New York - On Tuesday, September 8, 2020, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America convened the Holy Eparchial Synod via teleconference in order that it might be properly be briefed in advance of the upcoming Archdiocesan Executive Committee meeting and the 45th National Clergy Laity Congress.
His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America wished a blessed, productive and healthy New Ecclesiastical year and conveyed the heartfelt blessing and best wishes of His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew from the Sacred Center of Orthodoxy.
The Holy Eparchial Synod expressed sympathy to the people who have been devastated by the destructive fires in the Holy Metropolis of San Francisco through the person of the Metropolitan Gerasimos.
Lastly, it was decided that the next regular meeting of the Eparchial Synodwould convene on Monday, September 28th.
From the Office of the Chief-Secretary of the Holy Eparchial Synod