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Orthodox Mission Teams

Empower the Church at home and abroad by working, witnessing, worshipping and making disciples on an Orthodox Mission Team. Minister to the needs of Orthodox communities around the world by: presenting a visible expression of the love, unity and support; sharing the teachings of the Orthodox Faith and providing labor to communities; and increasing awareness of the unending mission efforts of the Church.

Open Mission Teams

Current Mission Team opportunities are listed below. Click the More button to learn about each Team. Click the Sign-Up button to apply. Share in a journey of faith as an OCMC Orthodox Mission Team member. Apply today!

Albania
3/1/2019 to 3/10/2019
Youth Work
Tirana – Experience the growth and vibrancy of the Church in Albania by participating in events that focus on the youth ministries of the Church. This Team will be a collaborative effort with OCF Real Break and will be led by Dcn Stephanos Ritsi, OCMC long term missionary. Register at: http://www.ocf.net/events/real-break-albania-2019/
6/18/2019 to 7/1/2019
Youth Work
Shen Vlash - Make a difference in the life of a young person this summer by being a part of an annual camp at the Children's Home of Hope, located on the seminary grounds of historic Shen Vlash. The children at the Home of Hope are raised in an Orthodox enviornment and look forward to this Team every year. Team will be planned by OCMC missionary Pamela Barksdale. *
 
Guatemala
11/9/2018 to 11/18/2018
Healthcare - Returned
Aguacate – Are you interested in providing health care and education in a rural village of Guatemala this fall? In an isolated part of the country, a rural Orthodox clinic is making a difference in the health of thousands of individuals.

Lisa Keller
Mr. Michael L Bosworth
Rachel Montany
Mrs. Elizabeth Slanta
Dr. Henry Van Zanten
Dr. Olympia Tachopoulou
Mrs. Patricia P Nelson
Dr. Antonios Charokopos
Ms. Victoria Anderson
11/8/2019 to 11/17/2019
Healthcare
Aguacate – Provide health care and education in Aguacate, a predominately Mayan region of northern Guatemala. Show the love of Christ by sharing your talents as a health care provider at the Fr. Andres Giron Clinic. Team will be led by OCMC long term missionaries.
 
Indonesia
6/24/2019 to 7/6/2019
Teaching
Bali - Assist the Orthodox Church in Indonesia with its ongoing mission by being part of a youth and family-focused ministry in Singaraja, Bali. Teach about the Orthodox Faith and Christian understanding of spirituality, prayer, family life, and fellowship while providing a visible witness of the Faith.
7/1/2019 to 7/13/2019
Teaching
Medan - Teach the Faith at three Orthodox schools that are planting the seeds of Christianity in North Sumatera where Islam is a majority religion.
 
Jamaica
8/8/2019 to 8/17/2019
Youth Work
Kingston – Be a part of the second Orthodox Mission Team to Jamaica that will offer a Vacation Bible School and encourage the faithful who are experiencing a thirst for Orthodoxy and desire for a vibrant Church. Team will be led by Fr. Anthony Salzman.
 
Kenya
11/19/2018 to 11/28/2018
Teaching - Returned
Nyeri– Be part of this small Team of Orthodox women who are interested in sharing their faith to clergy wives in the Diocese of Nyeri! Travel to Kenya and participate in a retreat that will focus on the unique ministry that women have in the Orthodox Church.

Pres Laura Morton
Pres Konstantina Dalianis
Pres Vasiliki Constantine
11/28/2018 to 12/8/2018
Youth Work - Returned
Nairobi – Are you interested in making a difference in the lives of the youth as they consider their future life goals?

Mr. Chris Peleshenko
Mrs. Eleni Karamatskos
Mr. Theodoros Karamatskos
Mrs. Elayne Goldman
Mrs. Martha L Verlinich
Ms. Vicki L Horton
Ms. Zoe C Filutowski
11/28/2018 to 12/8/2018
Youth Work - Returned
Nandi – Are you interested in encouraging the youth of Kenya in their spiritual life? Are you willing to put your faith into action?

Fr. Dimitrios Lee
Miss Theodora N Veronis
Mrs. Aphrodite Peponis
Mrs. Anna Kurian
Ms. And'rea Colevas
Ms. Eleni Brown
3/15/2019 to 3/26/2019
Outreach
Butali – Touch the lives of orphaned children by leading a camp program for the St. Tabitha Children's Home in the Diocese of Kisumu and West Kenya. This Team will bring joy and hope by offering a fun-filled faith- based camp.
7/17/2019 to 7/29/2019
Construction
Mugeni - Assist with construction at the St. Athanasius Orthodox Secondary School in the remote village of Mugeni in the Diocese of Kisumu and West Kenya. Help build the foundation of Orthodoxy by providing facilities that will prepare students for future studies.*
8/10/2019 to 8/19/2019
Teaching
Kisumu – Be a part of a vibrant women's ministry in the Diocese of Kisumu and West Kenya. This Diocese retreat brings women from different tribes and regions together for learning, fellowship and spiritual growth.
8/28/2019 to 9/7/2019
Healthcare
Kisumu - Provide health care and health education in the Nandi region of western Kenya. The Orthodox Church in this region has a holistic ministry which includes vibrant Churches, schools and health care outreach. Health Care professionals needed.
12/8/2019 to 12/17/2019
Youth Work
Kisumu - Contribute to youth ministry efforts of the Diocese of Kisumu and West Kenya at a conference for youth leaders and young adults. Individuals with experience teaching and youth work are encouraged to apply.
12/8/2019 to 12/17/2019
Youth Work
Nyeri - Contribute to youth ministry efforts of the Diocese of Nyeri and Mount Kenya at a conference for youth leaders and young adults. Individuals with experience teaching and youth work are encouraged to apply.
 
Mexico
7/18/2019 to 7/24/2019
Construction
Building A Home for Missions. Enjoy a week of work, witness and fellowship as you learn the importance of sharing the Orthodox Faith and the responsibility of building up the Church in a cross-cultural setting. Project Mexico is partnering with OCMC to build homes while introducing youth and adults to the Orthodox vocation of international missions. Register at: www.projectmexico.org
8/10/2019 to 8/17/2019
Teaching
Vera Cruz – Are you interested in sharing your faith in remote villages northeast of Mexico City? Do you want to use your Spanish language skills in the mission field?
 
Sweden
10/23/2019 to 11/4/2019
Youth Work
Stockholm – In this era of post-modernism, the youth of Sweden are looking to the Church for truth. Be a part of this first Team to Sweden and encourage the faithful in their Orthodox walk.
 
United States
7/6/2019 to 7/14/2019
Outreach
Are you a high school student or youth leader who is interested in putting your Faith to work and sharing Christ's love by helping families in need through a home repair mission trip with the Orthodox Youth Mission Team to Appalachia this summer where you will live in community with other Orthodox youth? Register at www.oymt.info.
7/22/2019 to 7/31/2019
Youth Work
Yukon Deanery, Alaska – Are you able to participate in a wilderness youth camp? This annual camp, near Pilot Station, teaches Yupik Alaskan traditions and the Orthodox faith. This is an opportunity for you to encourage and teach youth about the Orthodox Faith in the beautiful Loower Yukon. Team will be hosted by Fr. Stephen Heckman. *
 
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Prayer for Missions

God of truth and love: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, Hear our prayer for those who do not know You. That they may come to a saving knowledge of the truth, and that Your Name may be praised among all peoples of the world. Sustain, inspire, and enlighten Your servants who bring them the Gospel. Bring fresh vigor to wavering faith; sustain our faith when it is still fragile. Continually renew missionary zeal in ourselves and in the Church, and raise up new missionaries who will follow You to the ends of the world. Make us witnesses to Your goodness full of love, full of strength, and full of faith for Your glory and the salvation of the entire world. Through the prayers of all the missionary saints, Have mercy on us and save us. Amen.
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