The 16th All American Council of the Orthodox Church in America is being held in Greater Seattle Oct 31 - Nov 4, 2011. Ancient Faith Radio, in partnership with the OCA, is happy to bring you recordings in advance of and during the Council to help keep you informed about this important meeting of the Church.
Plenary II started with a reading from Galatians followed by a video reflection by Mat. Juliana Schmemann. The audio portion is heard in this episode. Then, the Chancellor's report was given by the former interim Chancellor Bishop Melchizedek and the new Chancellor Fr. John Jillions. This was followed by questions from the delegates primarily dealing with sexual misconduct and same sex attraction. The Secretary report was given by Fr. Eric Tosi. Fr. John Vitko reported on the Strategic Planning Committee followed by questions from the delegates. Next, Fr. Peter Batkis laid out the nomination procedures for the Metropolitan Council. Fr. John Erickson reported on the work of the Resolutions Committee with 3 resolutions brought before the body in this session.
November 1, 2011 Length: 2:57:13