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An un-Orthodox route
New pastor welcomed at Greek church
Powell walks with his daughter, Alexandra. - photo by Autumn McBride
Some people sense a calling early in life but make other stops along the way before answering it. Such is the case with Father Barnabas Powell, the new pastor of Saints Raphael, Nicholas and Irene Greek Orthodox Church. Raised a devout Christian, Powell said his family left the Baptist church and found a new spiritual home in a small, Pentecostal church in Marietta.