The Eparchial Synod

The Synod of the Church of the Genuine Orthodox Christians of Greece, under the presidency of His Beatitude, the ever-memorable Archbishop Chrysostomos II of Athens and All-Greece through its Synodal Act, of Oct 2/15, 2003 Protocol Number 719 established an Eparchial Synod for the Church in America with Metropolitan Pavlos of America as its President.

The members of the Eparchial Synod are:

President

Metropolitan Demetrius of America

Members

Metropolitan Moses of Toronto
Bishop Photios of Marathon
Bishop Auxentios of Etna and Portland
Bishop Christodoulos of Theoupolis

Chief-Secretary

Priestmonk Ignatius

Communications with the Eparchial Synod are to be made through the Chief-Secretary.
Fr. Ignatius
Tel. (518) 254-7283
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Announcements From the Eparchial Synod

Ἡ Ἱερὰ Ἐπαρχιακὴ Σύνοδος

Ἡ Ἱερὰ Σύνοδος τῆς Ἐκκλησίας τῶν Γνησίων Ὀρθοδόξων Χριστιανῶν, ὑπὸ τὴν προεδρίαν τοῦ ἀειμνήστου Ἀρχιεπισκόπου Ἀθηνῶν καὶ πάσης Ἑλλάδος κ.κ. Χρυσοστόμου Β', διὰ τῆς Συνοδικῆς πράξεως τῆς 2ας/15ης Ὀκτωβρίου 2003 ἀριθμοῦ πρωτ. 719, ἴδρυσε Ἐπαρχιακὴν Σύνοδον διὰ τὴν ἐν Ἀμερικῇ Ἐκκλησίαν ὑπὸ τὴν προεδρίαν τοῦ Σεβασμιωτάτου Μητροπολίτου Ἀμερικῆς κ. Παύλου.

Τὰ μέλη τῆς Ἐπαρχιακῆς Συνόδου εἶναι:

Πρόεδρος

ὁ Μητροπολίτης Ἀµερικῆς κ. Δημήτριος

Μέλη

ὁ Μητροπολίτης Τορόντο κ. Μωϋσῆς
ὁ Ἐπίσκοπος Μαραθῶνος κ. Φώτιος
ὁ Ἐπίσκοπος Ἔτνα καὶ Πόρτλαντ κ. Αὐξέντιος
ὁ Ἐπίσκοπος Θεουπόλεως κ. Χριστόδουλος

Ἀρχιγραμματεύς

Ἱερομόναχος Ιγνάτιος

Ἐπικοινωνίαι μὲ τὴν Ἐπαρχιακὴν Σύνοδον νὰ γίνουν διὰ μέσου τοῦ Ἀρχιγραμματέως.
π. Ιγνάτιος
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Ἀνακοινώσεις τῆς Ἐπαρχιακῆς Συνόδου

The Eparchial Synod of America

Above, the Eparchial Synod at Its Spring Session, 2015


The Holy Synod of the Church of the G.O.C. of Greece

THE HOLY SYNOD

The Archbishop

† KALLINIKOS of Athens

The Members

† Metropolitan AKAKIOS of Attica and Diauleia

† Metropolitan ATHANASIOS of Larisa and Platamon

† Metropolitan JUSTIN of Euripus and Euboea

† Metropolitan GERONTIOS of Piraeus and Salamis

† Metropolitan CHRYSOSTOMOS of Attica and Boeotia

† Metropolitan GREGORY of Thessalonica

† Metropolitan PHOTIOS of Demetrias

† Metropolitan MOSES of Toronto

† Metropolitan DEMETRIUS of America

† Metropolitan CYPRIAN of Oropos and Phyle

† Bishop AMBROSE of Philippi

† Bishop AMBROSE of Methone

† Bishop MICHAEL of Nora

† Bishop SILVANO of Luni

† Bishop CLEMENT of Gardikion

† Bishop AUXENTIOS of Etna and Portland

† Bishop THEODOSIOS of Bresthena

† Bishop CHRISTODOULOS of Theoupolis

Retired Hierarchs

† Metropolitan MAXIMOS of Thessalonica and Demetrias, emeritus

† Metropolitan PAVLOS of America, emeritus

† Metropolitan CHRYSOSTOMOS of Etna, emeritus

† Bishop SERGIOS of Portland, emeritus

† Bishop CHRYSOSTOMOS of Christianoupolis

† Bishop JOHANNES of Makarioupolis

† Bishop GEORGE of Alania, emeritus

ΙΕΡΑ ΣΥΝΟΔΟΣ ΤΗΣ ΕΚΚΛΗΣΙΑΣ Γ.Ο.Χ. ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ

The Synod of the GOC of Greece

Above, at the Holy Synod's first meeting of the new ecclesiastical year, 2013, from left to right: Their Eminences and Graces - Demetrius of America, Photios of Marathon, Moses of Toronto, Gerontios of Piraeus & Salamis, Maximos of Thessalonica, His Beatitude, Archbishop Kallinikos of Athens & All Greece, Athanasios of Larisa & Platamon, Chrysostom of Attica & Boeotia, Gregory of Christianoupolis, and Theodosios of Bresthena.


The Synod of the GOC of Greece

Above, during His Eminence's, Metropolitan Pavlos of America (Emeritus), visit to Greece, 2013, from left to right: Their Eminences and Graces - Photios of Marathon, Gerontios of Piraeus & Salamis, Athanasios of Larisa & Platamon, His Beatitude, Archbishop Kallinikos of Athens & All Greece, Pavlos of America (Emeritus), Chrysostom of Attica & Boeotia, Gregory of Christianoupolis, and Theodosios of Bresthena.

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