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Welcome to the Diocese of Wichita and Mid-America, part of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America. The Diocese of Wichita is led by His Grace Bishop Basil and includes more than 50 churches and missions in Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming.


2017 Winter Camp St. Raphael

The Diocese of Wichita Winter Camp 2017 (WAMP) will take place at Camp St. Raphael in Wagoner, Oklahoma from January 13th-16th, 2017. More information will follow soon.

Questions? Contact DOWAMA Youth Director Erin Ghata at

2017 DOWAMA Clergy Brotherhood Retreat

2017 DOWAMA Clergy Brotherhood Retreat
February 7th-10th, 2017
Spiritual Life Center + Wichita, KS
Featuring guest speaker Metropolitan John (Pelushi) of the Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania

DOWAMA'S 45th Annual Clergy Brotherhood Retreat will be held at the Spiritual Life Center in Wichita, Kansas, Tuesday-Friday, February 7th-10th, 2017.

The guest speaker will be Metropolitan John (Pelushi) of the Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania. 

Metropolitan Joseph Presides at Parish Centennial of St. Thomas Church in Sioux City, IA

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On September 2-5, 2016—Labor Day Weekend— St. Thomas Church in Sioux City, IA celebrated its 100th Anniversary. People came from all over the country to worship, fellowship, dance, and celebrate this auspicious milestone. Perhaps most especially, we were graced beyond measure with the presence of His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph for the full weekend. In addition to the formal meals, the hafli, and the grand banquet, participants were given multiple opportunities to connect with God and with one another. Each day brought its own special joys.

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