LA CRESCENTA—The Council of Oriental Orthodox Bishops held its regular meeting Tuesday at St. Ephraim Syriac Orthodox Cathedral, hosted by Archbishop Mor Clemis Eugene Kaplan (Prelate of the Syriac Church of the Western U.S.)
The day began with a prayer service led by Western Prelate Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Archbishop Mor Clemis Eugene Kaplan, and Bishop Serapion, and with the participation of clergy from the three dioceses.
Very Rev. Fr. Muron Aznikian, Very Rev. Fr. Barthev Gulumian, and Rev. Fr. Razmig Khatchadourian also participated in the service and meeting.
During the meeting, reports were presented on the activities of the Sunday School and Youth Committees, and future collaborative efforts were drafted, among them the following:
– Oriental Orthodox Churches Sunday Schools Divine Liturgy and gathering in November of 2011.
– Gathering of the Oriental Orthodox Churches Youth Groups in the coming months.
The day concluded with a luncheon.