The 59th Annual Diocesan Assembly will be held on Thursday and Friday, January 26 and 27, at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Bethlehem, PA. The announcement letter above can be printed for all pertinent details.
All those attending may make their reservations at SureStay PLUS Hotel, by Best Western Lehigh Valley located at 300 Gateway Dr. Bethlehem, PA 18017. Their phone number is (610) 866-5800. They are holding a block of rooms in the name of St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church at $89.99.00 plus tax, and reservations must be made by January 6th to get that rate. You can also use THIS LINK to book it online - be sure to mention you are part of the group for St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church when booking your room. We cannot guarantee the room rates after that date.
Please complete the Document of Certification for your Lay Delegate for the 59th Diocesan Assembly and submit it to the Diocesan Office as soon as possible, but no later than December 20, 2022. Assembly observers are welcome to attend with the blessing of the parish priest. The Document of Certification for Observers should also be completed, signed and returned to the Diocesan Chancery no later than December 20, 2022.
We ask that the Deans, Treasurer, Auditors, Metropolitan Council Representatives, Diocesan Council Secretary, Liturgical Life Committee, Missions, Office of Young Adult Activities, and the Communications Department prepare their reports and forward them to the Diocesan Chancery electronically no later than December 15, 2022 for posting on the Diocesan Website.