St. Innocent Orthodox Church
Redford, MI - Moscow Patriarchate

  

 

 

On 7 October 2018, we were blessed with a visit from the Miracleworking and Myrrh-streaming Hawaiian Iveron Icon of the Theotokos! 

 
"From thy Holy Icon, O Lady Theotokos, blessed myrrh has flowed abundantly.  Thou hast thereby consoled those, in exile, faithful unto thee, and hast enlighten the unbelievers by thy Son's light.  Therefore O Lady, with tears we bow down to thee.  Be merciful to us in the hour of judgment.  Lest having received thy mercy we be punished as those who have been contemptuous of it.  But grant us through thy prayers to bring forth spiritual fruit, and save our souls" -  Troparion to the Iveron Icon, Tone 7.

 

 

Welcome to the St. Innnocent Orthodox Church Website

We are deeply committed to being obedient to Christ within a world that is dying to live!  

We are a small, new-calendar ("revised Julian") parish under the Moscow Patriarchate. Our parish is located in Redford Township at 23300 W. Chicago (Redford, MI  48239), just East of Telegraph. The parish was established in 1967 as an English-speaking parish, named in honor of St. Innocent, the first Bishop of Irkutsk (an Eastern Siberian city). Today, the parish is comprised of Americans of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds, incluing numerous converts. The services are celebrated according to the Russian musical and liturgical traditions and are almost entirely in English. We joyfully celebrated our 50th anniversary in 2017!

Typical Weekly Schedule:

Friday Divine Liturgy - 10 AM

Saturday Great Vespers - 4 PM

Sunday Hours and Confessions - 9:30 AM

Sunday Divine Liturgy - 10 AM

A SPECIAL MESSAGE TO OUR  VISITORS: 

  • You are welcome here. Relax, and enjoy your visit. No one is judging you. 
  • We will not do anything to embarrass you, or that will make you uncomfortable. 
  • Our children worship with us. If you have young children, they are welcome here, too. If you need to step out for a minute for any reason, you are not disturbing us. We expect children to be raised in the Church and to accomplish that, they have to be IN THE CHURCH.
  • If you are an Orthodox Christian, and you have prepared yourself to receive Holy Communion according to your Spiritual Father’s direction, be sure to introduce yourself to a priest before the service. Once you have informed the priest of your status, you are welcome to approach the chalice.

We are part of the worldwide Orthodox Church – the oldest Christian Church in the world. We welcome you to pray with us and grow with us, by the power of God's infinite mercy and love. You are warmly invited to "come and see." 

Visit us on facebook: @stinnocentredford

23300 W. Chicago

Redford, MI 48239

313-538-1142

 

  • 24th Sunday After Pentecost
    11/11/18
    A homily by Fr. Joshua, based upon Luke 10:25-37.
  • Sin, Death, & the Devil: Clearing the Way Back to Eden
    11/08/18
    Week #4, taught by Fr. Joshua. 
  • 23rd Sunday After Pentecost
    11/04/18
    A homily by Fr. Joshua, based upon Luke 8:41-56. 
  • Sin, Death, & the Devil: Clearing the Way Back to Eden
    10/23/18
    Week #3, taught by Fr. Joshua
Archived Homilies and Bible Studies
  • 22nd Sunday After Pentecost
    10/28/18
    A homily by Fr. Joshua, based upon Luke 8:26-39.
  • 21st Sunday After Pentecost
    10/21/18
    A homily by Fr. Joshua, based upon Luke 16:19-31. 
  • 20th Sunday After Pentecost
    10/14/18
    A homily by Fr. Joshua, based upon Luke 8:5-15. 
  • 19th Sunday After Pentecost & Visit of Iveron Icon
    10/08/18
    A homily by Fr. Joshua, based upon Luke 7:11-16.
  • Sin, Death, & the Devil: Clearing the Way Back to Eden
    10/04/18
    Week #2, taught by Fr. Joshua 
  • 18th Sunday After Pentecost
    09/30/18
    A homily by Fr. Joshua, based upon Luke 6:31-36. 
  • 14th Sunday After Pentecost
    09/26/18
    A Homily by Fr. Joshua, based upon Matthew 22:1-14. 
  • 15th Sunday After Pentecost
    09/25/18
    A Homily by Fr. Joshua, based upon Matthew 22:35-46.
  • 16th Sunday After Pentecost
    09/25/18
    A Homily by Fr. Joshua, based upon Matthew 25:14-30.

18

Nov

Sunday

9:30 Confessions
10:00 Divine Liturgy
Fast: wine & oil

20

Nov

Tuesday

6:00 PM Great Vespers and Litya for the Feast
Fast

21

Nov

Wednesday

ENTRANCE OF THE THEOTOKOS
10:00 Divine Liturgy for the Feast 
Fast: fish, wine, & oil

22

Nov

Thursday

10:00 Divine Liturgy for American Thanksgiving
Fast

24

Nov

Saturday

4:00 Great Vespers and Confessions
Fast: wine & oil

25

Nov

Sunday

9:30 Confessions
10:00 Divine Liturgy
Fast: wine & oil

30

Nov

Friday

9:30 Confessions
10:00 Divine Liturgy
Fast

1

Dec

Saturday

4:00 Great Vespers and Confessions
Fast: wine & oil

2

Dec

Sunday

9:30 Confessions
10:00 Divine Liturgy
Fast: wine & oil

7

Dec

Friday

9:30 Confessions
10:00 Divine Liturgy
Fast

***Disclaimer: St. Innocent of Irkutsk Orthodox Church is in no way affiliated with St. Innocent of Alaska Monastery (located in Redford) or any persons belonging to the "Monastic Community".***