The Office shall be under the authority of the Office of the Metropolitan, who shall report to the Holy Synod of Bishops. 130 Email: For reviews, material and to schedule training, please contact Mrs. SMPAC is under the authority of the Holy Synod and is chaired by the Chancellor of the Church, who is the day-to-day supervisor of the Office. Bernard Wilson Clergy of the Orthodox Church in America are responsible to their Diocesan Bishop to implement the PSPs and to follow the procedures.
ORSMA shall be supervised on a day-to-day basis by the Chancellor of the Orthodox Church in America. The Committee operates in an advisory capacity only and does not assume any responsibility for the handling of sexual misconduct allegations, because that responsibility properly belongs to the Diocesan Hierarchs and the Office, according to the revised Committee members are appointed by the Holy Synod of Bishops. They will by the end of each calendar year complete the compliance form and submit it to their Diocesan Bishop in time for reporting at the Spring Holy Synod meeting.
The Church laments the sin of sexual misconduct, and will not tolerate sexual misconduct by its clergy or any layperson.
It is the goal of the entire Church to provide a safe and healthy environment for all of the faithful of the Orthodox Church in America.
I shouldn’t have to say this, but I want anyone reading it to understand that it is written from a biblically minded Christian perspective – without apology. Long ago, he set His law in place – His Torah commandments, His teachings, His instruction on how to we should live our lives to be in harmony with the Creator.
You might think the Bible is a lot of silly superstition. On the other hand, you might want to hold your nose and read a different perspective. When I look at the news every day in America, which is what I do for a living, I see a nation wrested from its moorings on matters of sexuality. He had a lot to say about right and wrong in matters of sexual conduct. What God examines is conduct, and He measures a person’s heart.
Union leadership was successful in enacting protective legislation that shielded women from performing physically demanding labor, but not from the propositions of lecherous bosses.
By the 1920s, working women were advised to simply quit their jobs if they could not handle the inevitable sexual advances.
He is never going to live this down." Born July 12, 1937 in segregated Philadelphia, Cosby and his three brothers were raised in a housing project. Cosby got his first big break in 1963 when he appeared on "The Tonight Show." Then came a recording contract with Warner Bros. But “I Spy” was a ratings hit and Cosby went on to win three consecutive Emmy Awards.
and a string of successful comedy albums filled with hilarious anecdotes from his childhood. “Let the message be known to bigots and racists that they don’t count,” Cosby said after winning his third Emmy.
Current Membership of SMPAC: Archpriest John Jillions (ex officio, Chancellor, Chair), Archpriest Eric Tosi (ex officio, Secretary), Archpriest Theodore Bobosh, Archpriest Alexander Garklavs, Protodeacon Peter Danilchick, Ms.