In early September amidst a long summer and upcoming fall season, WOCA clergy gather for prayer and fellowship at the All Merciful Saviour Monastery located on Vashon Island, Washington.
June 2010 meeting
WOCA Clergy are photographed during their June 2010 meeting at the All-Merciful Saviour Monastery. June's meeting was hosted by Abbot Tryphon at this beautiful and peaceful setting on Vashon Island. Located in the southern Puget Sound region, Vashon Island is accessible only via ferry service from Seattle or Manchester at its northern point, or from Tacoma's Point Defiance Park at its southern point. All-Merciful Saviour Monastery also hosts an annual retreat in August.
Five Canonical Orthodox jurisdictions are represented in the Washington Orthodox Clergy Association (WOCA). They are:
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America (GOARCH)
Orthodox Church in America (OCA)
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russian (ROCOR) [Moscow Patriarchate]
Serbian Orthodox Church of USA and Canada
Please see their respective links below