His Beatitude, Patriarch JOHN X
Patriarch of Antioch and all the East
Biography of His Beatitude


His Eminence, Metropolitan JOSEPH
Archbishop of New York and Metropolitan of all North America
Locum Tenens, Diocese of Eagle River and the Pacific Northwest
Biography of His Eminence 

Father John Phelps

Father John was ordained to the Holy Diaconate at St. John Cathedral in Eagle River, Alaska, on September 7, 2013, by the hand of His Eminence, Metropolitan JOSEPH. He served at St. Herman Orthodox Church in Wasilla, Alaska until June 4, 2015, when he and his family moved to Goldendale, Washington, and began serving the newly-formed mission there. On March 19, 2017, Fr. John was ordained to the Holy Priesthood at Holy Cross Orthodox Church in Yakima, Washington, by the hand of His Eminence, Metropolitan JOSEPH, and assigned as pastor of Saints Joachim and Anna Mission. Father John has been married to Khouriya Anna since 1996; they have been blessed with eight children.

Father Deacon Anthony May

Our community was blessed to receive a Deacon on December 23, 2020: Deacon Anthony May.