Official Documents

2013 Assembly Statement on Marriage and Sexuality

Thursday, September 19, 2013
We, the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America, representing millions of Orthodox Christians in the United States of America, Canada and Central America, express our deep concern over recent actions on the part of our respective governments and certain societal trends concerning the status of marriage in our countries, in particular the legalization of same-sex unions. - read more »

2013 Assembly Statement on the Middle East

Thursday, September 19, 2013
We, the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America, representing millions of Orthodox Christians in the United States, Canada and Central America, express our grave concern over the escalation of political unrest and ongoing violence in countries throughout the Middle East, especially in Palestine, Egypt, Iraq and more recently in Syria. - read more »

2013 Message of the Assembly of Bishops

Thursday, September 19, 2013
We, the members of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America, gathered in Chicago for our fourth annual meeting on September 17-19, 2013, greet you with paternal love, as we offer glory and thanks to our Triune God. - read more »

2012 Financial Statement

Thursday, April 18, 2013
The 2012 Financial Statement of the Assembly of Bishops is available online. - read more »

Bylaws

Thursday, April 18, 2013
The bylaws of the Assembly of Bishops were adopted September 12, 2012. - read more »

Assembly of Bishops Budget for 2013

Thursday, February 07, 2013
The 2013 budget of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America is available online. - read more »

Articles of Incorporation

Thursday, February 07, 2013
The official articles of incorporation for the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America are available online. - read more »

Minutes of the September 2012 Meeting of the Assembly

Thursday, February 07, 2013
The minutes of the third meeting of the Assembly of Bishops, held September 10-12 in Chicago, IL. - read more »