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2017 Archdiocesan Assembly - 09/16/17

On Saturday, September 16th, clergy and faithful from the Archdiocese of Washington gathered under the leadership of His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon for their annual assembly, hosted this year at St. Matthew Orthodox Church in Columbia, Maryland.

Clergy Retreat - 09/15/17

On Friday, September 15th, a clergy retreat was held at St. Matthew Orthodox Church in Columbia, Maryland. Presenting were Archpriest Timothy Hojnicki and Archpriest Eric Tosi. This Continuing Education Retreat, on MISSION AND SMALL PARISH GROWTH, was cosponsored by the Archdiocesan Mission Board and Continuing Ed program.

Ordination of Deacon James Magruder - 05/07/17

On Sunday, May 7, 2017 His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at St Andrew Church, Baltimore, Maryland and ordained James Magruder to the Holy Diaconate. Deacon James is a parishioner at St. Andrew’s.  He is a 2003 graduate of St Vladimir's Seminary and a professor of Art History at University of Maryland - Baltimore County. He is married to Matushka Laurel and they have two beautiful children.  May God grant the newly ordained Dn. James and his family, a peaceful life, health, strength, salvation and furtherance in all Godly things and preserve and protect for MANY YEARS!

Update on the Annapolis Campus Ministry - 12/23/16

As we prepare for the Nativity of our Lord, we have the joy of sharing with you this update that Fr. Robert Miclean provided on the Annapolis Campus Ministry.  It is full of good news!

About the Archdiocese

The Archdiocese of the Washington, D.C. is part of the Orthodox Church in America, which is the local presence of the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church established by Jesus Christ and faithfully transmitted through her Scriptures, worship and prayer life, and through the teachings of the Holy Fathers.

The Orthodox Faith maintains unbroken continuity with the Apostolic Faith; embraces all languages, cultures, and races; and calls all to "come and see." Please join us in worship and fellowship.

The Mission of The Orthodox Church in America, the local autocephalous Orthodox Christian Church, is to be faithful in fulfilling the commandment of Christ to “Go into all the world and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit…”

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