The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America will hold its fifth annual meeting at the Grand Hyatt Dallas Fort-Worth International Airport here September 16-18, 2014.
This year’s agenda will include a session on evangelism and outreach, with presentations by the Assembly’s agencies. [A list of Assembly agencies is available.] Among the other topics to be discussed are canonical regional planning and the organization of a national youth rally. The full agenda may be found on their web site.
The hierarchs of the Assembly request the prayers of all clergy, monastics, and laity for a spiritually fruitful meeting.
The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America is a body of all active, canonical Orthodox bishops in the USA. There are currently 52 bishops in the Assembly, representing the following archdioceses and dioceses in the US: Albanian, American Carpatho-Russian, Antiochian, Bulgarian, Georgian, Greek, Orthodox Church in America, Romanian, Russian, Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, Serbian, and Ukrainian. The Assembly was established to address the pastoral needs of Orthodox faithful, present a common and unified witness of the Orthodox Faith, and manifest the unity of Orthodoxy.