St. Basil the Great Orthodox Church    •    9302 Riverview Ave.    •    Kansas City, KS 66112    •    (913) 663-2200
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St. Basil the Great
9302 Riverview Ave
Kansas City, KS 66112


St Basil's Ethnic Food Festival

Help This Year’s Festival Get Sponsored!

February 13th, 2018 by

The 2017 was the first year that we actively sought out businesses to sponsor the Ethnic Food Festival. We sent out letters a couple months ahead of time, but quickly found that many businesses determine what they will be doing with their charitable funds in the first quarter of the year. This year we are starting Read More

The Swingsters

Festival Spotlight: 627 Stomp

October 6th, 2017 by

The Kansas City Swingsters have been bringing high energy performances to the KC area since the year 2000. They specialize in East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing, Lindy Hop, and Charleston along with their signature High-Flying Air-steps! Captivating jams, exciting choreographed routines, and the ability to dance freestyle with performance flair is what makes this Read More

Arabic Dancing

Festival Spotlight: Arabic Dancing

October 5th, 2017 by

Arabic dancing, also referred to as Belly Dance, Oriental Dance, and Raqs Sharqi (رقص شرقي), is a traditional folk and social dance of the Middle East. The dance is performed by guests at parties and celebrations. It is also a dance art presented on stage by professionally trained dance artists. Authentic Arabic dance performances will Read More

Driscoll School of Irish Dance

Festival Spotlight: Driscoll School of Irish Dance

October 4th, 2017 by

The Driscoll School promotes a healthy, balanced lifestyle for all dancers, and we welcome new beginners throughout the year.  We pride ourselves on being a renowned program that gives children self-confidence, poise, and a fit body and mind both on and off the dance floor. Driscoll is a family friendly school where your child will Read More


Festival Spotlight: Sarmale

September 18th, 2017 by

Found in the cuisines of the former Ottoman Empire from the Middle East to the Balkans and Central Europe, “sarmale” is enjoyed year round in Romania. On every holiday and main event, but especially on Pascha and Christmas, “sarmale” are present on every Romanian table. The smell of a cooking pot of “sarmale” will entice Read More

St. Basil's Ethnic Food Festival

Calling All Festival Sponsors!

July 24th, 2017 by

St. Basil’s Ethnic Festival is not only a joyous celebration of our cultural diversity, but an avenue to share our faith with our community. However, our festival is no small expense. We are looking to partner with local businesses to make this year’s festival a great success. We are calling on all our members to Read More

Holy Land Pilgrimage

Walk Where Jesus Walked in the Holy Land

May 7th, 2017 by

October 23 – November 2, 2017 $3,290.00 From Kansas City, MO (Other cities available) Package Price Includes: Roundtrip airfare All nights accommodations in double occupancy luxury hotels 2 course meals breakfast & dinner daily Ten days sightseeing in modern air-conditioned private bus English/Arabic speaking government licensed Christian tour guide on duty Special Eucharist celebration Much Read More

Icon of the Crucifixion

Holy Week Schedule 2017

April 8th, 2017 by

Below is the service schedule for Holy Week 2017. Please join us as we journey to the Resurrection. Saturday, April 8 (Lazarus Saturday) 8:45 AM – Matins 10:00 AM – Divine Liturgy 4:45 PM – 9th Hour & Great Vespers Sunday, April 9 (Palm Sunday) 8:15 AM – Pre-Communion Prayers 8:45 AM – Matins 10:00 AM Read More

Bishop Basil, April 2

March 4th, 2017 by

Join us April 2 to celebrate St. Mary of Egypt with His Grace Bishop Basil Essey with a potluck dinner after Liturgy.

Christ Lent

Clean Week Schedule

February 25th, 2017 by

There will be services every evening during the first week of Great Lent (Clean Week), beginning with Cheesefare Sunday. We will then begin the usual Lenten schedule. We hope to see you at as many services as you are able.   Cheesefare Sunday Feb 26 8 am. Pre-communion prayers 8:45 am.  Orthros & Divine Liturgy Cheesefare Sunday potluck 6:30 Read More