OCA Holy Synod of Bishops holds first monthly conference call

SYOSSET, NY [OCA Communications] – In an effort to improve communication and increase opportunities for dialogue, the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America has instituted regular conference calls on the first Wednesday of every month.

On Wednesday, November 5, 2008, members of the Holy Synod took part in their first monthly conference call. A main item of discussion was the OCA’s upcoming 15th All-American Council, slated to be held in Pittsburgh, PA, November 10 to 13, 2008. During their call, the hierarchs approved revisions to the Council’s proposed agenda. The updated proposed Council Agenda can be read here.

The Holy Synod will hold sessions throughout course of the All-American Council. The hierarchs’ next conference call is scheduled for Wednesday, December 3, 2008.