Rev. Dr. Nicholas G. Louh



Presiding Priest Protopresbyter

The Reverend Dr. Nicholas Louh was born in Jacksonville, Florida on September 25, 1974 and currently serves as the Senior Priest of St. John the Divine Greek Orthodox Church.

Upon graduating from the University of North Florida, Rev. Louh entered Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Seminary in Boston, Massachusetts and graduated with a highest-distinction Masters of Divinity (1999) and a Masters of Theology (2000). He then attended Gordon Cornwell Theological Seminary where he earned a Doctorate of Ministry (2003) with an emphasis on Pastoral Counseling in the urban ministry.

Fr. Nicholas is known in both local and global communities as a devoted pastor, motivational speaker, and compassionate champion for those in need, and a passionate advocate for interfaith dialogue and social justice. Fr. Nicholas has a heart for guiding people through the difficulties of everyday life, by providing practical means to bridge their faith into their everyday life. He travels throughout the country leading retreats on understanding and living out God’s purpose.

In addition to his role as pastor at St. John the Divine, Rev. Louh serves as on the Metropolis Council for the Holy Metropolis of Atlanta and is also on the Archdiocese Council for the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. He is also an Adjunct Professor of World Religions at the Florida State College at Jacksonville and is the chaplain for the Jacksonville Sharks Arena Football Team. He also proudly serves on several local and state boards, including OneJax, an interfaith organization. Together, Fr. Nicholas and his wife, Dr. Roxanne Louh co-host a weekly radio show on Ancient Faith Radio entitled, “Live with the Louhs” on Tuesdays at 8p.m. In addition, they co-author daily inspirational messages through email and social media. You can register to receive these messages to your email inbox by going to their website at They have also co-authored two books, “Renewing You, A Priest, A Psychologist, and a Plan” released in October of 2020 and their latest book, “6 Hours 7 Lessons: How Christ’s Light Transcends Our Darkness.” You can purchase their books on their website or at Ancient Faith Publishing. Fr. Nicholas lives in Jacksonville with his wife, Dr. Roxanne and their two children, George and Gabriella.