Timothy (Negrepontis) of Detroit

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Bishop Timothy (Negrepontis) was [[consecration of a bishop|consecrated]] on [[January 20]], 1974 at the Holy Cross [[Chapel]] of the [[Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology (Brookline, Massachusetts)|Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology]] in Brookline, Massachusetts as Bishop of Pamphilos and [[auxiliary bishop]] to Archbishop [[Iakovos (Coucouzis) of America|Iakovos of America]]. He was assigned to lead the Diocese of South America that had its headquarters in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  
 
Bishop Timothy (Negrepontis) was [[consecration of a bishop|consecrated]] on [[January 20]], 1974 at the Holy Cross [[Chapel]] of the [[Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology (Brookline, Massachusetts)|Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology]] in Brookline, Massachusetts as Bishop of Pamphilos and [[auxiliary bishop]] to Archbishop [[Iakovos (Coucouzis) of America|Iakovos of America]]. He was assigned to lead the Diocese of South America that had its headquarters in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  
  
In 1978, Bp. Timothy was appointed to succeed Bp. Iakovos (Garmatis) as Bishop of the Seventh District of Detroit in the United States of America. In 1979 after the re-designation of districts as [[diocese]], he was enthroned as Bishop of the Diocese of Detroit. In 1995, Bp. Timothy retired to Greece.
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In 1978, Bp. Timothy was appointed to succeed Bp. [[Iakovos (Garmatis) of Chicago|Iakovos (Garmatis)]] as Bishop of the Seventh District of Detroit in the United States of America. In 1979 after the re-designation of districts as [[diocese]], he was enthroned as Bishop of the [[Metropolis of Detroit|Diocese of Detroit]]. In 1995, Bp. Timothy retired to Greece.
  
 
On [[December 11]], 1998, Bp. Timothy died in an Athens hospital following complications from asthma. He was buried on [[December 15]], 1998 in Kaisieriani Cemetery after a funeral service at the Kimisis Tis Theootokou Church in Kaiseriani, Athens.
 
On [[December 11]], 1998, Bp. Timothy died in an Athens hospital following complications from asthma. He was buried on [[December 15]], 1998 in Kaisieriani Cemetery after a funeral service at the Kimisis Tis Theootokou Church in Kaiseriani, Athens.

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His Grace Timothy (Negrepontis) was a bishop of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of North and South America], who served as Bishop of Detroit until his retirement in 1995.

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Life

Bishop Timothy (Negrepontis) was consecrated on January 20, 1974 at the Holy Cross Chapel of the Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline, Massachusetts as Bishop of Pamphilos and auxiliary bishop to Archbishop Iakovos of America. He was assigned to lead the Diocese of South America that had its headquarters in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

In 1978, Bp. Timothy was appointed to succeed Bp. Iakovos (Garmatis) as Bishop of the Seventh District of Detroit in the United States of America. In 1979 after the re-designation of districts as diocese, he was enthroned as Bishop of the Diocese of Detroit. In 1995, Bp. Timothy retired to Greece.

On December 11, 1998, Bp. Timothy died in an Athens hospital following complications from asthma. He was buried on December 15, 1998 in Kaisieriani Cemetery after a funeral service at the Kimisis Tis Theootokou Church in Kaiseriani, Athens.

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Timothy (Negrepontis) of Detroit
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Bishop of Pamphilos
(Seventh District) GOAA

1974-1978
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Bishop of Detroit
GOAA

1978-1995
Succeeded by:
Nicholas (Pissare)
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