Divine services in the Church

Church of St. John the Baptist at the Russian Pilgrim's Residence on Jesus Christ's Baptism site in Jordan is open to visitors daily. Pilgrims can order at the church the remembrance for the health and the repose for six months or a year and buy the orthodox books, icons and souvenirs from the Holy Land.

All church services are performed by priests of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission of the Moscow Patriarchate of the Russian Orthodox Church. Divine services are performed on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, as well as on the days of great orthodox feasts. Since the schedule may be changed depending on groups of pilgrims, which visit Russian Pilgrim's Residence, please ask about actual information by the phones, listed on the page "Contact Us".

Regular Shedule


• 9:30 a.m. - Divine Liturgy


• 9:00 a.m. - collective prayer, dead office
• 5:00 p.m. - Vespers


• 9:30 a.m. - Divine Liturgy