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OCMC Seeking New Director of Finance

Make a difference with your life! The Orthodox Christian Mission Center (OCMC) is seeking to fill the position of Finance Director. Join us as part of the Senior Management team and head of our Finance Department as we change lives around the world. We have a close-knit staff, are located in beautiful St. Augustine, Florida and offer competitive salary with excellent benefits. Most important, your work will make a lasting difference. Resumes may be sent to:
by Orthodox Christian Mission Center (Posted 2/27/2020)
Come and See...

"The Orthodox mission experience cannot be described in words, but one has to 'come and see' the work of God to fully understand it." You are invited to "come and see" the efforts underway in the mission field by participating on an OCMC Mission Team. It starts with an application, and then the staff at OCMC will walk you through the rest of the preparation steps. You will receive fundraising tips, travel with a group, and make a lasting change in the lives of those you minister to. Many Team members report back that their own life has been changed. Apply today! Contact OCMC at teams@ocmc.org or apply online at https://www.ocmc.org/about/open_teams.aspx.

by OCMC Announcement (Posted 2/24/2020)
OCMC Welcomes His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America
OCMC Welcomes His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America

On Saturday, February 8, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros, primate of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, visited the Mission Center in St. Augustine, Florida. We were blessed to give him a tour of our facilities, share more about the work we do, and host him for a pleasant lunch."It is love that is the basis of our missionary enterprise," said His Eminence as he addressed those present, "because we are inspired to give the gift of...

by Niko Birbilis (Posted 2/11/2020)
Its Time...To Order 2020 Missions Lesson Plans and Coin Boxes from the OCMC

If you haven't already, you should have received your 2020 Missions Lesson Plan and Coin Box order form from the OCMC. This year's lesson plans focus on one of the Church's great missionary saints – St. Herman of Alaska. Your Sunday school students will learn about the life of this blessed saint and enjoy fun activities while celebrating the 50th anniversary of his canonization. Please submit your order form, or e-mail us at jenna@ocmc.org, by February 21st so we can send you your lesson plans and coin boxes in time for Mission Sunday, March 1st!

by OCMC Announcement (Posted 2/11/2020)
Fruit of the Orthodox Mission in Guatemala
Fruit of the Orthodox Mission in Guatemala

This past week, we were blessed to receive our missionary Jennifer Rice here at OCMC. While passing through on her furlough, she shared some stories and updates from the mission field with us. Among her updates was the story of a girl named Mati.Mati is an Orthodox Christian in Aguacate, and she is deeply involved in the Church. Through the presence of the Orthodox Church in the area, Mati has found many opportunities to grow and pursue her vocation. She has helped with the medical...

by Niko Birbilis (Posted 2/5/2020)
St. Mark
St. Mark's Helps Renovate Albanian Preschool!

Thanks to the support of St. Mark Greek Orthodox Church in Boca Raton, FL, a preschool in Albania was able to fully renovate their playground area!The preschool is in Vlore, Albania, and it was established in a building with the blessings of His Beatitude Archbishop Anastasios for the Spirit of Love Foundation. It was in great need of repair, however; the plaster on the walls was cracked, and they needed to create a more welcoming and engaging play area for the children....

by Niko Birbilis (Posted 1/31/2020)
Join Thousands of Orthodox Youth and Create a VIRTUAL COIN BOX for Missions This Lent
Join Thousands of Orthodox Youth and Create a VIRTUAL COIN BOX for Missions This Lent

Every year OCMC sends out thousands of coin boxes to Sunday School students. Throughout Lent they are encouraged to be a part of the Church's global mission by filling them up with spare bills and change. Each year they raise over $25K that helps send missionaries and teams around the world to share the Orthodox Faith.This Lent we are inviting you to join them! From Mission Sunday, March 1st, until the...

by Orthodox Christian Mission Center (Posted 1/28/2020)
Mission Sunday 2020
Mission Sunday 2020

To the Reverend Clergy, Venerable Monastics, and the Devout Faithful of the Holy Orthodox Churches in the United States,Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.Sunday, March 1st, has been designated Mission Sunday by the Hierarchs of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States.Missions lies at the very core of our Orthodox tradition. The Church was founded on a spirit of sharing the Good News of Christ's Resurrection with the world so...

by Orthodox Christian Mission Center (Posted 1/24/2020)
Mission Sunday is March 1st...Order Lesson Plans & Coin Boxes Today

This year, Mission Sunday falls on March 1st, and 2020 is a great year to continue to grow awareness of Orthodox missions in your parish. Not only does Mission Sunday fall right before the start of Great and Holy Lent, but 2020 is the 50-year anniversary of the canonization of St. Herman of Alaska. Sunday school lesson plans for the Mission Center will teach about the life of this missionary saint so that youth at your parish can follow in his footsteps. Coin boxes will come with the lesson plans so Sunday School students can support this vital work of their Church. Please e-mail us at jenna@ocmc.org, or call Daniel Kindell at 1-877-463-6784 ext. 165.

by OCMC Announcement (Posted 1/14/2020)
Make a New Decade Donation to the Orthodox Christian Mission Center!
Make a New Decade Donation to the Orthodox Christian Mission Center!

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,What a difference 10 years can make…Back in 2010, there were 15 Orthodox Christian missionaries serving in 3 countries through the Mission Center. We had sent out just over 1,100 people on mission teams. OCMC was very active in a couple of countries in Europe and several across Africa. Missions in Central and South America were limited.In the years that followed, we came a long...

by Orthodox Christian Mission Center (Posted 12/31/2019)
Spring 2020 Orthodox Mission Teams Now Available!

Have you ever wanted to experience the Orthodox Faith in another part of the world? Have you ever wanted to serve in the name of your Faith? Have you ever wanted to meet Orthodox Christians from another culture? If so, prayerfully consider joining one of the Orthodox Christian Mission Center's Spring Mission Teams in 2020. This year's Spring teams will be offering a living witness to the Orthodox Faith in Albania, Colombia, Guatemala, and Indonesia - with even more teams slated for later in the year! For more information, to apply, or for a complete list of teams visit www.ocmc.org or e-mail teams@ocmc.org.

by OCMC Announcement (Posted 12/18/2019)
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Prayer for Missions

God of truth and love: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, Hear our prayer for those who do not know You. That they may come to a saving knowledge of the truth, and that Your Name may be praised among all peoples of the world. Sustain, inspire, and enlighten Your servants who bring them the Gospel. Bring fresh vigor to wavering faith; sustain our faith when it is still fragile. Continually renew missionary zeal in ourselves and in the Church, and raise up new missionaries who will follow You to the ends of the world. Make us witnesses to Your goodness full of love, full of strength, and full of faith for Your glory and the salvation of the entire world. Through the prayers of all the missionary saints, Have mercy on us and save us. Amen.
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