Metropolitan Onufry of Kyiv & All Ukraine to speak at the 18th All-American Council

Metropolitan Onufry

OCA- 5/5/15 His Beatitude, Metropolitan Onufry of Kyiv and All Ukraine, will be the main speaker at the formal dinner to be held during the 18th All-American Council of the Orthodox Church in America slated to be held in Atlanta, GA July 20-24, 2015. Metropolitan Onufry was elected to succeed His Beatitude, the late Metropolitan Volodymyr, on ...

Register now for FOCA 89th convention in Atlanta

FOCA

ATLANTA, GA [FOCA] July 2015 marks the first time the Fellowship of Orthodox Christians in America [FOCA] will be holding its annual national convention—the 89th in the organization’s history—in conjunction with the Orthodox Church in America’s All-American Council. The convention will be held in Atlanta July 18-20, 2015, while the 18th All-American Council will open July 20 ...

Register now for 18th All-American Council

OCA

ATLANTA, GA [OCA] - 29/3/15 Delegates and participants in the18th All-American Council of the Orthodox Church in America and the 89th National Convention of the Fellowship of Orthodox Christians of America, both of which will be held here in mid-July 2015, are urged to make hotel reservations at their earliest convenience. “Registration has been brisk for the ...

Reacquainting ourselves with what God has called us to be

18th All-American Council

Archpriest Basil Rhodes - March 2015 The theme of the 18th All-American Council is “How to Expand the Mission.” What is the “mission” of the Orthodox Church in America anyway, and why does it need expanding? According to the Mission Statement of the Holy Synod of Bishops, “The Mission of the Orthodox Church in America, the local ...

18th All-American Council resolutions now being accepted

18th AAC

SYOSSET, NY [OCA] - 31/1/15 The Resolutions Committee for the 18th All-American Council of the Orthodox Church in America is now accepting proposed resolutions for consideration. Parishes and other Church bodies—deaneries, dioceses, stavropegial institutions—are asked to submit proposed resolutions and amendments for consideration well before the AAC convenes in Atlanta, GA July 20-24, 2015. Proposed resolutions should ...

Registration, hotel info for 18th All-American Council now available on-line

18th AAC

SYOSSET, NY [OCA] - January 2015 A letter dated Wednesday, January 21, 2015, sent to all parishes of the Orthodox Church in America, includes the official announcement of and registration instructions for the 18th All-American Council [AAC], slated to convene in the Hilton Atlanta, Atlanta, GA July 20-24, 2015. “The registration process for the 18th AAC differs ...

Metropolitan Tikhon’s Letter on 18th All-American Council

July 2014 To the Venerable Pastors, God-loving Monastics and Devout Faithful of the Orthodox Church in America: I greet all of you as we mark one year before the opening of the 18th All-American Council, slated to convene in Atlanta, Georgia from July 20-24, 2015. The Council, which will provide an opportunity for the entire Church to ...

OCA Holy Synod concludes spring session

23/3/14 The Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America concluded its spring session on Friday, March 21, 2014.  His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, chaired the session. In his opening report, titled “The Apostolic Work of the Church,” Metropolitan Tikhon presented a working copy of his vision for the Church’s ongoing ministry for the immediate future.  ...

Statute Revision Task Force holds first meeting

21/1/14 Members of the Orthodox Churchin America’s Statute Revision Task Force held their first face-to-face meeting at Saints Peter and PaulChurch here January 16-17, 2014. Established by the Holy Synod of Bishops in October 2013, the Task Force is undertaking a comprehensive revision of the OCA Statute, slated to be presented for adoption at the 18th All-American Council in Atlanta, GA in July ...

17th All-American Council minutes posted

SYOSSET, NY [OCA] - 14/12/2012 Approved minutes of the 17th All-American Council are now available on the web site of the Orthodox Church in America. The Council, at which His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon was elected Primate of the Orthodox Church in America, was held on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at Holy Trinity Church, Parma, OH. Source:  

All-American Council registration deadline extended to November 5

SYOSSET, NY [OCA] 25/10/2012 According to Archpriest Eric G. Tosi, Secretary of the Orthodox Church in America, the deadline for registration for the 17th All-American Council has been extended to November 5, 2012. The Council will be convened at Holy Trinity Church, Parma, OH, on Tuesday, November 13, 2012, for the purpose of electing a new Primate of ...

All-American Council registration deadline is October 15; dinner arrangements announced

SYOSSET, NY [OCA] 13/10/2012   With the October 15, 2012 deadline for registration for the 17th All-American Council rapidly approaching, delegates are being urged to make hotel reservations and travel arrangements soon. “The hotels are filling up, so making reservations now is highly recommended,” said Archpriest Eric G. Tosi, Secretary of the Orthodox Church in America.  [See related information ...

17th All-American Council registration deadline is October 15; Additional hotel, airline info

SYOSSET, NY [OCA] 30/9/2012 Archpriest Eric G. Tosi, Secretary of the Orthodox Church in America, recently issued a reminder that the deadline for registration for the 17th All-American Council is October 15, 2012. The Council will convene at Holy Trinity Church, Parma, OH on Tuesday, November 13. Additional information concerning hotel reservations has also been released. To make reservations at ...

Metropolitan Council meets, passes budget, lowers 2013 assessments

OCA 29/9/2012 Members of the Metropolitan Council and the Lesser Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America held their fall session at the Chancery here Tuesday through Thursday, September 25-27, 2012. The meeting was chaired by His Grace, Bishop Michael as the Administrator of the OCA. According to Archpriest Eric G. Tosi, OCA Secretary, the following were ...

Prayers issued for 17th All-American Council, Election of Metropolitan

SYOSSET, NY [OCA] 18/9/2012 Prayers for the 17th All-American Council and the Election of the New Metropolitan of All American and Canada were issued by the Chancery of the Orthodox Church in America here during the second week of September 2012. These petitions have also been approved by the Holy Synod of Bishops and are to be included ...

17th All-American Council to be held in Ohio in November

SYOSSET, NY [OCA] 28/8/2012 Holy Trinity Church, Parma, OH, will be the site of the 17th All-American Council of the Orthodox Church in America, a one-day gathering on Tuesday, November 13, 2012—the Feast of Saint John Chrysostom—at which a new Primate of the Orthodox Church in America will be elected. “The Holy Synod of Bishops met in Detroit ...

16th All-American Council opens Monday evening, October 31; Ancient Faith Radio to broadcast plenary session Podcasts

OCA 1/11/2011 The formal opening of the 16th All-American Council of the Orthodox Church in America is taking place on Monday evening, October 31, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel here. In preparation for over two years, the All-American Council is composed of the Church’s hierarchs, clergy and lay delegates from parishes, seminaries, and monastic communities, and observers. ...

Metropolitan Council Concludes Meeting

SYOSSET, NY [OCA] 30/9/2011 The meeting of the Orthodox Church in America’s Metropolitan Council was held at the Chancery here Wednesday and Thursday, September 28-29, 2011. In addition to members of the Metropolitan Council, members of the Lesser Synod of Bishops also participated. A number of guests — including Protopresbyter Thomas Hopko, advisor; Archpriest Matthew Tate, consultant ...

Lesser Synod of Bishops Meets

SYOSSET, NY [OCA] On Tuesday, September 6, 2011, the Lesser Synod of Bishop, under the chairmanship of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah, gathered for their regular meeting at the Chancery here. Also attending the meeting were His Grace, Bishop Tikhon of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, Secretary; His Grace, Bishop Melchisdek of Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania, Interim Chancellor; and ...

Statute amendments for consideration at 16th All-American Council Released

SYOSSET, NY [OCA] 31/8/2011 On Wednesday, August 31, 2011, two proposed amendments to the Statute of the Orthodox Church in America were released by the Commission on Canons and Statutes. According to Archpriest Alexander Rentel, Commission Vice Chair, the proposals will be considered by delegates to the 16th All-American Council October 31 through November 4, 2011. His Eminence, Archbishop ...

All-American Council agenda released, registration deadline extended to August 31

SYOSSET, NY [OCA] 3/8/2011 The Preconciliar Commission of the Orthodox Church in America released the agenda for the forthcoming 16th All-American Council slated to be held in Bellevue, WA October 31–November 4, 2011. The agenda is available in PDF format here. Revisions will be announced as necessary. It also has been announced that the Council registration deadline has ...