Resources for Parishes

To assist the parishes and clergy of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America in sharing news and information about the upcoming Enthronement of His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros as the seventh Archbishop of America on June 22, the following resources have been developed by several Departments of the Archdiocese. 

Bulletin Inserts

The following bulletin inserts are available in both color and black & white versions to best meet the needs of your community and can be used in your bulletins or offered as a stand-alone handout at the pangari. These inserts will also be made available through the Bulletin Builder online dashboard.

Please take this opportunity to print and disseminate these inserts so that our faithful can become familiar with the upcoming Enthronement.

The following bulletin inserts are available in both color and black & white versions to best meet the needs of your community and can be used in your bulletins or offered as a stand-alone handout at the pangari. Please take this opportunity to print and disseminate these inserts so that our faithful can become familiar with the upcoming Enthronement.

4) Selections from Enthronement Message

3) Enthronement Brief and Additional Information

2) "Why Do Bishops Get Enthroned?"

1) Archbishop Elpidophoros' Archpastoral Message and Enthronement Announcement

Video

Watch and share the following video to learn more about the Archbishop's Enthronement:

Graphics

The following graphics are ready for you to use on your parish website and social media channels:

Enthronement - Title and Date only

“Streamed Live” Graphics

“Watch Party” Graphics

“Watch it with Us” Graphics

Enthronement - Graphics Only, No Text

Images of His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros

View / Download All Available Graphics:

Links

Along with the above graphics, use the following links to share information about the Enthronement with your faithful. All news, information, and updates will be made available through the Archdiocese website. If you can only link to one site, this is the one we ask you to share:

Live Broadcast

On Saturday, June 22 at 11 am ET, the Enthronement service will be broadcast live at the following locations:

Official Social Media Pages

We ask that you share content as it is made available from the following official social media channels of the Archdiocese to your communities via your personal and parish social media accounts:

Suggested Text and Copy

Use and adapt any of the following copy when writing posts to Social Media or to your website:

  • “His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros will be Enthroned as the Archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 11 am ET.”
  • “We will be watching the Enthronement service live here in the parish hall on Saturday, June 22, 2019. Join us starting at 11 am ET with lunch and discussion to follow.”
  • “Can’t make it to the enthronement? No problem! Watch it live at home with family and friends! Either way, join us in prayer.”
  • “Learn more about the upcoming Enthronement of His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros at the following link.”