His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas of Mesogaia and Laureotiki of our Ecumenical Patriarchate in Greece (Dodecanese Islands) has brought to the attention of our spiritual father, His Eminence Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago an informational and fund-raising project to benefit awareness of increased Turkish attempts to claim the island of Stongyli Megistis, the most south-eastern territory of Greece.
On January 29th, Christ the Savior Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Church, Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church and Holy Ascension Serbian Orthodox Church, all of Rockford, gathered together for an outdoor Blessing of the Water Service for the Rock River…
The St. Iakovos Retreat Center is looking for a full time Program Director to create, staff, fill, and execute programs that will run out of the Center. This position requires knowledge and practical application of Orthodox Theology, as well as experience in writing and directing various types of orthodox programs for all ages.
The Metropolis of Chicago, under the spiritual guidance of her beloved Hierarch, His Eminence Metropolitan Iakovos, consists of thirty-four parishes in Illinois, with another twenty-four parishes in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, northern Indiana, and eastern and central Missouri.
The newly established St. Iakovos Retreat Center is a 138-acre facility located in beautiful Kansasville, WI on the 11-acre Friendship Lake with over 50 acres of pinewood forest. The St. Iakovos Retreat Center offers guests a unique quiet setting for all types of retreats and events.
The Religious Education Department of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago seeks to provide resources and training for our parish educators and volunteers to provide a firm foundation of faith and tradition for our Orthodox children and adults..