Assembly News

New Directories Added to Assembly Website

Tuesday, February 15, 2011
New directories have been created for the Assembly of Bishops. In addition to the initial Directories of the Bishops and of the Parishes, three new directories have been added: the Directories of Military Chaplains, of Male Monastic Communities and of Female Monastic Communities. In addition, the Parish Directory has been updated to now include the parishes of the Moscow Patriarchate in the U.S. read more »

Committee Membership

Tuesday, February 08, 2011
The membership of the thirteen committees of the Assembly of Bishops, including the chairmen of each committee, has been finalized, and is now available. These members, under the coordination of their chairmen, will initially be responsible for addressing the tasks listed under the Committee Descriptions. It is hoped that each committee will be able to meet at least once in advance of the forthcoming meeting of all the bishops in May. read more »

Follow-up to Secretariat Meeting

Wednesday, January 19, 2011
The Secretariat of the Assembly of Bishops held a teleconference meeting on Wednesday, 19 January, to follow-up on the work of their meeting from the previous week. All the members were able to participate, except Fr. Nicholas Ceko of St. Steven's Cathedral in Los Angeles. Even His Grace Bishop Maxim was able to join the call, shortly after celebrating the Liturgy for the feast of Theophany (Old Calendar) in San Francisco. Everyone was satisfied that the decisions from the meeting in Alhambra were moving ahead. read more »

First Meeting of Assembly Secretariat

Tuesday, January 11, 2011
The Secretariat of the Assembly of Bishops is scheduled to meet this week, from Wednesday, January 12 to Thursday, January 13. It will be the first meeting of the newly-appointed staff, and will be hosted by Bishop Maxim at his chancery in Alhambra, CA. read more »

Assembly Announces Liaison Bishops for Assembly Agencies

Monday, January 03, 2011
These bishops, while not part of the agencies' governing structures, are responsible for coordination between the Assembly and their particular agency, and for providing episcopal guidance on behalf of the Assembly for all that agency's activities. read more »

Staff of the Secretariat Now Appointed

Monday, December 27, 2010
The Secretariat has been established as an extension of the office of the Secretary of the Assembly. read more »

Bishop Maxim Reflects On the Work of the First Episcopal Assembly of Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America

Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Recently a historic event took place in New York: a pan-Orthodox Assembly of the Fullness of God's Church on the North American continent, represented by the Hierarchs of the local Orthodox dioceses read more »

Video of Bishop Basil's Address on Assembly of Bishops Available Online

Wednesday, July 07, 2010
This special video was recorded in Oklahoma City, June 17, 2010, at the Parish Life Conference of the Antiochian Diocese of Wichita and Mid-America. read more »

Bishop Savas Interviewed About Episcopal Assembly by Orthodox Christian Network

Friday, June 18, 2010
His Grace Bishop Savas of Troas speaks with Fr. Christopher Metropulos about the recent Meeting of the Episcopal Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Hierarchs of North and Central America. read more »

Bishop Basil Interviewed by Ancient Faith Radio About Episcopal Assembly

Saturday, June 12, 2010
AFR correspondent Matthew Namee talks with His Grace Bishop Basil, the newly elected Secretary of the Episcopal Assembly. Audio and written transcript available. read more »

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