Mar Gregorios Orthodox Church Noida  
 
 

 


     
History  
   
   
Mar Gregorios Orthodox Church Noida Milestones  
 
 
 
 
 
   
1985: The members of the Orthodox Church who were attending the St. Mary's Orthodox Cathedral, Hauz Khas, New Delhi and residing in and around Noida formed a Prayer Group named after our Patron Saint, as Mar Gregorios Orthodox Christian Fellowship.
 
1991: When St. John's Orthodox Parish at Mayur Vihar, New Delhi was formed, this Prayer Fellowship was associated with the Mayur Vihar Parish.
 
1995: The then Diocesan Metropolitan H.G. Dr. Paulose Mar Gregorios permitted the formation of a Church Society, viz., Mar Gregorios Orthodox Church Society. Subsequently, the Society was registered under the Societies Registration Act. Since January 27, 1995, Holy Qurbana was conducted once a month in Noida.
 
1996: The then Diocesan Metropolitan H.G. Dr. Paulose Mar Gregorios declared Mar Gregorios Orthodox Congregation as an independent Parish. Thereafter, Holy Qurbana was celebrated on the 1st and 3rd Sundays in Noida. Since September 1996, with the kind permission of the Archbishop of the Agra Diocese and with the co-operation of the Vicar of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Noida, Holy Qurbana was being celebrated at their Chapel at Maria Sadan, Sector-27, Noida, until the new Church building was constructed.
 
2001: The NOIDA authority allotted a plot of land for the construction of the Church at A-97, Sector-51.
 
2002: The foundation Stone (brought from Parumala, Kerala) for the Church building Complex was laid by the Diocesan Metropolitan, H.G. Job Mar Philoxenos on January 27, 2002.
 
2003: The construction work commenced on July 24, 2003.
 
2005: The Consecration of the Church was conducted by the Diocesan Metropolitan, H.G. Job Mar Philoxenos on March 12 & 13, 2005.
 
2006: The Parsonage was inaugurated on September 7th, 2006.
 
2009: A well wisher donated traditional Stone lamp and it was installed on February 14th, 2009.
 
2010: Foundation stone for Balcony was laid on November 8th, 2009 by H G Mathews Mar Theodosius Metropolitan, Diocese of Idukki. Consecration of Balcony was on November 8th 2009 and was conducted by H G Dr Joesph Mar Dionysius Metropolitan (Asst. Metropolitan of Delhi Diocese).
 
2011: The Church office was inaugurated on March 6th 2011. Erection of Façade (Mukhavaram) on November 6th, 2011 in the glory of Truine God was Consecrated by H G Dr Youhanon Mar Demetrios, Asst. Metropolitan Delhi Diocese.
 
   
   

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