Dormition of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church

Winchester, Virginia

 

Parish Council Mission Statement:

To serve on the Parish Council is a ministry and all those who serve are called to represent Christ and the Orthodox Faith to all whom they meet in all aspects of life. The Parish Council shall consist of the Presiding Priest, as the head of the Parish, and nine (9) elected lay members as fixed by the Parish Bylaws. The Parish Council is responsible to the Parish Assembly and to the respective Hierarch for conducting all Parish affairs in keeping with the mission, aims and purposes of the Church as set forth in the Charter and the Uniform Parish Regulations of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. The Priest shall be a nonvoting member of the Parish Council. 

Candidates for the Parish Council:

A candidate for the Parish Council must be a parishioner in good standing of the Parish for at least one (1) year immediately preceding the date of the election and must live his or her life in accordance with the Faith and canons of the Church. The Presiding Priest determines whether the Parishioners are in canonical and financial good standing.

2016 - 2017 Parish Council Members

Fr. Michael Kontogiorgis

Jaime Karalis

George M. Sempeles

Timothy Tarrant

Helen Sempeles

Mario Orfanides

Dr. George Harris

Bill Sardelis

Sophia Sempeles

Georgia Yeatras

Positions

Presiding Priest

President

Vice President

Recording Secretary

Corresponding Secretary

Treasurer

Assistant Treasurer

Parish Council Member

Parish Council Member

Parish Council Member