Churches in the East Bank (Jordan)


1. In Amman. A) Cathedral of the Hypapante of the Lord.

Dean Priest: Archimandrite Nectarios Mansour.

Vicars: Stewards f. Ibrahim Danbour. Tel. +962/6/5817924, f. Boulos Houri. Tel. 06/5824367, f. Petro Janho. Tel.  +962/6/5523004. Women’s Association “The Myrophorae”. Youth Association of the Church of Hypapante. “St Nektarios” Youth Association, Orthodox Scouts team Sweifieh


B) Cathedral of the Annunciation of Theotokos.

Officiating Priests:  Archimandrite Benedict & Stewards f. Constantinos Karmas. Tel. +962/79/5566354, f. Adimb Amari. Tel. +962/79/5485217 and f. Irineos Medinat. Tel. +962/79/56922080. Women’s and Youth Association “The Annunciation”.

C) Church of the Transfiguration of the Saviour Tel. +962/6/4772928.

Officiating Priest: Priest Soterios Halasa. Youth Association “The Saviour”. Women’s Association “The Transfiguration of the Saviour”.

D) Church of the Ascension in Hilda.

Officiating Priests: Steward f. Ibrahim Kakis Tel. +962/79/5419461. & Steward Gerasimos Tasman, mob: +962/79/6660354, Steward Theodore Hadad, mob: +962/77/5419461

For the Russian-speaking congregation: Priest Nikolaos Koulinski, tel: 0544/700965, +962/79/1429286.

Women’s Association “St  Thecla” Tel. +962/79/6562279. Youth Association “Patriarch Abraham” Tel. +962/79/5755222. Sunday School “ St. John the Baptist”, tel: +962/79/5969456

E) Church of the Prophet Elias in Abunser.

Institution: “St. Barbara”

Officiating Priest: Fr. Seraphim Salman. Tel. +962/79/8009082 .

Women’s Association “St. Barbara”, Sunday Schools “Prophet Elias”.

F) Church of the Nativity of Theotokos in Jabal Taj.

Officiating Priest: Priest DiodorosBasem-Hadad. +962/77/2159449.

Women’s Association, Sunday Schools “The Nativity of Theotokos”

Ζ) Church of St George in Jabal Hashmi. 

Officiating Priest: Steward f. Abdullah Hamarne. Tel. +962/77/7756545.

Women’s Association, “St. George”.

Η) Church of St Nicholas in Marka.

Officiating Priests: Steward f. Issa Ayias. Tel. +962/75/8712760, Steward Ayoub Aweys, mob: +962/79/6696969

Support and Help Centre, Sunday Schools “St. Nikolaos”, Orthodox Scouts team.

I) Church of Sts Constantine and Helen in Marj Al-Hamam.

Vicar: Steward f. Alexios Kakis. Tel. +962/79/9531699. Youth Association “Sts Constantine and Helen”. Ladies’ Association “Sts Constantine and Helen”. Orthodox Scouts team.

2. In Salt. Α) Church of the Dormition of Theotokos & Church of St George (ancient Church) in Salti.

Officiating Priest Steward  Gabriel Taamne. Tel. +962/79/5924746. “St George” Orthodox Youth Association and Sunday Schools.

3. In Ermamen. Church of the Dormition of Theotokos.

Vicar: Steward f. Matta Hadad. Tel. +962/78/5333710

4. In Safout. Church of St George.

Vicar: Priest Mohanad Mahamri, mob: +962/79/6412012.

“Agios Georgios” Orthodox Youth Association.

5. In Zarqa. Church of St George.

Abbot: Archimandrite Athanasios Kakis. Church Fax: +962/5/3985318.

Vicar: Steward f. Charalambos Hadad. Tel. +962/79/8933403.

Youth Association “St. George”, Women’s Association “The Myrophorae”, Orthodox Scouts Team of Zarka.

6. In Ader. Church of St George.

Officiating Priest: Steward Fr. Anton Medinat. Tel. +962/79/5730424. 

7. In Hmoud. Church of St George.

Officiating Priest: Steward Ioannis Hamati, mob: +962/79/5776615

8. In Rabba. (Areopolis) Church of St George.

Vicar: Steward f. Constantinos Halasa. +962/79/5803906

9. In Dibbeen. Monastery of the Life-Giving Spring.

Founded by the late Patriarch Diodoros in 1972.

The Monastery is placed under the direct supervision and care of His Beatitude.

Abbess: Nun Irinaia Koues, mob: +962/79/6969103

Spiritual father: Archbishop Christophoros of Kyriakoupolis

10. Aqaba. Church of St Nicholas.

Hegoumen: Archimandrite Klavdios

Officiating Priest: Steward Vasilios Martzi, mob: +962/79/5575103

11. By the River Jordan. Venerating Church of John the Baptist & Baptistery.

Hegoumen: Metropolitan Benedict of Philadelphia, mob: +962/79/6831809.