To the many true orthodox christian men in independent holy orders.
If you are concerned that your church or congregation does not grow or that you doubt your validity because your not associated with a canonically established church then please consider the following;
a. We are a canonically established orthodox church.
b. We were established by the synod of Bishops in North America of the Russian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate).
c. We were established Feb. 2, 1927.
d. We were incorporated on Feb. 1, 1928 and this same corporation continues today.
e. The first signature on our articles of incorporation is that of Archbishop Aftimios Ofiesh.
f. We are the first canonically established orthodox church in North America.
g. We predate the OCA by 43 years.
h. Our purpose was to serve the english speaking orthodox community in the new world as the American Orthodox Catholic Church.
i. The 1951 N.Y. Church - The Orthodox Catholic Patriarchate of America originally under Abp. Clement Sherwood merged with us.
...and we seek qualified clergy and seminary students interested in being a part of this canonically established orthodox Church.