Category: 2020 STM

Mike, from Heritage PCA, has been coming with his church to the Boardwalk Chapel for four years! Mike plays bass on stage, performs gospel skits, and evangelizes every night with the staff. “What I love most about the Chapel is being able to evangelize to people on the boardwalk. At the Chapel, there are so many ways that we, the

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One of our summer missionary associates shares her experience of teaching via online this summer. Because she has been working in a sensitive area the following testimonial does not include any identifying information. Praise the Lord that I have had the privilege to serve as a summer missionary associate for two years in a row. Both mission trips were excellent

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This past summer was Athan’s first time coming to the Chapel with his youth group. One of his favorite aspects of the Chapel was being able to take part in the programs. For those who don’t know, the Boardwalk Chapel’s nightly programs run for an hour and a half, involving evangelistic music, skits, and word segments. Athan said that he

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Lucie, from one of our youth groups, has been serving at the Chapel for four years. Each summer she comes back with an excitement to be able to serve alongside her youth group and the Boardwalk Chapel staff. Each summer, Lucie’s faith is deeply encouraged by the staff and the things that she is able to learn. Through the staff’s

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Sam is a Boardwalk Chapel alumni who was on staff in 2018 and served on the evangelism team. Prior to him coming on staff, Sam came to the BWC for the first time in 2017 with his youth group. That year at the Chapel was the year that Sam became a Christian, praise God! It was because of one of

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Lauren from New Hope OPC in Maryland shares her recent experience at The Boardwalk Chapel. “I have been coming to the Chapel for 6 years with my youth group. Every year, while being at the Chapel, I love seeing the staff’s infectious love for the Lord. It is such a joy to be able to serve alongside them for the

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Rachel, from New Hope OPC in Maryland, shares about her recent experience at the Boardwalk Chapel: “Hi everyone! I have been coming to the Chapel for 5 years now with my youth group. What I love most about being at the BWC is the community that you create when you are here. You truly feel like a family, both with

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Elanor from the Harvest PCA Team at the Boardwalk Chapel writes, “This was my 6th year coming to the Chapel with my youth group! I absolutely love the true sense of fellowship that I’ve only ever felt at the chapel. It really feels like all the bloat of modern church life falls away, and I feel connected to the disciples

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Meet This Summer’s Boardwalk Chapel House Parents: Michael & Melissa Spangler by Sarah Klazinga This article was originally posted on www.opc.org Michael and Melissa Spangler with their sons, Michael, Jr. (4), and Josiah (2). Boardwalk Chapel House Parents take care of the staff throughout the summer, discipling them, caring for them as they’re away from their homes and churches, and

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This article was originally posted on opc.org. by Trish Duggan Fun (and evangelizing) in the sun? It almost seems impossible with all that’s going on these days, but it may still be. This year is certainly different for OPC Short-Term Missions. We may be down, but we’re not out. If you were thinking of a missions’ trip, but it was

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How Can You Pray for Our Missionaries? As some of our fields anticipate not being able to welcome teams and friends this summer as they normally do, would you commit to pray for each of our missionaries? Feel free to use the schedule below, if you find it helpful: Week of April 22: for the Boardwalk Chapel as they prepare for

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No doubt there are many wondering today what the coming summer holds, even though it’s just a few short months away. Will I graduate? Can I take my family vacation? Will I still be in school given all the time lost? Will I still have a job? Can I even leave my home? And some readers of the STORM Report might be wondering, will I

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OPC Missionary Ben Hopp writes: After almost two years in the planning, we were finally able to host a construction team to complete the Kaliko Roofing Project. Unrest in the past required this team to be canceled twice. We are thankful that the Lord provided a safe window for the team, coming mainly from Wisconsin OP churches, to complete the project.

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Update as of March 19, 2020 English Camp in the Czech Republic The team is full! Team coordinator, Sherry Wagner reports, “They are now in the throes of lesson planning. This is a major undertaking since our camp will minister to about 120 Czechs. We will provide morning English lessons, afternoon activities and evening programs during the week of camp.

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Thanks to the Coronavirus, we’re all facing many unknowns. How thankful we can be for Christ’s perfect knowledge of the future! We are not sure what the OPC short-term mission trip landscape will be in 2020, but we continue to work with mission fields on plans. If your summer is now a big question mark, too, hang with us! We

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