Open Mission Teams
Empower the Church at home and abroad by working, witnessing, worshipping and making disciples. Minister to the needs of Orthodox communities by: presenting a visible expression of the love, unity, and support; sharing the teachings of the Orthodox Faith and providing labor to communities around the globe; and increasing awareness of the unending mission efforts of the Church.
Current OCMC Mission Team opportunities available are listed below. Click the More button to learn about each Team. Click the Sign-Up button if you are interested in sharing in a journey of faith as an Orthodox Team member. Apply today!
10/26/2016 to 11/7/2016
TeachingPlan 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.
Support for the Clergy Wives Retreat
3/10/2017 to 3/20/2017
Work with Albanian Orthodox youth leaders to host conferences for youth and young adults who are seeking to strengthen their faith in a rapidly changing society. Team will be led by OCMC missionary Deacon Stephanos Ritsi.
6/13/2017 to 6/27/2017
Conduct a summer camp program for children in Albania. The Children's Home of Hope in Shen Vlash provides a family-structured home for children in need to grow in an Orthodox environment. Team will be led by OCMC missionary Pamela Barksdale.
3/17/2017 to 3/26/2017
Provide health care and health education in the predominately Mayan region of northern Guatemala. Show the love of Christ by sharing your talents as a health care provider in Aguacate at the Fr. Andres Giron Clinic.
5/22/2017 to 6/10/2017
Be a witness of your faith in Medan by teaching at schools run by the Orthodox Church. Share the teaching of the Faith at the annual event of the faithful who gather once a year to learn more about Orthodoxy. Teach and encourage the students at Orthodox schools in Indonesia.
3/29/2017 to 4/10/2017
Make a difference in the lives of the youth at the St. Clement Orthodox School, located near the Makarios III Patriarchal Seminary in Nairobi, by participating in a Youth Mentorship Program. This initiative is geared to help teens with life skills while sharing the Orthodox Faith.
4/21/2017 to 5/2/2017
Be a part of a vibrant women's ministry in the new Diocese of Kisumu and West Kenya. Participate and teach at the Diocese Mother's Union retreat that brings women from different tribes and regions together for learning, fellowship and growth.
6/6/2017 to 6/20/2017
Assist the community of St. Moses Orthodox Church in Kakamega, in the new Diocese of Kisumu and West Kenya, build their permanent Church building.
9/14/2016 to 9/24/2016
Healthcare - ReturnedProvide 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.