Information Technology


The Information Technology (IT) Ministry is responsible for overseeing all technologies utilized at St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church, Elgin IL. It provides strategic visioning, development, and operational support to the Church and it's community. Thus, the mission of the IT Ministry is multifaceted and includes:

  • Developing and implementing the Church's overall technology strategy and strategic plan
  • Overseeing and approving all technological development, applications and services for the Church
  • Evaluating emerging technologies
  • Generating technology policies and procedures
  • Setting and enforcing digital graphics standards
  • Establishing technology standards and compliance guidelines
  • Creating secure, reliable and effective information systems within the Church and it's community
  • Maintaining the infrastructure that supports those systems
  • Providing technical support to the Church office, ministries, departments and who use those systems

The fulfillment of this mission involves assessing the technology and informational needs of the Church as a whole, recommending, and implementing solutions to meet those needs. The IT Ministry is responsible for all computer operations and systems at the Church. Coordinating technology efforts in the various departments, organizations and institutions is also a focal point for the ministry in order to provide standardization of technology and improve the speed, efficiency and accuracy of information shared and disseminated.

The St. Sophia IT Ministry works closely with the Archdiocese Department of Internet Ministries, which is the department directly responsible for digital ministry to the parishes and parishioners of the Archdiocese.

Current IT Members:

  • Mr. Aristides (Ari) P. Smith, Chair
  • Mr. Zack Frandiadakis, Co-Chair
  • Mr. Bob Baxter
  • Mr. Louis Lambros

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