• International Orthodox Christian Charities Announces Virtual Bike Ride for Funds and Fun

    GOARCH Affiliates and Organizations

    September 25, 2020

    Following the success of its Virtual 5K in June, International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) is holding a Virtual Bike Ride on Saturday, September 26, 2020. Read More

  • 2020 Conference: "Christ, The Measure of Wellness: Healing Mind, Body, and Soul”

    Assembly of Bishops

    September 21, 2020

    In 2019, OCAMPR was invited to collaborate with the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops to establish a Mental Health Task Force charged to identify and respond to the mental health needs of the Orthodox faithful. With that in mind, the OCAMPR Board decided to focus our 2020 conference on the topic of mental health from a theological, psychological, and medical perspective. Read More

  • Virtual Bike Ride for IOCC: Race to Respond

    GOARCH Affiliates and Organizations

    September 20, 2020

    On September 26, we’re racing to respond across the country (and across the globe!) in a virtual bike ride for IOCC. Keep yourself and your neighbors safe while helping people in need around the world! Read More

  • National Sisterhood of Presvyteres 2020-2022 Board

    National Sisterhood of Presbyteres

    September 19, 2020

    The National Sisterhood of Presvyteres (NSP) is the national body of Presvyteres and diakonisses of our Holy Archdiocese which is comprised of those active, retired, and widowed. The purpose of the NSP is to promote the spirit of Christian love among the Presvyteres of the GOA, provide opportunities for presvyteres to get acquainted with one another, and also to meet periodically to discuss mutual concerns and to develop programs for outreach. Read More

  • Archbishop Elpidophoros Presides at Memorial Service with Families of Those Orthodox Christians who Perished on September 11, 2001

    St. Nicholas National Shrine

    September 12, 2020

    Archbishop Elpidophoros of America led a Memorial Service at the Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine with surviving families of those Orthodox Christians who perished on 9/11 along with members of the Friends of St. Nicholas. The Memorial included prayers for all who were lost that day in the terrorist attacks on New York, Washington, DC, and those who perished in Shanksville, PA. Read More

  • 30th Annual Leadership 100 Conference in 2021 To Be Replaced with Virtual Annual Meeting

    Leadership 100

    August 31, 2020

    The 30th Annual Leadership 100 Conference, scheduled for February 4-7, 2021 at The Phoenician in Scottsdale, Arizona, has been postponed and will be replaced by a Virtual Annual Meeting during the same period. Our Chairman, Argyris Vassiliou, stated: “This unfortunate action was taken due to the ongoing uncertainty regarding air travel and large gatherings.” Read More

  • National President Maria Logus, Esq. Addresses the 2020 Convention

    National Philoptochos Society

    August 31, 2020

    "We must pray that we will find the strength and the resources within ourselves to adapt to tomorrow’s demands, just as we have through decades and decades of service to the church and the world." Read More

  • Patriarchal Encyclical For the Indiction

    Ecumenical Patriarchate News Release

    August 27, 2020

    It is a shared conviction that, in our time, the natural environment is threatened like never before in the history of humankind. The magnitude of this threat becomes manifest in the fact that what is at stake is not anymore the quality, but the preservation of life on our planet. For the first time in history, man is capable of destroying the conditions of life on earth. Read More

  • Webinar in Honor of the Protection of the Environment, featuring Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis and Dr. Lee Ann Clements

    St. Photios Shrine

    August 24, 2020

    The Saint Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine, located in Saint Augustine, Florida, is delighted to present a special webinar presentation with Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis entitled, “Covid-19 and the Renewal of the Earth,” on Tuesday, September 1, 2020, at 7:00-8:00 PM ET, the Feast of the Indiction. The event is hosted online by the Department of Inter-Orthodox, Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. The free broadcast will be live-streamed and open to all (pre-registration required). After the panel, a question and answer session will take place. Read More

  • Order of Saint Andrew Condemns Conversion of Ancient Chora Church Into a Mosque


    August 24, 2020

    The Order of Saint Andrew, Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, notes with dismay Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s decision Friday, August 21, 2020 to convert Istanbul’s historic and renowned Church of the Holy Savior in Chora to a mosque, just weeks after converting Hagia Sophia into a mosque as well. This is yet another contemptuous act against religious freedom perpetrated by the government of Turkey; the Order strongly condemns this action. Read More

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