The recent rise of a new strain of coronavirus weighs heavy on our hearts and minds. Many of you are thinking about how you can support the people in your congregations and communities who are most vulnerable. You may be worrying about anything from changing rituals to changing travel plans.… Read the rest
To the Right Reverend Hierarchs, the Reverend Priests and Deacons, the Monks and Nuns, the Presidents and Members of the Parish Councils of the Greek Orthodox Communities, the Distinguished Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, the Day, Afternoon, and Church Schools, the Philoptochos Sisterhoods, the Youth, the Hellenic Organizations, and the entire Greek Orthodox Family in America
Beloved Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
The appearance of the Covid-19 Pandemic (Coronavirus) throughout the world and in the United States has created fear, anxiety, and genuine concern.… Read the rest
March 6, 2020
Pastors and Leaders in Seattle Presbytery,
It is time to cancel regular worship.
Eliana and I, as pastoral leaders in this presbytery lament this conclusion, but believe in our hearts that it’s in the best interest of our community, our neighbors, our parishioners, our family, and our friends. … Read the rest