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Source: Orthodox Christian Laity Board Members present in person: George Karcazes, George Pontikes, Andrew Kartalis, Peter Petkas, William Souvall, Peter Zarras, John Regule and advisory board member, His Eminence Archbishop Nathaniel. Guests introduced were: William Caras, Fr Nicholas Greanias, Fr Remus Grama, and at 11:00 am, Fr Chad Hatfield. Board member Argo Georgandis Pyle joined the meeting by phone. Meeting was convened at 9:30 am at the St. Mary Romanian Orthodox Cathedral with a prayer by Archbishop Nathaniel. Special prayers were offered for Roy Snyder and Chris Xeros. Reports were sent to all board members and advisors before the meeting,…

Source: Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA Remembering before our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ (1 Thes. 1:3). Beloved Brothers and Sisters in the Lord, We, the members of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America, gathered in Cleveland, Ohio, for our ninth annual meeting on October 2-3, 2018, greet you all with love in Christ as we offer glory and gratitude to Him. Twenty-five Hierarchs assembled in order to remember and reaffirm our unity in the Orthodox faith.…

Source: Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA CLEVELAND, OH – The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America convened its ninth annual meeting today in Cleveland, Ohio. The day began with a celebration of the Divine Liturgy at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Parma, Ohio. His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Geron of America, Chairman of the Assembly, opened the meeting with a prayer. His Eminence Metropolitan Gregory of Nyssa, Secretary of the Assembly, took the roll call. Twenty-five hierarchs were present. Prior to the meeting, the hierarchs of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of…

Source: Fellowship of Orthodox Christians in America The 92nd Annual Convention of the Fellowship of Orthodox Christians in America [FOCA] will be held at the historic Union Station Hotel in St. Louis, MO July 20-23, 2018.  Once again, the Convention will be held in conjunction with the 19th All-American Council of the Orthodox Church in America July 23 – 27. According to Deacon Peter Ilchuk, this year’s Convention will be hosted by the FOCA’s National Executive Board.  All Orthodox Christians, including current and former FOCA members as well as those interested in sharing fellowship with other Orthodox Christians are invited to participate in the weekend…

Source: Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America NEW YORK – The 44th Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America will take place July 1 to 5, 2018, in Boston, Massachusetts, hosted by the Holy Metropolis of Boston and His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios of Boston. Concurrently, the National Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society will hold its biennial convention. The venue for the 44th Clergy-Laity and the Philoptochos Convention will be the Boston Marriott Copley Place Hotel. The theme of the 44th Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress will be All Things Are Possible to the One Who Believes in Christ (Mark 9:23). His Eminence Archbishop…

Source: Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Over 275 campers and staff members from the 2017 Ionian Village program came together over the weekend of April 13-15 in Nashville, Tennessee for the Annual Summer Camp Reunion. The two-day reunion was held under the auspices of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America and with the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas of Detroit. Campers and staff had the opportunity to reunite and rekindle friendships, and their connection to Jesus Christ. The reunion was filled with joy and laughter as everyone participated in various activities reminiscent of camp including Arts and Crafts, Music and Greek…