Saint John the Baptist Orthodox Church
Western Rite parish of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America
11199 Angleberger Road, Thurmont, MD 21788
Church Leadership

The Rev. Father James K. Hamrick, Pastor

The Rev. Dn. Stephen Kerr, Deacon & Assistant Pastor

Woodrow Little, President of the Parish Council

LaRue Kelbaugh, Vice President of the Parish Council

Littie Hamrick, Parish Council Secretary & Choir Director

Joseph Kerr, Treasurer & Food Bank Ministry Coordinator

Jonathan Hamrick, Financial Officer

Colleen McAfee, Antiochian Women of St. John the Baptist and AWE Communications Director

Sara Little, Family Ministries Coordinator




Sunday Mass Live Stream from Facebook

View the Sunday Mass, live-streamed here from our Facebook page each Sunday morning at 10:00 a.m. by clicking on the above image.

Lecture Notes from "The Orthodox Way of Praying the Holy Rosary" Lecture Series
Calendar of Events
Holy Week Services (view weekday Feast Days under Calendar of Events above by clicking on View Month)
9:30am - Matins
10:00am - Mass
6:00pm - Maundy Thursday Mass
12:00pm - Good Friday Pre-Sanctified Liturgy
8:00pm - Paschal Vigil & First Mass of Easter
10:30am - 2nd Mass of Easter (No Matins) - Sunday, April 16th

The Orthodox West Short Film

Follow three men on their journey to becoming Western Rite priests in the Orthodox Christian Church.

Feasts & Saints' Commemoration Days
St. Kentigern
13 Jan 2023 at 12:00am

St. Benedict Biscop
12 Jan 2023 at 12:00am

St. Paul the First Hermit
10 Jan 2023 at 12:00am