Ñåâåðî-Àìåðèêàíñêèé North American and Canadian
Àäìèèíèñòðàòèâíûé Îêðóã Administrative District
Ðóññêîé Ïðàâîñëàâíîé Öåðêâè Çàðóáåæîì of Russian Orthodox Church Abroad
Minutes of the Meeting of the
February 15/02, 2008; The Meeting of Our Lord
The District Meeting took place at the
The Meeting was chaired by the Most Reverend Andronik (Kotlaroff), Administrator of the ROCA North American Administrative District and was attended by: Protopriest Gregory Kotlaroff, Protopriest Igor Hrebinka, Protopriest Spyridon Schneider, Protopriest Vsevolod Dutikow, Protopriest Aleksey Mikrikov, Protopriest Sergey Klestov, District Secretary Fr. Victor Dobroff, Fr. Sergey Serzhanov, Fr. Christopher Johnson, Protodeacon Job Chemerev, District Treasurer Mark Kotlaroff, Peter Koltypin, Dimitri Gontscharow, Prof. Oleg Rodzianko, Dr. Tatiana Rodzianko, Dr. Evgeniy Magerovskiy, Olga Kotlaroff, Anna Chemerev, Irene Dutikow, Alexander Volk.
Protopriest George Skrinnikov and Fr. Nikita Grigoriev were not present, but gave the District Secretary the right to represent them at the Meeting.
The Meeting began with a prayer of all attendees.
At the behest of the Meeting Chairman, the ROCA North American Administrative District Secretary announced the agenda:
Protopriest Igor Hrebinka, Protopriest Gregory Kotlaroff, Dr. Tatiana Rodzianko, Protopriest Aleksey Mikrikov, and Prof. Oleg Rodzianko.
Resolved: Protopriest Gregory Kotlaroff and Protopriest Igor Hrebinka will submit a detailed proposal to the ROCA PSEA for the location of the Vth All-Diaspora Sobor.
accept the report for the record. To organize a collection of funds for the
Resolved: To assign Fr. Nikita Grigoriev the task, along with any other willing District clergy, to collect information and prepare a proposal for the next meeting of the ROCA PSEA (scheduled for May, 2008) to consider sergianism a heresy; for a possible issuance of a canonical Decree on this issue at the Vth All-Diaspora Sobor.
Resolved: Accept Fr. Gregory Williams’ letter for the record.
Resolved: Create a District Administrative Council within the ROCA North American Administrative District composed of clergy and laypeople to help with administrative, church/community, economic and school/educational issues and needs of the District. The Chairman of the District Administrative Council will be the Administrator of the ROCA North American Administrative District Bishop Andronik (Kotlaroff).
Install Protopriest Igor Hrebinka in the office of Co-Chairman of the District Administrative Council after his ordination as bishop.
Name Protopriest George Skrinnikov as the Vice-Chairman for
Name Protopriest Vsevolod Dutikow as the
Vice-Chairman for the
Include District Secretary Fr. Victor Dobroff and District Treasurer Mark Kotlaroff in the Administrative Council.
Include the following laypeople nominated during the District meeting for the Administrative Council:
Peter Koltypin, Dimitri Gontscharow, Andrew Kotchoubey, John Herbst, Jack Hinton, and Dr. Evgeniy Magerovskiy.
Meetings of the District Administrative Council will
be chaired by their respective Administrative Council Vice-Chairmen and called
and held in
Decisions of the District Administrative Council, made by a majority of votes, will be considered binding once approved by the Chairman, or in his absence, by the Vice-Chairmen of the District Administrative Council.
As the dioceses grow, include one priest and two laypeople from every diocese as members of the Council.
Ask Protopriest George Skrinnikov to hold a general meeting in
Resolved: To elect Protopriest Vsevolod Dutikow and Protopriest Gregory Kotlaroff to adjudicate divorce requests for the ROCA North American Administrative District.
The meeting was concluded by a prayer of all attendees.
Fr. Victor Dobroff