Mark (Maymon) of Philadelphia

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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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His Grace the Right Reverend Bishop '''Mark (Maymon) of Toledo and the Midwest''' is the former diocesan [[bishop]] of the [[Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America]]. He was released to the [[Orthodox Church in America]] and ceased his duties as Bishop of Toledo in October 2010.
  
 
==Life==
 
==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 (Crestwood, New York)|St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary]] in Crestwood, New York, where he earned a M.Th. degree.  
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Bp. Mark was born in New Albany, Indiana on [[June 22]], 1958 and [[baptism|baptized]] in the [[Roman Catholic Church]]. After graduation from high school in 1976 he attended Indiana University South East before transferring to Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma from which he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1985. In 1987, he received a Master of Arts degree in Biblical Literature from Oral Roberts University where he accepted a position as Adjunct Professor of Old Testament. Introduced to Orthodox Christianity by Fr. George Eber and his professors of Church History, Bp. Mark was received into the Orthodox Church through Holy [[Chrismation]] in 1989. He then attended [[St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary (Crestwood, New York)|St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary]] in Crestwood, New York, where in 1991 he earned a Master of Theology degree.  
  
[[Image:Mark Maymon.jpg|left|175px|Bp. Mark]]
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Bp. Mark was [[ordination|ordained]] a [[deacon]] by Bp. Antoun on [[August 17]], 1997 and a [[priest]] on [[September 7]], 1997 in the Antiochian Archdiocese. He served as pastor of St. John's Antiochian Orthodox Church in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania and then at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan,
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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In 2004, he was elected [[bishop]] by the local synod of the Antiochian Archdiocese. On [[December 5]], 2004, he was [[consecration of a bishop|consecrated]] at the Patriarchal Cathedral in Damascus, Syria by Patr. Ignatius IV and other bishops. He was then [[enthronement|enthroned]] diocesan bishop of the Diocese of Toledo and the Midwest at St. George Cathedral in Toledo, Ohio on [[August 25]], 2005.
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In October 2010, Bp. Mark was released from the Antiochian Archdiocese to the Orthodox Church in America and ceased his duties as Bishop of Toledo.  
  
 
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*[http://www.antiochian.org/BishopMARK  AOCA: About Bishop Mark]
  
 
==External link==
 
==External link==
* [http://www.antiochian.org/midwest Diocese of Toledo and the Midwest] (Antiochian website)
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*[http://www.antiochian.org/midwest Diocese of Toledo and the Midwest] (Antiochian website)
  
 
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Bishop Mark (Maymon)

His Grace the Right Reverend Bishop Mark (Maymon) of Toledo and the Midwest is the former diocesan bishop of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America. He was released to the Orthodox Church in America and ceased his duties as Bishop of Toledo in October 2010.

Life

Bp. Mark was born in New Albany, Indiana on June 22, 1958 and baptized in the Roman Catholic Church. After graduation from high school in 1976 he attended Indiana University South East before transferring to Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma from which he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1985. In 1987, he received a Master of Arts degree in Biblical Literature from Oral Roberts University where he accepted a position as Adjunct Professor of Old Testament. Introduced to Orthodox Christianity by Fr. George Eber and his professors of Church History, Bp. Mark was received into the Orthodox Church through Holy Chrismation in 1989. He then attended St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary in Crestwood, New York, where in 1991 he earned a Master of Theology degree.

Bp. Mark was ordained a deacon by Bp. Antoun on August 17, 1997 and a priest on September 7, 1997 in the Antiochian Archdiocese. He served as pastor of St. John's Antiochian Orthodox Church in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania and then at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan,

In 2004, he was elected bishop by the local synod of the Antiochian Archdiocese. On December 5, 2004, he was consecrated at the Patriarchal Cathedral in Damascus, Syria by Patr. Ignatius IV and other bishops. He was then enthroned diocesan bishop of the Diocese of Toledo and the Midwest at St. George Cathedral in Toledo, Ohio on August 25, 2005.

In October 2010, Bp. Mark was released from the Antiochian Archdiocese to the Orthodox Church in America and ceased his duties as Bishop of Toledo.

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Mark (Maymon) of Philadelphia
Preceded by:
Michael (Shaheen)
Bishop of Toledo (Antiochian)
2004-2010
Succeeded by:
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