Category: Uganda

Emily Bowman, who served in Karamoja, Uganda for one month, shares about her experience on the field: I’d like to say it was life-changing. The experience was unlike anything I’ve ever done before. Living among a culture of people on the mission compound and the surrounding area was so completely different yet such an amazing experience. I am so thankful

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“There is no way to even start to understand life here without being here. Living here, seeing how the mission operates—it’s been enjoyable and eye-opening,” says Jed Homan, Missionary Associate at the OP Uganda Mission. Jed is beginning his third month of work in Nakaale, Karamoja, Uganda and reports that it has been satisfying to be able to make progress

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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

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Do you like to get your hands dirty on a project? Are you curious about serving on a mission field? This may be just the combination you’ve been looking for. The Uganda Mission is looking for an individual skilled in maintenance projects (especially welding, vehicles and general grounds work) to come for a month or more. If you would like to be

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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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Jonathan Walker served at the OP Uganda Mission’s Akisyon A Yesu Presbyterian Clinic in the summer of 2019. Jonathan’s photos include a nice look inside the clinic, as well as colorful local scenes…

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It is amazing how strong the people are, that they are able to travel great distances just to receive medical care. It is a sobering feeling to know someone traveled so far to seek your help. Of course, they receive more than medical care, they receive the Gospel, too…

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Being here on a short term trip has been a real reminder that we are called as believers to proclaim the gospel no matter what context we are in…

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Joe and Jan cataloged almost two thousand books, created a library system, entered each book, searched for the Library of Congress number, printed catalog numbers …

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This excellent video by missionary Chris Verdick serves as a great introduction for those considering applying to serve short-term in Uganda…

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Raun and Joshua traveled to Uganda to help with a roof replacement project led by missionary deacon Mark Van Essendelft, his sons, and several other young men, all of whom worked tirelessly in the sun for more than two weeks…

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Raun and James graciously responded to the need for a team of skilled men to travel to Uganda and help make significant repairs and upgrades to one of the missionary residences…

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Current Opportunity: Short-term missionaries can serve in a variety of ways with the OP Uganda Mission year-round…

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The lack of success, abilities, or circumstances does not negate obedience to Christ’s parting words (Matthew 28:18-20) . . .

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Being a member of Team Uganda 2015 was an experience that changed my life. Actually, it didn’t just change my life. It changed me. Short-term mission trips do that to people. We go in thinking that we have all of this knowledge and wisdom to share, but in the end, we are the ones who learn so much . .

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The team’s teaching focus was eight questions and answers on the offices of Christ—our prophet, priest, and king. Their ministry of teaching the Catechism, as well as other Biblical material, will be brought to four more schools and two Karamoja Education Outreach (KEO) venues during the next two weeks . . .

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