Minutes and reports of the Fall Session of the Metropolitan Council of the Orthodox Church in America, held September 19-22, 2017, are now available. The minutes and reports have been approved by the members of the Holy Synod of Bishops during their Fall Session this week. See related story.
The Metropolitan Council is the permanent executive body of the Church Administration which exists for the purpose of implementing the decisions of the All-American Council and continuing its work between sessions. Members include the Metropolitan, who serves as Chair; the Chancellor, the Secretary, and the Treasurer; one priest and one layperson elected by each diocese; and three priests and an equal number of laypersons elected by the All-American Council.