The faithful from Saint John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church in Las Vegas, NV witnessed the ordination of Dr. John Nixon to the Holy Diaconate on Sunday, July 30, 2023 by His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, along with His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos of San Francisco, and His Grace Bishop Ioannis of Phocaea. Also participating in the service were Rev. Father John Hondros, proistamenos from Saint John Church, Rev. Father Florin Ristache, assistant priest from Saint John; and Rev. Father Ioan Dumitrascu, an Air Force Chaplain stationed at Nellis Air Force Base.