Autonomous Eastern Orthodox Church of America
Автономна Східна Православна Церква Америки (Галлії Православна Церква)
The Autonomous “Eastern Orthodox Church of America ” (Church of Classis), expresses the Traditional Orthodoxy in America through the Holy Tomos of Autonomy given by the Orthodox Archdiocese of St. Julius (established in 1995 by UOC-KP) and Classis.
1679 Robb Street, Lakewood CO 80215
Office Director: Bernice Bertolli
Primate (Proedros) of the Autonomous Eastern Orthodox Church of America, is His Beatitude Alexander I of Civitas Fori Julii, Primate of Autonomous Eastern Orthodox Church of America (EOCA).
Autonomous Eastern Orthodox Church of America lists 18 parishes and chapels in the United States (8 in Colorado, 2 in Florida, and 1 each in North/South Dakota, New Mexico, Ohio, Tennessee, Maryland, Oregon, California, and 20 clergy). The EOCA also lists parishes in Canada, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Iceland.
The Eastern Orthodox Church of America serves over 12,000 people.
Primatial Monastery of Holy Cross (Monks)
Abbot: His Beatitude Archbishop Alexander I
The Primatial Monastery of Holy Cross houses the offices of the Eastern Orthodox Church of America.
Nativity of Theotokos Monastery (Nuns)
Mother Superior: Sister Theopisti
The Autonomous Eastern Orthodox Church of America has the responsibility of pastoral care for Colorado local police departments, fire departments, hospitals, and assisted-living communities.
Organizations under the Autonomous “Eastern Orthodox Church of America”:
* Christian Orthodox Aid (Group of volunteer workers to Church and community).
* St. Alexander Order of Holy Cross (Service order with mission to help disadvantaged children).
* American Christian Explorers (The focus of the ACE Program is to teach youths to work together as a team and learn respect, kindness, responsibility and leadership using fun and constructive lessons and outings. Age groups are 6-9, 10-12, 13-16, separated by gender).
*Colorado Orthodox Academy (The purpose of Colorado Orthodox Academy is to educate through lectures and courses with a basis in Christian faith).
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Primatial Cathedral Church of the Resurrection
Priests of Cathedral:
Reverend Archpriest Fr. Robert Gordanier, Rector
Reverend Archpriest Fr. John Farrow
Churches Under the Jurisdiction of Eastern Orthodox Church of America Outside of U.S.A.:
Saint John of Kronstadt – Romedal, Norway
Saint Andrew the First Called Apostle – Stromstad, Sweden
Holy Apostles – Uthilio, Iceland
Saint Ambrose – Copenhagen, Denmark
Saint Patrick – Dublin, Ireland
Saint Gabriel the Archangel – Toronto, Canada
HOLY SYNOD OF AUTONOMOUS EASTERN ORTHODOX CHURCH OF AMERICA (CHURCH OF CLASSIS)
President (Proedros) : HIS BEATITUDE KYRIOS KYRIOS ALEXANDER I, ARCHBISHOP OF CIVITAS FORI JULII AND METROPOLITAN – PRIMATE OF THE AUTONOMOUS EASTERN ORTHODOX CHURCH OF AMERICA – PERMANENT MEMBER OF THE HOLY SYNOD OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH OF CLASSIS AND ALL GAULE.
Secretary of the Holy Synod: Rev. Archpriest Fr. Robert Gordanier