2021 Assembly Information

2021 Metropolis of Pittsburgh
Clergy-Laity, Philoptochos, and Youth Worker Assembly

Thursday, September 23 – Saturday, September 25

Hosted by St. Haralambos Greek Orthodox Church
251 25th St. NW, Canton, Ohio


Parish Delegates should plan on being present from 5:00pm Thursday (Opening Prayer and Keynote) through 1:00pm Saturday (Lunch and Closing).  Important business items are being considered on all 3 days of the Assembly – your considered presence and participation is vital.

Check-in will be open Thursday evening and Friday morning at the Church.  All meetings will be at the church.


Click here to register for any of the meetings (Clergy-Laity, Philoptochos, or Youth Worker) as either a delegate or observer.

Register by September 16.  No refunds for cancellations made after September 16.


5244 Broadmoor Cir NW, Canton, OH  44709 -  330-491-9714
Group name "Greek Orthodox Metropolis"
$102/night (plus tax) for either 2 queen bed or 1 king bed rooms
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Hampton Inn & Suites

5256 Broadmoor Cir NW, Canton, OH 44709 -  330-438-3069
Group name "Greek Orthodox Metropolis"
$95/night (plus tax) for either 2 queen bed or 1 king bed rooms

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Information regarding featured speakers will be forthcoming.

Each parish can send:

  • To the Assembly: 4 voting delegates (Priest, Council President, 2 elected lay delegates) + unlimited non-voting observers
  • To the Philoptochos Meetings: Chapter President (or her designee) + 2 voting delegates
  • To the Youth Worker Meetings: Anyone responsible for the care of youth, but especially full-time Youth Workers, GOYA Advisors, and JOY/Hope advisors.

For more information: Email the Metropolis staff at [email protected]

Major Agenda Items for the Clergy-Laity Assembly: 

  • Approval of the 2022 Metropolis Budget
  • Election of 8 laypersons to the 2022-2024 Metropolis Council (nomination information below) and 2 laypersons to the 2022-2024 Archdiocesan Council (nominated by His Eminence)
  • Review and approval of the 2020 Metropolis Audit
  • Approval of the New Metropolis Center project – construction, fundraising, and financing components included.
  • Creation of the Metropolis Camp Endowment (per the 2020 Metropolis Assembly)
  • Committee-of-the-Whole sessions for: Administration; Finance; Greek Education and Culture; Religious Education; Stewardship, Outreach, and Evangelism; and Youth & Young Adult Ministries (Y2AM).
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