Orthodox Christianity

The first Christian communities began in the lands near the Mediterranean Sea, over 2,000 years ago. In these Eastern cities, the fundamentals of our Faith were proclaimed at the Seven Ecumenical Councils. The Greek Orthodox Church embodies and expresses the rich spiritual treasures of Eastern Christian beliefs. One definition of the word ‘Orthodox’ is “true praise.” To bless, praise, and glorify God the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit is the fundamental purpose of the Church. All of her activities, even her doctrinal formulations, are directed toward this goal.

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Metropolis News

Press Releases January 9, 2018

2018 FDF Diakonia Project

FDF is hosting another on-site Diakonia project this year!

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Meditations January 1, 2018

A Fresh Start

Every moment of every day is a new beginning and our slate is wiped clean each time Our Lord touches our life.

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Metropolitan's Schedules January 1, 2018

Schedule for Metropolitan Gerasimos: Jan 1 – 31, 2018

Public schedule of events for His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos of San Francisco: Jan 1 – 31, 2018

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Ministries of the Metropolis

The ministries at the core of our Metropolis and our parishes bind our vibrant community together. Explore each ministry to learn more about how they bring you closer to our Lord - and to each other.

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