VICARIATE OF THE 
UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH 
KYIVAN PATRIARCHATE 
IN THE USA & CANADA 

MISSION STATEMENT

As part of his responsibilities, the Secretary of the Vicariate will:
 

  • Foster the growth of new parishes in the USA and Canada within the UOC-KP jurisdiction, including mission churches;

  • Inspire parish leadership to raise funds to sustain themselves;

  • Be an instrument of communication and networking for parishes;

  • Be proactive in the education of future generations by working to establish Sunday School curriculums, retreats; youth organizations and seminaries;

  • Collect dues from the parishes, maintain and audit the financial records of the Vicariate and ensure that the Vicariate is financially sound;

  • Administer to the needs of the parish Rectors;

  • Maintain a website with current and accurate information; and

  • Encourage brotherly outreach to all Ukrainian Orthodox churches.

"Go and make disciples of all nations,
baptizing them in the name of the
Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit." (Matthew 28:19)

The Vicariate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Kyivan Patriarchate, (UOC-KP) in the USA and Canada is a non-profit organization, under the hierarchy of His Holiness Patriarch Philaret, with the goal of REPRESENTING and UNIFYING the UOC-KP churches in the USA and Canada in their mission to be a vital and perpetual part of their parishioners' spiritual lives. To accomplish this goal, the Secretary of the Vicariate will ENGAGE and SUPPORT the leadership of each parish.