Assembly of Bishops of the USA and the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches Revive the Joint Commission of Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches

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Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America - 10/09/19 NEW YORK – Representatives of Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Christian churches met today at the Armenian Cathedral of St. Vartan for the first meeting of the joint commission in nearly a decade. The meeting began with a common prayer service followed by open ...

Eastern & Oriental Orthodox Prelates Convene Joint Prayer Service Interceding for Migrants & Refugees

SCOOCH - 10/11/17 New York, New York - On November 8, 2017 the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches and the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America convened a joint prayer service for the United Nations community, interceding for the world's migrants and refugees. In addition to the bishops of the ...

“Call to Prayer” for the Safe Return of the Archbishops of Aleppo – New Jersey

The Syriac Orthodox Church - April 2016 The Syriac Orthodox Archdiocese of Eastern USA organized a ‘call to prayer’ for the safe return of the two kidnapped Archbishops of Aleppo Mor Gregorius Youhanna Ibrahim and Boulos Yaziji, at Mor Gabriel Church in Howarth, New Jersey. His Eminence Mor Dionysius Jean Kawak, Patriarchal Assistant and Patriarchal Delegate to ...

Meeting of the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches at Virgin Mary & St. Pachomius Coptic Orthodox Church

www.scooch.org - March 2016 - Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches - USA STONY POINT, NY – On Tuesday, March 15, 2016 H.G. Bishop David of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of NY & NE hosted a meeting of the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches at Virgin Mary & St. Pachomius Coptic Orthodox Church. In attendance were SCOOCH ...

Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches to Hold Common Prayer Service

Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America - March 2016 Public Invited to Gathering on Evening of Thursday, April 21, in Haworth, N.J.  The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America and the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches in America (SCOOCH) are pleased to announce that a “Common ...

4th Oriental Orthodox Annual Youth Conference in the United States of America

Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches‎- August- September 2015 Purchase tickets here: Visit FB Page here: Please join SCOOCH for this year's Annual Youth Conference! Theme: Legacy of Our Martyrs - Living the Gospel of Christ What to Expect: - Special prayer services in English according to the Armenian rite - Lectures by renowned speakers on the topics of Armenian - Christianity, the ...

The Official Orthodox Christian Position on Marriage Equality

26/6/15 - Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America The following statement was released by the Standing Conference of the Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas (SCOBA) on August 13, 2003. For the sake of anyone unaware of the official, Orthodox stance on same-sex “marriage,” this news release describes the clear and unchanging position. SCOBA ...

Oriental Orthodox Conference of USA Reconvenes : Welcomes New Members

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SCOOCH - December 2014 Stony Point, NY – The Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches reconvened on Monday, December 1, 2015, at the Virgin Mary & St. Pachomius Coptic Orthodox Center in Stony Point, NY where it welcomed its two newest members: H.E. Mor Silvanos Ayub, Archbishop of the Malankara-Syriac Knanaya Archdiocese of America, Canada, and Europe, ...

Fourth Annual Oriental Orthodox Youth Conference in USA to be held in August

May 2014 SCOOCH - Standing Conference of the Oriental Orthodox Hierarchs in the USA Visit the Parish Website:  http://www.virginmarynj.org/ USA: Join the 4th Annual SCOOCH Youth Conference on August 16, 2014 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm at the St. Mary’s Assyrian Orthodox Church, Paramus, NJ. Fees: Early registration – $15.00 // On site registration – $20.00 Source:    

Orthodox Christians Assist Tornado-Stricken Areas of Alabama

14/5/2011 Baltimore, MD (IOCC) — A shipment of personal health kits, many of which were donated by Orthodox Christians from across the United States, have been shipped by International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) to Birmingham, Alabama for distribution to survivors of recent severe storms and tornadoes that devastated the area in late April. The kits, valued ...

OCMC TO DEDICATE NEW FLORIDA BUILDING MAY 21

St. Augustine, FL - The Orthodox Christian Mission Center (OCMC), the foreign mission and evangelism agency of the Standing Conference of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas(SCOBA), will dedicate its new Archbishop Anastasios and Archbishop Demetrios Missionary Training and Administration Building on Thursday, May 21, 2009.The two honorees, His Beatitude Anastasios, Archbishop of Tirana, ...

IOCC: Combating the ‘Silent Killers’ Among Syria’s Iraqi Refugees

ALEPPO, SYRIA [IOCC] -- On a rainy evening in this ancient city famed for its pistachios and historic mosques and churches, 120 Iraqi refugees gather in a church's basement to learn about the "silent killers" of their community: diabetes and high blood pressure. The prevalence of both diseases is rising among the estimated one million ...