Meet our Priest
Rev. Fr. Jordan Brown
Father Jordan was born in San Antonio, Texas. He is first generation Greek. His father came to America from Greece in 1940’s, served in the Korean War, and was a career Army Officer serving in the medical corp. His mother came from Greece in the early 1960’s with his father. Their family moved to Colorado in 1969. The Assumption Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Denver was his home parish.
As a teen, he enjoyed the GOYA Youth ministry, singing in the choir, serving in the altar, and participating in the Greek Dance Program. He was a graduate from Metropolitan State University with degrees in Political Science and Business. He is also a graduate of the Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology with a Masters in Divinity. His wife, Presbytera Marika (Maniatis) of 30 years, have four children, and one grandchild on the way.
Fr. Jordan has a passion for our youth, serving at Metropolis Youth Camps, and the Ionian Village in Greece. He has served as a college campus chaplain for over 25 years. He has also served on the Archdiocesan Presbyters Council, Metropolis of Denver Council, vice president of the Clergy Syndesmos, and IOCC Frontliner Chaplain. He recently celebrated his 28th anniversary to the priesthood, and was elevated by His Eminence, Metropolitan Isaiah to the office of Protopresbyter. He has served the parish of Sts. Peter Paul since September 2014. He served in Texas for close to 20 years, the Pacific Northwest for 4 years. Father Jordan enjoys the outdoors and cooking for his family and friends. One of his favorite biblical passages is, “They said to each other, “Did not our hearts burn within us while He talked to us on the road, while He opened to us the scriptures?” St Luke 24:32.