The Archdiocesan/Metropolia Center, located in Franklin Township and South Bound Brook, New Jersey was established in 1952 and dedicated to St. Andrew the First-called Apostle and Evangelizer of Ukraine. The Center serves as the headquarters of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA (Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople) - a Metropolia.
The Center is administered by the Consistory, which also has oversees:
- 90 parishes,
- seven missions,
- the Church's lay organizations - the Junior and Senior Ukrainian Orthodox Leagues, the United Ukrainian Orthodox Sisterhoods, St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Society, and All Saints Ukrainian Orthodox Camp.
The Center serves as the spiritual, educational and cultural center for all most Ukrainian Orthodox Christians outside of Ukraine.
Located beneath the Memorial Church is the crypt of His Holiness Patriarch Mstyslav I, the first Patriarch of the reborn Church in Ukraine. He was elected in 1990 and served until his death in 1993, at the age of 95.
Location and shipping address:
135 Davidson Avenue
Somerset, New Jersey 08873
Tel: (732) 356-0090
Fax: (732) 356-5556
Directions to the Metropolia Center may be found by clicking here.
Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA
PO Box 495
South Bound Brook, New Jersey 08880
We invite our faithful and readers to make arrangements with us to visit the Center individually or in groups.
We would be happy assist you in any way. Please call the Consistory at 732-356-0090.
Located within the Metropolia Center Complex are: