Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America: Diocese of New Gracanica - Midwestern America

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Organization Information Record Year 2016

Name: Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America: Diocese of New Gracanica - Midwestern America
Denomination type: Eastern Orthodox Churches
Year Reporting: 2005
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Description: Serbian Orthodox Church is an organic part of the Christian Orthodox Church. As a local church it received its autocephaly from Constantinople in 1219 A.D.
In 1921, a Serbian Orthodox Diocese in the United States of America and Canada was organized. The Serbian Orthodox Church in the USA and Canada received its administrative autonomy in 1928 with Saint Mardarije (Uskokovic) of Libertyville as its first bishop. It remains canonically an integral part of the Serbian Orthodox Patriarchate with its see in Belgrade to this day. Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America is comprised of five dioceses: Diocese of New Gracanica - Midwestern America, Eastern American Diocese, Western American Diocese, Canadian Diocese and Diocese of Buenos Aires and South America. Center of the Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America remains the Saint Sava Monastery in Libertyville, IL, where the Church was founded in 1921.
Serbian Orthodox Church is in absolute doctrinal unity with all other local Orthodox Churches.

Contact Information Record Year 2016

Address: Diocese of New Gracanica - Midwestern America
Address line 2: P.O. Box 371
City: Grayslake
State: Illinois
Zip Code: 60030
Country: United States
Phone: 847 223 4300

Media Contact Record Year 2016

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Phone: n/a
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Attesting Officer Record Year 2016

Name: Fr. Serafim Baltic
Position: Diocesan Secretary
Phone: 847 223 4300

Membership & Attendance Record Year 2016

Full Communicants: 67,000
Other Members: 0
Total Inclusive Members: 67,000
Total Churches: 68
Average Attendance: 0
Membership Calculation Method: Estimate

Clergy Record Year 2016

Serving Churches: 60
Other Service to the Church: 0
Retired: 0
Total Clergy: 60

Religious Education Record Year 2016

Total Schools: 0
Pupils: 0
Staff: 0
Total Individuals: 0

Finance Record Year 2016

Total Benevolences: $0.00
Total Giving Local Expense: $0.00
Total Financial: $0
Receipts/Expenditures: Expenditures