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Announcement: Update on AoB Agency Sundays | Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America

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Tuesday, February 14, 2023

During their January 28, 2023 meeting, the Executive Committee of the Assembly of Bishops assigned Sundays to the two newest agencies, Orthodox Volunteer Corps and Orthodox Youth Ministries, and approved adjustments to the dates for the existing agencies. As in the past, the Assembly of Bishops will continue to release an encyclical to be read in parishes on these particular Sundays.

Dedicated Sunday Associated Agency Date Celebrated Annually
Volunteers Sunday Orthodox Volunteer Corps (OVC) Last Sunday in January
Missions Sunday Orthodox Christian Mission Center (OCMC) Sunday before Clean Monday
Prison Ministry Awareness Sunday Orthodox Christian Prison Ministry (OCPM) Last Sunday in July
College Student Sunday Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF) 4th Sunday of August
Youth & Young Adult Sunday Orthodox Youth Ministries (OYM) 4th Sunday in September
Humanitarian Relief Sunday International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) Sunday before Thanksgiving

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