Hieromonk Arkady (Migunov)
Born in Russia, city of Tver, 1973. Several years after completing Tver Technical University with degree of mechanical engineer, in January 1999 he was tonsured as a monk with the name Arkady at the Novotorzhok Monastery of Boris and Gleb, city of Torzhok, Tversky region, and in February 1999 was ordained to the priesthood. In 2006, with the blessings of Holy Patriarch Aleksey (Ridiger) and Archbishop Dmitry (Royster), he arrived in the USA to minister to Russian-speaking believers in Florida. In December 2009 he was officially transferred to the ranks of the clergy of the Orthodox Church in America. From November 2007 through August 2012 he was assistant priest at the English-speaking parish of St. Justin Martyr, Jacksonville, Florida, and was tasked with organizing the Russian Orthodox mission. In September 2012, on the foundation of this mission, a new parish (Annunciation) was opened in Jacksonville, to which he was named rector.