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Fr. Joseph Copeland is Protopresbyter of Holy Cross Church in Yakima, Washington.

In the mid-1970s, Fr. Joseph led a small group of evangelical Protestants in the Lower yakima Valley of Washington State on a journey that ended with their entry into the Orthodox faith in 1987. He has served the Church community that emerged, Holy Cross Orthodox Church, since that time. He is a gifted speaker, having touched many would with his words and having led many to embrace the Orthodox Faith. Fr. Joseph is married to Khouria Sophia. They have four married children and twelve grandchildren.