Eusebia, Paradosis, Arete
Elaion is an organisation with a proactive remit and emphasis on
traditional ethics and values. The Hellenic revival in the West is growing, and
worshippers need organisational support to establish worship groups, connect
with other like-minded individuals, and gain greater fulfilment in their
Whilst newcomers to Dodekatheism are welcome in Elaion, the organisation is
particularly sensitive to the requirements of people who are comfortable in
their Hellenic spirituality, and who seek dialogue and engagement with others
like themselves. Elaion is an organisation that welcomes wisdom and experience.
The goals of our organization include:
1. To assist members in establishing local worship groups (thiasoi);
2. To provide support and resources to members and their worship groups;
3. To provide resources and information to those who are interested in our
4. To promote our religion through articles, workshops and other forms of
Our bylaws are available here.
Elaion is currently a small organisation. Rather then impose a top-heavy management
structure upon a small organisation, we prefer that administration grows in
response to the needs of the group, ensuring that we can be as dynamic and
flexible as possible.
For this reason, we have planned a three-tiered administrative roll-out.
Whilst the group is small, leadership roles are unofficially
demarcated, and the central focus on the group is on the development of key
projects and the honing of Elaion's mission. We are planning, networking and
writing administration and policy in order to isolate the best strategies for
the future. The rate of growth will determine when Elaion establishes out a more
formal group structure.
Under Phase 1, the development of the
organisation is being managed by two key groups:
The Elaion Core: Constituted largely by founding members, Elaion Core is the group that
is driving the development and evolution of the organisation. Members of the
Core are shouldering the bulk of the work involved in establishing Elaion.
The Membership Council:
The Council is constituted by three Elaion Core who are managing the membership
and administrative processes. They have been appointed by the consensus of