Saints Feasts and Readings for Friday, September 21, 2018

For more daily readings and hymns, a monthly calendar of saints and feasts, visit the Online Chapel.

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 September 13, 2018

Metropolis of San Francisco Family Wellness Ministry - Meet Our New Leaders

The Metropolis of San Francisco is pleased to announce that marriage and family therapist George Papageorge has been appointed as the Family Wellness Ministry Director,...

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Press Releases September 10, 2018

Church Musicians Gather for Weekend of Music and Fellowship in San Diego

The Metropolis of San Francisco Church Music Conference provided an opportunity for fellowship, song and education for nearly 90 church musicians from throughout the...

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Press Releases September 7, 2018

Groovin’ with Camp Agape

With the theme “Up, Up, and Away with Camp Agape” nearly 100 families were served by the Metropolis Philoptochos at Camp Agape in Mayer, AZ; Portland, OR; Dunlap,...

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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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