• 1961 – Families would travel to Florence, SC or Wilmington, NC to attend church (about a 70 mile drive in either direction)
  • 1965 – Orthodox services are held at the Episcopal Church on 31st Avenue in Myrtle Beach
  • 1975 – Approval to open a mission Church with Florence being the “mother church”
  • 1976 – Purchased a building on 44th Avenue N. for future church
  • 1977 – First Orthodox Church in Myrtle Beach conducted services on Easter weekend with 27 families in attendance.  Parish Priest was Father Nicholas Spirakis
  • 1977 – Community sponsors their first Greek Night – Town Party
  • 1978 – Became independent from the Florence church and received our own charter
  • 1980 – Purchased property on Hwy 17 by-pass anticipating the need for a new church
  • 1988 – Ground-breaking ceremonies on July 17th for new church celebrated by His Grace Bishop Isaiah of Aspendos
  • 1991 – First service in the new (current) church.  Orthodox community now has over 100 families
  • 1992 – Father Jeremiah Monios becomes the first full-time parish priest
  • 1992 – Community sponsors and hosts our first Greek Festival
  • 1997 – Community celebrates our 20th anniversary
  • 1998 – Father George S. Zervos becomes our parish priest
  • 2001 – As we enter the 21st century our parish continues to flourish – with over 200 member families
  • 2002 – Iconography on the dome and pillars is completed
  • 2003 – Diocese of Atlanta is elevated to a Metropolis, and His Grace Bishop Alexios is elevated to His Eminence Metropolitan Alexios of Atlanta
  • 2004 – On August 22nd ground breaking ceremonies for the new fellowship hall celebrated by His Eminence Metropolitan Alexios of Atlanta
  • 2004 – The second phase of our iconography is installed on the side domes and rear wall of the church
  • 2005 – The long awaited fellowship hall is completed on June 23rd
  • 2005 – Father Efstathios Varvarelis becomes our parish priest
  • August 2007 – Father Konstantine Eleftherakis becomes our parish priest
  • October 2007 – The third phase of our iconography is installed in the church
  • 2010 – Father Angelo C. Pappas becomes our parish priest