18th All-American Council formally opens Monday – July 20

18th AAC

ATLANTA, GA [OCA] - July 2015 Hierarchs, clergy and faithful from across the US, Canada and Mexico began arriving in Atlanta over the weekend of July 18-19, 2015 for the 18th All-American Council of the Orthodox Church in America.  They joined hundreds of participants in the Fellowship of Orthodox Christians of America’s 89th national convention, which ...

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 ...

Ohio site of FOCA’s May 2015 national bowling, basketball tournaments

FOCA

COLUMBUS, OH [FOCA] - 7/3/15 The Fellowship of Orthodox Christians in America [FOCA] will hold its annual national bowling tournament May 1-2, 2015. Sponsored by the Cap City O Club, Chapter 254, of Saint Gregory of Nyssa Church here, the theme of the annual event is “Roll Back to Ohio.” Bowling will begin Friday evening, May 1, at ...

FOCA President addresses 88th Annual Convention

OCA - 2/8/14 As the Fellowship of Orthodox Christians in America convened during the last weekend of July 2014 in Gettysburg, PA for its 88th Annual National Convention, they were joined by His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon; His Eminence, Archbishop Melchisedek of Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania; and His Grace, Bishop Mark of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania. A weekend ...

FOCA National Convention at historic Gettysburg

GETTYSBURG, PA [FOCA/Angeliki Delimaris] - July 2014 The Fellowship of Orthodox Christians in America’s 88th National Convention opened at the Wyndham Hotel here on Thursday, July 24, 2014.  The weekend affords Orthodox Christians from all over the country an opportunity to share in fellowship.The FOCA would like to invite those in attendance, those who cannot make it, friends, and ...

FOCA appoints new Communications Director

WILKES-BARRE, PA [FOCA] - 5/2/14 In a letter dated April 30, 2014, addressed to the Executive Board, Board of Trustees and Committee Directors and Members of the Fellowship of Orthodox Christians in America [FOCA], Becky Tesar, FOCA President, announced that Angelika Delimaris of Somers Point, NJ has accepted the position of FOCA Communications Director. The text of ...

FOCA Juniors wrap up toy drive for Superstorm Sandy victims

OCA - 30/12/12 The national Junior Department of the Fellowship of Orthodox Christians in America [FOCA] extends a heartfelt “thank you” to one and all who donated toys and gift cards to brighten the season for children whose families continue to suffer as a result of November’s Superstorm Sandy. In addition to hundreds of toys, which were ...

Myrtle Beach site of 86th national FOCA convention

MYRTLE BEACH, SC [FOCA] 30/7/2012 The Fellowship of Orthodox Christians in America [FOCA] will hold it’s 86th annual National Convention at the Embassy Suites here August 29 through September 3, 2012. The convention will be hosted by the FOCA’s New Jersey District. One need not be a member of the FOCA to attend. In addition to participating in ...

FOCA headquarters Burglarized

WILKES-BARRE, PA [OCA] 23/8/2011 The administrative building of the Fellowship of Orthodox Christians in America [FOCA] here was burglarized during the third week of August 2011. According to Dr. John Schultz, national FOCA president, damage was substantial. The break-in occurred on Saturday, August 20, according to Dr. Schultz. Access was gained through a broken window. Damage was ...

Fellowship of Orthodox Christians in America Celebrates 84th Annual Convention in Pittsburgh

09/08/2010 PITTSBURGH, PA [FOCA/ Nicholas Ressetar] -- Gathering at the Westin Convention Center Hotel in downtown Pittsburgh for the 84 annual FOCA convention traditionally held over the Labor Day weekend were several hundred delegates, members, youth, friends and guests. National President Polly Walker presided over the convention which was highlighted by * the unanimous decision to support the ...