Evangelical Orthodox Church

The Evangelical Orthodox Church (EOC), founded on January 15, 1979, is a small Christian syncretic denomination established by former leaders of Campus Crusade for Christ, who, reacting against the freewheeling Jesus People movement, developed their own synthesis of Evangelicalism, Eastern Orthodoxy, and Shepherding Movement principles.[3][4][5][6]

Evangelical Orthodox Church
ClassificationChristian Syncretic
OrientationProtestant Eastern ChristianEastern Orthodox/Protestant (Charismatic and Evangelical)
PolityEpiscopal
BishopJerold Gliege
Churches120[1]
RegionUnited States, Canada, parts of Africa and Sweden[2]
LanguageEnglish
LiturgyByzantine Rite (optional)
HeadquartersSaskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
FounderPeter E. Gillquist, other unnamed Former Campus Crusade for Christ members
Origin1979
Official websiteevangelicalorthodox.org/home