Tuesday, October 25, 2016

UOC-USA meets in Sobor, issues extensive communique

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(UOC-USA) - As the sun shone brightly, illuminating the golden leaves on the grounds of the Metropolia Center, the faithful began arriving for the XXIst Regular Sobor of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the U.S.A. which ran from October 19-22, 2016.

Wednesday morning began with a Divine Liturgy celebrated by His Eminence Metropolitan Antony, surrounded by the clergy of our Holy Ukrainian Orthodox Church, who had arrived for the Clergy Conference which preceded the commencement of the Sobor that afternoon. It was moving to see the St. Andrew Memorial Church filled from wall to wall with clergy. The priests’ prayers were enhanced by the angelic voices of the Seminarians from St. Sophia Theological Seminary...
Complete article here.


  1. Is there an Anglo-American Orthodox Church?

    Why not?

  2. I am part of the UOC, and almost went to this Sobor. Unfortunately, the whole "Strategic Plan" idea is one borrowed from the Corporate world and IMO does not really work for the Church. It leads to vague/compromised language around "compassion" and "service" that is too similar to the social gospel of the protestants...