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  • Enthronement of His Eminence Elpidophoros, Archbishop of America »

    May 29, 2019

    With the fraternal exhortation of His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios of Boston, Archiepiscopal Vicar, it is my joy to share with you the formal invitation to the Enthronement of His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, which will occur at 11:00 am on Saturday, June 22nd at the Holy Trinity Archdiocesan Cathedral in New York City.

  • Existential Threats Confronting the Ecumenical Patriarchate »

    May 24, 2019

    Metropolitan Nathanael of Chicago and the Metropolis of Chicago Archons invite you to a Lecture and Discussion on Religious Freedom and the Ecumenical Patriarchate. Special Guest Speaker Dr. Elizabeth H. Prodromou, Visiting Associate Professor of Conflict Resolution at the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Tufts University.

  • 2019 Youth Choir Conference »

    May 24, 2019

    Join us for the 2019 Youth Choir Conference Saturday, November 9 and Sunday, November 10, 2019. Hold the Date!

  • Joint Statement on Action to Secure a Future for Parishioners of Holy Trinity Church »

    May 23, 2019

    The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago and Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church of Chicago today announced a series of steps designed to raise awareness and appeal to the faithful of the Metropolis concerning the church's ongoing bankruptcy proceeding.

  • Metropolitan Nathanael's Name Day Open House »

    May 21, 2019

    ​The Faithful Stewards and Friends of the Holy Metropolis of Chicago are cordially invited to an Open House on the occasion of the Feast Day of the Holy Apostle Bartholomew, Patron Saint of Metropolitan Nathanael of Chicago.

  • Crossroad Chicago — Four Spaces Available! »

    May 18, 2019

    Space has become available in CrossRoad Chicago! Please help us spread the word: it is an AMAZING opportunity for a high school junior or senior you know to have a life-changing experience!

  • Administrative Assistant Summer Internship »

    May 17, 2019

    The Metropolis is seeking an intern who is enthusiastic about serving the Greek Orthodox Church in the Midwest. As an Administrative Assistant, you will contribute to the development, implementation and execution of workplace administrative strategies for the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago.

  • Metropolis of Chicago Appoints Vicki Pappas Karl as Executive Director »

    April 30, 2019

    The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago announced today the selection of Ms. Vicki Pappas Karl as its new Executive Director. Ms. Karl has more than 30 years of professional experience as an accomplished attorney, business advisor and nonprofit leader.

  • Office of Youth Intern Search »

    April 29, 2019

    The Metropolis is seeking an intern who is enthusiastic about serving the Greek Orthodox Church in the Midwest. The Youth & Young Adult Ministries (Y2AM) Intern will work directly under the Y2AM Director, contributing to the development, implementation and execution of the Y2AM Office.

  • Communications Intern Search »

    April 29, 2019

    The Metropolis is seeking an intern who is enthusiastic about serving the Greek Orthodox Church in the Midwest. As a Communications Intern, you will contribute to the development, implementation and execution of communications strategies to support the needs and goals of the Metropolis. You will gain exposure to external communications, internal communications, media relations and social media initiatives during the course of your internship. The position is located in Chicago, IL.

  • Paschal Encyclical 2019 »

    April 24, 2019

    All the faithful who go to Church on the night of Pascha believe in the Resurrection of Christ. But there are very few who see this event clearly. This should disturb us, for those who do not perceive the Resurrection cannot worship Jesus Christ as the only sinless One and as true God.

  • 38th Commemoration of the Fall of Constantinople »

    April 23, 2019

    Prof. John Fotopoulos, Ph.D., Associate Professor Saint Mary’s College, Dept. of Religious Studies Notre Dame, IN will speak on "The Fall of Constantinople: Backward, Forward, or Why Should We Care?" on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 7pm.

  • Religious Education Scholarship »

    April 22, 2019

    The Metropolis of Chicago Department of Religious Education is pleased to sponsor The Reverend William S. Chiganos Scholarship for Greek Orthodox Youth.

  • 2019 Oratorical Festival »

    April 22, 2019

    The 36th Annual Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago Saint John Chrysostom Oratorical & Fine Arts Festival on Saturday, May 11, 2019 hosted by Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, Town & Country, MO.

  • Metropolitan's Invitation to Clergy Laity »

    April 17, 2019

    I invite you to the 2019 Metropolis of Chicago Clergy-Laity Assembly. This historic event will be held on September 25-29, 2019 in the Twin Cities of Minnesota and will be co-hosted by the parishes of St. George in Saint Paul and St. Mary in Minneapolis.