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St. Ignatius of Antioch Orthodox Christian Church is a parish of the Diocese of Los Angeles and the West of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America. Our parish is made up of a wide variety of people from all walks of life and includes those who were born into the faith and those who chose the faith later in life. Our services are mostly in English with occasional parts in different languages to minister to the wide variety of ethnic backgrounds represented among our people.

VISITORS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME TO ATTEND SERVICES. The pastor requests that any visiting Orthodox Christians who wish to receive the Sacraments contact him in advance of the visit.


2017 St. Ignatius Church Patronal Feast
December 15-16, 2017


Join us for the annual celebration of our Patron,
St. Ignatius of Antioch.

Friday, December 15, 2017
6:00 pm - Great Vespers with Litia and Artoklasia followed by dinner.

The book store will be open during dinner.

Saturday, December 16, 2017
9:00 am - Festal Orthros followed by Divine Liturgy at 10:00 am

A Festal Meal will follow the service in the Church dining hall for $5 per person.
Tickets must be purchased in advance through the Church Office.
The book store will be open during lunch.

Current Events
Help St Ignatius Church's Renovation Fund

St. Ignatius Orthodox Christian Church of Twin Falls, Idaho is grateful to all of the donors who helped make it possible for us to move into our new church building on December 18. This was the end of the first phase of renovations. We now need to renovate the social space, classrooms and exterior of the building.

We hope that in addition to your continued prayers, you will consider offering your financial support to our efforts. Any assistance you can provide will be a great blessing in building up the Body of Christ here in Twin Falls.

Donations can be made online at:;EM;AB;abt-gnl-share-by-email-060116_sfb&utm_source=EM&utm_medium=AB&utm_campaign=abt-gnl-share-by-email-060116_sfb

Or Mailed to:

St. Ignatius Church
New Building Renovation Fund
181 Morrison St.
Twin Falls, ID 83301

St. Ignatius is a 501(C)(3) organization and all donations are tax deductible.


Help St. Ignatius Church with your tax-deductable donation. Every penny helps to meet the ever growing needs of the parish in our effort to build up the Body of Christ is Twin Falls. May the Lord reward you for your generosity in this age and in the age to come.

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Get to Know the Ancient Christian Church


We are not Jewish, but we are Orthodox
We are not Roman, but we are Catholic
We are not Protestant, but the Bible came from us
We are not Denominational, we are Pre-Denominational

"We did not set out to discover Orthodoxy. We set out to find out what the Ancient Church was really like and in doing so we discovered Orthodoxy." – Very Reverend Father Gordon Walker, Protestant Pastor who converted to Orthodoxy

“As we read, a whole new world came into existence. A world where without any question there was, number one, vitality, but where there was also, secondly, there was Liturgy. To discover that there was Liturgy in the Ancient Church came as a horrendous shock. To find out that there was Liturgy in that Bible that I thought I knew so well was frightening. And I began to ask, ‘What else is there in there that I don’t understand?’ I began to run into the word in the Bible, the word ‘Eucharist.’ Oh, we don’t usually translated it that way in the English Bible, we just translate it ‘the giving of thanks’ or ‘giving thanks’ but the word was there. The very word that we took into the English language as ‘Eucharist’ was right there in the Bible.” – Very Reverend Father Jon Braun, Protestant Pastor who converted to Orthodoxy

"The Orthodox Church understands herself as Catholic - the one, holy, catholic and apostolic Church as referred to in the Nicene Creed. She keeps the “faith once delivered to the saints” (Jude 1:3) and does not deviate from it - regardless of the trends of the society at any given time. This includes first and foremost the belief in all the articles of the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed and the ancient ecumenical councils of the “undivided Church” of the first millennium, but also and equally the now-contested biblical teachings regarding marriage, man and woman, the family, conception, birth, and the end of human life on this earth. In this sense, Orthodoxy is a “sign of contradiction” (Luke 2:34) in this age and culture. However, it is precisely for the salvation of people and the world that the Church stands in critical dialogue with the culture. And the Orthodox pastoral approach, while never relativistic or merely emotive, is one of great compassion and flexibility." -- Reverend Father Matthew Baker

Saints and a Thought for the Day
Saints of the Day
Prophet Hosea; Venerable-martyr Andrew of Crete

His Eminence, Metropolitan JOSEPH's Thought for the Day
"Reverence with all the powers of your soul all the sacraments, and say to yourself in respect to every sacrament before the celebration or the communion of it: 'This is God's mystery. I myself am only the unworthy witness or partaker of it.'" -- St. John of Kronstadt

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