Our Clergy and Hierarchs
Our parish is led by a dynamic group of clergy and staff that brings the Orthodox Church and the Gospel of Jesus Christ alive for our parish community and all those we encounter. We invite you to learn more about our Hierarchs, our clergy and pastoral team, and our support staff.
Father Panteleimon was born in Kalymnos, Greece and moved to Campbell, Ohio a year later. Before becoming a priest, he was in the Navy where he worked as a Sonar Technician and was awarded 2 letters of commendation. Father started many businesses during 1992-2000. Later he played a vital role in Lowe’s where he transformed many stores that were on the brink of closure into top performing stores. He is a graduate of Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology and was ordained to the Holy Priesthood in 2010. His first assignment was as Assistant Priest at Annunciation Cathedral in Columbus, Ohio, serving this community of close to 1,000 families for two and a half years. Father Panteleimon then served for five years as Proistamenos of Presentation of Christ Greek Orthodox Church in East Pittsburgh, PA, followed by Saints Raphael, Nicholas and Irene Greek Orthodox Church in Palm Harbor, FL, a position he held from 2017 until January 2019. Father Panteleimon and Presvytera Niki have three children, Marianna (age 31), Ilias (age 28) and William (age 12), as well as two grandchildren.
The Church is Here For You
In times of need, and in times of celebration, there are a number of pastoral situations that warrant contacting Father Panteleimon.
- When you desire spiritual direction.
- Illness, Hospital Stay, Surgery, etc.
- Death - Call when a person is dying or at the actual time of death, regardless of the hour!
- Substance abuse involving you or a loved one. We are always here to listen.
- Domestic problems of any sort, Marital or children.
- Birth of a child, (naming, churching, and 40 day blessing).
- When you become engaged, and planning a wedding.
- When you need to talk to Father Panteleimon do not hesitate to call him at 412*334*4300.