Orthodox Church in America
2015 Archdiocesan Assembly

On Saturday, November 14, 2015, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon presided at the annual Assembly of the Archdiocese of Washington, DC.  The Assembly was held at Saint Nicholas Cathedral.  The day opened with the celebration of the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy, after which plenary sessions were held in the cathedral.  In addition to Metropolitan Tikhon’s opening address, reports were heard from Priest John Vitko, Archdiocesan Chancellor, and Treasurer Michael Hydock.  The day closed with the celebration of Vigil.

The draft minutes will be posted in the near future. In the meantime, please enjoy photos taken during the assembly by Fr. Gregory Safchuk, Sdn. Roman Ostash, and Victor Lutes.

2015 Archdiocesan Assembly - 11/14/15

Photos by Fr. Gregory Safchuk

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2015 Archdiocesan Assembly 2 - 11/14/15

Photos by Sdn. Roman Ostash

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2015 Archdiocesan Assembly 3 - 11/14/15

Photos by Victor Lutes

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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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