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
by Heero Hacquebord, OPC Missionary to Ukraine (shared with permission) Thank you for praying! Your prayers were instrumental in having one of the best camps yet! Students actively participated in all events, Ukrainian volunteers grew as leaders and American short-term team members were excellent teachers, roommates and examples of true Christian faith. We are especially thankful for our U.S. short-term team—primarily from Redeemer Presbyterian Church in San Antonio—who braved war conditions
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
NEW HORIZONS, October 2015: Energy and resources we would normally use to serve only ourselves, instead are called to be used in service of others, both those we came to minister to and our fellow team members . . .
Praise God for another successful English Camp this summer in the Ukraine! We had an absolute blast with students practicing English, playing sports and games, and discussing God’s truth, all in the beautiful Carpathian Mountains of Western Ukraine . . .