Alumnus Andrew Boyd Appointed Director of Youth Ministries for Orthodox Church in America

26 June 2012 • Alumni News

Andrew Boyd, new Director of Youth Ministries for the Orthodox Church in America.Andrew Boyd, new Director of Youth Ministries for the Orthodox Church in America.Andrew Boyd, a recent graduate of St. Vladimir's Seminary, has been named Director of the Department of Youth, Young Adult, and Campus Ministries of the Orthodox Church in America (OCA). His Beatitude Metropolitan Jonah, primate of the OCA, appointed Mr. Boyd, who will begin his new duties July 1st.Graduating SeniorAndrew Boyd receiving his diploma from Metropolitan Jonah during Commencement 2012 at the seminary.Graduating SeniorAndrew Boyd receiving his diploma from Metropolitan Jonah during Commencement 2012 at the seminary.

Mr. Boyd grew up in the faith as a member of Holy Transfiguration Church in New Haven, Connecticut, and in St. Alexis Church, in Clinton, Connecticut. He was an active member of his local chapter of the Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF) when he was a student at the University of Connecticut, from which he earned a business degree in 2008; during that period, he faithfully attended Holy Trinity Church in Willimantic, Connecticut. After graduating from the university, he worked as an intern at the headquarters of Syndesmos, the World Fellowship of Orthodox Christians, in Athens, Greece for several months, before enrolling at St. Vladimir's Seminary. In May 2012, he graduated cum laude, with a Master of Divinity degree from the seminary.

Since 2010, Mr. Boyd has edited the very popoular blog for the Department of Youth, Young Adult, and Campus Ministries, "Wonder." In accordance with the Strategic Plan approved at the 16th All-American Council, he plans to expand the department's multimedia and social network opportunities. (Read the full article on the OCA's Website, here.)

Mr. Boyd, upon assuming his duties, may be reached at aboyd@oca.org, or at 203-215-1690.

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