Diocese: Diocese of the Midwest
Deanery: Michigan Deanery
3810 Gilbert St
Detroit, Michigan 48210
Ss Peter and Paul Cathedral is the only OCA Orthodox Church located in Downtown Detroit. We are 1 block west of Livernois; 2 block south of Michigan Avenue
From Interstate 94
Get off at Livernois Avenue (Exit 212A); Turn right (heading East) for about .7 of a mile; pass Michigan Avenue to second block (at Traffic Light) Clayton Street; Turn right in first block.
From Interstate 75 (heading northbound)
Get off at Livernois Avenue (Exit 46); Continue on Service Drive - Turn Left at second light - Dragoon Street (heading North); go app .7 of a mile - merging into Livernois (as you pass by Vernor Hwy; another mile to 4th street on left (at Traffic Light) - Clayton Street; Turn Left in first block.
From Interstate 75 (heading southbound)
Get off at Livernois Avenue (Exit 46); Turn Right at first light - Dragoon Street (heading North); go app .7 of a mile - merging into Livernois (as you pass by Vernor Hwy; another mile to 4th street on left (at Traffic Light) - Clayton Street; Turn Left in first block.
Schedule of Services
Please call/e-mail the Church Office for Updates, Scheduling, or for Any Assistance.
9:40 Hours; 10:00 Divine Liturgy, followed by Church school and fellowship Hour.
Our parish was founded over 100 years ago, and has served as the “Mother Church of Orthodoxy in Michigan” spawning many other parishes of many different ethnic backgrounds that are still thriving today. We have had many wonderful years raising generations of families in the Glory of God, with Love, and as a Community; but like any other family, we have seen our share of challenging and desperate times, as well.
Some of our Highlight Years Include:
Our First Divine Liturgy was held
Our Church was Established and our first permanent priest was assigned
Our Original Church Building was constructed
The First School building was built behind the church
Our First Rectory was purchased next to the church
Gilbert Hall was built.
April 4: Broke Ground for our new building; Cornerstone laid on July 11
May 12: Broke Ground for new School building; Dedicated on November 4
Brought in local Head Start Program for the neighborhood (Vista Nuevos)
Ss Peter and Paul Church was Elevated to status of Cathedral
Renovations to School made (including new parking lot and entrance way)
Electronic Bell and Computer Chime system installed in Church Bell Tower
Construction began to Renovate Gilbert Hall
(Renovation complete in time for) Our 100 Year Anniversary Celebration