Archbishop Timothy Paul is the Patriarch of the International Communion of the Holy Christian Orthodox Church. Under the leadership of Paul, the communion has grown to over 4.5 million faithful around the world . In addition to his service as Patriarch of the ICHCOC, he currently serves in his third consecutive term as President of the World Bishops’ Council, the largest body of ecumenical Bishops.
Archbishop is the Sr. Pastor of the International Basilica in Springfield, MA and president of Epiphany Development Corporation which is completing a $10 million hotel at the Epiphany Tower building on State Street in that city.He is president of Springfield Christian College, an institution for aspiring ministers that gives credit for life experiences. SCCTS is accredited by Accrediting Commission International (ACI). Archbishop Timothy Paul, himself attended Wheaton College and American University. Archbishop is currently enrolled in a Juris Doctorate program at Taft Law School
Archbishop Timothy Paul, a native of Springfield, MA, is a veteran community leader with over 33 years of service providing leadership to non-profit organizations and formally recognized around the country by both the City of Springfield and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He is a member of the board of New England Partners in Faith and is currently serving in his third term as president of the Council of Churches of Western Massachusetts.