2nd Annual Orthodox Taste of Seattle
November 22, 2008
Almost 150 people from various jurisdictions gathered together on Saturday November 22, 2008. Thanks to the Seattle Metropolitan Committee, pan-Orthodox Great Vespers and the 2nd Annual Orthodox Taste of Seattle were held at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Assumption. His Grace Bishop Irinej of the Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Australia and New Zealand was the featured speaker and shared his personal experiences about working with IOCC in various locales around the world. Before his ordination, the Bishop was an IOCC staff member, and while a priest served on the IOCC Board. Mike Jankovich, a committee member was the emcee. Mr. Clifford Argue, the president of the Orthodox Christian Mission Center (OCMC) and his wife Theodora attended. The event was a great success and had almost three times the attendance this year compared to last year. Over $10,000 was raised, with $1200 from the Greek Orthodox Philoptochos of St. Demetrios.