Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Of America Uniform Parish Regulations 2005
ARTICLE 15, Sections 1-5, Pp.27-28
Section 1: Headed by the Priest under jurisdiction of Archdiocese and Hierarch.
Section 2: The aims and purposes of the Parish are to keep, practice and proclaim the Orthodox Christian Faith pure and undefiled.
The Diakonia (Work & Ministry) of the Parish (Section 4)
- Proclaim and Teach the Gospel in accordance with Orthodox Faith.
- Sanctify the Faithful through God’s grace in:
- Divine Liturgy
- Sacramental Mysteries
- Instruction (Catechism)
- Orthodox Faith (Knowledge)
- Orthodox Ethos (Praxis)