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Schedule of Services
Sundays: Orthros (Matins): 8:45 AM | Divine Liturgy: 9:45 AM
Weekdays: Orthros (Matins): 9:00 AM | Divine Liturgy: 10:00 AM
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The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, with its
headquarters located in the City of New York, is an Eparchy of the
Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople.
Before the establishment of an Archdiocese in the
Western Hemisphere there were numerous communities of Greek Orthodox
Christians. The first Greek Orthodox community in the Americas was
founded in New Orleans, LA by a small colony of Greek merchants. History
also records that on June 26,1768 the first Greek colonists landed at
St. Augustine, FL, the oldest city in America. The first permanent
community was founded in New York City in 1892, today’s Archdiocesan
Cathedral of the Holy Trinity and the See of the Archbishop of America.
The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of North and South America was
incorporated in 1921 and officially recognized by the State of New York
The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is composed of
an Archdiocesan District - New York and eight Metropolises: New
Jersey, Chicago, Atlanta, Detroit, San Francisco, Pittsburgh, Boston and
Denver. It is governed by the Archbishop and the Eparchial Synod of
Bishops. The Synod of Bishops is headed by the Archbishop and comprised
of the Bishops who oversee the ministry of the Metropolises. It has all
the authority and responsibility which the Church canons provide for a
There are 540 parishes, 800 priests and approximately
1.5 million faithful in the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. The
Archdiocese receives within its ranks and under its spiritual aegis and
pastoral care Orthodox Christians, who either as individuals or as
organized groups in Metropolises and Parishes have voluntarily come to
it and which acknowledge the ecclesiastical and canonical jurisdiction
of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.
The mission of the Archdiocese is to proclaim the Gospel
of Christ, to teach and spread the Orthodox Christian Faith, to
energize, cultivate, and guide the life of the Church in the United
States of America according to the Orthodox Christian Faith and
The Greek Orthodox Church in America sanctifies the
faithful through divine worship, especially the Holy Eucharist and other
Sacraments, building the spiritual and ethical life of the faithful in
accordance with the Holy Scriptures, Sacred Tradition, the doctrines and
canons of the Ecumenical and local Councils, the canons of the Holy
Apostles and the Fathers of the Church and of all other Councils
recognized by the Orthodox Church.
The Archdiocese serves as a beacon, carrier, and witness
of the message of Christ to all persons who live in the United States
of America, through divine worship, preaching, teaching, and living of
the Orthodox Christian Faith.
Upcoming Events and Services
Methodios the Martyr, Bishop of Olympus
June 20, 2013
June 20, 2013 6:30 pm
Julian the Martyr of Tarsus
June 21, 2013
The Saturday of Souls
June 22, 2013
Orthros & Divine Liturgy
June 22, 2013 9 am
June 23, 2013
See more on our Calendar Page »
2013 Stewardship Packet
August 9, 2013 @ 7:00p.m.
Summer Camp 2013
Summer Camp Registration Form
Half Day Summer Camp 2013
Summer Camp Registration Form
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