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6/7/2016 to 6/20/2016

Youth Work – Returned
Help administer summer programs for the Children’s Home of Hope in Shen Vlash and the Protagonist School in Tirana. Incorporate religious lessons, Bible studies, discussion, music, sports, crafts and activities while teaching English. Work with OCMC missionaries to Albania.

Miss Laura J Evans

Mr. Charles Gallagher

Ms. Shannon J Todd

Juliana Patselas

Ms. Semhar G Gebregziabihe

Mr. Chris Vlachos

Grace Prensner

8/26/2016 to 9/5/2016

Bring your teaching experience to Albania and provide continuing education for teachers and school staff of the Protaganist School. Prepare seminars on curriculum development, classroom management and engaging students. Educators and education specialists are required.

Elizabeth Marshall

Fr. John S. Manuel

Mrs. Vasiliki Fotinis

10/25/2016 to 11/5/2016

Plan and lead spiritual retreats for clergy wives and women leaders in Albania. Share common experiences and the roles of clergy wives and women in the Church, and have time for fellowship, reflection and growth. Clergy wives are encouraged to apply. Witness alongside OCMC missionaries to Albania.

Mrs. Stephanie Cobb

Mrs. Wendy M Cwiklinski

Support for the Clergy Wives Retreat

Pr. Renee Ritsi


6/15/2016 to 6/28/2016

Youth Work – Returned
Offer a summer Church school program for two communities outside Nueva Conception in southwest Guatemala. Introduce basic lessons on the Orthodox Church for youth who are eager to learn more about the Faith. Work with OCMC missionaries to Guatemala.

Dcn. Tomas C Hernandez II

Miss Marta D Tsikitas

Fr. Thomas Langdon

Mat. Sarah Langdon

Mrs. Roberta Sardell

Mrs. Panagiota Gavaris

Ms. Victoria Karagiorgis

8/26/2016 to 9/4/2016

Provide health care and education in northern Guatemala. Minister to the physical needs of individuals at the Fr. Andres Giron Health Clinic in the remote Mayan village of Aguacate. Pediatricians, mid-wives, nurses and medical technicians are needed. Work with OCMC missionaries to Guatemala.

Ms. Kendra Meshnik

Miss Alexis Oleynik

Dr. Gary Luken

Mrs. Jane Maggard

Ms. Carole L Krohn

Mrs. Kristine Woolley

Ms. Madeline R Lutz

Mrs. Khouria Martha L Bernstein

Jennifer Rice


6/28/2016 to 7/11/2016

Offer a family and youth outreach by teaching about the Orthodox understanding of marriage, family life and raising children in Singaraja, Bali. Teach about the Church, social issues, offer English lessons, share life experiences and provide a visible witness of the Orthodox Faith.

Miss Isabelle L Anagnostou

Mr. William Jannace

Maria Kontoyianni

7/3/2016 to 7/13/2016

Teach the Faith at schools operated by the Orthodox Church in Indonesia. Assist with the ongoing mission of planting the seeds of Christianity, teach English to students, and present the Orthodox way of life and spirituality in a nation where Christianity is a minority faith.

Fr. Anthony Salzman

Fabio Lins Leite

Elizabeth Thomas


8/7/2016 to 8/17/2016

Participate in a women’s retreat in the newly established Kisumu Diocese of Kenya this summer and be inspired by and encourage the dynamic women leaders who will attend. The primary focus of this women’s retreat is the unique and dynamic ministry that women have within their Orthodox parishes.

Pr. Elizabeth Tervo

8/10/2016 to 8/22/2016

Youth Work
Offer a camp at the Makarios Children’s Home in Nyeri, central Kenya. Share the love of Christ at an Orthodox orphanage which cares for over 150 children. Teach them about the Orthodox faith through lessons, crafts, music and sports, and assist with the daily programs at the Home.

Mrs. Sandy M Sipp

Ms. Stephanie M Baker

Mr. Nikos Petrogeorge

Joanna Petti

Maria Marshall

Mat. Connie Shank

Larissa Allen

Ms. Hannah L. Stapleton

Mrs. Bessie Zgourides

Ioanna Kyriazi

8/20/2016 to 8/30/2016

Youth Work
Participate in a youth leader retreat in Nandi, Kenya to over one thousand youth for this national event, which will be held in the newly established Diocese of Kisumu and Western Kenya. The Team will focus on youth ministry, challenges facing the youth, catechism and evangelism.

Dean Franck

Mr. Steven J Sarigianis

Theophani Damianakis

Danijela Mrdak


9/7/2016 to 9/17/2016

Provide health care at the Holy Cross Orthodox Mission Hospital in Kampala. Work alongside Holy Cross medical personnel to treat and counsel patients, provide health education, and outreach to other Orthodox clinics. Health care providers are needed.

Mr. Amal Agalawatta


7/1/2016 to 7/11/2016

Youth Work
Participate in an annual youth camp in Kwethluk and lead a young adult retreat in Napaskiak. Teach the youth and young adults of the lower Kuskokwim Deanery the Christian approach to withstanding social temptations and a deeper understanding of Orthodoxy.

Mrs. Elizabeth (Betty) Slanta

Mr. John Slanta

Kristina Koutsoupis

Elias Mavromatis

Mrs. Lynn M Horng

Mrs. Mary Kay Laurent

Andrianna Laurent

7/7/2016 to 7/21/2016

Be part of a outreach that will assist in renovating the St. Sophia Church in Bethel. Work with the local commmunity to restore church facilities for the main hub in the region.

Mr. Robert Mott

Mr. Dylan Beaumont

Mr. Peter Fotos

Mr. Goran Todorovic

Ms. Deyana Valchinova

Mr. Alexander S Kamilaris

Mr. Charles B Rice

Nicole Chapman

7/20/2016 to 7/30/2016

Youth Work
Participate in an annual youth camp near Pilot Station. Work with Orthodox clergy and leaders of the Yukon Deanery to teach a deeper understanding of the Orthodox Church and its response to social issues, and help connect the youth to their religious and cultural roots.

Mr. Victor Gerasimchuk

Mrs. Anya Gerasimchuk

Pavel Gerasimchuk

Samantha Horan

Ms. Jacqueline N Homyk

Miss Angelika Ayala

7/27/2016 to 8/5/2016

Youth Work
Offer a camp program for children, teenagers and adults in Old Harbor. Help the Three Saints Orthodox community strengthen its youth ministry efforts. Teach the Faith through lessons, discussions, activities, outreach and bring awareness of living as Orthodox in this world.

Mr. Nicholas Kelley

Margo Kelley

Miss Natalie Garbarino

Karen Kohl

Cecile Kritikakis

Mary C Salazar

Mr. Angelus T Kocoshis

Stefan Kleinhenz

Mr. Jordan Fox

Felice Stewart