To serve all people by striving to become an orthodox Community devoted to prayer and study seeking to so God’s will on earth as it is in heaven.
As the National Cathedral of the Orthodox Church in America, St. Nicholas is to be faithful in fulfilling the commandment of Christ to: “Go into all the world and make disciples of all people, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all [things that He has] commanded” so that all may be saved and come to the knowledge of the truth:
- To worship and pray continuing to utilize the various languages of the people and striving to remain faithful to the full liturgical traditions of the Holy Orthodox Church
- To provide Orthodox study and instruction to all people
- To serve God and one another through in-reach and out-reach by active giving of time, abilities and treasures
- To witness to the truth of Christ’s way of sanctification in the Nation’s Capital