HOLY SYNOD OF BISHOPS: Bishop Michael Attends Spring Session
The Holy Synod of Bishops is the supreme canonical authority in the local Church. It includes, as voting members, all the diocesan bishops of the Church. The Metropolitan is the Chairman of the Synod. The Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America concluded its spring session on Friday, 21 March 2014. In his opening report, titled “The Apostolic Work of the Church,” Metropolitan Tikhon presented his vision for the Church’s ongoing ministry. The Holy Synod elected His Grace, Bishop Mark [Maymon] as Bishop of Philadelphia and the Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania.
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