The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, with its headquarters located in the City of New York, is an Eparchy of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, The mission of the Archdiocese is to proclaim the Gospel of Christ, to teach and spread the Orthodox Christian faith, to energize, cultivate, and guide the life of the Church in the United States of America according to the Orthodox Christian faith and tradition.
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His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros (Lambriniadis) of America was born in 1967 in Bakirköy, Istanbul.
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Remarks For the National Philoptochos Board Affirmation of Office
Archbishop Elpidophoros Offers Affirmation of Office to St. Michael's Home Board
REMARKS By His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America At the Affirmation for the Saint Michael’s Home Board of Trustees and Vasilopita Cutting
Welcoming and Closing Remarks At the Ecumenical Prayer Service For the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church & National Shrine
Great Lent and Holy Week Resources for Families
Archbishop Elpidophoros Welcomes Metropolitan Antonios of Zahle to GOARCH
Fr. Gregory Gilbert to be New Proistamenos at Tenafly Cathedral
Affirmation of Office for Metropolis of New Jersey Northern New Jersey Young Adult League (YAL) Board
Attention young adults! Applications for Orthodox Volunteer Corps are due February 6, 2023
SUNDAY SERMON SERIES Sunday of the Publican and Pharisee February 5
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