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By Cheryl Wade Retirement is not the end of busy work lives for the men and women who OPC Disaster Response sends around the country to repair damage dealt by hurricanes, tornados, and floods. Church leaders say that these senior citizens make up the backbone of...
By David Nakhla, Administrator for the OPC Committee on Diaconal Ministries “We want you to know, brothers, about the grace of God that has been given among the churches of Macedonia…begging us earnestly for the favor of taking part in the...
May 16, 2022 To date, the OPC Committee on Diaconal Ministries has received over $623,230.00 in donations for the Ukrainian Crisis! We thank God for the charity of his church and for all those who have sought to aid individuals, families, and churches in crisis. 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.