Category: Churches Helping Churches
by Leanne Prothe, Youth Coordinator, Grace Presbyterian Church (Vienna, VA) As the Youth Group coordinator at Grace Presbyterian Church outside of Washington DC, I greatly desired our youth group to go on a mission trip. But I wanted it to take place somewhere different than our homes and home church. I wanted to see the group serving or evangelizing—focused outwards
Because of international COVID regulations, it’s a great time to maybe think outside the box for your next short-term missions opportunity! Are you looking to find a service project for your youth group or other group in your church? Are you open to helping another church with their Vacation Bible School, maintenance project or some other creative idea? We could
No doubt you’ve noticed the near-depleted list of short-term mission opportunities the past two years due to COVID restrictions. But praise the Lord, things seem to be changing and we’re encouraged! According to the travel site, Kayak, as of November 24, 2021, the borders of five countries are now open, with no restrictions. 166 countries’ borders are open, with limited
By Trish Duggan The quick answer is, of course, yes, if at all possible. With all the government mandates across the world, we’ve all slowly become accustomed to “sheltering in place”, not seeing friends, not having an opportunity to fellowship and we’ve spent more time inside watching tv or on our devices. And we know that if we aren’t actively
Once again this year at Spring Break, Reformed Missions Services (RMS.org) sent a team to Florida to serve at Christ the King OPC in Naples…
Andy and Beth said, “We had a great time with the project….So happy to be able to serve the Lord in this way…”
The float we’re building will be used at Cedar OPC’s Memorial Day parade in Jenison, and then the name changed to Meadow Springs for the July 4th parade. This is Presbyterianism at some of its best!”
The reputation of our church, and the credibility of our cause for the Gospel, has been significantly enhanced among our neighbors based on these good works…
Shiloh OPC (Raleigh, NC) provided the funding, and a couple from Redeemer OPC (Ada, MI) volunteered to do the work! A great example of churches helping churches as two congregations came together to serve the OPC church plant in Neon, KY…
TEAM UTAH 2017: This trip was something I was nervous about because I felt like I didn’t have enough experience, but I was blessed with an amazing team who patiently taught me everything I needed to know . . .
Pete Onink and his daughter Jessica drove down from Illinois…Mark and Patti Palmer from Alabama joined them…David and Donna Taylor from Bradenton were vacationing nearby and came to pitch in…
It is both humbling and encouraging to experience the love and unity of the body of Christ in this way. Our church family loves this team dearly and feels a strong kinship for the saints at Trinity…
TEAM UTAH 2015: Our team was honored to be able to serve our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ by helping Christ Presbyterian Church (OPC) in Magna, Utah. They are truly a light in a very dark corner of our country . . .
An OPC church plant in New Hampshire put out a call for help with building refurbishment and received volunteers from California, Ohio, Maine, Vermont, and Massachusetts…
KENTWOOD, MI (2014): With the help of 3 other OP churches in Michigan, Meadow Springs Community Church (OPC) reached out to their community with a “Dragon Master” theme during the Annual July 4th Carnival in Kentwood, Michigan . . .
We thank the Lord that we have grown closer to our sister church through mutual service and encouragement in the Lord. We are so grateful for their generosity. They have given of their resources to build up the body of Christ in northeast San Antonio . . .
NEW HORIZONS, October 2012: On July 9, 2012, a group of more than thirty people came from nine churches across the country to transform the inside, outside, and grounds of New Covenant OPC in South San Francisco, California . . .
GRACE OPC, GERMANTOWN, PA (2012): Where there was discouragement, the crew brought encouragement and fellowship (especially to the pastor and his family!) Where saints felt isolated and alone, the lingering impact of this crew’s presence brought an increase of traffic that made it clear that we had a new and more visible presence in the community . . .
BARRE, VT (2012): In response to a request for a team to paint a house, eight men from Harvest OPC in Wyoming, Michigan, drove to Barre, Vermont. The homeowner was extremely grateful for this outpouring of Christian love from the missionary team from Harvest.