The Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (OCP) Pan-Orthodox Christian Society is a registered organization under the Travancore-Cochin Literary, Scientific and Charitable Societies Registration Act, 1955. Founded in 2007, as Orthodoxy Beyond Limits Forum, the organization underwent major changes in 2010. The apex structure is the General Body which elects the Executive Council consisting of ten members which control the activities of the Society. The General Body also elects the Chancellor, Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Secretary, and Treasurer. As per the decision of the Executive Council and approved by the General Body an administrative mechanism is instituted for Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society such as General Body, Executive Council, OCP Foundation, OCP Delegate Council, OCP Representation Council, OCP Secretariat, OCP Departments, OCP Associate Council & OCP External Observer Council.
The General Body
The General Body is conveyed once in a year and it elects the Executive Council members including Chancellor, Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Secretary, and Treasure. It approves all major proposals and decisions concerning the life of OCP Society. It is conveyed once in a year as well at times of extraordinary needs.
The Executive Council
The Governing Council consists of ten board members including the Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Secretary, and the Treasurer. The Executive Council is elected for a period of three years. The Executive Council controls the activities of the OCP Society.
OCP Foundation was created with special interest of the Executive Council approved by the General Body. OCP Foundation aims at promoting Orthodox Christian Faith and Pan-Orthodox Concilliar Unity. It also aims at honoring individuals, churches, and organizations that have made an outstanding contribution to Orthodox Christianity, Pan-Orthodox Christian Unity and society in general through awards orders and honors. OCP Foundation is under the direct supervision of the Executive Council and all decision shall be finalized by the Chairman, Vice-Chairman, and Secretary.
Foundation Website – http://theorthodoxchurch.info/foundation/
The Secretariat of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (OCP Secretariat)
The OCP Secretariat comprises of members from OCP Delegate Council, OCP Representation Council, OCP Associate Council, OCP Research Council, and the External Observatory Council. The Secretariat oversees the activities of the various departments and the Delegate Council. OCP Secretary along with other department directors and Delegate Council members functions as the OCP Secretariat and functions according to the directions from the OCP Executive Council.
The Delegate Council
The delegate council consists of representatives from different Orthodox Churches worldwide. The delegate council proposes recommendations and suggestions to the OCP Executive Council for the betterment of the OCP Society. They act as ambassadors, advisers, and consultants of OCP Society, promoting the mission through word of mouth, e-media, fieldwork, and other relevant activities.
OCP Representation Council
This Council consists of individual and group representations from different Orthodox Churches, Orthodox organizations, Pan-Orthodox institutions, Seminaries, Academic institutions, Universities to Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society.
OCP Associate Council
Associate Council consists of individuals or organizations that associate with activities of the OCP Society. They are organized into global and regional associates. They act as a support group of the OCP Pan-Orthodox NGO movement.
OCP Editorial Board and Media Council
OCP Research Council
OCP External Observatory Council
The Committee consists of individuals and organizations from Non-Orthodox Churches and Interfaith communities with observer status in the Society.