Burton, MI (Bulgarian Diocese) Led by its Prelate, His Grace, Bishop Alexander, the OCA's Bulgarian Diocese held its 53rd annual Diocesan Conference here on June 25-26, 2016, hosted by St. Nicholas Church.
Two days earlier, on June 23, a Diocesan Clergy Convocation began with Vespers for the Nativity of St. John the Baptist at Holy Dormition Monastery, Rives Junction, MI.
“The clergy, in the presence of Bishop Alexander, discussed canonical, personal and Diocesan matters arising from the surprising election of the Bishop to a second see,” said Fr. Don A. Freude, Chancellor. “The clergy unanimously recommended that these discussions continue at the business session of the Diocesan Conference on June 25 .”