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[[Image:Mark Maymon2.jpg|right|frame|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]].
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.
[[Image:Mark Maymon.jpg|left|175px|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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==External link==
* [http://www.antiochian.org/midwest Diocese of Toledo and the Midwest] (Antiochian website)

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