St. Michael the Archangel Church

Koliganek, Alaska

Founded 1870

Diocese: Diocese of Alaska

Deanery: Alaska Peninsula-Bristol Bay Deanery


PO Box 5037
Koliganek, Alaska 99576

Parish Contacts

PO Box 5051
Koliganek, AK 99576
Home: 907-596-8424


General Location
Located 100 airmiles northeast of Dillingham, Koliganek, AK is a predominantly Yup’ik Eskimo community on the shores of the Nushagak River, accessable only by regular and charter bush flights.

Schedule of Services

5:00 PM Vespers.
Saturday Evening

9:00 AM Divine Liturgy.
Sunday Morning

5:00 PM Vespers.
Eves of Great Feasts

9:00 AM Divine Liturgy.
Mornings of Great Feasts

Parish Background

The majority of the 212 residents of the village are Orthodox Christians whose ancestors were baptized by St Innocent (Veniaminov) in 1828.