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- Church Council
The Parish Council consists of permanent members and annually elected members.
The Parish Council of our Cathedral is headed by His Eminence Irenei Bishop of Richmond and Western Europe.
The members of the Parish Council are the Deputy Rector, the Clergy, the Ktitors, the Churchwarden, the Treasurer, the Head Sister, the Director of the choir, and the elected members of the parish.
Parishioners may be elected to the Parish Council at the Annual Parish Meeting. Each of the parishioners who regularly confess and commune, pays an annual membership fee, is active in the life of the parish and has organizational skills, can be elected a member of the church council.
The Parish Trust acts independently, assists and informs the Parish Council.
The Parish Council at the present time.
His Eminence Irenei Bishop of Richmond and Western Europe.
Archpriest Vitaly Serapinas, acting Deputy Rector
Archpriest Peter Baulk
Subdeacon Nicolas Mabin
Ktitor Pavel Lisitsin
Director of the choir Arseny Kruglov
Head Sister Sofia Michailidu
Churchwarden Vera McClenaghan
Treasurer Oksana Rudenko
Secretary Olexey Danilenko
In addition to the Council members, the members of the Board of Trustees of the Church Charity are invited to join in the deliberations of the Church Council.
The Church Council has the discretion of co-opting non-elected members on to the Council until next AGM
The Churchwarden is elected at an Annual General Meeting for a period of three years. All the other Officers of the Church Council are elected to serve for one year only. The Head Sister is elected at a Sisterhood General Meeting.
At an Annual General Meeting, every member of the Church Council accounts to the parishioners for their work during the year.