Preconciliar Commission reviews AAC agenda, Statute revisions

Members of the Orthodox Church in America’s Preconciliar Commission [PCC], charged with the organization of the 18th All-American Council[AAC] in Atlanta, GA July 20-24, 2015, reviewed the agenda and overall program for the gathering during their meeting at the Chancery here on Wednesday, February 4, 2015.

The general and plenary session agendas will be presented to the Metropolitan Council and the Holy Synod of Bishops for approval in the coming weeks.  High priority was given reviewing progress made by the Statute Revision Committee and the timeline for posting the final draft text on the OCA and AAC web sites.  [See related story.]

A variety of logistics matters were discussed, as were procedures for submitting resolutions for consideration at the AAC.  Resolutions may be submitted to before April 17.

PCC members were updated on plans for the National Convention of the Fellowship of Orthodox Christians in America, which will be held the weekend before the AAC, and the Council’s youth program.  [See related news.]

On-line registration for the AAC and hotel accommodations has been available for several weeks at

The finalized AAC agenda, notices and reports will be posted on-line on May 15, 2015—60 days prior to the AAC.