OCA Identifies Goals and Objectives

April 19, 2010  []

MCLEAN, VA [OCA] — Members of the Orthodox Church in America’s Strategic Planning Committee met at Saint Luke Church in Virginia April 13-15, 2010 to develop an initial draft of special goals and objectives for the Church as it moves into the future.

With regard to the local parish community, committee members stressed the importance of replacing a “business-as-usual” mentality with a vision rooted in the Gospel. The revitalization of parish sacramental, liturgical, and devotional life and ministry and the need to reenergize the bond between the hierarchy, the clergy and the laity, were also emphasized. “Investing” in the parish’s young people was seen as critical to building up the community.

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