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The Great Commission of Jesus Christ

“And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. Go and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” Amen.”   Matthew 28:18-20


St. Katherine’s Community Statements:


“We exist to worship the Holy Trinity and to be transfigured into the image and likeness of God by becoming faithful followers of Jesus Christ according to the Christian Orthodox way of life by acquiring His grace, His mind, His love and His mercy, so that we may realize salvation and enter into the Kingdom of God.”


“With the Grace of God, to provide a loving and caring Community where all belong to Christ, through worship (doxology), sacramental life (mysteria), everyday spiritual discipline (ascesis), sanctification (theosis), education (paideia), witness (martyria), fellowship (koinonia) and service (diakonia).”


Holy Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Atlanta Statements:


Energize, cultivate and guide the faithful in the Southeastern United States  by proclaiming the Faith and Gospel of Christ, and teaching and  spreading the Orthodox Christian Faith.


“We will grow the Metropolis of Atlanta, and personally grow in Christ and make disciples, by living as witnesses of our faith through loving,  faithful and  purposeful Orthodox Christian communities  focused on worship, education, stewardship, compassion, philanthropy and fellowship.”