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V.Rev. Constantine White
V.Rev. Constantine White
V.Rev. Constantine White

Father Constantine White attended St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary. Father Constantine served the Orthodox Church in Japan as a lay missionary for four years. Father Constantine was ordained at St. Nicholas Cathedral, where he served for 25 years, eventually becoming the Dean. Father Constantine also served as the Orthodox Chaplain at Georgetown University for 30 years.

Matushka Nina was born in Japan and raised in the Japanese Orthodox Church, her mother having converted to Orthodoxy after WWII. Father Constantine and Matushka Nina met in Japan and eventually married at the Cathedral in Tokyo. The Whites have two children, Philip and Alexandra, and a grandson Noah.


Deacon
Protodeacon Sergius Miller
Protodeacon Sergius Miller
Protodeacon Sergius Miller

Fr. Sergius was born in December 1938 at University Hospital in Baltimore. Until 1956 he lived in East Baltimore. He studied at Loyola College where he received his A.B. in 1960. At Catholic University, he completed his MA in Medieval History as well as the course work and comprehensive exams for the PhD. In 1973 he received a master's degree in Library Science.

After teaching for 5 years in Anne Arundel Co, Fr Sergius went on to work at Catholic University in DC in 1969. He began working in the religious section of the University and in 1974 he became assistant head, and then head, of the Acquisitions Division. In 1979 he became head of the Religious Studies Division and the next year Humanities was added. He retired in 2003.

Fr Sergius started attending St. Nicholas Cathedral in 1995 and began serving two years later. He was tonsured reader and ordained Subdeacon in December 1998, and ordained deacon in December 2006.

Fr Sergius joined Saint Matthew in March of 2011, and has recently been raised to the protodiaconate on Holy Saturday, 2017 by His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon.


Subdeacons
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Subdeacon Michael Day
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Subdeacon Conner Patrick Tweedell
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Subdeacon John Jubinski

Clergy Who Have Served
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Father Gregory Pelesh (1988 – 1989)
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Father Raymond Velencia (1989 – 2010)
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Father Duane Johnson (1997 – 2010)
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Deacon Nicholas Denysenko (2006 – 2010)
Mailing Address
Orthodox Church of Saint Matthew
P.O. Box 2003
Columbia, MD 21045
Location
7271 Eden Brook Drive
Columbia, MD 21046
Email and Phone
info@stmatthewoca.org
240-755-0324 (Phone)
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    31Jul

    5:00 Great Vespers
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    1Aug

    9:15 3rd Hour
    9:30 Divine Liturgy
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    6Aug

    TRANSFIGURATION OF THE LORD
    10:00am   Divine Liturgy and Blessing of Fruit
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