The construction of the new church has begun in August of 2004. On Sunday, September 19, 2004,
His Eminence Metropolitan Laurus has consecrated the foundation of the New Church of the Nativity
of the Mother of God.
Construction Photo Report
On Lazarus Saturday, April 23, 2005, His Eminence Metropolitan Laurus along with
Protodeacon Joseph Jaroschuk and Subdeacon Nicholas Olhovsky, visited our parish and performed the
minor consecration of the new Church of the Nativity of the Mother of God. At the end of the service,
His Eminence congratulated the Rector, all those who labored towards the church's construction,
the parishioners and worshipers, wishing them all God's help in their further labors for the speedy
completion of the construction. That evening, the Rector, Mitred Protopriest Wsevolod Drobot,
Father Michael Fritz and Deacon Michael Soloviev and all the parishioners, performed the first service
in the new church.
These days the Sisterhood, Building Fund, and Community
Center staff are working diligently to raise money
to make our mortgage payments. Any donations to the Mortgage Fund are greatly appreciated.
Donations should be made payable to Church of Nativity of the Mother of God and sent
to 617 Sand Creek Rd Colonie, NY 12205.