Church of the Nativity

Old Rite Russian Orthodox

​An Old Rite parish of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia (ROCOR). We are located in Erie, PA.

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Our Neighbor's Place

We have agreed to take a turn hosting the overflow shelter program that is being run by Community Shelter Services with the help of area churches.  The first floor of our Community Center will be the site for this shelter from February 6 to February 20. 

The overflow shelter program provides a warm place to eat, sleep and shower for our homeless brothers and sisters during the cold winter months.  The program has already run successfully since November at various local churches including Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, First Presbyterian Church of the Covenant and St. John’s Lutheran Church.  I have spoken with volunteers from all of these locations and been told that it is a truly humbling and rewarding experience.

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