Serve with the OP Uganda Mission

Quick Facts

  • Trip Status: Available Year-Round
  • Date: Year-Round
  • Contact: Volunteer Organizer, Chloe Verdick: [email protected]
  • Trip Costs: Transportation, lodging, meals, other

The OP Uganda Mission (OPUM), the largest mission in the OPC, offers many opportunities for short-term mission service year-round!

This field has two stations: one in Karamoja and one in Mbale. There are many ways for a short-term visitor to serve:


  • Farm project
  • Pre-primary education program – Karamoja Education Outreach (KEO) – click here for further details
  • Village evangelism
  • Construction and repair projects
  • Administration
  • Helping out in the homes of missionaries


  • Reformation Book Room
  • Helping out in the homes of missionaries

Learn More:

Click here to find photos and testimonials from those who have served short-term in Uganda.

Visit OPUM’s website at for many important details.

Handbook: Living requirements for Karamoja are unique, and you will find an extensive and carefully detailed visitor’s handbook (Karamoja Handbook) on the website, a must-read for anyone interested in serving in this remote region of the world. In the Handbook, you’ll find information about the work of the Karamoja station, the application process (including visas, insurance and vaccinations), what to pack, rules for community living, local standards of conduct, and even critters and varmints!

If you are in good health and prepared to stay for at least 3 weeks of service, visit the OPUM website to learn more! Our missionaries in Uganda love the fellowship and help of short-term visitors. With advance knowledge of you and your skill set, they will determine how best to put your gifts to work to advance the goals of the mission. Whether in Karamoja or Mbale, you will learn an immense amount about the local people and culture, as well as the labors of our missionaries there.


Video: OP Uganda Mission


OPUM invites you to come and serve, learn, and assist in the active ministry of word and deed carried out daily in Uganda. Short-term visitors are welcome year-round! 

Click here for an application form.

If you would like to come in the summer, keep in mind that the deadline to submit your application and references for a summer visit is in mid-March each year.


Rev. David Robbins
[email protected]


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