A solemn and synodical Divine Liturgy is held at the Patriarchal Church of St. George in the Ecumenical Patriarchate.
The Great Church of Christ in its Thronal feast honors its founder, Saint Andrew the Apostle.
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew will ordain monk Bartholomew from the Metropolis of Tamasos as a deacon.
Metropolitan Bartholomew of Smyrna will preach the Divine Word.
An official delegation of the Church of Rome, led by Cardinal Kurt Koch, President of the Pontiff Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity, is attending the Thronal Feast.