Visit OCMC at OCMC.org Nathan and his wife Gabriela Hoppe are long-term OCMC missionaries serving in Albania under the direction of Archbishop Anastasios. They direct the Central Children’s Office of the Orthodox Church of Albania, which is focused on fostering and facilitating the life of local Eucharistic communities through ministry to children and their families. Nathan is also a Lecturer at Logos University in the Department of Theology and Culture, and represents the Orthodox Church of Albania in a variety of venues including in official dialogues with the Roman Catholic Church, the Lutheran World Federation, and the worldwide Anglican Communion. Nathan was born and raised in Colombia, South America, where his mother continues to serve as a missionary. He holds master’s degrees from Wheaton College and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, and a Doctor of Ministry from St. Vladimir’s Theological Seminary. He has served in Albania for more than 23 years. The Hoppes have three children, Tristan, Katherine and Daniel.