Our Clergy and Staff

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.

Our Hierarchs

His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros
His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros
His Eminence Metropolitan Savas
His Eminence Metropolitan Isaiah

Our Clergy and Pastoral Staff


Staff Member
Rev. Fr. John Tsaras

Presiding Priest

Father John was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  After graduating high school he attended Oklahoma State University (Go Pokes!), where he earned a B.S. in Management Information Systems in 1990.  He worked for two years as a programmer at United Airlines in San Francisco.  Fr. John resigned to attend Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology (1992-1996).  There he met his wife, Victoria Thomopoulou, from Thessaloniki, Greece.  They were married in 1995.  After graduation he was ordained to the Holy Diaconate on Dec. 7th and the Holy Priesthood on Dec. 8th, by His Eminence Metropolitan Isaiah.  

Fr. John has served the Community of Salt Lake City (Holy Trinity & Prophet Elias) from Dec. 15, 1996 - June 30,  1999.  Since July 1, 1999 he has served St. George here in Oklahoma City.  He and Presbytera Vicky have two wonderful children, Demetri & Eleni.

Staff Member
Rev. Dn. Nicodemos "Will" Crowe

Dn. Nicodemos grew up in the Missouri Ozarks.  After graduating from high school, he joined the Navy and trained as an avionics technician in a squadron deployed on the USS America CV66.  After completing active duty, he went into the Naval Reserves and attend Missouri Southern State University, earning a degree in Computer and Information Science.  Dn. Nicodemos works for Love's Travel Stops as a senior applications developer.

In 2006 Will was searching for a new church home.  He attended St. George one Sunday and fell in love with the Divine Liturgy.  He was soon chrismated into the Church taking the name Nicodemos.  Eventually, he felt compelled to serve the Church liturgically and began the Greek Orthodox Diaconate Program at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology.  He was ordained a deacon in 2013 by His Eminence Metropolitan Isaiah.

Dn. Nicodemos has a daughter Allie who is married and has a daughter.  

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