Assembly News

Assembly IV Concludes; Assembly Issues Statements to the Faithful

Friday, September 20, 2013
In the final day of its annual meeting, the Assembly agreed to issue two statements—one on the Church’s unchanging position on marriage and one expressing grave concern over the escalating violence in the Middle East. The Assembly also released a message to the faithful on the conclusion of Assembly IV. read more »

Lenten Sunday of the Cross

Sunday, April 07, 2013
On the Third Lord’s Day of the Great Fast, the mid-point of our Paschal pilgrimage known as the Sunday of the Adoration of the Precious Cross, we bless and greet the Christ-loving and Reverend Clergy, Venerable Monastics, and Devout Faithful of the Holy Orthodox Churches in North and Central America, praying that we all may “be enabled to fight the good fight, to complete the course of the Fast, to preserve inviolate the Faith, to crush underfoot the heads of invisible serpents, to be accounted victors over sin, and, uncondemned, to attain unto and worship the Holy Resurrection.” read more »

Assembly Committee Fosters Relationships, Unity of Purpose on Youth Programs

Tuesday, March 26, 2013
New relationships and unity among Orthodox Christian youth workers are the result of diligent efforts by the Committee for Youth, one of the very active committees of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America. read more »

Orthodox Christian Research Reports Available Online

Monday, February 25, 2013
The Assembly of Bishops Research Coordinator, Alexei Krindatch, has prepared a range of reports on Orthodox Christianity in America. Along with the following research summaries, the full reports are available in PDF format. read more »

Assembly Posts Minutes, Budget and Articles of Incorporation

Friday, February 08, 2013
The Assembly of Bishops has released minutes from its most recent meeting (Assembly III), held in Chicago from September 10-12, 2012. Though the final minutes will not be approved until the next meeting of the Assembly, scheduled for the Fall of 2013, the Assembly presents these as summary minutes. read more »

Assembly Secretary Bishop Basil Interviewed by OCN

Friday, September 21, 2012
His Grace Bishop Basil, Secretary of the Assembly, has been interviewed by Fr. Christopher Metropulos of Orthodox Christian Network. read more »

College Student Sunday is September 16

Thursday, September 06, 2012
The leadership of Orthodox Christian Fellowship has released the following letter in recognition of this month's College Student Sunday. read more »

Committee for Legal Affairs Holds Meeting

Tuesday, August 07, 2012
The Legal Affairs Committee of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops held its first face to face meeting in Atlanta, Georgia on July 10, 2012. read more »

North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation Meets

Wednesday, June 20, 2012
The Eighty-Second meeting of the North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation took place at Hellenic College/Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline, Massachusetts, from June 5 to 7. The members of the Consultation continued their study of the role of the laity in their churches. read more »

Committee Chairmen Meet in New Jersey

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
A historic face-to-face meeting of the Assembly?s committee chairmen was organized by the Secretariat?s Coordinator for Committees, Bishop Maxim, and was held on May 30 at the Metropolia Center of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA, South Bound Brook, NJ, and was hosted by Archbishop Antony. Since much of the work of the Assembly of Bishops falls within the purview of its thirteen committees, the success of these committees is essential for the success of the Assembly as a whole. read more »

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