The '''Russian Orthodox Church in the USA''' is the
distinct name of the group of [[parish]]es of the Russian mission in America that recognizes the canonical authority of the [[Church of Russia]] and was known as the [[Russian Exarchate of North America]] before [[autocephaly]] was granted to the [[Metropolia]] in 1970.
he parishes of the [[Exarchate]] were given a choice to join the [[OCA]] at that time. The parishes that remain were the following: #St. Nicholas Church, Brookside, State of Alabama#St. Demetrius Monastery, Bellflower, State of California# Christ the Savior Church, Berkley, State of California# St. Nicholas Cathedral, San Francisco, State of California# Church of All Saints Glorified in the Russian Land, San Francisco, State of California
# Our Lady of Kazan Church, San Diego, California
# Resurrection Church, Chicago, Illinois
# Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Manchester, New Hampshire
# Church of St. George the Great Martyr, Buffalo, New York
# All Exarchate parishes and clergy in Canada
. # St. Nicholas Cathedral, New York.
that that chose to remained under the canonical protection of the Moscow Patriarchate after the grant of autocephaly came to be known as the Russian Orthodox Church in the USA under the oversight of an [[auxiliary bishop]].
*[http://www.russianchurchusa.org/ Russian Orthodox Church in the USA Web Site] ([http://www.russianchurchusa.org/
*[http://www.3saints.com/patr_parishes.html Patriarchal Parish in North America]