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2017 Mission Team Opportunities - Albania (Youth) and Guatemala (Healthcare)

The Orthodox Christian Mission Center has just released 2017 short-term mission team opportunities!

There is a team heading to Albania March 10 – 20 which will work with Albanian Orthodox youth leaders, including OCMC Missionary Dn. Stephanos Ritsi, to host a youth and young adult conference. The conference will focus on strengthening the faith of young Orthodox Christians throughout Albania. It will also seek to raise awareness of youth ministries available through the Albanian Orthodox Church. If you have a passion for youth ministry or desire to contribute to the awareness of Orthodoxy around the world, please prayerfully consider applying!

There will be a healthcare team going to Guatemala March 17 – 26 which will provide medical services to patients at the Fr. Andres Giron Clinic in Aguacate. This is a fantastic way to use your skills as a healthcare professional for the Orthodox Church. Not only will you provide medical care, but you will also help educate the community about healthcare. Pediatricians, dentists, midwives, nurses, and other medical technicians are needed. Healthcare professionals can give the gift of hope and healing by volunteering; please consider this opportunity!

For the Albania youth team, click the following link:
https://www.ocmc.org/about/view_team.aspx?TeamId=1186

For the Guatemala healthcare team, click the following link:
https://www.ocmc.org/about/view_team.aspx?TeamId=1187

To view other available teams in 2017, click the following link:
https://www.ocmc.org/about/open_teams.aspx

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Beheading of John the Baptist (August 29)

The memory of the righteous is celebrated with songs of praise, but the Lord's testimony is sufficient for thee, O Forerunner. Thou wast shown indeed to be the most honorable of the prophets, for in the waters thou didst baptize Him Who had been proclaimed. After suffering with joy in behalf of the truth, thou didst proclaim even to those in hades the God Who appeared in the flesh, Who takest away the sin of the world, and granteth us the Great Mercy. (Apolytikion in Tone 2)

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"I was in prison and you visited me" (Matthew 25:36)
Orthodox Christian Prison Ministry