St. Raphael of Brooklyn to Hold Open House in Iowa City


Open House in Newly Renovated Historic Building

Iowa City, IA – August 11, 2009 – On Saturday, August 22, at  St. Raphael of Brooklyn Orthodox Mission is hosting an open house in their new location at 722 East College Street, Iowa City. Since purchasing the historic building, St. Raphael Orthodox Mission has been working diligently to renovate this historic building and convert it into and Orthodox Christian house of worship. The open house is an event for the whole community, including food, a bouncy castle for the kids, and short choral performances of exquisite Byzantine, Russian and Georgian sacred melodies from the St. Raphael Choir and other local musicians. All attending are invited to attend Vespers, an Orthodox evening prayer service, beginning at 6 PM.

 

St. Raphael of Brooklyn Orthodox Mission
Open House and Vespers
Saturday, August 22
3 PM to 7:30 PM
722 E College St
Iowa City, IA