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by Trish Duggan, Communication Coordinator, OPC Short-Term Missions and Disaster Response (From our April, 2020 STORM Report) Our usual April issue of conveying the plans and excitement for short-term mission trips are in many ways, not the same this year; it just can’t be. Although some teams are still prayerfully planning summer work, some have made the very tough decision
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
No doubt there are many wondering today what the coming summer holds, even though it’s just a few short months away. Will I graduate? Can I take my family vacation? Will I still be in school given all the time lost? Will I still have a job? Can I even leave my home? And some readers of the STORM Report might be wondering, will I
OPC Missionary Ben Hopp writes: After almost two years in the planning, we were finally able to host a construction team to complete the Kaliko Roofing Project. Unrest in the past required this team to be canceled twice. We are thankful that the Lord provided a safe window for the team, coming mainly from Wisconsin OP churches, to complete the project.
Update as of March 19, 2020 English Camp in the Czech Republic The team is full! Team coordinator, Sherry Wagner reports, “They are now in the throes of lesson planning. This is a major undertaking since our camp will minister to about 120 Czechs. We will provide morning English lessons, afternoon activities and evening programs during the week of camp.
Thanks to the Coronavirus, we’re all facing many unknowns. How thankful we can be for Christ’s perfect knowledge of the future! We are not sure what the OPC short-term mission trip landscape will be in 2020, but we continue to work with mission fields on plans. If your summer is now a big question mark, too, hang with us! We
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…
I still think of what God may be doing in the lives of those to whom we witnessed. We didn’t go alone onto the boardwalk on those evenings, neither do we go alone in anything we do. God calls us and equip us to the tasks he has given us…