Diplomats from the United Nations gathered alongside Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox Christians for the annual Joint Orthodox Prayer Service for the UN Community, at New York’s Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral on Wednesday, November 8.
Archbishop Vicken Aykazian, Diocesan Legate and Ecumenical Director, led the delegation from the Eastern Diocese at the annual assembly of the National Council of Churches of Christ in the U.S.A. The NCC’s “Christian Unity Gathering” convened November 8-10 in Silver Spring, MD.
Diocesan Primate Archbishop Khajag Barsamian visited the St. Gregory of Narek Church in Cleveland, OH, on Saturday and Sunday, November 4-5, as the parish honored Rev. Fr. Hratch Sargsyan on the 10th anniversary of his priestly ordination.
On Saturday, November 11, Diocesan Christian Education director Elise Antreassian met with the Sunday School staff of the St. John Church in Southfield, MI, for a 4-hour workshop titled “Sharing a Vision, Building a Team.”