An Orthodox Church in Crawford County will mark a milestone this weekend.
SS. Peter & Paul Orthodox Church, 25636 N. Mosiertown Road, Crossingville, southwest of Edinboro, celebrates its 100th anniversary.
The congregation was founded in 1921 by Slovak farming families and is now a growing and multi-ethnic congregation, church officials said. It is a member of the Archdiocese of Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania Orthodox Church in America.
Celebratory events this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. will include an outdoor open house with church tours, ribbon cutting for a community playground and icon garden, pet blessings, live music, children’s activities, a food truck, local vendors and more . Vespers will take place at 4 p.m., followed by a grave blessing.
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The Divine Liturgy with Archbishop Melchizedek takes place on Sunday at 9:30 am, followed by lunch.
For more information, including a full schedule, visit www.orthodoxcrossingville.org.