Orthodox Church Missiology

Missiology of the Orthodox Church

Mission outreach has been practiced by the Orthodox church from its inception; modern Orthodox Missiology as an academic and professional practice largely traces its roots to Archishop Anastasios of Tirana, Durres and Albania


In addition to proclaiming the gospel message; Orthodox Missiological practice includes:

Some Examples of Distinctions of the Orthodox Church

The Church

Liturgy and Tradition

Theosis, Incarnation and Ascension

Unique aspects Orthodox Church and Missions

Church service as witness

Sacraments are a reminder that God became flesh in Jesus Christ and His death, resurrection for the sins of humanity

GMNF and Orthodox Mission

GMNF Global Mission Society has operations to Orthodox Church Mission non-profits and churches. 

In addition to creating and cooperating on mission strategy, operation and practice in the mission field; GMNF also supports Orthodox Mission organizations in their activities:

Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and Orthodox Mission

Trinity is a broad Christian divinity school with faculty and students from various denominations and branches of Christianity

The masters and doctoral degree programs in intercultural studies (missiology) at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School is applicable and beneficial to Orthodox Missiology. 

within Intercultural Studies at Trinity can be implemented in Orthodox Missions through GMNF Global Mission Society but also in Orthodox Churches and non profits worldwide.

These disciplines within missiology helps with prison, homeless, counseling, medical, social services and other Orthodox ministry areas

These benefits in their fullest expression won't not be possible in schools with one denomination or branch of Christianity