Fr. Jarrod Russell serves as the Parish Priest of the Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Jamestown, New York. He previously served as the Assistant Priest of the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Carmel, Indiana.
A native Arkansan, Fr. Jarrod was received into the Orthodox Church at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Little Rock in 2005. He entered Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in 2010, graduating with the professional degree of Master of Divinity with high distinction. Fr. Jarrod also completed the advanced theological research degree of Master of Theology at Holy Cross, graduating with highest distinction.
He was ordained to the Holy Diaconate by His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas of Detroit at the Annunciation Church in Little Rock in August of 2015. Fr. Jarrod was ordained to the Holy Priesthood by His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas at the Holy Trinity Church in Carmel in September of 2015.
Fr. Jarrod also holds degrees from Missouri State University and the University of Arkansas School of Law. He practiced law in Arkansas for nine years prior to enrolling at Holy Cross and continues to be licensed to practice law.