2016 Orthodox Mission Teams Now Available! You Are Needed as Part of a Mission Team in 2016!


2016 Orthodox Mission Teams are now available! Please prayerfully consider joining one of the teams that will be serving in Alaska, Albania, Guatemala, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, and Uganda.

You Are Needed as Part of a Mission Team in 2016!

Orthodox Mission Team opportunities for 2016 are now available! You service is needed! Please apply today and help lead youth camps, teach the Faith, minister to women, restore a church, or offer healthcare in a world longing for the love of Christ.

Spend two weeks volunteering at a youth camp, teaching the faith, empowering Orthodox women, restoring a church, or providing healthcare. All are needed, and anyone over 18 can serve! Visit www.ocmc.org, e-mail teams@ocmc.org, or call 1-877-463-6784 for more information or to volunteer.

Around the world there are adults and children longing to learn more about the Faith. There are women who want to offer their time and talents to the Church, but need guidance on how best to serve. There are people desperate for healthcare. In 2016, Orthodox Mission Teams from the OCMC will do these things and more. Your service on one of these teams is needed!

Mission teams will be serving in seven countries this year including Alaska (USA), Albania, Guatemala, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, and Uganda. Dates and descriptions for upcoming mission teams are as follows:

MARCH

3/19/2016 to 3/27/2016Albania: Work with Albanian youth leaders to host a conference for young adults from throughout Albania.

3/26/2016 to 4/2/2016Mexico: Offer youth and adult catechism to educate and encourage the faithful in the remote villages of San Esteban and Pisaflores.

APRIL

4/8/2016 to 4/17/2016Guatemala: Provide healthcare and education in northern Guatemala.

MAY

5/9/2016 to 5/21/2016Indonesia: Assist with the healthcare outreach at the Theotokos Orthodox Hospital in Medan, North Sumatra.

5/9/2016 to 5/21/2016Uganda: Provide healthcare at the Holy Cross Orthodox Mission Hospital in Kampala.

5/23/2016 to 6/10/2016Albania: Earn credit hours and study Orthodox Christian missiology with coursework offered through the Missions Institute of Orthodox Christianity with a missions practicum to Albania.

JUNE

6/7/2016 to 6/20/2016Albania: Help administer summer programs for the Children’s Home of Hope in Shen Vlash and the Protagonist School in Tirana.

6/15/2016 to 6/28/2016Guatemala: Offer a summer church school program for two communities outside Nuevo Conception in southwest Guatemala.

6/28/2016 to 7/11/2016Indonesia: Teach the Faith at schools operated by the Orthodox Church in Indonesia.

6/28/2016 to 7/11/2016Indonesia: Offer a family and youth outreach by teaching about the Orthodox understanding of marriage, family life, and raising children in Singaraja, Bali.

JULY

7/1/2016 to 7/11/2016Alaska: Participate in an annual youth camp in Kwethluk and lead a young adult retreat in Napaskiak.

7/20/2016 to 7/30/2016Alaska: Participate in an annual youth camp near Pilot Station.

7/27/2016 to 8/5/2016Alaska: Offer a camp program for children, teenagers, and adults in Old Harbor.

AUGUST

8/26/2016 to 9/4/2016Guatemala: Provide healthcare and education in northern Guatemala.

OCTOBER

10/25/2016 to 11/5/2016Albania: Plan and lead spiritual retreats for clergy wives and women leaders in Albania.

Dates and details for teams to Kenya are still to be determined. Visit http://www.ocmc.org/about/open_teams.aspx, e-mail :  teams@ocmc.org, or call 1-877-463-6784 for more information or to volunteer.

http://www.ocmc.org/resources/view_article.aspx?ArticleId=2186

Current Mission Team opportunities available through OCMC are listed below. Click the More button to learn more about each Team. Click the Sign-Up button next to a Team if you are interested in sharing in a journey of faith as an Orthodox Team member. Airfare not included in Team costs. Team members must travel on scheduled dates; air travel to be coordinated with OCMC; ground transportation will be provided. Team members are encouraged to raise additional funds to cover the cost of domestic and international travel.

Albania
3/19/2016 to 3/27/2016
Teaching
Work with Albanian youth leaders to host a conference for young adults from throughout Albania. Reach out to and engage college students at the University of Tirana’s Orthodox Student Center. Minister alongside OCMC missionaries to Albania.
5/23/2016 to 6/10/2016
Outreach
Earn credit hours and study Orthodox Christian missiology with coursework offered through Missions Institute of Orthodox Christianity with a missions practicum to Albania. Participation is limited to Orthodox seminarians.
6/7/2016 to 6/20/2016
Youth Work
Help administer summer programs for the Children’s Home of Hope in Shen Vlash and the Protagonist School in Tirana. Incorporate religious lessons, Bible studies, discussion, music, sports, crafts and activities while teaching English. Work with OCMC missionaries to Albania.
10/25/2016 to 11/5/2016
Teaching
Plan and lead spiritual retreats for clergy wives and women leaders in Albania. Share common experiences and the roles of clergy wives and women in the Church, and have time for fellowship, reflection and growth. Clergy wives are encouraged to apply. Witness alongside OCMC missionaries to Albania.

Guatemala
4/8/2016 to 4/17/2016
Healthcare
Provide health care and education in northern Guatemala. Minister to the physical needs of individuals at the Fr. Andres Giron Health Clinic in the remote Mayan village of Aguacate. Pediatricians, mid-wives, nurses and medical technicians are needed. Work with OCMC missionaries to Guatemala.
6/15/2016 to 6/28/2016
Youth Work
Offer a summer Church school program for two communities outside Nuevo Conception in southwest Guatemala. Introduce basic lessons on the Orthodox Church for youth who are eager to learn more about the Faith. Work with OCMC missionaries to Guatemala.
8/26/2016 to 9/4/2016
Healthcare
Provide health care and education in northern Guatemala. Minister to the physical needs of individuals at the Fr. Andres Giron Health Clinic in the remote Mayan village of Aguacate. Pediatricians, mid-wives, nurses and medical technicians are needed. Work with OCMC missionaries to Guatemala.

Indonesia
5/9/2016 to 5/21/2016
Healthcare
Assist with the health care outreach at the Theotokos Orthodox Hospital in Medan, North Sumatera. Provide care and education for patients and continuing education for the Hospital staff. Needed are pediatricians, gynecologists, dentists, nurses and other health care professionals.
6/28/2016 to 7/11/2016
Teaching
Teach the Faith at schools operated by the Orthodox Church in Indonesia. Assist with the ongoing mission of planting the seeds of Christianity, teach English to students, and present the Orthodox way of life and spirituality in a nation where Christianity is a minority faith.
6/28/2016 to 7/11/2016
Teaching
Offer a family and youth outreach by teaching about the Orthodox understanding of marriage, family life and raising children in Singaraja, Bali. Teach about the Church, social issues, offer English lessons, share life experiences and provide a visible witness of the Orthodox Faith.

Mexico
3/26/2016 to 4/2/2016
Teaching
Offer youth and adult catechism to educate and encourage the faithful in the to the remote villages of San Esteban and Pisaflores. Teach children basic catechism and craft activities in a Vacation Bible School format, offer adult catechism and attend worship services with the local communities. Spanish-speaking applicants are encouraged to apply.

Uganda
5/9/2016 to 5/21/2016
Healthcare
Provide health care at the Holy Cross Orthodox Mission Hospital in Kampala. Work alongside Holy Cross medical personnel to treat and counsel patients, provide health education, and outreach to other Orthodox clinics. Health care providers are needed.

United States
7/1/2016 to 7/11/2016
Youth Work
Participate in an annual youth camp in Kwethluk and lead a young adult retreat in Napaskiak. Teach the youth and young adults of the lower Kuskokwim Deanery the Christian approach to withstanding social temptations and a deeper understanding of Orthodoxy.
7/20/2016 to 7/30/2016
Youth Work
Participate in an annual youth camp near Pilot Station. Work with Orthodox clergy and leaders of the Yukon Deanery to teach a deeper understanding of the Orthodox Church and its response to social issues, and help connect the youth to their religious and cultural roots.
7/27/2016 to 8/5/2016
Youth Work
Offer a camp program for children, teenagers and adults in Old Harbor. Help the Three Saints Orthodox community strengthen its youth ministry efforts. Teach the Faith through lessons, discussions, activities, outreach and bring awareness of living as Orthodox in this world.

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