St.Gregorios Orthodox Church Of India
South Florida
Our Vicar

Rev. Fr. George John
Tel: (954) 680-3077

About Achen
Message from Vicar
Service Times
Sunday Service
7:45 AM to 10:00 AM

Sunday School
Sundays from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Alternate Saturdays from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Prayer Meetings
Alternate Saturdays 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

2850 Taylor Street
Hollywood, FL 33020-4233

Mailing Address
P.O Box 291385
Davie, FL 33329-1385

WELCOME to the web site of the St. Gregorios Orthodox Church Of India, South Florida. Our Church is a member of the Diocese of South-West America of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church.

Our Patron
Saint Gregorios of the Malankara Orthodox Church
      Parumala Thirumeni
June 15, 1848 to November 2,1902

  News In Brief


The year-end and new-year service will start at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 31st .Service will finish by 12.15 AM

Those who wish to receive Holy Qurbana should not eat or drink after 5:00 p.m. (adults) and 8:00 p.m. (young children).


On Christmas Eve (December 24) Evening prayer will start at 5.00 p m followed by Night Prayer, Christmas Day special Service and Holy Qurbana. Service will finish by 10.30 p m

Those who wish to receive Holy Qurbana should not eat or drink after 5.00 pm

On Christmas day those who wish to burn their old palm leaves bring it to the church


This year the Christmas Carol program will be conducted on Saturday, December 17. On that day Evening prayer will start at 5.00 p m followed by Holy Qurbana.

After the Holy Qurbana Carol program will be conducted at the hall. Students and adults can present their programs.

Coin collection will be conducted on that day.

Christmas gifts will be given to the children on that day.


Memorial Feast of Parumala Thirumeni and our Church Perunal will be celebrated on Saturday, November 05th and Sunday November 6th . Rev. Fr. Melvin Mathai will be the celebrant for this year’s perunal service.

Everyone is requested to participate and obtain the blessings of Parumala Thirumeni.

Congratulations to our High School Graduates - 2022
Abel Abraham Isabella Abraham Daniel Abraham

Ashley Alex Jeslyn Chacko Sara Thomas

Abel Abraham
Abel is the son of Mr. Binoy Abraham and Mrs. Elizabeth Abraham. He graduated from Florida Atlantic University High School.

Isabella Abraham
Isabella is the daughter of Mr. Varkey Abraham and Mrs. Liya Abraham. She graduated from Florida Atlantic University High School.

Daniel Abraham
Daniel is the son of Mr. Arun Abraham and Mrs. Anisha Abraham. He graduated from Archbishop McCarthy High School.

Ashley Alex
Ashley is the daughter of Mr. Alex George and Mrs. Sindhu George. She graduated from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

Jeslyn Chacko
Jeslyn is the daughter of Mr. Sajan Chacko and Mrs. Silvy Chacko. She graduated from Pines Charter High School.

Sara Thomas
Sara is the daughter of Mr. Vivek Thomas and Mrs. Jyothi Thomas. She graduated from Florida Atlantic University High School.

Ordination to Holy Order Of Priesthood

Dn. Geevarghese Melvin Mathai was ordained to the Holy Order of Priesthood on Saturday April 02,2022 by His Grace Dr. Zacharias Mar Aprem, Assistant Metropolitan of the Diocese at his home parish St. Gregorios Orthodox Church of India in South Florida. Rev. Fr. Geevarghese Melvin Mathai is the first priest from the Florida region to be ordained as a priest. It was a joyful occasion for the entire church family and all of us are joining in praising and thanking God for all the blessing God has showered upon Melvin Achen.

On Sunday April 3rd 2022, newly ordained Fr. Geevarghese Melvin Mathai Achen offered Holy Qurbana at his home parish (Puthen Qurbana), St. Gregorios Orthodox Church Of India, south Florida.


April 10, Palm Sunday 7:30 am - 8:00 am Morning Prayer
  8:00 am - 9:00 am Palm Sunday Service
  9:00 am - 11:00 am Holy Qurbana
April 11, Monday 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Evening Prayer
April 12, Tuesday 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Evening Prayer
April 13, Wednesday 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm Maundy Thursday Service
April 14, Thursday 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Evening Prayer
April 15, Good Friday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Good Friday Service
April 16, Holy Saturday 7:00 am - 9:30 am Holy Qurbana
April 16, Saturday (Easter Service) 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm Easter Service

Sub Deacon Ordination

On January 15,2022. H. G Dr. Abraham Mar Seraphim Metropolitan of the Bangalore Diocese, offered Holy Qurbana at our church and ordained Melvin Mathai as Sub deacon. As you know among our churches in Florida, this is the first time a member of the church is ordained as deacon. Let us pray for the new Chemmachen to be filled with the grace of God and serve in His church.


Palm Sunday April 11
Maundy Thursday April 14 (Maundy Thursday service is on April 13)
Good Friday April 15
Holy Saturday April 16
Easter April 17
New Sunday & Perunal April 24 (Memorial Feast of St. Thomas & St. George)
Key verse for this month

John 1: 1-2

In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God and the Word as God. He was in the beginning with God
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