LONDON: Dr.Mathews Mar Timotheos, Diocesan Bishop of UK, Europe and Africa has been elected as the chairman of the Council of Oriental Orthodox Churches in the UK. on June 2.2009. The tenure of the office would be for three years.
The members and the office bearers of the council greeted and received the Metropolitan with great enthusiasm.
Fr. Abraham Thomas, Vicar of St.Gregorios Indian Orthodox Church,London was working as the Secretary of the Council for past three years. In the council meeting the President and the members gratefully appreciated the effort and contribution extended by outgoing secretary Fr.Abraham Thomas, during his tenure. The council offered their best wishes and prayers to him for fulfilling his future assignments.