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November 05, 2021
An annual highlight of the fall semester is Missions Week, where typically, invited missionaries from around the globe spend a week on campus interacting with students and speaking about their work both formally and informally. This year the focus was on the United States as a mission field, and especially how to reach out to the youth and young adults of America. Many millenials call themselves non-religious and have fallen away from any religious connection.
January 30, 2021
St. Peter Orphanage and School self-sustainability projects and child feeding program are proving successful. See the Orthodox Africa news tab for the full article.
January 30, 2021
The spiritual direction taken by these humble and “rebellious” folk cost them dearly. The flames of persecution, fanned by their former co-religionists, gave rise to hateful accusations of not belonging to a real church, just another cult, of being false prophets and followers of the Antichrist. Confusion ensued and many left the movement, leaving only 12 families, with no place to meet.
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Missions Institute of Orthodox Christianity
The Missions Institute of Orthodox Christianity seeks to promote a vibrant mission consciousness among students and seminarians at the Orthodox Theological schools and Seminaries in the United States. It strives to do this by offering missiological courses, mission practicum, and special programs and events that help future Church leaders understand the centrality of missions, evangelism and outreach within the Church and be inspired to fully participate and develop such ministries in their future pastoral and missionary work.