Prior to the establishment of the Diocese of North America and the coming of His Holiness patriarch Philipos, the Eritrean Orthodox Tewahdo Church abroad was under the jurisdiction of the Asmara bishop.
Today the Diocese of North America comprises the entire United States and Canada and the number of Churches flourished to more than twenty Four churches in the USA & Canada alone.
From its beginnings in September 2000 until the present, the diocese has developed slowly but surely under the devoted leadership of its servants. Using every viable means, the Diocese of North America has been proclaiming God's good news in according to the Canon Law of our Orthodox Tewahdo Church.
"To God be the glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen." (Ephesians 3: 21).