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  • First Pastoral Visit of Archbishop Elpidophoros »

    July 1, 2019

    His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros will be making his first pastoral visit to our Metropolis on Sunday, July 7th 2019.

  • Archbishop Elpidophoros of America »

    June 18, 2019

    On May 11, 2019 the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate unanimously elected Metropolitan Elpidophoros of Bursa to be the Archbishop of America!

  • Metropolis Junior Board Announced »

    June 13, 2019

    The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago today announced the creation of a new advisory board consisting of young adults from across the Metropolis to serve the Church, advance the Metropolis’ goals and advise His Eminence Metropolitan Nathanael.

  • Letter to the Faithful Concerning Metropolis Finances »

    June 11, 2019

    His Eminence Metropolitan Nathanael of Chicago has released a statement regarding the current state of the Metropolis' finances.

  • Chancellor Steps Down – Search for New Chancellor Begins »

    May 30, 2019

    The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago today announced the launch of a search to select a new Chancellor from within the Metropolis.

  • Falling Asleep of Harold A. Peponis »

    May 30, 2019

    Mr. Harold A. Peponis was son of the late Arthur H. and Ethel (Karambis) Peponis and husband of the late Toula (Preketes) Peponis. He is lovingly celebrated by his wife Aphrodite “Faye” (Karras); son Arthur H. Peponis and step-children Kathryn, George (Despina) and Troy (Evagella) Stavros.

  • 75th Anniversary of Nazi Holocaust »

    May 30, 2019

    The Patriotic Society Disitomiton of Chicago - Amvrossos - requests the honor of your presence at the 75th Anniversary Commemoration of the Nazi Holocause of June 10, 1944 on Sunday, June 9, 2019.

  • Enthronement of His Eminence Elpidophoros, Archbishop of America »

    May 29, 2019

    With the fraternal exhortation of His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios of Boston, Archiepiscopal Vicar, it is my joy to share with you the formal invitation to the Enthronement of His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, which will occur at 11:00 am on Saturday, June 22nd at the Holy Trinity Archdiocesan Cathedral in New York City.

  • Existential Threats Confronting the Ecumenical Patriarchate »

    May 24, 2019

    Metropolitan Nathanael of Chicago and the Metropolis of Chicago Archons invite you to a Lecture and Discussion on Religious Freedom and the Ecumenical Patriarchate. Special Guest Speaker Dr. Elizabeth H. Prodromou, Visiting Associate Professor of Conflict Resolution at the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Tufts University.

  • 2019 Youth Choir Conference »

    May 24, 2019

    Join us for the 2019 Youth Choir Conference Saturday, November 9 and Sunday, November 10, 2019. Hold the Date!

  • Joint Statement on Action to Secure a Future for Parishioners of Holy Trinity Church »

    May 23, 2019

    The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago and Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church of Chicago today announced a series of steps designed to raise awareness and appeal to the faithful of the Metropolis concerning the church's ongoing bankruptcy proceeding.

  • Metropolitan Nathanael's Name Day Open House »

    May 21, 2019

    ​The Faithful Stewards and Friends of the Holy Metropolis of Chicago are cordially invited to an Open House on the occasion of the Feast Day of the Holy Apostle Bartholomew, Patron Saint of Metropolitan Nathanael of Chicago.

  • Crossroad Chicago — Four Spaces Available! »

    May 18, 2019

    Space has become available in CrossRoad Chicago! Please help us spread the word: it is an AMAZING opportunity for a high school junior or senior you know to have a life-changing experience!

  • Administrative Assistant Summer Internship »

    May 17, 2019

    The Metropolis is seeking an intern who is enthusiastic about serving the Greek Orthodox Church in the Midwest. As an Administrative Assistant, you will contribute to the development, implementation and execution of workplace administrative strategies for the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago.

  • Metropolis of Chicago Appoints Vicki Pappas Karl as Executive Director »

    April 30, 2019

    The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago announced today the selection of Ms. Vicki Pappas Karl as its new Executive Director. Ms. Karl has more than 30 years of professional experience as an accomplished attorney, business advisor and nonprofit leader.