Methodius (Nemtsov) of Perm

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Fr. Methodius was elected to the [[episcopate]] in early 1980 and [[consecration of a bishop|consecrated]] Bishop of Irkutsk and Chitinsk on [[April 27]], 1980. He served as Bishop of Irkutsk until 1982 when he was transferred to the [[see]] of Voronezh as Bishop of Voronezh and Lipetsk. In 1985, Bp. Methodius was raised to the dignity of Archbishop of Voronezh and Lipetsk. In 1988, Abp. Methodius was elevated again, to metropolitan, as Metropolitan of Voronezh and Lipetsk.
 
Fr. Methodius was elected to the [[episcopate]] in early 1980 and [[consecration of a bishop|consecrated]] Bishop of Irkutsk and Chitinsk on [[April 27]], 1980. He served as Bishop of Irkutsk until 1982 when he was transferred to the [[see]] of Voronezh as Bishop of Voronezh and Lipetsk. In 1985, Bp. Methodius was raised to the dignity of Archbishop of Voronezh and Lipetsk. In 1988, Abp. Methodius was elevated again, to metropolitan, as Metropolitan of Voronezh and Lipetsk.
  
On [[May 7]], 2003 the [[Holy Synod]] of the Church of Russia established a Metropolitan District in the country of Kazakhstan that consisted of the three Eparchies of Astana, Urlask, and Shymkent and appointed Metr. Methodius to lead the district as Metropolitan of Astana and Alma-Ata with his see in [[Eparchy of Astana and Alma-Ata|Eparchy of Astana]]. In 2010, Metr. Methodius was transferred to the Eparchy of Perm and Solikamsk as Metropolitan of Perm and Solikamsk. Metr. Methodius arrived at his new see on [[March 25]], 2010.  
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On [[May 7]], 2003 the [[Holy Synod]] of the Church of Russia established a Metropolitan District in the country of Kazakhstan that consisted of the three Eparchies of Astana, Urlask, and Shymkent and appointed Metr. Methodius to lead the district as Metropolitan of Astana and Alma-Ata with his see in [[Eparchy of Astana and Almty|Eparchy of Astana]]. In 2010, Metr. Methodius was transferred to the Eparchy of Perm and Solikamsk as Metropolitan of Perm and Solikamsk. Metr. Methodius arrived at his new see on [[March 25]], 2010.  
  
 
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Revision as of 17:24, August 14, 2012

His Eminence Methodius (Nemtsov) of Perm and Solikamsk is the ruling bishop of the Eparchy of Perm and Solikamsk, which is a diocese of the Church of Russia. He was installed as Metropolitan of Perm and Solikamsk in 2010. He was consecrated to the episcopate in 1980.

Life

Nikolai Fedorovich Nemtsov was born on February 16, 1949 in Rovenki, Lugansk Oblast in southern Ukraine. He studied at and graduated from the Leningrad Theological Academy. Nikolai was tonsured a monk on January 5, 1974 with the monastic name Methodius, followed by his ordination as a deacon on January 7, 1974. On April 24, 1974, he was ordained a priest. Fr. Methodius was raised to the dignity of archimandrite on April 4, 1977.

Fr. Methodius was elected to the episcopate in early 1980 and consecrated Bishop of Irkutsk and Chitinsk on April 27, 1980. He served as Bishop of Irkutsk until 1982 when he was transferred to the see of Voronezh as Bishop of Voronezh and Lipetsk. In 1985, Bp. Methodius was raised to the dignity of Archbishop of Voronezh and Lipetsk. In 1988, Abp. Methodius was elevated again, to metropolitan, as Metropolitan of Voronezh and Lipetsk.

On May 7, 2003 the Holy Synod of the Church of Russia established a Metropolitan District in the country of Kazakhstan that consisted of the three Eparchies of Astana, Urlask, and Shymkent and appointed Metr. Methodius to lead the district as Metropolitan of Astana and Alma-Ata with his see in Eparchy of Astana. In 2010, Metr. Methodius was transferred to the Eparchy of Perm and Solikamsk as Metropolitan of Perm and Solikamsk. Metr. Methodius arrived at his new see on March 25, 2010.

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Methodius (Nemtsov) of Perm
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Bishop of Irkutsk and Chitinsk
1980-1982
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Metropolitan of Voronezh and Lipetsk
1982-2003
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Metropolitan of Astana and Alma-Ata
2003-2010
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Alexander (Mogilev)
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Irinarkh (Grezin)
Metropolitan of Perm and Solikamsk
2010-Present
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