St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church
Archdiocese of Western Pennsylvania
Orthodox Church in America
Welcome to St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church


Thank you for visiting the St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church's website.  Our parish is part of the Orthodox Church in America (OCA), and the Archdiocese of Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania. We are located 22 miles south of Pittsburgh less than one mile from exit 43 (Houston) on Interstate 79.

We hope you will "come and see" and visit us very soon.

COVID-19 Update
All services are live-streamed on our YouTube page.
Visitors continue to be welcome!
Parish Life Amid Coronavirus (5/3)
  • All services are open to all parishioners and visitors.
  • Masks must be worn at all times except for when receiving Holy Communion. Serving clergy will remain maskless, but will put on masks whenever possible.
  • On Sunday mornings, if needed, ushers will help assist you in finding a seat,. We will continue to maintain social distancing of 3 feet between families.
  • If you would like to volunteer to be an usher, please contact Mat. Myra Oleynik:
  • For other services, we ask that you practice social distancing. Please maintain the new diocesan guideline of 3 feet between families.
  • If you would like to get on the singing rotation, please contact Joseph Helinski: The choir is being split into two groups.
  • For those uncomfortable coming to church, remember that all services continue to be live-streamed, confessions can be heard over the phone, and Communion can be
    offered by appointment by calling Fr. John. 
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601 Boone Ave. Canonsburg, PA 15317 – Phone: 724-745-8216 (Rectory) – Email:
Acting Rector, Fr. John Joseph Kotalik – Phone: 425-503-2891 – Email:

Saturday Vespers: 5:00 PM (Nov.-Feb.) OR 6:00 PM (March-Oct.) – Sunday Divine Liturgy: 9:30 AM
Weekday Evening Services: 6:30 PM – Weekday Divine Liturgy: 9:00 AM

Services in English – Ample Parking & Handicap Access


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