Two years and 7 million dollars later St. Elias The Profit Church on Heritage Road is up and as beautiful as before. On April 5, 2014 the wooden church burnt down in a horrific accident. Two years later it opened its doors to parishioners.
About St. Elias Architecture
Steeped in the Byzantine Ukrainian tradition of wooden architecture St.Elias has been constructed according to an architectural style known as “Boyko”, derived from western Ukraine. The cupolas on the church of St. Elias are in the 17th century Cossack style. It is one of the only two Boyko churches that have five cupolas rather than the usual three (the other one is St. George’s in Drohobych, Ukraine.