St. James Orthodox Church
1651 Horizon Parkway, Suite 400, Buford, Georgia 30518
"Draw nigh to God, and He will draw nigh to you." (James 4:8)

St. James Orthodox Church is located in Buford, Georgia, in the northeast metropolitan Atlanta area. Founded in 2013, we are a quickly growing mission of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America. Our services are family-friendly and are celebrated in English.  We encourage you to visit and to discover for yourself the enduring appeal of the Eastern Orthodox faith.  "Come and see." (John 1:46)

06/19/16Pentecost 2016 -

Pentecost is one of the Great Feasts and is considered to be the highest ranking Great Feast of the Lord, second in rank only to Pascha. See pictures of how St. James celebrated this beautiful Feast!

05/01/16Good Friday and Pascha 2016 -

Christ is Risen! Truly He has risen!

Saint James celebrated a joyous and spiritually rewarding Pascha season. Check out our new photo from Holy Friday and Pascha here!

02/14/16Bishop Antoun comes to St. James! -

St. James is blessed to have His Grace Bishop Antoun visit our parish. We are thankful for his ongoing encouragement and many blessings as we continue to grow the house of the Lord! See the photos here.

Is there a secret to effective and meaningful prayer?

It's one thing to talk about why Church services and prayer are important, and another to do them. How do we start? The key is something simple, and something very easy to overlook: silence.

Why Do We Die?

If Christ really has conquered death, why do we still die? With a little help from St. Paul the Apostle and Fr. John Behr, we'll take a closer look at our relationship with God and explore how we perfect our union with Christ.

Services & Events

Sunday Bulletin

Fr. Steven's Podcast series

The Life of the Church Today
The Life of the Church Today