St. Herman of Alaska Orthodox SoborSt. Herman of Alaska Orthodox Sobor
Upcoming Services
April 26,
9:10AM Hours
9:30AM Divine Liturgy
12:01PM Grave Blessing Schedule:
12:30PM Northern Lights
1:00PM Holy Cross
2:00PM Mount Pleasent
2:30PM St. Anthony
4:00PM Rosehill

May 2,
6:00PM Great Vespers

May 3,
9:10AM Hours
9:30AM Divine Liturgy

Fr. Vincent Lehr

Fr. Vincent is a former evangelical Pastor who, along with his wife and three children, became Orthodox in 1999. After serving as a Deacon in the Orthodox Church for seven years, he was ordained to the Holy Priesthood on January 1, 2010. In November, 2012 Fr. Vincent was appointed Priest-in-Charge of St. Herman of Alaska Sobor in Edmonton, AB.

Fr. Matthew Francis

Fr. Matthew has been a part of the St. Herman's community since 2003. Before coming to Edmonton he attended St. Peter the Aleut Church in Calgary and St. Aidan of Lindisfarne in Manchester, England. He was ordained a Deacon by His Eminence, Archbishop Seraphim in January, 2010, and to the Holy Priesthood by His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah in December, 2011. Fr. Matthew studied History and Theology, and, in addition to his pastoral responsibilities, works in the field of Heritage Conservation. He and Matushka Krista have a son, Basil, who is the only true Albertan in the family! Fr. Matthew also serves as Priest-in-Charge of St. Nikolai of Zhitsa Mission, Whitehorse, Yukon

Dn. Sebastian Scratcbh Deacon Sebastian Scratch

Dn. Jesse Isaac

Dn. Jesse, at age four, came into the Orthodox Church with his family at St. Vincent's Antiochian Church in Saskatoon, SK. His father was ordained as a deacon for the parish and Dn. Jesse began serving as an acolyte at the age of six. Dn. Jesse continued serving throughout the years as he and his family moved with his dad, who later was ordained to the priesthood, to various places in both the US and Canada. Dn. Jesse moved to Edmonton in 2003 and began attending St. Herman's the same year. He and his wife Roxanne were married in 2005 and have two boys, Nicholas and Samuel. Dn. Jesse was ordained a subdeacon by His Eminence, Archbishop Seraphim in 2005 and to the deaconate by His Grace, Bishop Irénée in December, 2011.

Contact Us
Phone: (780) 484-9804

9930-167 Street
Edmonton, Alberta
T5P 4W7

Church office hours:
12 - 4PM Mon - Fri

St. Maximus the Confessor
Words of Wisdom
As the memory of fire does not warm the body, so faith without love does not bring about the illumination of knowledge in the soul.
- St. Maximus the Confessor