, but not Protestant. It is orthodox, but not Jewish. It is catholic, but not Roman. It isn't non-denominational - it is pre-denominational. It has believed, taught, preserved, defended and died for the Faith of the Apostles since the Day of Pentecost 2000 years ago.

The ancient Church welcomes you!

To learn more about our faith and church life, you can contact our priest, Fr. Joel Brady, using the Contact Us page. Our schedule of services can be found on the Monthly Calendar page; we'd be delighted to have you join us!