Summer 2015: Help Present VBS in Schenectady, New York

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Calvary OPC in Schenectady, New York, is seeking volunteers to come help them run their VBS program this summer (Monday – Friday, July 27 – July 31, 2015). Their VBS is always structured around a particular theme. The most popular one so far was “The Sola System,” featuring the Reformation solas in an outer space setting! The theme for 2015 is the story of Jonah . . .

Summer 2015: STM Trip to Nozomi Center in Japan

Nozomi Center - photo from Nozomi Center website

The Presbytery of Ohio Foreign Missions Committee invites you to apply to be part of a seven person team to serve alongside of our missionaries in Japan for disaster relief work near Sendai from July 29th to August 10th , 2015 . . .

May-June 2015: Work Teams Needed at Boardwalk Chapel

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The OPC’s Boardwalk Chapel in Wildwood, New Jersey, is in need of volunteers to come to the Chapel in May and June to help spruce up the Chapel as it heads into its busy summer season of ministry at the Jersey shore! Work will include cleaning, painting, construction/renovation, and plumbing . . .

Summer 2015: Serve at the Boardwalk Chapel

2014 Staffer Isaiah English at entrance to Boardwalk Chapel

Now is the time to make your plans to serve at the OPC’s Boardwalk Chapel in Wildwood, New Jersey, this summer! There are currently openings for 10 Volunteer Staff (musicians especially needed!), and House Parents (a couple to serve as “Dad and Mom” to the staff) are also needed . . .

Summer 2015: Help Present VBS in Middletown, Delaware

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Grace OPC in Middletown, Delaware, will hold its weekday-morning Vacation Bible School (VBS) the week of June 15-19, 2015. Pastor Bob Harting is looking for committed young people to come to Delaware and help carry out this fun-filled week of ministry from God’s Word . . .

“Missionaries” – Not Just “Volunteers!”

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by Janet Birkmann, STM Admin Assistant (January 2015)   We recently received the following note referring to the teams that the OPC has been sending to Japan since the Tsunami of 2011 to help with the continuing recovery and outreach taking place at the Nozomi (Hope) Center, established by the Reformed Church in Japan and a coalition of missions including

Summer 2015: Share Your Skills in Uganda

Uganda - Dr. (dentist) Donald Theriault volunteers at the medical clinic

The Karamoja station of the Orthodox Presbyterian Uganda Mission (OPUM) is looking for those with medical skills, pastoral interests, teaching experience, or construction/mechanical skills to come serve in Uganda this summer . . .

Summer 2015: “English for Kids” Bible Camps in Quebec

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St-Marc’s Reformed Church in Quebec is looking for English-speaking volunteers from sister Reformed and Presbyterian churches in North America to work with a bilingual coordinator from St-Marc’s to conduct “English for Kids” and “English for Teens” Bible Camps this summer . . .

Summer 2015: Join Team Uganda

KEO - from KEO Facebook page - December 2014

by David Winslow, Westminster OPC, Westminster, CA (December 2014)   The Youth Committee of the Presbytery of Southern California will send out a short-term missions team of 8 individuals to assist the missionaries of the OP Uganda Mission this summer, and welcomes you to explore the possibility of joining the team.  The details below are derived from their

Summer 2015: Join Team Haiti

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by David Winslow, Westminster OPC, Westminster, CA (December 2014)   The Youth Committee of the Presbytery of Southern California will send out its 10th “Team Haiti” to present VBS programs in Haiti this summer, and welcomes you to explore the possibility of joining the team.  The details below are derived from the “Team Haiti 2015″ brochure.

Donate Items to the Boardwalk Chapel

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by Elizabeth Horst, Coordinator of Domestic Operations, The Boardwalk Chapel (November 2014)     Plans are underway for some changes and renovations here at the OPC’s Boardwalk Chapel in Wildwood, New Jersey! In order to accomplish much-needed refurbishing of the Chapel apartments and staff housing, we are hoping to receive the following items by donation. Updated List – January 2015: Two

Help Refurbish OP Church Building in Utah

Utah - Christ Presbyterian Church

by David Nakhla, OPC Short-Term Missions Coordinator (October 2014)   Here’s an opportunity to participate in furthering the OPC’s witness in the heart of Mormon country. In September, I visited Pastor Jason Wallace and his congregation at Christ Presbyterian Church (OPC) in Magna, Utah, outside Salt Lake City. Jason has been striving to establish a congregation there

Teach English to South Korean Missionaries

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by Janet Birkmann, STM Admin Assistant (October 2014)   Here’s an opportunity for short-term service in a foreign land – utilizing your “natural talents” as an English speaker! The Missionary Training Institute (MTI) in South Korea, founded by OPC Missionaries Dr. Young J. Son and his wife Mary Lou in 1983 to train Koreans for missionary service, is

Teachers Needed in Uganda

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by Janet Birkmann, STM Admin Assistant (October 2014)     Do you like to teach, and desire to serve on a foreign mission field? The Karamoja Station of the OP Uganda Mission is looking for a teacher or teachers – women, men, or even a couple! – to help out with the mission’s Karamoja Education