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Patriachate of Bulgaria: Registration begins for delegates to Patriarchal Electoral Church Council

Yesterday, Saturday, 29 June 2024, the registration process for participants in the Patriarchal Electoral Church Council (EPC) at the Patriarchate of Bulgaria commenced. This council will take place today, 30 June 2024. Registration started as scheduled at 10:00 a.m. in the Office of the Holy Synod, located in the hall of the Supreme Church Council, and was overseen by the Credentials Commission.

The Credentials Commission members are: Metropolitan Arsenii of Sliven, Angel Angelov, Geordi Dimitrov, Deacon Kostadin Boychin, Ivan Mlechkov, Neli Peshakova, Maria Vukashinova.

Metropolitan Cyprian of Stara Zagora, the council’s speaker, congratulated the commission members and wished them fruitful work.

At 6:00 p.m. local time yesterday, a solemn vespers service was celebrated in the ancient church of St. Sophia by Metropolitan Seraphim of Nevrokop. The service was attended by heads and representatives of the Local Orthodox Churches, along with their delegations and other guests.

Source: Patriarchate of Bulgaria