High School Mission Trip to St. Augustine, FL
High School Mission Trip to St. Augustine, FL


High School Mission Trip to St. Augustine, FL

With the Blessing of the Council of Bishops, the Offices of Youth  & Young Adult Ministry and Christian Charity  of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA  announce its missionary trip for High School aged teenagers to Orthodox Christian Mission Center and St. Photios Shrine in St. Augustine, FL .
The High School  Mission Trip to St. Augustine will take place August 6 - 14,  2011. Orthodox Christian Mission Center(OCMC) is the official international missionary organization of the Episcopal Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in North America (formerly SCOBA) While at OCMC and St. Photios Shrine our Team will be involved in the following:

Aiding OCMC with work in their ministry, experiencing long and short term missionary training
Going into the community to serve meals to the homeless of St. Augustine
Aiding in renovations to St. Photios Shrine

On-line registration is open now and this link may be used to begin the registration process.  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/UOChsmissionapplication   

You may also go to the Youth Ministry section of the website at www.uocyouth.org/UOChighschoolmission.html for a link to the on-line application as well as to discover additional information concerning the trip.  Applicants must also have a completed Spiritual Father reference form (click here>)

The cost is $525 which includes accommodations, meals, in-city travel, but does not  include transportation to St. Augustine.  All monies for the trip are the participant’s responsibility.  If accepted for the mission team, the participant will receive a packet with materials instructing them how they can raise the funds needed for the trip.  With the Grace of God, the fund raising is not as difficult as it may seem. 
All applications MUST be postmarked by June 1, 2011.  There are only five (5) places available on the team and applicants must be at least fifteen years of age.  To learn more about OCMC, visit their website at www.ocmc.org.
We pray that you will apply to participate in this ground-breaking trip to act upon the command of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ to "Go Forth, make disciples of All Nations".

In Christ’s Love,
Protodeacon Ihor Mahlay - Director of the Consistory Office of Christian Charity
Natalie Kapeluck Nixon - Director of the Consistory Office of Youth and Young Ministry 
Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA
PO Box 869
Carnegie, PA 15106
Tel.: (412) 279-1076

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