Boston Greek Orthodox Metropolis, Parish Council and members of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, announced the arrival of their new Pastor (Proistamenos), Rev. Jon C. Emanuelson, according to a press release from Peter Mars. of the parish council of the Holy Trinity.
Emanuelson will begin his pastoral leadership on March 1 at the church in Lewiston-Auburn. Emanuelson will be installed on Sunday, March 3, in the morning service by Boston’s Metropolitan Methodios.
According to the statement, Emanuelson has served as pastor in the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America for more than 29 years, the last six years at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Wilmington, North Carolina, and before that in Ogden, Utah and Charlottesville. , Goes. He received his master’s degree in 1989 from Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology and a bachelor’s degree in geophysics in 1985 from Virginia Tech.
Emanuelson served as chaplain to a small Orthodox Christian prison ministry. He has also taught earth and space sciences in an alternative secondary setting. He is a talented craftsman and owner of Orthodox Creations LLC, offering high quality educational and wood products as well as creative woodworking solutions.
A native of Virginia, Emanuelson is a gifted and dynamic leader and enjoys being an integral part of the Lewiston-Auburn community. He feels a strong call from God to reach the people here and is drawn to the Holy Trinity by a passion to grow this Family of God and its radiance.
Emanuelson is Barbara’s (Passaris) husband of 35 years and the father of their three adult daughters – Victoria, Mary and Elizabeth.
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church has a long history in Lewiston-Auburn, founded over a century ago in 1910. It performs all Orthodox religious functions from New Gloucester north to Waterville and along the mid-coast of Freeport to Wiscasset. It is a loving, caring and welcoming parish whose mission is to grow in faith through worship, service, witness and fellowship. The worship of God – the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit – the Holy Trinity, is fundamental to the life and spirit of the Orthodox Church. The church has a growing convert population and all are invited to worship every Sunday followed by a fellowship coffee hour.
Holy Trinity is located at 155 Hogan Road, Lewiston. The church can be reached by phone at 783-6795. For more information, visit www.holytrinitymaine.org. Holy Trinity is also on Facebook and Twitter.
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