Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church

Religion
12:20 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

Prophet Elias Parishioners Looking at Options for Orthodox Congregation

Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church
Dan Bammes

  A group of parishioners at Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church in Holladay 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.

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Religion
1:41 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

Archdiocese Letter Not Enough for Some in Greek Orthodox Parish

Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church
Dan Bammes

  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.

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.

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Religion
1:04 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

Letter from Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Aims to Settle SLC Parish Disputes

Interior of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Salt Lake City

  Members of Salt Lake City’s Greek Orthodox parish have received a letter from the national leadership of the church that hopes to resolve some of the issues that have divided the parish.

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Religion
12:05 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

SLC Greek Orthodox Parish Will Stay Together

Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church
Dan Bammes

A national newspaper serving the Greek community says the Greek Orthodox parish in Salt Lake City will not be divided. 

The National Herald reports the decision to keep the parish together was made at a meeting of church leaders in Denver last week.  The parish includes Holy Trinity Cathedral in Salt Lake City and Prophet Elias church in Holladay.

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Religion
3:16 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Petition Asks for Split in Greek Orthodox Parish

Interior of Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church
Elaine Emmi

  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.

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Religion
2:03 pm
Fri January 24, 2014

Dispute Brings Police to Greek Orthodox Church

Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church
Dan Bammes

  An ongoing dispute over church finances brought police to Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church last Sunday.

Members of the parish council that governs both the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Salt Lake City and Prophet Elias church in Holladay have been trying to cut expenses by letting one of the three parish priests go.  The Greek Orthodox hierarchy has told the parish that the priests’ employment is its responsibility, and that conflict has divided parish members.

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