DELAWARE VALLY: St.John’s Indian Orthodox of Delaware Valley, Drexel Hill, PA has finally a church building of its own and added one more own facility to Northeast American diocese. The settlement of the new facility was completed on Tuesday, August 21, 2012.
St. John’s Orthodox Church was established November 2006 by the former Diocesan Metropolitan, the Valiya Thirumeni Mathews Barnabas and present diocesan metropolitan Zachariah Mar Nicholovos. Since then the congregation was worshipping in a chapel connected to the main Sanctuary of the Drexel Hill Baptist Church.
The newly bought property has. 1.25 acres of land and 22,400 Sq.ft of building, consist of main Sanctuary which could accommodate about 500 people, a Chapel which could accommodate about 100 people, a basement hall which could accommodate about 200 people and 10 large 8 small size class rooms in two levels, with enough car parking spaces.
The new church is easy accessible from NY, NJ, DE, MD and nearby cities. And located at – 4400 State Rd, Drexel Hill, PA-19026
Fr. Siby Varghese is the vicar of the Church
Reported by Ninan Poovathoor