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Helping Your Brother in Need: Crates for Ukraine

Helping Your Brother in Need: Crates for Ukraine

Grace Chung, a member of OPC Franklin Square in New York, felt inspired by 1 John 3:17: “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?” as she and her church family...

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Devastation in Turkey and Syria

Devastation in Turkey and Syria

by David Nakhla, OPC Disaster Response Coordinator We continue to be gripped by the dreadful stream of news coming out of central Turkey and northern Syria following the devastating earthquakes that began on February 6. We give thanks that two...

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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.

Mark Palmer

Deacon and OPC Disaster Response Volunteer

OPC Disaster Response Video

Inspirational, documentary-style video on OPC Disaster Response

August 2021 STORM Report

The S.T.O.R.M. Report:

The short-term missions and disaster response e-newsletter is available as an email, bulletin insert, and poster.

Frequently Asked Questions

Thinking about joining the OPC Disaster Registry, but have questions? Check out our page: Frequently Asked Questions.

Disaster Response Resources

Emergency preparedness for churches: guides, tips, worksheets, checklists, and training.
Neon Kentucky Flooding

Neon Kentucky Flooding

Neon Kentucky Flooding Photo Album Fellowship area chairs arrived! They should serve well as seats for the sanctuary temporarily.


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