Charities and Missions

American Clergy Come Through for Kenyan Bishop! You Can Too!

OCMC News - Thu, 2018/10/18 - 12:00pm
Here is a story that was shared by Fr. Chris Rowe, OCMC's Development Officer, who participated in the Assembly of the OCA Diocese of the Midwest last week. This is a great example of the...

Make a Gift in Support of Orthodox Clergy and Their Families Serving in the Mission Field!

OCMC News - Mon, 2018/10/15 - 12:00pm
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,As I visit the many countries around the world where the Orthodox Church is trying reach people with the Faith, I am struck by the incredible...

SAMP Mission Field Feature: Indonesia

OCMC News - Wed, 2018/10/10 - 12:00pm
To see the growth of the Church in action, one need only look to Indonesia. Though Orthodoxy's presence there is relatively recent, its rapid development has been compared to that of the...

October is Support a Mission Priest (SAMP) Month!

OCMC News - Tue, 2018/10/02 - 12:00pm
We like to dedicate every October to our Support a Mission Priest (SAMP) program. Through this program, we're able to create a valuable connection between all of you and over 300 priests in...

OCMC Welcomes New Candidates from Project Mexico for Training

OCMC News - Tue, 2018/09/25 - 12:00pm
This week we are pleased to welcome 5 individuals from Project Mexico to the Mission Center! They're here for the week to participate in the New Candidate Orientation (NCO) program, which...

Project Opens Doors to Jobs and Hope in Gaza

IOCC News - Fri, 2016/03/18 - 3:00pm
Growing up in the Gaza Strip, Sami, 24, was driven by a dream to ease the suffering of others. He pursued that dream by attending nursing school, from which he graduated with honors. Harsh reality quickly followed as he was unable to find a nursing job or a way to support his wife and two young daughters. Sami even volunteered long hours at public hospitals in the hope that doing so would lead to work, but the hospitals weren't hiring ...

Orthodox Christian Volunteers Serve Their Neighbors In St. Louis

IOCC News - Thu, 2016/03/17 - 5:00pm
With support from International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC), Orthodox Christian parishes from suburban St. Louis, Missouri, responded to the needs of their neighbors by helping to clean out homes that were damaged following record-setting flooding this winter. During January and February, members of the young adult group of Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Town and Country, Missouri, as well as parishioners of Ss. Constantine and Helen in Swansea, Illinois, and St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in St. Louis, Missouri, helped clean out some of the more than 4,000 homes affected by the Christmastime flooding ...

IOCC Responds To Families Devastated By Cyclone In Fiji

IOCC News - Thu, 2016/03/10 - 5:00pm
International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) is responding to the devastation caused in the South Pacific island nation of Fiji by Tropical Cyclone Winston on February 20, 2016 with reconstruction assistance to families who have lost their homes. Houses, especially along the coast, were battered by both Category 5 cyclonic wind and tsunami-like storm surge. An estimated 40 percent of the population was affected by the cyclone and are now in need of assistance ...
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