So far the individual committees have spent their time collecting data. They now know who their priests are and where they serve, which youth groups are active and what they are doing, the legal entities in existence, and how different jurisdictions do things. The next step is to do something with that data. We'll see what Chicago produces.
(AOB) - The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America will hold its annual meeting September 17-19, 2013 at the Chicago Marriott in Schaumburg, Illinois. This is the fourth Annual Meeting of the Assembly. The agenda, which includes discussion of the Assembly’s vision, proposals for canonical restructuring, and an Assembly-sponsored national youth conference, can be found here. The Assembly requests the prayers of all clergy, monastics, and laity.
The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops is comprised of all 65 active Orthodox hierarchs serving the United States, Canada, and Mexico.