Category: Team Praha (Czech Republic)
STM 2023 Wrap-Up: Short-Term Missions, Long-Term Blessings by Allison Groot, STM Administrative Assistant Summer 2023 is gone just as quickly as it came. However, for the first time in multiple years, OPC Short-Term Missions is thankful to be able to look back on a summer full of teams traveling around the globe to assist missionaries, engage in evangelism, and to
“I really appreciated the opportunity to catch a glimpse of real-life mission work. I learned the importance of developing and investing in relationships and saw it carried out by the Farniks. It was through relationships and connections that they were able to invite people to the activities they hosted and connect with them on a personal level.” Michael Weld, member of Bonita OPC
Join Jerry and Marilyn Farnik for three weeks of youth ministry and service in the Czech Republic! These three weeks will be packed with hiking, sightseeing, friendship evangelism among teens and young adults, and leadership of two Vacation Bible Schools. Guys and girls ages 16-30 are encouraged to apply. Team members should be communicant members faithfully involved in service in
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
George Scipione gave 25 lectures on how to present the Gospel in counseling unbelievers and the importance of the church in helping people grow in faith and see real change in their lives. Eileen Scipione taught two seminars for the women…
I felt so overwhelmed with joy seeing all those families walk into church that Sunday morning in a country where almost every man and woman denies the gospel or doesn’t even know the gospel…
God provided me with an amazing team and an amazing co-leader, Kathleen Winslow. This team of eleven young adults and Kathleen were more than anyone could ask for, they were willing, efficient, loving, kind, diligent, God fearing, and God honoring . . .
I prayed that God would give me the courage to be bold, and God answered my prayers! Not only did He give me the courage to have serious conversations about salvation, relationships, and life after death, but He also gave the Czech teens the courage to have those conversations with me . . .
The Lord blessed the trip and the team greatly, and we long to see fruit from the seeds that were planted. Though the Czech Republic is a spiritually dark area of the world, we know God can cause a revival and that hearts can be changed . . .
I encourage anyone considering a short term mission trip to remember that there are two sides to it. While we are there primarily to help the missionaries and those they minister to, we will also personally experience God’s blessing and grow in Him as a result . . .
Team Praha impacts you but it also impacts those around you. When you see people thinking deeply about Scripture, questioning it, searching it, you know they are close to the kingdom. It made us all rejoice to know that seeds might fall on good soil . . .