St. Ephraim the Syrian Chapel

Athens, Ohio

St. Ephraim the Syrian Chapel

Founded 2010


Serviced by Diocesan clergy.

Diocese: Diocese of the Midwest

Deanery: Cleveland Deanery


Galbreath Chapel
Ohio University
Athens, Ohio 45701


Parish Contacts

Dean, Cleveland Deanery
Home: 440-946-9571

Lay Leadership

Mrs. Maryann Gunderson
Lay Contact
Home: 740-590-1218


Galbreath Chapel is located in the College Green on the Ohio University campus in the city of Athens.

Schedule of Services

9:40 AM Hours; 10:00 AM Divine Liturgy followed by coffee hour.
Sunday Morning
(Services are typically held the second and fourth Sunday of the month, but please check parish website on the or contact Fr. Stephen Frase in advance to confirm service schedule.)

Confessions are heard by appointment, after Divine Liturgy, or after Saturday Vespers when scheduled.
Please refer questions concerning services outside of Sunday morning to Fr. Stephen Frase.

Parish Background

St. Gregory of Nyssa Orthodox Church in Columbus, Ohio sponsors St. Ephraim the Syrian Chapel. The Chapel community serves the needs of students and faculty of Ohio University, the community of the Athens, as well as surrounding areas.
Rides are available upon request. Please call or email either of the parish contacts listed above to schedule a ride to services.