Parish Administration

His Grace, Bishop Gregory of Nyssa, Diocesan Bishop

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His Eminence, Metropolitan Gregory of Nyssa, is the spiritual leader of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese, which maintains offices at 312 Garfield Street, Johnstown, Pennsylvania,  15906.

His Eminence, Metropolitan Gregory was consecrated as Bishop and enthroned as the Ruling Hierarch of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese of the USA  on November 27, 2012. He was elevated to the rank of Metropolitan on August 31, 2018.

His Eminence celebrates his Name's Day  (St. Gregory Palamas) on November 14/27.

Under His Eminence's care is our Diocesan Christ the Saviour Seminary, also in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, which trains future priests and deacons of our Diocese.  In addition, the Diocese maintains Camp Nazareth Youth and Retreat Center in Mercer, Pennsylvania.

Metropolitan Gregory also serves as Episcopal Liaison to the Orthodox Christian Fellowship and Secretary of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America.




Rev Fr. Demetrious Glimidakis, Parish Priest

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Fr. Demetrious E. Glimidakis has been the assigned parish priest in Lakeland, FL since January 1st, 2019. Previously, he had been serving The Presentation of Our Lord American Carpatho Russian Orthodox Church in Hollywood, FL for 4 years prior to joining the St. Nectarios parish.

Fr. Demetri is a graduate of Hellenic College/Holy Cross Seminary in Brookline, MA in 2007. He is an author of several Christian Fiction/Fantasy novels and has written many articles about the Faith in various print and online media. He currently writes a column in the diocese monthly newspaper: The Church Messenger. His sermons are recorded and posted to FaceBook and YouTube.

Joining him in his parish life is his Pani Joann and their active little son, Peter.








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