Metropolitan Angelos


The Avlona Synod’s USA mission is a stavropegial institution directly under His Beatitude Met. Angelos, President of the Holy Synod.

Bishop Irineos

Vicar Bishop at Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church – Liberty Hill, TX

Father Irineos was tonsured a reader in the Holy Metropolis of Ecuador and Latin America  by Metropolitan Chrysostomos in February 2014 and was assigned to North America as a Missionary Lector.   With the opening of St. Andrew Orthodox Mission, he …


Fr. Samuel Rake

Priest at Church of the Entrance of the Holy Theotokos into the Temple (Columbus, OH)

Fr. Sam Rake, and his wife Matushka Kristal moved to Vienna WV in 2015 with the directive to establish an Orthodox Mission somewhere in the Appalachian region. Due to some issues with his former jurisdiction, Fr. Sam chose to suspend …


Fr. Symeon Parsons

Priest at Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church – Liberty Hill, TX

Attached at St. Andrew Orthodox Church

Rdr. Gerasimos Floyd

Reader at Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church – Liberty Hill, TX

Tonsured Reader by Bp. Irineos on November 27, 2017 (OS).  Assigned to St. Andrew Orthodox Church.

Rdr. Simon Casey

Reader at St. Simon Orthodox Mission – St. Simons Island, GA

Reader Simon is the contact for our mission on St. Simons Island, Georgia.  As the founder and leader of the fledgling mission, Rdr. Simon will be conducting Reader Services on a regular basis to build the mission and care for …


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