Greek Orthodox http://kuer.org en Prophet Elias Parishioners Looking at Options for Orthodox Congregation http://kuer.org/post/prophet-elias-parishioners-looking-options-orthodox-congregation <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A group of parishioners at Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church in </span>Holladay<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> are looking at future options for their church after a letter from the church’s national leadership asked them to suspend any talk about dividing the parish.</span></p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 18:20:02 +0000 Dan Bammes 45580 at http://kuer.org Prophet Elias Parishioners Looking at Options for Orthodox Congregation Archdiocese Letter Not Enough for Some in Greek Orthodox Parish http://kuer.org/post/archdiocese-letter-not-enough-some-greek-orthodox-parish <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Some members of the Greek Orthodox parish in Salt Lake City are rejecting an effort from the church’s national leadership to settle some long-standing disputes.</p><p>Calling itself “Protect Our Clergy,” the group of about a dozen members says the plan proposed in a letter from the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is not a viable one to restore peace and order in the parish.</p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 19:41:43 +0000 Dan Bammes 44016 at http://kuer.org Archdiocese Letter Not Enough for Some in Greek Orthodox Parish Letter from Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Aims to Settle SLC Parish Disputes http://kuer.org/post/letter-greek-orthodox-archdiocese-aims-settle-slc-parish-disputes <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Members of <a href="http://www.gocslc.org/">Salt Lake City’s Greek Orthodox parish</a> have received a letter from the national leadership of the church that hopes to resolve some of the issues that have divided the parish.</p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 19:04:45 +0000 Dan Bammes 43953 at http://kuer.org Letter from Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Aims to Settle SLC Parish Disputes SLC Greek Orthodox Parish Will Stay Together http://kuer.org/post/slc-greek-orthodox-parish-will-stay-together <p>A national newspaper serving the Greek community says the Greek Orthodox parish in Salt Lake City will not be divided.&nbsp;</p><p>The <a href="http://www.thenationalherald.com/40687/"><em>National Herald</em></a> reports the decision to keep the parish together was made at a meeting of church leaders in Denver last week.&nbsp; The parish includes Holy Trinity Cathedral in Salt Lake City and Prophet Elias church in Holladay.</p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 18:05:37 +0000 Dan Bammes 43720 at http://kuer.org SLC Greek Orthodox Parish Will Stay Together Petition Asks for Split in Greek Orthodox Parish http://kuer.org/post/petition-asks-split-greek-orthodox-parish <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A petition asking the Greek Orthodox Archbishop to split Salt Lake City’s two Greek Orthodox churches into separate parishes is being circulated among some church members.</span></p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 22:16:15 +0000 Dan Bammes 42741 at http://kuer.org Petition Asks for Split in Greek Orthodox Parish SLC Greek Orthodox Dispute Goes to US Archbishop http://kuer.org/post/slc-greek-orthodox-dispute-goes-us-archbishop <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The worldwide head of the Greek Orthodox church has reportedly become involved in a long-standing dispute between the parishioners of Salt Lake City’s two churches and the church hierarchy.</p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 20:34:00 +0000 Dan Bammes 42413 at http://kuer.org SLC Greek Orthodox Dispute Goes to US Archbishop Dispute Brings Police to Greek Orthodox Church http://kuer.org/post/dispute-brings-police-greek-orthodox-church <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">An ongoing dispute over church finances brought police to Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church last Sunday.</span></p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 21:03:14 +0000 Dan Bammes 41218 at http://kuer.org Dispute Brings Police to Greek Orthodox Church Greek Orthodox Parish Meets to Resolve Conflict http://kuer.org/post/greek-orthodox-parish-meets-resolve-conflict <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The gymnasium at Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox church in Holladay was packed with hundreds of parish members on Sunday.&nbsp; The general meeting was called to try and resolve the conflict that has kept the parish priests from holding regular services for most of the past month.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 20:55:45 +0000 Dan Bammes 34493 at http://kuer.org Greek Orthodox Parish Meets to Resolve Conflict Meeting Planned to Resolve Greek Orthodox Dispute http://kuer.org/post/meeting-planned-resolve-greek-orthodox-dispute <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Members of Salt Lake City’s Greek Orthodox parish plan a general meeting later this month, hoping to straighten out some of the issues that have led to a suspension of church services.</p><p>The Greek Orthodox hierarchy suspended services two weeks ago at the <a href="http://www.gocslc.org/">Holy Trinity cathedral</a> in Salt Lake and <a href="http://www.gocslc.org/">Prophet Elias church</a> in Holladay after the parish council imposed a pay cut for its three priests.</p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 19:18:22 +0000 Dan Bammes 33996 at http://kuer.org Meeting Planned to Resolve Greek Orthodox Dispute Services Suspended at Salt Lake's Greek Orthodox Churches http://kuer.org/post/services-suspended-salt-lakes-greek-orthodox-churches <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There will be no religious services at Salt Lake City’s two Greek Orthodox churches until a dispute between parish members and the church hierarchy can be worked out.&nbsp; Prophet Elias church in </span>Holladay<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and the Holy Trinity cathedral in downtown Salt Lake are both part of the same parish.&nbsp; Lay leaders looking at a budget shortfall informed the parish’s three priests last week that their salaries would be cut by 40-percent.&nbsp; <a href="http://www.denver.goarch. Thu, 08 Aug 2013 19:54:52 +0000 Dan Bammes 33644 at http://kuer.org Services Suspended at Salt Lake's Greek Orthodox Churches