Metropolis of Filippoi, Neapolis and Thasos

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The '''Metropolis of Filippoi, Neapolis and Thassos''' is part of the [[Church of Greece]].
 
The '''Metropolis of Filippoi, Neapolis and Thassos''' is part of the [[Church of Greece]].
==Ecclesiastical history==
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According to the Acts of the Apostles, the history is tracked back to the [[Apostle Paul]] and his disciples Silas, Timothy and Luke when they visited Neapolis and founded the first church in Filippoi around 50 AD. These events are narrated by the Evangelist Luke in the 16th Chapter.
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==History==
==External Sources==
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According to the [[Acts of the Apostles]], the history of the Church in this region stretches back to the [[Apostle Paul]] and his [[disciple]]s [[Apostle Silas|Silas]], [[Apostle Timothy|Timothy]], and [[Apostle Luke|Luke]] when they visited Neapolis and founded the first church in Philippi around 50 AD. These events are narrated by the [[Evangelist]] [[Apostle Luke|Luke]] in the 16th chapter of his [[Gospel of Luke|gospel]].
*Metropolis of Filippoi, Neapolis and Thassos [http://www.im-philippon.gr/ Official Website] (Greek)
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*Church of Greece [http://www.ecclesia.gr/ Website] (Greek and English)
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==External links==
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*[http://www.im-philippon.gr/ Metropolis of Filippoi, Neapolis and Thassos official website] (Greek)
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*[http://www.ecclesia.gr/ Church of Greece website] (Greek and English)
  
 
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Revision as of 09:58, February 21, 2008

The Metropolis of Filippoi, Neapolis and Thassos is part of the Church of Greece.

History

According to the Acts of the Apostles, the history of the Church in this region stretches back to the Apostle Paul and his disciples Silas, Timothy, and Luke when they visited Neapolis and founded the first church in Philippi around 50 AD. These events are narrated by the Evangelist Luke in the 16th chapter of his gospel.

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