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Fr. Jerry Hall

Fr. Jerry was born and raised in Wadsworth, Ohio. Following graduation from Wadsworth high school, he attended Ohio Northern University where he received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy in 1979. Upon graduation he married Helene Theodore of Euclid, Ohio, a fellow pharmacist, and was introduced to the Orthodox faith. Filled with a strong desire to serve the Lord, he left his pharmacy career and enrolled at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline, Massachusetts. He received his Masters of Divinity in 1988, graduating as Salutatorian.


Nick Manuel

Nick was born in Wilmington, Delaware in 1993. He is the youngest of four children. He grew up in Richmond, Virginia at the Cathedral of Sts. Constantine and Helen. Upon graduating High School in 2011 he attended Hampden-Sydney College in Farmville, Virginia. There, he received a Bachelor of Liberal Arts with a focus in Psychology. Following graduation at Hampden-Sydney, he sojourned North to Boston, and enrolled in Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology to follow his call to the priesthood. In 2017, he met his wife, Demetria, of Saint Louis, Missouri, and married her two years later in January, 2019.Nick and Demi are expecting their first child this upcoming November! Nick is grateful and humbled to be here in Akron and serve at this vibrant and active community! Glory to God for all things!

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Barbara Pryor

Barb has been the Office Administrator of Annunciation for over 40 years! She’s the bedrock of our office and knows everyone in the parish about as well as the priests. In her spare time, Barb is an active member of the Falls Cancer Club, an organization that assists the citizens of nearby Cuyahoga Falls cover medical expenses. She’s the caring mother of two English Bulldogs and a 3 pound Yorkie. She and her loving husband, Gary, of over 30 years have been lifetime citizens of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.