St. Ambrose Orthodox Mission

Orthodox Christianity in the Mackinac Straits of Northern Michigan

ABOUT OUR MISSION

St. Ambrose Orthodox Mission is an Orthodox Christian community which gathers in the Mackinac Straits area of northern Michigan. Founded in July of 2023 AD, we seek to bring the fullness of the Gospel of Christ to the North.

St Ambrose Day 2023

We are part of the Chicago and Mid-America Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia (ROCOR). Our worship is structured according to the Russian liturgical tradition and is conducted in English with some Church Slavonic. All are welcome and invited to attend! 

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News & Updates

Forgiveness Sunday

March 20, 2024

On Sunday, March 17th (4th O.S), Fr. Dmitri and the faithful gathered together for Hours, Divine Liturgy, and Forgiveness Vespers at the Bliss Township Hall in the Straits of Mackinac, followed by Cheesefare potluck at the DeLong homestead.St. Ambrose Orthodox Mission also received a new catechumen, Lucie—please remember her in your prayers! It was a…

Blessing the Straits – 2024

January 20, 2024

On Saturday January 20th (7th O.S.), Father Micah and the faithful gathered to bless the Straits.

Upcoming Services For April.

April 11th, 6 PM: Lenten Services at St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church Mackinaw City.

April 14th, 10 AM: Typika at the Bliss Township Hall.

April 18th, 6 PM: Lenten Services at St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church Mackinaw City.

April 21st, 10 AM: Typika at the Bliss Township Hall.

April 25th, 6 PM: Lenten Services at St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church Mackinaw City.

April 27th, 9:30 AM: Liturgy at St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church Mackinaw City.
6 PM: Evening Services at the Bliss Township Hall.

April 28th, 9:30 AM: Liturgy at the Bliss Township Hall.

May 2nd, 6 PM: Lenten Services at St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church Mackinaw City.

May 5th, 12 AM Midnight: Reader's Pascha/Easter Service, Location TBD

For additional information, please see our parish calendar.

To see all our past posts, please see our parish blog page.