President

His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Geron of America
Primate of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

Members

His Eminence Metropolitan Iakovos
Metropolitan of the Metropolis of Chicago

His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios
Metropolitan of the Metropolis of Boston

His Eminence Metropolitan Isaiah
Metropolitan of the Metropolis of Denver

His Eminence Metropolitan Alexios
Metropolitan of the Metropolis of Atlanta

His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas
Metropolitan of the Metropolis of Detroit

His Eminence Metropolitan Savas
Metropolitan of the Metropolis of Pittsburgh

His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos
Metropolitan of the Metropolis of San Francisco

His Eminence Metropolitan Evangelos
Metropolitan of the Metropolis of New Jersey

The Holy Eparchial Synod in session at the Archdiocese
The Holy Eparchial Synod in session at the Archdiocese

Office of the Secretary of the Holy Eparchial Synod

10 East 79th Street
New York, NY 10075-0106
Tel: (212) 774-0542 
Fax: (646) 519-6514

His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, Geron of America, President

His Grace Bishop Sevastianos of Zela, Chief Secretary
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The Office of the Chief Secretary of the Holy Eparchial Synod reflects the need for greater, more frequent and more effective communication between the hierarchs of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America who are members of the Holy Eparchial Synod. The primary goal of the Office is to provide timely execution of the decisions taken by the Holy Eparchial Synod as well as to aid the process of the work being accomplished by the various Synodical Committees of the Archdiocese. In addition, the Office is responsible for:

  • Communicating information relevant to the work of the Synod
  • Issuing official communiques on behalf of the Synod
  • Promulgating official encyclicals issued by the Synod
  • Distributing Antimensia and Holy Chrism received from the Ecumenical Patriarchate.

News from the Eparchial Synod News from the Eparchial Synod

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    Announcement of the Holy Eparchial Synod

    The Holy Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America convened its regular meeting at the Synodal chamber of the Holy Archdiocese in New York on October 18 and 19, 2017, presided by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios Geron of America with the participation of all the members of the Synod. Read More

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    Announcement of the Holy Eparchial Synod (Spring 2017)

    New York - The Holy Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America convened its regular meeting at the Synodal chamber of the Holy Archdiocese in New York on April 5th and 6th, 2017, and was presided by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios Gerοn of America with the participation of the member Hierarchs. Read More

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    Announcement of the Holy Eparchial Synod (Fall 2016)

    The Holy Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America convened for its regular meeting at the Synodal Chamber of the Archdiocesan headquarters in New York on October 12th and 13th 2016. His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Geron of America presided at the meeting with the participation of all the Members of the Synod. Read More

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    Holy Synod’s Spring Meeting

    NEW YORK – The Holy Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese convened for its regular spring meeting in the synodal chamber at Archdiocese headquarters April 13–14, with Archbishop Demetrios presiding. Read More

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    Announcement of the Holy Eparchial Synod

    The Holy Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America convened for its regular fall meeting at the Synodal Chamber of the Archdiocesan headquarters in New York on October 13th and 14th, 2015. His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America presided at the meeting with the participation of all the Members of the Synod. Read More