Welcome to Holy Trinity

Welcome to our website! Holy Trinity Church, is located in Overland Park, KS and is part of the Orthodox Church in America and in the Diocese of the Midwest. As our members have remarked about their own experience, we think you, too, will discover our church to be warm and inviting, and an excellent place to deepen your relationship with Jesus Christ and His Holy Church. Visitors unfamiliar with the Orthodox style of worship will benefit from reading Frequently Asked Questions. If you visit, be sure to browse our bookstore which has an extensive selection of books and icons. If you have any questions or need more information, please do not hesitate to call the church (913) 681-6948 or send us an email.


The Seventh Ecumenical Council (October 14)

Today the Church remembers the 350 holy Fathers of the Seventh Ecumenical Council under the holy Patriarch Tarasius (February 25). The Synod of 787, the second to meet at Nicea, refuted the Iconoclast heresy during the reign of Empress Irene and her son Constantine VI. The Council decreed that the veneration of icons was not idolatry (Exodus 20:4-5), because the honor shown to them is not directed to the wood or paint, but passes to the prototype (the person depicted). It also upheld the possibility of depicting Christ, Who became man and took flesh at His Incarnation. The Father, on the other hand, cannot be represented in His eternal nature, because “no man has seen God at any time” (John 1:18).


Services

SATURDAY

5:00 PM Vespers and Confessions

SUNDAY

9:00 AM Matins
10:00 AM Divine Liturgy

WEDNESDAY EVENING

Akathist 6:30 PM

Office Hours

WEDNESDAY 12:00 PM-5:00 PM

Recent Posts and News

Visit of Bishop Neofitos from Kenya November 3-4

October 13th, 2018

We are excited to welcome His Grace, Bishop Neofitos of the Diocese of Nyeri and Mt. Kenya, of the Patriarchate of Alexandria and All Africa to Holy Trinity and Kansas City on November 3rd and 4th!

Saturday, November 3: Vespers at Holy Trinity and Parish Fun Night
Please join us after Vespers on Saturday, November 3 for a parish fun night with Bishop Neofitos. We’ll have pizza, ice cream sundaes, and time to get to know the bishop. Children and all ages welcome. Please plan to bring donations to cover the cost of food. Vespers at 5:00pm.

Sunday, November 4: Hierarchical Liturgy at Holy Trinity
We will greet Bishop Neofitos at 9:45am and the Hierarchical Liturgy will begin at 10:00am.

Sunday, November 4: KC for Kenya, 5:00pm at St. Dionysios
Please join us to welcome and support Bishop Neofitos on Sunday, November 4 at St. Dionysios, as several Orthodox parishes jointly host a pan-Orthodox fundraiser dinner to help build and support the St. Anthony High School in Kenya. Vespers are at 5:00 pm, with dinner, a presentation by Bishop Neofitos, and fun activities to follow. Tickets may be purchased on the Facebook at KCforKenya at https://www.facebook.com/events/988127028045343 or at EventBrite at https:///www.eventbrite.com/e/build-a-school-build-a-future-tickets-51100250224

Parish Picnic September 9–Updated

August 20th, 2018

After we officially begin the new Church School year with prayers at the end of Liturgy on September 9, we will have a Parish Picnic for everyone—complete with fun games and a “Sweets Walk”!

  • The church will provide hot dogs, hamburgers and condiments.
  • Please bring a side dish if your last name begins with A-M.
  • Please bring a dessert if your last name begins with N-Z.
  • If you can help in any way with the picnic, please contact Erin Moulton
  • Sweets Walk: Donations of cookies, cake, pie or candy are needed for the “Sweets Walk” activity at the Parish Picnic.  Bring your “sweets” the day of the picnic labeled “Sweets Walk” and leave in the teen room.  Everyone is welcome to participate in this activity to take home a sweet treat! For more information, contact Denise Rueschhoff
  • Please stay and help with any clean-up when the picnic is over!

EOYC Registration is Open!

May 3rd, 2018

Registration for EOYC 2018 is now open.  The Eastern Orthodox Youth Camp is a 1 week overnight camp for children ages 7 to 17. EOYC will begin on Sunday, July 29th until Saturday August 4th at Tall Oaks in Linwood, KS.

Parents and staff may access the online registration link at myeoyc.com. Again this year, the Early Bird rate for EOYC is $350. Full payments must be received by June 30th to receive this rate.  On July 1, the registration fee will be $400. ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES ON JULY 26. Please register your camper early.

Lastly, we are always looking for EOYC staff volunteers. The counselor application is also online and can be found on myeoyc.com