St. Joseph of Optina Orthodox Church
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia

Welcome to the web site of Saint Joseph of Optina Russian Orthodox Church in Virginia Beach, VA


We are a parish of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia.


Our parish is a multi-ethnic community made up of Russians, Ukranians, Belorussians, Americans, Moldovans etc.


Our services are both in Russian and English.


Visitors are welcome to attend services at our church and invited to take their first steps into the Orthodox tradition with us. 


The web site is under construction. Please, see us later for updates.

The Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia (ROCOR)

The Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia is that part of the Russian Church which is outside the boundaries of the Russian State, governed at the present time by a Chief Hierarch and a Synod of Bishops chosen by the Sobor of Bishops of the Russian Diaspora.


Contact Information

Parish address:
810 Kempsville Road,
Suite 5
Virginia Beach, VA  23464
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Mailing address:
PO Box 64476
VirginiaBeach, VA  23467

Parish phone number:
(757) 390-2426
Fr. Sergiy Kosov, Rector
Cell phone: 718-207-0231
or email using this web form.
Fr. Sergiy Kosov may be contacted 24/7 in case of urgent religious matters.