Posts by Alex Goodwin


OCMC News – Events in AZ and DC Held in Support of Orthodox Missions

Did you know that each year only about 6,000 of the nearly two million Orthodox Christians in the United States support or participate in Orthodox missions?…

May 23, 2017

OCMC News – OCMC Board Receives Warm Greeting from Guatemala at Recent Spring Meeting

There is so much need in the world. How do we engage more people so we can meet this need? This was the central question that was at the heart of the many…

May 05, 2017

OCMC News – Support A Mission Priest in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is home to just a few Orthodox priests who have committed their lives to serving the faithful in that country. Though Orthodoxy has had a presence…

Oct 25, 2016

OCMC News – Support a Mission Priest this October

In the remote region of Turkana, Kenya, Fr. Zechariah shepherds the Church faithfully. He is one of the few priests that serve the Turkana region, and…

Oct 17, 2016

OCMC News – A Story to Make Your Day…

Earlier this year, His Grace Bishop Neofitos of Nyeri and Mount Kenya visited St. Katherine’s Greek Orthodox Church in Virginia. He had the opportunity…

Oct 03, 2016

OCMC News – Hydroelectric Power Plant Built by the Albanian Orthodox Church Recently Opens

On August 2, 2016, the Rapuni 3 & 4 Hydro Power Station was opened in Elbasan, Albania. The power station is an initiative led by His Beatitude Archbishop…

Aug 30, 2016

OCMC News – Answering the Silent Cry: Dr. Bill Black, Missionary Serving in Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya is home to more than 3 million people and has a vibrant atmosphere where the Orthodox Church is growing. Located in Nairobi is the Makarios…

Aug 24, 2016

OCMC News – Fr. Maximos from Nigeria Speaks about the Blessing of Orthodox Theological Education

Fr. Maximos is an Orthodox priest in Nigeria who was the recipient of a scholarship granted to him through OCMC. The scholarship allowed him to study theology…

Aug 08, 2016

Excerpt on Missions from the Encyclical of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church

The following is an excerpt on the Orthodox understanding of missions from the Encyclical of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church, recently…

Jul 28, 2016
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OCMC News – Memory Eternal to the Servant of God, Taki Kobuzi (1953 – 2016)

On June 20, 2016, the humble servant of God, Demetri (Taki) Kobuzi, reposed in the Lord. He was a man deeply integrated in the Orthodox faith in a quiet…

Jun 30, 2016

OCMC News – New Board Members and a New Strategic Plan at This Year’s Spring OCMC Board Meeting

The Annual Spring Board of Directors Meeting of the Orthodox Christian Mission Center (OCMC) was held May 9th and 10th at the Orthodox Christian Mission…

May 26, 2016

OCMC News – Almost Home: An Update from Missionary to Kenya, Meg Photini Engelbach

Christ is risen! Two years and four months ago I left home to come to Kenya. Now I’m leaving home to go to America. “Home” will be a new experience….

May 05, 2016