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[[Image:Mark Maymon2.jpg|right|frame|Bishop Mark (Maymon) of Toledo and the Midwest]]
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His Grace the Right Reverend Bishop '''Mark (Maymon) of Toledo and the Midwest''' is a diocesan [[bishop]] of the [[Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America]].
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==Life==
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Born in Jeffersonville, Indiana, in the 1950s and baptized in the [[Roman Catholic Church]], he later became a Pentecostal Christian, attending an Assembly of God church in Louisville, Kentucky.  He attended Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and for a period of time before his [[conversion]] to the Orthodox Church taught [[Old Testament]] there.  He later attended [[St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary (Crestwood, New York)|St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary]] in Crestwood, New York, where he earned a M.Th. degree.
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[[Image:Mark Maymon.jpg|left|175px|Bp. Mark]]
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Later ordained a [[deacon]] and [[priest]] in the Antiochian Archdiocese, he served as pastor of St. John's Antiochian Orthodox Church in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania.  Later he served at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan, before he was elected [[bishop]] by the local synod of the Antiochian Archdiocese and consecrated in Damascus in December of 2004.
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His Grace was enthroned in his [[cathedral]], St. George Cathedral in Toledo, Ohio, on [[August 25]], 2005.
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{{succession|
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before=[[Michael (Shaheen) of Toledo|Michael (Shaheen)]]|
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title=Bishop of Toledo (Antiochian)|
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years=2004-present|
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after=—}}
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==External link==
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* [http://www.antiochian.org/midwest Diocese of Toledo and the Midwest] (Antiochian website)
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[[Category:Bishops]]

Revision as of 05:43, June 10, 2008

Bishop Mark (Maymon) of Toledo and the Midwest

His Grace the Right Reverend Bishop Mark (Maymon) of Toledo and the Midwest is a diocesan bishop of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America.

Life

Born in Jeffersonville, Indiana, in the 1950s and baptized in the Roman Catholic Church, he later became a Pentecostal Christian, attending an Assembly of God church in Louisville, Kentucky. He attended Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and for a period of time before his conversion to the Orthodox Church taught Old Testament there. He later attended St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary in Crestwood, New York, where he earned a M.Th. degree.

Bp. Mark

Later ordained a deacon and priest in the Antiochian Archdiocese, he served as pastor of St. John's Antiochian Orthodox Church in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. Later he served at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan, before he was elected bishop by the local synod of the Antiochian Archdiocese and consecrated in Damascus in December of 2004.

His Grace was enthroned in his cathedral, St. George Cathedral in Toledo, Ohio, on August 25, 2005.

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Mark (Maymon) of Philadelphia
Preceded by:
Michael (Shaheen)
Bishop of Toledo (Antiochian)
2004-present
Succeeded by:
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