Dormition of the Theotokos Church Accessible

Norfolk, Virginia

Founded 1978

Diocese: Diocese of the South

Deanery: Appalachian Deanery


736 Sheppard Ave
Norfolk, Virginia 23518-2551

Church: 757-339-2067

Parish Contacts

Office: 757-339-2067
Retired, Attached


General Location
Dormition Orthodox Church is located in southeastern Virginia, in the Ocean View/Bayview sections of Norfolk at 1065 E Bayview Blvd, Norfolk, VA 23503.

From the west or north
Take Interstate 64, through the Hampton Roads Tunnel. On the Norfolk side, take 2nd exit (#273, “4th View St, Ocean View”) and at the bottom off the ramp, turn left. Go approximately 2 blocks until street dead-ends at Tidewater Dr / Ocean View, and turn right. Stay straight on Tidewater Dr, go approx 2.5 miles to 2nd stoplight, Bayview Blvd (the street on which the church is located). Get into the left turning lane and make a left onto Bayview. Go through next intersection / stoplight (Chesapeake Blvd) and start looking to the right. The church is at the far end (painted light green) of the Bayview United Church of Christ building (look for our sign and the triple-barred cross on bell tower). Park on the street.

From the east or south
Take Interstate 64, exit Chesapeake Blvd. Travel north on Chesapeake, crossing Little Creek Rd, and continue north to Bayview Blvd. Turn right (east) on Bayview Blvd and proceed two blocks to Devon St. The church is on the right.

Schedule of Services

All services are in English.

6:00 PM Great Vespers.
Saturday Evening

9:15 AM Hours; 9:30 AM Divine Liturgy followed by fellowship hour.
Sunday Morning

6:30 PM Great Vespers.
Eves of Great Feasts

9:30 AM Divine Liturgy.
Mornings of Great Feasts

For a complete list of upcoming services, please visit the Monthly Calendar on the parish website.

Confession is available following Great Vespers or by appointment.