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“But if anyone has the world's goods and sees his brother in need, yet closes his heart against him, how does God's love abide in him?” — I John 3:17. Grace Chung, member of Orthodox Presbyterian Church of Franklin Square (New York), was reminded of that verse as she...
by Trish Duggan, OPC Disaster Response “You can only fish so much”, Sylvia Kelly joked, referring to her retired husband, Mike, when asked how they are able to spend three-and-a-half months in Neon, Kentucky. Mike and Sylvia are the new site coordinators for the...
Please keep our brothers and sisters in the Reformed Presbyterian Church in North America in prayer as they deal with recent destruction of a long-standing church building. We hope to be able to come alongside this church in their distress and will provide updates as...
An Overview of OPC Disaster Response
The primary goal of disaster response in the OPC is to restore worship within OPC churches and families, and to demonstrate the compassionate love of Christ to our neighbors.
Volunteers go to places of disaster to assist those in need. It is never clear in advance how our work will be used: it might be that an individual or the whole country gets to see a glimpse of Christianity. It is important to go as a team, no matter how large or small.