Goals and Objectives

Goals and Objectives

In Mission and Ministry
  • Maintain an editorial policy consonant with the spiritual values expressed by the St. Nina Quarterly mission statement and philosophy.
  • Encourage all members of the Royal Priesthood prayerfully to promote and develop Orthodox initiatives that uplift the entire body of the Church while working to eliminate discriminatory practices and customs within the Church which are contrary to the loving and affirming theological tradition of Orthodoxy.
  • Provide information about and publicity for Orthodox women and their positive contributions, valuable ministries, leadership in, and service to the Church.
  • Promote sustained dialogue and committed action toward reestablishment of the permanent diaconate, both female and male, in the Church wherever it is needed.
  • Develop a plan to enhance and integrate the St. Nina Quarterly mission and philosophy in the international Church setting.
In Church and Community Enhancement
  • Identify and enhance ministry and mission opportunities for women and men in local parishes and their surrounding communities.
  • Eliminate localized pockets of isolation for women and men in mission and ministry by networking.
  • Promote development of an electronic virtual community of Orthodox women worldwide.