Chartering your chapter ensures that you are officially an affiliated chapter of Orthodox Christian Fellowship with all the benefits, rights, and responsibilities associated with our chapters. Follow these simple steps to become part of the OCF network.
1. Download a copy of the Model Constitution. Modify the constitution for your chapter. Use this to register your chapter as a recognized student organization at your university.
Model Constitution Template on Google Docs or Download a copy of the Model Constitution
2. Download a copy of the Episcopal Endorsement Request Form Letter. Identify a chapter spiritual advisor (must be a clergy member), and have him send this letter to his hierarch, requesting a blessing to work with OCF at your school.
Episcopal Endoresement Request Template on Google Docs or Download a copy of the Episcopal Endorsement Request Form Letter
3. Fill out our Chapter Contact Info form.
4. Send a SIGNED copy of your constitution and the letter your spiritual advisor received from his hierarch to:
Orthodox Christian Fellowship
Attn: Chapter Relations
50 Goddard Ave.
Brookline, MA 02445
or scan and email them to us at:
When the National Office has received all three required documents, we will list your chapter as CHARTERED and ACTIVE on the website. To remain ACTIVE, you must update your chapter contact information annually with the National Office.
For questions or guidance in this process, email us at email@example.com.