FR Demosthenes paraskevaides, Presiding Priest

Fr Demosthenes Paraskevaides serves Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church as Proistamenos since 2013.

Before joining our church, he served the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Portland, OR as an assistant priest, and Prophet Elias, and Saint John Baptist Cathedral in Kavala, Greece. Fr Demosthenes holds a BS degree in Pastoral and Social Theology from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and a Diploma in Byzantine Music from the Macedonian Conservatory of Thessaloniki.

Fr Demosthenes was born and grew up in Greece. He was ordained to priesthood in Kavala, Greece in 2001. He is married to Presvytera Magdalene and they have four children.

 

fr Nebojsa pantic, assistant priest

Fr Nebjosa Pantic serves Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church as an Assistant Priest since 2018.

Before joining our church, he served the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Ascension in Oakland, CA as an assistant priest and Sts Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church in Vallejo, CA as Proistamenos. Fr Nebjosa holds BS and MS degrees in Theology and Psychology from the Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology.

Fr Nebojsa was born in Serbia and grew up in the US. He was ordained to priesthood in California in 2010. He is married to Presvytera Stephanie and they have two children.