Our Mission

The Metropolis of Atlanta’s mission is to 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.

Our Vision

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, philanthropy, and fellowship.

Statement of Why

The Metropolis of Atlanta and its Parishes welcome all people seeking salvation, love, truth and fulfillment.

Core Values

  • Christ-centered
  • Love
  • Sacred Apostolic tradition
  • Education, training and leadership development
  • Outreach and evangelism
  • Integrity, accountability and transparency
  • Family
  • Service and philanthropy
  • Stewardship
  • Hospitality, acceptance, welcoming and embracing
  • Spiritual growth