The Protection of the Holy Theotokos Parish
Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA
1031 Fullerton Avenue, Allentown, PA, 18102

The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA offers healing, comfort, wholeness, spiritual fulfillment, and joy as her members work together to reveal the beauty of God's creation by proclaiming and living the Gospel of Jesus Christ.


We embrace everyone who hungers for love, comfort, fulfillment, and hope.

Do you love God and desire a deeper union in Him through Christ?  Are you moved by the beauty of traditional architecture, iconography, and liturgy?  Do you love to experience warm, family-friendly fellowship, to hear good music and Christ-centered preaching, to participate in enriching adult education and to offer the same to your children?  If so, then "Come and See" us!  We are a parish of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA under the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople and our doors and hearts are open to you and your family!




Please check our calendar or the bulletin to see the full list of services, volunteer opportunities, and classes.  Please note that our parish follows the Old (Julian) Calendar for all liturgical purposes.  All of our services are in English and we provide service books and music to everyone so they can sing and/or follow along. 


Masking and Social Distancing in Effect

Confession and Service Schedule


Father Richard will hear confession by appointment, before Vespers, and before Divine Liturgy.  Please contact Father to schedule.



Please check the Calendar for a complete schedule of services.

Social distancing and masking requirements are in effect


Gift cards make great gifts for the holidays.  We are currently accepting orders through November 26.

CLICK HERE for an order form for gift cards. The Product column is the gift card and value of the gift card. The % column is the amount of profit we receive for that product. For example – if you purchase a $100 Old Navy gift card, you will receive a $100.00 Old Navy gift card and the profit will be $14.00.

The next order is due November 26, 2020.  The gift cards will be handed out once received. You can find the order forms in the literature holder in the breezeway or contact John Onulack either on Sunday or email him at

You will need to pay the full amount of the gift cards. You will receive the full amount of the gift card. The proceeds will benefit St. Mary’s. Please make the checks payable to St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church. Payment is required at the time of order. You can mail the order forms and check to the church or hand them to John Onulack. Please include your contact information on the order form so that we can reach you when the gift cards are ready for pick-up.

Thank you,

John Onulack

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Memory Eternal

John Woroniak, 97, of Coopersburg, passed away November 7, 2020. He was the loving husband of the late Mary (Barnack) Woroniak. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late John and Anna (Chuna) Woroniak. John served in the U.S. Army as a Medic during WWII. He worked for Bethlehem Steel and then for Orlando Diefenderfer as a construction electrician for over 40 years. John was a member of St. Marys Ukrainian Orthodox Church and their Seniors Group. He was also part of the Building and Grounds Committee for St. Marys. John was also a member of the American Legion Post #945, the VFW Post #8282, the former UKES Club and an active volunteer for the Allentown Symphony Hall. He enjoyed gardening and was an avid fisherman and hunter. John will be deeply missed.
Survivors: daughters- Judy Miller of Coopersburg, Susan Harwick and husband Stanley of Macungie; grandchildren- Tanya Raschke (Matthew), Amy Dritt (Christopher), Rachel Kramer (Brad), Jason Dilliard (Jennifer) and Kelly Dilliard (Mark Sweeney); step-grandchildren- Cynthia Haenn (Ken), Kristin (Gene); great grandchildren- Max and Zachary Raschke, Leah Kramer, Shiloh Dritt, Autumn Dritt, Madelynn Dilliard; step-great grandchildren- Thomas Swanson (Kimberly), Adam Swanson, Ben Swanson (Katie), Amanda Eveland (John), Eric DiMatteo (Terésa), Gabrielle Haenn, Jennifer Fugita (Wayne); step-great great grandchildren- Josette and Jessie Fujta. He was predeceased by brothers- Michael and Stephen “Chip” and sisters- Josephine Peters, Olga Muick, Mary Grischott, Sophie Christopharo and Catherine Woroniak.
A viewing will be held Saturday, November 14th 9:30-10:30AM in Kohut Funeral Home, Inc. 950 N. Front St. Allentown, PA 18102. After paying your respects, please feel free to wait for the family at St. Marys Ukrainian Orthodox Church 1031 Fullerton Ave Allentown, PA 18102 for an 11AM Funeral Service. Social Distancing is required and temperatures will be checked prior to church entry. Burial to follow in the parish cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in John’s memory to the church.

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