Upcoming SCOOCH Events: Faith, Culture, and Identity in the Oriental Orthodox Communion

For Immediate Release – For many of the Churches in the Oriental Orthodox Communion – specifically for the Coptic, Ethiopian, and Eritrean – September 11 marks the start of the ecclesiastical new year, and this year, the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches (SCOOCH) and its subsidiary organizations the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Youth [...]

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5th Annual Youth Conference

The Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches presents the 5th Annual Youth Conference Faith, Culture, and Identity Saturday, November 12, 2016 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM St. Ephrem Cathedral 270 Whippany Road, Whippany, NJ 07981   Lunch included   Registration: $20 online, $25 at the door    


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Coptic and Eritrean Churches Celebrate H.G. Abune Makarios

SECAUCUS, NJ – Last Saturday, June 18, 2016, the Coptic and Eritrean Orthodox Churches convened a joint banquet in celebration of 85 years of life, 65 years of monasticism, and 25 years of episcopal service for H.G. Abune Makarios, a figure widely renowned as a well-beloved father and faithful shepherd of both communities. The joyous [...]


Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Hierarchs Join Together in Prayer, Renew Dialogue

Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Hierarchs Join Together in Prayer, Renew Dialogue HAWORTH, NJ – On Thursday, April 21, the hierarchs of the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches and the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops joined together in prayer at St. Gabriel Syriac Orthodox Church for the safe return of the Oriental and Eastern Orthodox [...]

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