The draft Minutes and Reports of the 2023 Fall Session of the Metropolitan Council of the Orthodox Church in America are now available. The Fall Session was held via teleconference on September 28, 2023, and in person at the Hilton Springfield in Springfield, VA, on October 11-12, 2023. These draft minutes are subject to approval at a subsequent meeting of the Metropolitan Council.
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.