OPC STORM Report  
Short-Term Outreach, Relief & Missions
December 7, 2012

Please Don't Stop Praying For Sandy's Victims! 


"Pray without ceasing."   I Thessalonians 5:17     

Please don't stop praying for us here in metropolitan New York in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.  It is one month ago today that the storm hit with its greatest force (and for the duration of most of that day).  While the rest of the country gears up for Christmas, we are still surrounded by clean-up and house re-building efforts.  We are now entering the home reconstruction phase of our relief work. We are thankful to the Lord for the many offers of assistance from carpenters, electricians, plumbers, and other skilled workers.  I am also very thankful for the superb disaster relief coordination that is being done...  (Read on for the remainder of Pastor Shishko's 11/29 letter)
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Feb. Haiti Mission Trip - Interested In Joining? 


TIME IS VERY SHORT:  A Mission Trip to Haiti is being planned  for February 15th to 23rd. Our missionary to Haiti, Ben Hopp, and the churches on Lagonav are eager to have us come to run VBS, teaching the children several Children's Catechism questions and answers in Creole.  We need a full team of 10 members committed by December 15th in order to go...  ( Read on)

Can Your OP Church Use a Team This Summer?   

About this time last year, I asked this question.  I wanted to challenge the churches to think about what activities, ministries or projects it might be able to tackle with the additional help of a team.  A good number of opportunities were created and several of them found suitable teams in time to move forward.  It seemed to be both a success on behalf of the team participants and the recipients of the help...  (Read on

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David Nakhla
Short-Term Missions & Disaster Resp. Coordinator 
(562) 760-7606