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2017 Mission Team Opportunities - Albania (Youth) and Guatemala (Healthcare)

The Orthodox Christian Mission Center has just released 2017 short-term mission team opportunities!

There is a team heading to Albania March 10 – 20 which will work with Albanian Orthodox youth leaders, including OCMC Missionary Dn. Stephanos Ritsi, to host a youth and young adult conference. The conference will focus on strengthening the faith of young Orthodox Christians throughout Albania. It will also seek to raise awareness of youth ministries available through the Albanian Orthodox Church. If you have a passion for youth ministry or desire to contribute to the awareness of Orthodoxy around the world, please prayerfully consider applying!

There will be a healthcare team going to Guatemala March 17 – 26 which will provide medical services to patients at the Fr. Andres Giron Clinic in Aguacate. This is a fantastic way to use your skills as a healthcare professional for the Orthodox Church. Not only will you provide medical care, but you will also help educate the community about healthcare. Pediatricians, dentists, midwives, nurses, and other medical technicians are needed. Healthcare professionals can give the gift of hope and healing by volunteering; please consider this opportunity!

For the Albania youth team, click the following link:
https://www.ocmc.org/about/view_team.aspx?TeamId=1186

For the Guatemala healthcare team, click the following link:
https://www.ocmc.org/about/view_team.aspx?TeamId=1187

To view other available teams in 2017, click the following link:
https://www.ocmc.org/about/open_teams.aspx

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Ignatius of Antioch the God-Bearer (December 20)

By choosing the Apostles’ way of life, thou hast succeeded to their throne. Inspired by God, thou didst find the way to divine contemplation through the practice of virtue. After teaching the Word of Truth without error, thou didst defend the Faith to the very shedding of thy blood, O Holy Martyr among bishops Ignatius. Entreat the Lord our God to save our souls. (Apolytikion in Tone 4)

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"When we take our hidden sins to Confession, and admit each of them before God, our Lord removes these passions, little by little, so that the Light of Christ may enter in. We begin to see things as they really are. We see God in everything and everyone, and we give thanks to our Maker that He has so generously blessed us." -- His Eminence, Metropolitan JOSEPH


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"I was in prison and you visited me" (Matthew 25:36)
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