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This past Saturday Vermont flooding volunteer coordinator, Craig Comstock and others from Covenant OPC, Barre, VT spent the day helping a neighbor in Williamstown, VT. They were able to cut out soggy drywall, carpeting, molding, sprayed enzymes to prevent mold and hauled all the debris away. Efforts to connect with other neighbors are underway. Please continue to pray for this
Deacon Craig Comstock has graciously agreed to serve as the volunteer coordinator for Covenant OPC, Barre, VT outreach to their community following the catastrophic and unprecedented rainfall and subsequent flooding on July 12, 2023. Although there was no known damage to Covenant OPC in Barre, VT or to any member homes, there is tremendous damage to the region around them.
Update on Vermont Flooding Aerial Photo c/o Dan Bair, member of Covenant OPC, Barre, VT On Friday, July 14, a group (VDOC) Vermont Disaster Oversight Committee, met via Zoom to discuss the response needs after catastrophic flood waters submerged parts of Vermont. Pastor Carl Durham, elder Mike Breen, deacon Craig Comstock and member Dan Bair of Covenant OPC, Barre, VT
Catastrophic Flooding Strikes Barre, VT A UH-72 Lakota Helicopter assigned to the 1t Battalion, 224th Aviation Battalion, Vermont National Guard, flies over the Capital of Vermont in Montpellier, Vermont, July 11, 2023. This units mission was to survey heavy rain damage and report if there were stranded people that needed rescuing due to the recent storm that caused flooding throughout
Refugees Give Thanks for Your Prayers Pastor Sofonias, a husband and father who had to flee Khartoum with his family as a result of war violence in the area, has a message for the prayer warriors in the OPC. In a photo with his family, he holds a sign which reads, “We thank you so much for all the prayers
Update: Refugees Twice Over About two months ago, we asked you to pray for the pastor of Bethlehem Reformed Church, Sofonias, as he and a group of eight others were fleeing from a particularly dangerous part of Africa. We’ve recently learned that they are now safe in Juba, headed toward Uganda. The Lord provided a way for them to get
Amidst Turmoil, God Revives the Lost Across the southern portion of Turkey where multiple devastating earthquakes struck earlier this year, people continue to hurt physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Many first response and recovery efforts have run their course, but crises still remain. In all of this, God is working, stirring hearts and using the hands and feet of His people.
This video was presented to the 89th OPC General Assembly during the OPC Committee on Diaconal Ministries report. Over 170 volunteers and over $350,000 in generous donations were collected to help Neon Reformed OPC get back to worship and aid the community around them. Praise the Lord for His provision! Please share this video with your congregation. If you would
Crates for Ukraine Report Presentation The Crates for Ukraine—Winter Edition was a wonderful collaboration of OPC, PCA, and others to provide much needed supplies to Ukraine and encouraged the Saints there. David Nakhla recently reported to his home church, Calvary OPC in Glenside, PA on his visit to follow the crates to the distribution center in L’viv. You can watch
Seeds of Hope in Ukraine Pastor George, far right, with members of the OP team. by Jamie Dean, OPC Communications Coordinator When an Armenian living in Ukraine decided to practice his English on a couple of Americans he heard speaking on a street corner years ago, he had no idea the encounter would change the course of his life. He