All-American Council registration deadline extended to November 5


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 the OCA.

Registrants are alerted to complete both pages to the registration form.  There is no registration or meal fees for clergy and lay delegates.  There is a $50.00 registration fee for retired clergy and observers; the fee includes the cost of meals.

Delegates, retired clergy and observers also are reminded to send in their dinner choice to by November 5.

Hotel space is limited at this point, so it is crucial that reservations be made as soon as possible.  To make reservations at the Holiday Inn, visit The group code is “ORT.”  To make reservations at the Double Tree, visit The group code is “OCA.

With regard to travel, Friends Over Seas Travel is offering a 5% discount off the lowest available fares with a $15.00 ticket fee.  They may be contacted at 800-367-3450; 516-937-7757, or Also, American Airlines is offering a 5% meeting discount for attendees booking AA flights from anywhere in the US to Cleveland. The discount is available for an eight-day window – November 9 through 17. To take advantage of this offer, visit and enter the authorization number “77N2BZ.”