About Holy Ascension
Holy Ascension of Christ Orthodox Church, was founded in 2007
650 Landing Rd N, Rochester, NY 14625
GOC of America
Holy Ascension of Christ Orthodox Church is under the Episcopacy of His Eminence, Metropolitan Demetrius of New York. His line of Apostolic Succession traces directly back to the Apostle Paul.
The Church of the Genuine Orthodox Christians in America was established in the 1950s with the arrival of the ever-memorable Archimandrite Petros Astyfides (1915-1997), who later became Metropolitan of Astoria. In 1954 he founded the church of St. Markella in Astoria NY, which later became his Cathedral.