Saint Herman of Alaska Orthodox Church
Welcome to Our Parish!

The Interior of our Temple
The Interior of our Temple
The Interior of our Temple

Saint Herman of Alaska Orthodox Church is a parish serving the Matanuska-Susitna Valley.  We are committed to living out the Orthodox Christian faith through participation in Divine Services as well as through worshiping Christ daily in our homes and community.  We welcome all who wish to come.  "Taste and see that the Lord is good!"

Visit of the Wonder-Working Hawaii Iveron Icon of the Mother of God

A Myrrh-Bearing Icon Visits St. Herman Church - 07/20/14

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Pentecost - June 8, 2014

Blessing of the Dipnets
Blessing of the Dipnets
Blessing of the Dipnets
2014 Country Fair Photos

2014 Country Fair Photos - 05/31/14

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Annual Country Fair - May 31, 2014

Past Country Fair Photos

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"Brown paper packages tied up with strings, these are a few of my favorite things!"

A few of my other favorite things just so happen to be right here…nestled between Wasilla and Hatcher Pass right next to the Little Susitna River. It’s a quiet seven mile drive on Wasilla Fishhook then down a country road named Welch and there is the cutest little log cabin church you have ever seen!

Every year the faithful parishioners set up to have a neighborhood gathering filled with delicious homemade bratwursts from the church’s own butcher, the loveliest Sweet Shoppe filled to the brim with tasty treats and since the baker is gluten free herself, she takes joy in baking for everyone! There is Old Fizzywigs where the matron mixes up her batches of homemade Alaskan syrups to create delicious soda pops and root beer floats for kids and adults to enjoy. Let your children pet the animals in the petting zoo as long as they like, get their face painted by the local artisan and they can even enjoy the Kiddie Corral filled with all sorts of merriment (including a bouncy house!)

There are fun old school style carnival games for the big kids too like the ring toss, chicken fling, balloon darts and a prize booth to boot! Participate in the potato sack race, the tug-of-war, or perhaps the pie eating contest is your preference. There is plenty of seating on their lovely quilt covered hay bales and adorable bistro chairs. You mom’s might want to bring your pocket book because their Trading Post is full of great deals on used items and full of handmade goodness from the creative ladies of the parish, if you forget cash, there is an ATM on site. Don’t forget the food booth filled with locally made brats and the most delicious gyros in town. You’ll be sure to make this an annual affair you won’t want to miss! Hope to see you there on Saturday, May 31st from 11am-5pm.  It truly is  A Festival of Food, Games, Prizes and Family Fun! 

 All proceeds help pay for the continual building projects as their church continues to grow. Sponsorship is greatly appreciated. Please contact Anna Phelps @ 357-2046 or for more information. Please like our facebook page titled “Annual Country Fair, Saint Herman’s OC”.

Teen SOYO Hiking at the Butte in Palmer

Teen SOYO Hiking the Butte in Palmer - 05/18/14

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