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

Memory Eternal July 18, 2017

The Falling Asleep in the Lord of Rev. Father Fred George Fotion

We remember our departed brother in Christ, Rev. Father Fred George Fotion – Memory Eternal!

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Metropolitan's Messages July 7, 2017

43rd Anniversary of the Invasion of Cyprus

Remember the 43rd Anniversary of the Invasion of Cyprus on Sunday, July 16, 2017.

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Press Releases July 1, 2017

National Oratorical Winner from Metropolis of San Francisco

Congratulations to Stephen Kaelin who was awarded First Place in the Junior Division of the 34th National Saint John Chrysostom Oratorical Festival.

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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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