St. Thomas is a mission of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia. We are a small part of the Orthodox Church, presenting ancient Christianity and proclaiming the Gospel message through the tradition of the Russian Church.
All of our services are primarily in English.

Founded in the summer of 2019, St. Thomas is growing.

We are now meeting at our permanent new home. Glory be to God!

6151 Tobaccoville Road, Tobaccoville, NC 27050

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Catechism Class @ 3 p.m.
Vespers @ 5 p.m. with Confessions afterwards

Confessions @ 9 a.m.
Hours @ 9:40 a.m.
Divine Liturgy @ 10 a.m.
Trapeza/coffee hour to follow


Thursdays from 7 to 8 p.m.
Fr. Mark will lead will group studies on the influential & enriching book "The Law of God" by Fr. Daniel Sysoev who was martyred in 2009. Each week from 6:30 to 7 p.m., there will be a short Moleben service beforehand to spiritually prepare for the lessons.

Saturday, December 17th @ 10 a.m.​
Join us for our inaugural Sisterhood where Mtk. Anna will teach the prayerful art of prosphora making. RSVPs to Nora Kowalcheck at (336) 354-8628.

Thursday, January 5th
Royal Hours @ 7 p.m.

Friday, January 6th
Great Vespers & Liturgy of St. Basil @ 10 a.m.
Nativity Vigil (Compline & Matins w/ First Hour) @ 7 p.m.

Saturday, January 7th
The Nativity According to the Flesh of Our Lord & God & Savior Jesus Christ
Hours @ 9:40 a.m.
Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom @ 10 a.m.
Vespers @ 5 p.m. with Confessions afterwards
Sunday, January 8th
Sunday After Nativity & Feast of Saints Joseph the Betrothed, David the King, & James, Brother of the Lord
Confessions @ 9 a.m.
Hours @ 9:40 a.m.
Divine Liturgy 10 a.m.
"Today the Virgin gives birth to the Transcendent One, And the earth offers a cave to the Unapproachable One! Angels with shepherds glorify Him! The wise men journey with a star! Since for our sake the Eternal God was born as a Little Child!"

Schedule also available on "Calendar" tab at top

Contact Us

Archpriest Mark Tyson

(304) 888-4576

Archpriest Onouphry Keith

(828) 231-0212

Deacon Daniel Brown

(609) 915-6570

Feel free to contact Fr. Mark for moliebens, panikhidas, confession, or meetings.

All other questions may be directed to