The Nativity of the Holy Virgin Orthodox Church
Orthodox Church in America
Menlo Park, CA
Special Information during Coronavirus Pandemic


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UPDATED August 5th, 2021!

By the order of Archbishop BENJAMIN, all parishes must comply with local (county) health ordinances during the Coronavirus pandemic. All divine services are held indoors, and anyone may attend (no sign-up required). Masks are now necessary for the for all, regardless of vaccination status.

Confessions will no longer be heard over the phone, except for shut-ins or in emergency situations. 

Moliebens (prayer service) and panikhidas (memorial service) can be arranged to be done with Fr Andrew inside the church. Please call or e-mail to schedule one. 

If you are ill and need communion, Fr. Andrew can bring it to you. Again, please call -- we are here for you!

Fr Andrew: (707) 327-6177; 

Welcome to Our Parish In Menlo Park!

The Nativity of the Holy Virgin Russian Orthodox Church has faithfully served Orthodox Christians in the Bay Area for over fifty years. Founded after the Second World War by Russian émigrés from China and Europe, our parish now ministers to a wide variety of people, including many recent arrivals  from the former Soviet Union. We welcome all to join us as we continue to serve the Lord Jesus Christ and proclaim the Gospel of salvation in an ever-changing world.

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Address: 1220 Crane St, Menlo Park, CA

Our church and fellowship hall are both wheelchair-accessible.