The Diocese of the South
Orthodox Church in America
2013 Diocesan Assembly

Photos from the 2013 Assembly

Here are the photos, presentations, and information from the 2013 Diocesan Assembly, which was held in Jacksonville/Jacksonville Beach July 29-Aug 1.

There were two talks by Fr John Behr to the Assembly, Death: The Final Frontier and Taking Back Death.  You can also hear his talk at the Banquet, Episcopacy and Leadership in the Church Today.

Archbishop Nikon's address to the assemblycan be viewed here, and the newly approved Diocesan By-Laws are available here.

Steven Pereny was tonsured a Reader at the Wednesday Liturgy, Fr Antonio Perdomo was made an Archpriest, Fr Leo Poore recieved the Palitza, and Fr John Maxwell was awarded the Jeweled Cross.  May God grant them many years!


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General and Registration Information

April 15, 2013

The 2013 Diocesan Assembly will take place in Jacksonville, FL, from July 29 to August 1.  Please see the welcome letter from Fr Theodore Pisarchuk.  The schedule of events can be found here

Registration information is available here, please submit one form per parish.  Please note that the fee increases by $30 on June 15 and all registrations must be complete by July 7 (this applies to the youth program as well).  Also, the observer fee is only $20 for incidentals.  It does not include the banquet fee.

As mentioned in the welcome letter, there will be a youth program at this assembly.  Please see this welcome letter from Dn Jacob Hatch for more information and complete the registration packet for each child attending.