Information about the various administrative offices of the Greek Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of America.
The Office of the Archbishop responds efficiently and properly to the rigorous demands associated with the overall duties of the Archbishop. Tasks include: scheduling of His Eminence's pastoral visitations, official and unofficial meetings with Clergy and Laity, public and official appearances, audiences, conferences and travels. In addition, this Office processes all forms of communication addressed to the Archbishop.
The Office of the Chancellor is concerned with the well-being of the clergy, their ongoing assignments and reassignments, their continuing education, and the benefits provided to them by the Church.
The Office of Administration has a responsibility for the administrative, financial and developmental functions of the Archdiocese. This Office manages the human resources and operations of the Archdiocesan headquarters in New York. Additionally, the Office acts as the coordinator and liaison for the Clergy-Laity Congress, the Archdiocesan Council and the various Archdiocesan Institutions.
The Archdiocesan Council is the advisory and consultative body to the Archbishop. It interprets and implements the decision of the Clergy-Laity Congress and the Regulations of the Archdiocese, administers the temporal and financial affairs of the Archdiocese, and possesses interim legislative authority between Clergy-Laity Congresses.