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The Orthodox Christian Church of the Holy Transfiguration
35 Sickletown Rd, Pearl River, NY 10965
Led by the Very Reverend Igumen Joseph Rector, the Orthodox Christian Church of the Holy Transfiguration is the onlyMore Eastern Orthodox church in Pearl River. The church comprises an ethnically and economically diverse population from Pearl River and the adjacent communities. While services are performed according to a very traditional liturgy dating back 2,000 years, to accommodate the diverse backgrounds of their parishioners, all services are performed in English. They follow the Revised Julian Calendar or "New Calendar." Services are regularly held for Great Vespers followed by confessions Saturday evenings and Liturgy Sunday mornings. The church also offers adult discussion groups most Wednesday afternoons and a Saturday morning school for children and adults. Missionary programs are available through the Orthodox Church in America, which the Church of Transfiguration is affiliated with.